Notices for August 21, 2022

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of apple juice and white rice.  Thank you.

THE WINDOWS OF JOY Single Women’s Group next two meeting dates are as follow:  Saturday, August 27th and Saturday, October 1st.  Linda Pekrul is opening up her home for these gatherings!  Please contact Linda if you are planning to attend!  This time is so special and important.  Come and experience God’s Joy in Christian fellowship! 

 WOMEN OF THE WORD will be back to meeting on Tuesday, September 20th from 12:00noon to 2:30pm for a salad luncheon at the home of Ken and Judy Byrne, 30 Country Lane, Collinsville. We will be discussing, chapter 8, the Samaritan Woman. Friends are always welcome to join the Bible study.

DAUGHTERS OF FAITH will resume meeting on Sunday, September 18th from 2:00-3:30pm. We’ll be discussing chapter 5, Hannah. Friends are always welcome to join us. PLEASE  RSVP  Mrs. Judy if you are coming:

REMINDER:  Sons of Thunder will be collecting clean empty cans and plastic bottles next Sunday between services. 

LADIES AID Christmas Fair is Saturday, December 3rd.  Think of what you can do to support the Fair!  

MISSIONS:  Are you packing your Gospel Opportunity Box?  As you pack, pray for the child who will receive your box. God knows exactly who will receive your box.  Children’s summer clothing items are on sale. Also look for sales on flip flops or sneakers. School supplies are also on sale. If you buy extras, we will use them in our church packed boxes.  If you are on Facebook, join the Shoebox Nation group. You will get some usable ideas and be encouraged to shop.  “Lord we pray that we, Your people Who Your gift’s unnumbered claim, Through the sharing of Your blessings May bring glory to Your name” Refrain from hymn, Gracious God, You Send Great Blessings # 782 Lutheran Service Book

Help us kick off an exciting Sunday school year with our  RALLY DAY CHURCH PICNIC hosted by your St. Paul’s Church Council – Sunday, September 11th, following 10:30 Service! Please find clipboards in the Narthex and also in the Coffee Hour Room to let us know what side dish you would like to bring! We’ll provide beverages and hot dogs from the grill!  Please bring folding lawn chairs, if you have them.  We will be sitting on the lawn in the front of the church with an option to eat in lower fellowship hall if you prefer.  This will be a wonderful, relaxed time of Fellowship and an opportunity for Pastor Mandile and Michala to get to know our church family more!  PLUS, with Christian Education RALLY DAY this same day….what a great opportunity to invite our friends or neighbors! Let’s ALL come and be together!  We have so much to celebrate in our Lord!  Cheryl Lowman

HANDS OF GRACE is looking for the following travel size items by September 11th. These will be used to provide hygiene bags to our veterans during the Stand Down day in September. Items needed are toothpaste, dental floss, shampoo, soap, hand sanitizer, and a standard washcloth.  Please leave them in the Hands of Grace bins in the narthex.  Thank you!

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