St. Paul Lutheran Church
Friday, July 19, 2019
Where All Are Welcome!



Bulletin Announcements

Week of Sunday, July 14, 2019


VBS: We are looking for Adult Volunteers to help out with VBS this year. Please let Natalie know if you can help out. This year’s Community Vacation Bible School will be held, July 15 – 19 from 9 AM – noon, at Orion Methodist Church. Please make a note of these dates on your calendars, and plan to participate in this awesome annual event!”.  Forms are now available in the hallway. The cost is now $10 and prior to VBS. Cost will be $20 on the first day of VBS. Children need to be 4 by September 1, 2019 through those entering 6th grade. 7th grade through college can be team leaders.

 VBS Crew Leaders: Students who will complete the 6th grade in June of 2019 through those students in college are invited to be crew leaders at this year’s Community Vacation Bible School.  Dates are July 15 – 19 at Orion Methodist Church. You may sign-up by putting your name on the youth green bulletin board in the courtyard hallway, or by contacting Natalie Farwell.

Flower chart for 2019: Has been posted in the narthex.  You may sign up to provide flowers for one or two vases for our worship services.  Flowers may be given in honor or memory of loved ones. The cost of flowers is $20 per vase.  Please pay for your flowers at the time you sign up to provide them.  There is a box for this purpose located directly beneath the flower sign-up chart.  If you want to pay by cash, please enclose your payment in an envelope with your name on it, so our secretary knows who has made the payment. There are a lot of dates open for flowers.  

St. Paul’s 150th Anniversary: We will be planning St. Paul’s 150th Anniversary on Sunday, April 26, 2020. We are looking for volunteers to be on the Planning Committee. There is a sign-up sheet in the Courtyard hallway.

Special Music Volunteers Wanted: If you would be interested        in         providing       special             music (vocal or instrumental) for one of our worship services during the summer, please contact Jan Enders or the church office.  We invite you to share your talents with us!   The following dates are available:July 28 and September 1

“God’s Work-Our Hands”: Sunday, August 25. If you would like to order one of our ELCA t-shirts, please see the display in the courtyard hallway. The last day to order t-shirts is Sunday, July 28.

St. Paul’s Annual Rummage Sale: During Fall Fest weekend, on Saturday, August 31. Donations of items for the sale may be brought to church anytime. There are designated Sunday School classrooms downstairs where items may be placed. There will be separate rooms for clothing, kitchen items, children’s items (toys, games, books, etc.), linens, holiday decorations, and furniture (and all large items that will be sold outside under the canopy.) Please contact the church office with any questions.

Prayer/Military List: We need to update our
Prayer/Military list. The list is in the courtyard hallway.
Please cross out anyone not needing prayers, or anyone
no longer in the military. If you want to add anyone to the
list, please feel free to do so. Thank you!

Special Speaker: Aston Lee will be sharing her experience on a mission trip to Trinidad this past May. Our church sponsored her to go on this trip.  The date for this service is, Sunday, August 4th at 9:00 a.m. Hope to see you there!!

Pie Bakers and Servers Wanted: Friday, August 30th at the Food Tent during the Fall Fest weekend, at the Ice Cream Social.  Sign-up sheets are in the courtyard hallway.  Thank you!

Rally Sunday: Sunday, September 8, at 9:30 AM.  Sunday School teachers will be installed and 3rd graders will receive their bibles!  It will be an exciting service, so come and join us!  More details to come in Sunday bulletin.

Sunday, September 15th: First day of Sunday School at 9:00 AM!!  Please also mark your calendar as a reminder that we go back to TWO worship services, 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

PASTOR SEARCH:  Nothing new to report

CUFF (Christians United for Fun & Fellowship):
On August 18 th from 6 8 PM , at White Water Junction in Rock Island. Mark your calendars!! Please feel free to bring your friends. It will be a fun night!