St. Paul Youth: Mike and Michelle Piersol will be hosting the next youth event at their home on Friday, November 14th at 5pm. Please mark your calendars and plan to share a time of food, fellowship and prayer with us!
LMS Food Drive: St. Paul will be collecting food donations on Sunday, November 16. Items needed include proteins (canned meats, pasta sauces with meat), canned fruit, dry pasta and PB&J are desperately needed now.
St. Paul Contemporary Christian Authors Book Club: Our book for November is “The Problem of Pain” by C.S. Lewis. We will be discussing the book on Tuesday, November 18, at 7pm in the church library. For a list of the books we will be reading from February to May, contact Herm Schmidt (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Winter Coat Drive: Orphan Grain Train is collecting coats to be distributed to the communities around St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Baltimore and Church of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Irvington. The areas where both of these churches are located are socially and economically depressed. Please bring new or gently used winter coats of any size by Monday, November 24th. For more information contact Elfie Eberle (email@example.com).
St. Stevens Tree: We are teaming up with the Lutheran Mission Society and helping people through the “Miracle of Christmas” program. We have been assigned 20 people from 5 family units. All items are due no later than Sunday, November 30th. For more information contact Tracy Tiscareno (firstname.lastname@example.org)
New Beginnings – This fall we will offer our “New Beginnings” (i.e., basic instruction in Lutheran Christian faith and life) on Thursday nights from 6:30-8:00pm starting on September 18th and finishing early December. This class is geared towards regular visitors and guests who are exploring the Christian faith and also for long-time Christians who are new to the Lutheran Church and considering membership at St. Paul. (Long-time Lutherans are encouraged to participate as a refresher or to provide support and encouragement to these others!). If you want more information please contact Pastor Brian.
This course will also be offered as an Internet blog with daily posts. If you are interested in this alternative, please let Pastor Brian know. Details on how to access the blog will be provided to all class participants before Pastor Brian starts blogging!
Voter’s Meeting: The Voter’s Assembly Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, December 7, 2014. In addition to approving the 2015 budget, the membership will be asked to elect officers. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ron Phipps or Pastor Brian.