May 14, 2017 Announcements

Calendar of Events

Sunday   Mother’s Day
May 14 8:30 am Service of the Word
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Service of the Word
Monday   Epistle Items Due
May 15 10:15 am Preschool chapel
May 16  10:15 am Preschool Chapel
May 17 10:30 am Jeremiah Bible Study
   6:00 pm Praise Team practice
 May 18 6:30 pm Bell Choir practice
May 19    
May 20    
May 21 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
   9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion
  12:00 pm Voter’s Meeting


Wednesday morning Bible study –  We are exploring the book of Jeremiah. Please read chapters 46-49 for this week’s session. We meet from 10:30-11:30 am in the fellowship hall.

SHARE THE FUN of Adventureland- Discounted Adventureland tickets now good through June 30th! There are still discounted tickets available for $22 each – a savings over $20 per ticket. Admission gets you in the park for unlimited rides any weekend in May or both the park and Adventure Bay in June. Contact the office or Carla Murphy for tickets or more info.

If you were not able to pick up your flowers yesterday, please pick them up this morning. They are in the west entryway. Thank you, Tanny L., LWML

Team Members Needed– The Board of Evangelism is currently looking for people who would be interested in joining our board. Adults and youth are welcome to serve. We meet once a month on the first Monday of the month. More importantly, we are looking for someone willing to step up to be the vice-chair for the 2017-18 year. If you are interested, please contact Charles Ellis. Please give this position some prayerful thought. Thanks, The Evangelism Board

LWML Mite goal of $2 million has been met! Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Mites over the last 2 years. From April 2015-March 2017 St. Paul has contributed $3293.96. Praise God!  May 28 will be our next Mite offering.

The Women’s Ministry team is raising funds for full scholarships for three women and for the missions offerings. We will bring $25 gift cards, offerings, and do servant activities at the 75th anniversary convention of LWML in June. We are doing a fundraising event through Schwan’s, so NOW is the time to try some of Schwan’s delicious items. They give back 20% of your purchase to our cause until May 15, then it drops to 5% until August 15. Try the LIVESMART line of healthy foods such as Mediterranean vegetable blend, kale vegetable medley, roasted sweet potatoes, mashed cauliflower, ancient grain encrusted cod, wild caught salmon and hundreds of other items or meals. Call 1-855-870-7208 use our id # 31507 or online at Call Gretchen Zitterich at515-201-7570 with any questions. up a catalog in the narthex.

Lutherans for Life, located in Nevada, IA, will be having its second calling day on June 7th at St. Paul from 9 am to 3 pm. The purpose of this calling event is to inform churches of LFL’s financial needs. 95% of the annual million dollar plus budget comes from gifts. Please consider being a caller, a Voice for Life, and contact RoxAnne Lamb at 614-751-0367 or by May 24th.

Women’s Bible study –  May through August, the women’s Bible study group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays (same as the men’s group).  We are doing individual studies, so come and join us for one or for all.  We meet at 5:45 pm in the church basement.

Family Service Luncheon will be held Thursday May 25 at 12:00 noon. is invited to join us for the food and fellowship. No need to bring anything, everything will be provided. Irene Holthaus (232-1771) or Judi Charlson (232-1550) if you wish to attend.