September 17, 2017 Announcements

Calendar of Events

Sunday Food Bank Sunday
Sept 17 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion
Sept 18 10:15 am  Preschool chapel 
  5:45 pm Women’s Bible study
  6:00 pm Men’s Bible study
  7:00 pm Board of Directors
Sept 19 10:15 am  Preschool Chapel
  2:00 pm Preschool Chapel
  6:30 pm Bell choir
  7:30 pm Parish choir
Sept 20 10:30 am Romans Bible study
  4:30 pm Midweek Classes
Sept 21 6:30 pm  Praise Team practice
Sept 22    
Sept 23    
Sunday LWML Mite Sunday
Sept 24 8:30 am Service of the Word
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00am Service of the Word
  12:00 pm Special Voters’ Meeting


Next Sunday is LWML Mite Sunday.  Please help support the mission grants of the LWML by placing your donation in the large Mite box.

Have you thought about serving on the Altar Guild or are you interested in learning more about the Altar Guild? We are looking for more members. If you are interested or have questions, please feel free to talk to any of the Altar Guild members or chairman, Judy Peter.

Parish Choir has begun!  Mary Nelson is back to direct our vocal choir this fall. Practices are at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays each week. Former choir members and NEW choir members are all encouraged to come and sing.

Junior High Gathering “ NAILED IT!”   Iowa District West Junior High Youth Gathering is in Des Moines Oct 21-22 for youth 6th through 8th grades. This year the theme is “Nailed It” to go along with the Reformation. Registrations are due Sept 20.  If you missed the meeting but have questions please feel free to contact Carla Murphy or Thomas Wilson.

October 29th-Trunk-or-Treat from 2:00-3:30 pm. Please be thinking about participating by decorating a trunk for this fun family activity. Stay tuned for more information as we get closer to the date. The Board of Ed. is always looking for new ideas for better serving our youth. If you have any thoughts and suggestions, please don’t hesitate to bring them to anyone on the board.

Faith Strength and Conditioning/ Fellowship  Next Sunday, September 24th the 7th -12th grade students will meet during Education hour 9:45 – 10:45 to kick off “Faith Strength and Conditioning”! Following the education hour the 7-12th youth are invited to stay for a pizza and movie time. This fellowship time will be done around 1:00 PM. Parents we encourage you to allow your youth to stay and have fun during this once a month fellowship time!

The St. Paul Bell Choir has started their season of ringing. Rehearsals are at 6:30 pm on Tuesdays each week. are welcome to come (literally) ring praises to our Lord. If you have any questions please feel free to send me an email or give Katie (Bell Choir Director) a call

Thank You!  I would like to the take the time and Thank everyone that participated in the FIRST Lutheran Olympics this past Sunday! We had a great time, the participants did a great job, and even the volunteers had some fun! Thanks again to everyone!  Thomas Wilson

Looking for a way to serve?  We need people to serve Sunday morning coffee at 9:45 am in October. The sheet is posted on the bulletin board. 

New Bible Study on Romans continues this Wednesday, from 10:30-11:30 am! Join us as we explore the book that had the greatest impact on Luther launching the Reformation. For the September 13th class, please read Chapters 5-6.