July 8, 2018 Announcements

Calendar of Events

July 8 10:00 am Service of the Word with
    Installation of Director of Family
    Life Ministry Thomas Wilson
    Luncheon Reception for Thomas Wilson 
     following service
July 9 9-12:00 pm Preschool Summer Camp
  5:45 pm Women’s Bible study
  6:00 pm Men’s Bible study
  7:00 pm Board of Directors
July 10 9-12:00 pm Preschool Summer Camp
  6:00 pm SAFE Training
July 11 9-12:00 pm Preschool Summer Camp
July 12 9-12:00 pm Preschool Summer Camp
  10-2:00 pm Family Service Quilters
  7:00 pm Book to Know at Zitterich’s
July 13 9-12:00 pm Preschool Summer Camp
July 14    
July 15 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion 
  9-9:45 am Pancake Breakfast at Moore Memorial Park
  10:00 am Worship with Holy Communion
    at Moore Memorial Park 


Next Sunday, July 15- 8:30 Service indoors at church; 10:00 Service outdoors at Moore Memorial Park

 The Book to Know group will meet July 12, 7:00 pm at Gretchen Zitterich’s home to discuss “In the Presence of My Enemies” by Gracia Burnham. Everyone is invited to read this book and join us for the discussion.


Please check the sample church directory in the narthex to make sure your contact information is correct.  Many people are getting rid of their land lines, so please make sure we have a correct phone number for you.  Many people are including their email addresses, so please consider if you would like your email address added. Thank you.


Family Service Quilters will meet Thursday July 12th for a Thrivent Team Action Event from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Wear your Thrivent T-Shirts, bring a sack lunch and join us.


Looking for a way to serve?  We need people to serve Sunday morning coffee at 9:45 am on  July 22 and 29. The sheet is posted on the bulletin board. 


The 2018 NYG participants will be hosting a RAGBRAI group here on Tuesday, July 24th. We will be having a RAGBRAI Meal from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Tickets are $10 and must be pre-purchased by July 19. Meal will include Jimmy’s BBQ Pulled Pork, Potato Salad and Beans! Including dessert and drink! See our table in the Narthex OR any NYG participant!



10% of your bill at Texas Road House is donated back to the church on any Sunday when you bring the current Sunday bulletin and show it to the restaurant. This is an ongoing fundraiser for all youth projects.



The Board of Education is preparing for this year’s Vacation Bible School being held July 29 through August 1st from 6:00 – 8:15 PM! Registration is open and you can register 2 different ways: 1. By paper (hardcopy), pick up a registration form – 1 for EACH Child needs to be completed! Please do not put two or more names on the same form! Or, 2. Go to: vbsmate.com/StPaulAmesIA and fill out the online registration form.



Life can be a wild ride and at Splash Canyon VBS kids will learn that God is with them no matter what! Please help us in this summer outreach event July 29-Aug 1.  We need a few more volunteers in various areas. Please see the sign up sheet on the bulletin board or talk to Thomas or Carla.


If you have a special occasion to celebrate or just want to offer, we need members to sign up on the altar flower chart that is located on the bulletin board in the narthex.


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.