September 8, 2019 Announcements

Calendar of Events

Sunday Rally Sunday
Sept 8 8:30 am Service of the Word 
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Service of the Word 
Sept 9 10:30 am Preschool Chapel
  4:15 pm American Heritage Girls
  5:45 pm Women’s Bible Study
  6:00 pm Board of Elders
  7:00 pm Kingdom Workers
Sept 10 10:30 am Preschool Chapel
  10:45 am Preschool Chapel
  1:00 pm Preschool Chapel
  7:00 pm Parish Choir
Sept 11 10:30 am 1 Chron. Bible Study
  11:30 am Senior Fellowship
  4:30 pm Midweek Classes
Sept 12 10:00-2:00 pm Family Service Quilters
  6:30 pm Bell Choir
  7:00 pm Book to Know
  7:40 pm Praise Team Practice
Sept 13    
Sept 14    
Sept 15 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion
    Voter’s meeting after 2nd Service


Voters’ Meeting next Sunday, Sept. 15 following the second service. We hope to see you     all there.

Grillin’ up Some Fun- our first LYF event will be after Midweek on September 11 from 5:30-7:30pm. This is for grades 1-8. We will walk as a group to Esser’s house where we’ll grill hot dogs and then play outdoor games and have fellowship. Permission forms are on the magazine rack.

The Book to Know group will meet Sept. 12th, 7:00 pm, at Sandy George’s home to discuss “Kisses from Katie” by Beth Clark and Katie J. Davis. Everyone is invited to read this book and join us for the discussion. We will carpool to Sandy’s home. Meet at the church at 6:30 pm.

Family Service Quilters will meet on Thursday, Sept. 12th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. 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 in Sept. and Oct. The sheets are posted on the bulletin board.

Calling all women of St. Paul– Join us for a new Women’s Bible study beginning Sept. 9th from 5:45 – 7 pm in the basement board room. We will be studying “Gideon” by Priscilla Shirer. Books will be $10. Pick up in the office or on the first night. Questions – call the office.

Reminder– Bring your Bethesda Food Pantry Donations next Sunday, Sept 15. Monetary donations allow the Food Pantry to buy what is needed at a reduced cost.

Save the Dates!

* IDW Jr High Youth Gathering (grades 6-8) will be October 19-20 at the Sheraton in West Des Moines. The theme is “Come to the Table”. Cost is $150 per person which includes hotel stay, 3 meals, t-shirt, all programming.

* IDW High School Gathering (grades 9-12) will be November 15-17 at Embassy Suites in Des Moines. The theme is “Foundations Prepared”. Cost is $235 per person. This covers 2 nights of hotel stay, all meals on Saturday and Sunday, t-shirt and programs.     Registration forms will be out soon and deadline is Sept 12 to the Board of Youth or church office. Funding for these gatherings are available through the District and the Board of Youth. We will be carpooling from church for both events. Contact Carla Murphy for any questions.