|David Ott with Sopranos Sara Florence & Laura Hernandez|
SUNDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 5, 3:00 PM.
Join David Ott, our organist, for an hour of powerful and inspiring organ music at St. Paul Lutheran Church. David will be performing the music of Italian and German organ masters of the baroque era. Featured on the program will be the awesome Prelude and Fugue in C minor of J.S. Bach. Also performing will be sopranos Sara Florence and Laura Hernandez. A free will offering will be taken to support the ministry of the Music for Healing Foundation.
|OFFICE HOURS & STAFF|
Office Hours: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm • Closed for lunch: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Ms. Amy Silva - Office Manager
Ms. Patti Jasinski - Bookkeeper
Ms. Crystal Rossman - School Secretary
|ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH REFORMATION FESTIVAL OCTOBER 26|
Ticket sales for our annual Reformation Festival begin Sunday, October 5th, in Underdahl Hall. Prices remain unchanged at $4.00 for children 12 and under, $8.00 for individual adults, and $22.00 for families (household only please). Door prizes are for advance sale ticket holders only -- please get your tickets early so we can be sure to have enough bratwurst and sauerkraut for everybody!
|WELCA Ministries Thursday Morning Bible Study|
All women of the church are invited to join a Thursday morning bible study provided by WELCA Ministries Thursdays at 9:00 am. This series of eight programs for groups, each designed to take about 60 to 90 minutes, offers a wide variety of opportunities to explore together what God is calling you to be and do. Jo Jones and Bev Byrne will facilitate the study. Child Care is provided!
|CIA Young Adult Group Meeting|
Christians In Action is weekly group that meets every other Sunday at 5:00 pm in the Library for fellowship, expansion of faith, and outreach for those 19 years and older. We encourage full discussions of life situations and how it pertains to personal faith beliefs while expanding our ability to accept, understand, and grow from one another. We are committed to outreach for the community, our future CIA members, and our congregation. You do not need to be a member of our church to be a CIA member. Please come as you are, when you can, with whomever you want. Our group is about having a safe haven for those who are stationed here, home for a brief period, or call Niceville your permanent home. If you have any questions please email STPLCIA14@gmail.com
|"Like" us on Facebook|
You can find us as “St. Paul Lutheran Church and School of Niceville” – share the page with your friends to help spread the word about the great things God is doing in our lives!
Please contact Regina Humphrey to participate in St. Paul’s Prayer Chain and join us as we lift up our prayers for our members and friends. If you are in need of prayer support, please contact the pastors, the church office or Regina to have your concerns added to this powerful network of love and care. You can email Regina at email@example.com, and you can call her at 850-502-7488.
|Communion Available For Those with Gluten and Alcohol Sensitivities|
We are offering gluten-free wafers as well as grape juice if you would like a substitute for traditional wafers or wine. If you wish to receive a gluten-free wafer, please take the appropriate wafer from glass dish in the center of the plate. Grape juice is located in the center of the communion wine trays.
We are looking for volunteers to participate in a commemoration of Pastor Underdahl's many years of service to St. Paul Lutheran Church. Please contact Audrey Hains either in person or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also reach her at 850-897-3624.
|St. Paul Lutheran Kindergarten Has Begun!|
St. Paul Lutheran Kindergarten opened this August. The hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. Our preschool classes are near capacity, and our new Kindergarten is full -- please keep our teachers, students, and parents in your prayers!
|Women of All Ages|
If you are not participating in a Sunday School Class already, you are invited to join us as we continue our study on becoming a woman of faith. Bring your coffee and be prepared for fellowship, fun, and a good lesson. We meet during the Sunday School hour in the office conference room.
|Tuesday Morning Bible Study|
All are welcome to join the Tuesday Morning Bible Study as we explore the new Beth Moore series, Believing God. This study is based on Isaiah 43:10 and will explore what it means to not only "believe in God", but to "believe Him"! We meet from 9:00 to 10:30 am in the loft. Child care is provided. Contact the Church Office for more information.
|WELCA Fall Gathering • November 14 to 16 at Lake Yale|
The WELCA Fall Gathering is November 14 to16 at Lake Yale Retreat Center in Leesburg, FL, which is near Ocala.
Those who have gone in the past years will tell you what a wonderful weekend it is.
The theme this year is “I have Called You by Name, You Are Mine” Isaiah 43:1.
Please take a look at the website, flwelca.com for more information.
The tentative plan will be to take the church van leaving on Friday morning around 7:00 am arriving at Lake Yale by round 4:00 pm.
Play, sing, worship, visit, laugh, all with a good dose of the Holy Spirit. Then home by 7:00 pm Sunday afternoon.
NOTE: Middle school and high school girls are also welcome! Sister Michelle is awesome and has great plans just for teenagers.
|St. Paul Lutheran School Expands|
We have added two additional classrooms to St. Paul Lutheran School - a Kindergarten class and a second four-year old class. With these additions, we are in need of several pieces of furniture and other items. We would like to give you the opportunity to sow your gift of love specifically for certain items on the display board in Underdahl Hall, or you may choose an amount to sow into the general fund of the Preschool/Kindergarten. You can watch our progress on the bar graph next to the display board.
|Welcome Pastor Bob Lutz and Christine|
Pastor Bob Lutz will serve as our full-time Associate Pastor until Pastor Underdahl retires, and then will continue as our interim pastor until the congregation has completed the call process for a new senior pastor. Please feel free to contact Pastor Lutz at the church, Monday through Thursday, 10:00 am to Noon; at email@example.com, or by phone at 850-843-3083.
|Video Recording Services|
St. Paul has an excellent video recording system for use at special services or events (weddings, baptisms, etc.). Please contact Bob Hoffman for details. We are also looking for interested individuals that would like to volunteer for camera operating and/or video processing. Contact the office for more information.