|WELCA Thursday Morning Bible Study Begins Thursday, Sept. 3 at 9:30 am|
We will have our Orientation Meeting on Thursday, September 3 at 9:30 am in Underdahl Hall. Please contact the Church Office if you need child care so we may have it available for you. DISCIPLE is a program of disciplined Bible study aimed at developing strong Christian leaders. The first study, "Becoming Disciples through Bible Study," gives the Old and New Testaments equal time, emphasizing the wholeness of the Bible as a revelation of God. Come join us!
|First Holy Communion for 5th and 6th Graders|
We will be starting a First Holy Communion class for children entering 5th or 6th grade. The classes will be on Wednesday evenings, 5:00 to 6:00 pm, September 30, and October 7, 14, and 21. Please click here for more information.
|7th and 8th Grade Confirmation Classes to Begin|
If you have a 7th or 8th grader who is ready to learn more about the church and their place in it, please stop by the Church Office and sign up for Pastor Lutz's Confirmation Class. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 6:00 pm beginning September 16. There will be an Orientation for parents and students before this date. Call Margaret Benner for more information at 850-678-6665.
|Women of the Word Bible Study Meets Mondays at 9:00 am|
We will be studying Beth Moore's "Children of the Day," a look into 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Childcare for younger children, coffee, and materials are provided. This is a great chance to meet new friends and understand God's Word better -- join us in The Loft!
|Wednesday Evening Fellowship Meals Resume September 9|
Mark your calendars every Wednesday and come enjoy the fellowship and the food. We're starting the season on Wednesday, September 9, with your favorites: Spaghetti with Meatballs, Garden Salad, Garlic Bread, Italian Green Beans and Carrot Cake!
And don't just thank the kitchen volunteers -- BECOME ONE!! Contact Diane Ballard, Melissa Pearce, or anyone you've seen in the kitchen wearing an apron. You don't need skills, you just need spirit! We need help Tuesday from 10 am to 2 pm (bring a lunch) and Wednesday from 4:30 to 7:00 pm -- pick a time that works for you, and join in the fun!
Remember to make your reservation on the list posted in Underdahl Hall or by filling out the new tear-off form at the bottom of the announcement page of the bulletin each Sunday. We need final numbers by Monday morning. Also indicate if you need a gluten-free meal, as those are available with advance notice.
|LUTHER LEAGUE FOR GRADES 4, 5, & 6 STARTS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2!|
We will have a meeting for everyone grades 4, 5, and 6 on Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm beginning September 2. We will explore different countries by tasting their foods and recreating traditional decorations by their cultures. Please contact Eileen Blair at 862-0838 for more information!!
|Many Thanks to our Outstanding Quilting Ministry!|
On August 16, our congregation was privileged to bless 206 beautiful handmade quilts destined for service with Lutheran World Relief.That's three and a half quilts completed EVERY WEEK THIS YEAR!! Heart-felt congratulations to our intrepid Quilting Ministry for their talents in bringing this project to such a bountiful harvest!
|Electronic Transfer Makes Giving Easy!|
Sign up for Electronic Bank Transfer and your pledge will be fulfilled automatically. No more worries about envelopes and checks, or leaving it on the counter on your way out the door! Just print out the Electronic Giving Authorization Form and fill it out completely. Attach the required documents (voided check or deposit slip) and return to the St. Paul Lutheran Church Office. Your electronic giving will begin shortly after we receive your authorization. Offering envelopes are available if you prefer to give in that manner, as well. You can find yours on the table in Underdahl Hall.
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 Pastor Lutz, 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.
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|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
|Table Talk • Young Adult Group Meeting|
Table Talk is a growing group that meets every other Sunday from 5:00 to 6:30 pm for fellowship, expansion of faith, and outreach for those 19 years and older. We are moving into discussions based on the lectionary of the week. We'll be using the ELCA Faith Lens blog to help as a guide. Our meeting dates wrapping up the summer are August 9 & 23.
You do not need to be a member of our church to join our meetings. Please come as you are, when you can, with whomever you want. Bring a snack, dish, dessert, or drink to share. Child Care and activities are provided for nursery and school-age children. If you have any questions, please contact Candace Arvanetes or Jo Jones at STPLCIA14@gmail.com or call 850-682-6925..
|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.
|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.