This Week at St. Paul's

For Next Sunday: Genesis 18:1–10a (10b–14); Colossians 1:21–29; Luke 10:38–42

July 17 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11) – The Almighty who made us wills life even in circumstances appearing impossible and otherwise hopeless (Genesis 18:9-14). Jesus miraculously invades our prideful boundaries and interrupts our other priorities with promises and relationship (Luke 10:38-42). Prayer: Holy Trinity, by Your Word bring Your communion life into my strangled selfishness. Amen

Order Your LSSI Justice Bread TODAY | Today’s choices are: Sub Buns, Bread Sticks, and Rye. Delivery will be next Sunday, July 17. The cost is $3/loaf, paid at ordering. Checks should be made out to LSSI. If paying by cash, please have the correct change.

Volunteers Needed for Diaper Distribution | Summer Diaper Distribution at St. Paul's:  Volunteers to distribute diapers are needed on Wednesday, July 20 from 8:30-11am.  We will begin distributing diapers at 9:30am and continue until 11am or when our supply is gone.  Please consider helping with this community assistance project.  Contact Dana Hildebrand at 471-0790 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or to volunteer.  Thank you!St. Paul’s Softball Team Wins! | St. Paul’s won the regular season championship!  They will have a tournament today at 6pm at Kreager Park.  Go St. Paul’s!

A Gemutlichkeit Evening, Saturday, Oct. 15 | A delicious meal of German fare, a festive bazaar of baked goods and wares. Proceeds to benefit Pastor Smith's student loan debt. Do you have items for the craft table--possibly Christmas related--or an idea for the silent auction? These events will take place in St. Paul’s School gym.  Please contact Claire Fickenscher at 452-3473 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Amy Goodwin at 348-2328 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Joan West at 485-0202 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Indiana 50% SGO Tax Credit July 1 | The Lutheran Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) of Indiana enables low-to-middle-income families to send their children to the school of their choice. For their generosity, donors receive a 50% state tax credit. UPDATED SGO forms are located in the church office.  Donating anonymously is now an option.  Donate Today!

For Our Students Heading to College This Fall | We are gathering information in order to support all of our students. This information will be shared with the LCMS ministries near the school you will be attending. Our goal is to connect all of our students with the Word of Christ and other Lutherans attending their school. Pick up a student information form from the front desk or on the glass case in the narthex or sign up online at, click “Outreach”, click “Campus Ministries”, and submit contact info.

St. Paul’s Diaper Project Begins, Bring in Toddler Pull Ups | Your donation may be placed in the baby tote near the church office. Monetary donations for purchasing diapers will also be gratefully accepted! St. Paul’s distribution will be on Wednesday, July 20.

Grief Support Group at Cross Connections | Continues to meet during the summer on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays starting June 23 (July 14 & 28, August 11 & 25).  The meetings will continue to take place at Cross Connections: 4618 E. State Blvd, Suite 300 at  5:30 pm.  For more information call our office: 373-0213.

You are Invited to the Ordination of Daniel Sheafer | Daniel Sheafer will be installed as the Associate pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.  This event will be held on the CTS campus in Kramer Chapel on July 17 at 3pm with a reception to follow.

Rev. Seth Korte will be Installed at Praise | Praise Evangelical Lutheran Church will install Rev Korte Sunday, July 10 at 5:00pm.

Help with Habitat for Humanity Wednesday, Aug. 10 | Help transform lives by building a home in Fuller’s Landing, 4308 W. Cook Road.  This is St. Paul’s build date.  Sign up and information is located on the table next to the church office.

Kramer Park Picnic with Matins on Sunday, August 21 | Matins Service at 11am followed by Ol’ Fashioned Texas Barbeque.  Tickets will be sold at the event, $5 adults, $2.50 kids K-8th grade.  There will be free games and activities for the kids.  Don’t forget to
 bring your favorite dessert to share.

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