This Week at St. Paul's

For Next Sunday: Zechariah 9:9−12; Philippians 2:5−11; Mark 14:35−45; Psalm 118:19−16

March 22 – Fifth Sunday in Lent – A God who forgives iniquity and remembers sin no more (Jeremiah 31:31-34) is just the kind of God people who have sinned against life need to hear about and trust in and take comfort in.

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St. Paul’s Teacher Honored! Congratulations to Mrs. Ann Fritz, 4th grade homeroom / music teacher and choir director at St. Paul’s for being awarded the 2015 Teacher Creativity Fellowship Grant ($10,000) through the Lilly Endowment. She is one of the few select educators in the state of Indiana to receive this award/honor. The grant approved for Mrs. Fritz will take her along two significant roads in our country’s, and the world’s, history… the Lincoln Highway (United States) and the Via Emilia (Italy). Blessings to Mrs. Fritz on her travels.

Easter Vigil Musicians | High school and college age students who can sing or play instruments for the Easter Vigil (Saturday, April 4, 7 pm) can contact Kantor Hildebrand (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; text 260-739-2672). Rehearsal on Good Friday at 3:15 pm.

CLHS Band - 4th Annual Mattress Sale: TODAY 11:00–5:00 • in the CLHS cafeteria all sizes available to order. $50 coupons available on the glass case, or in the church office.

Supper Scheduled for Next Wednesday | March 25 • Adult Choir

Fellowship & Potluck 12:30 today Nerger Room

Market Day Coming Soon! First pick-up will be on Thursday, April 16th from 3:30 – 5:30pm. Visit to order by Friday, April 10th by 11:59pm. Your purchase will help raise funds for St Paul’s PTL enrichment and social activities: One School One Book, Musicals, Carnivals, Back to school and end of year picnics, classroom prizes, etc.… We will have Market Day information and catalogs at the church. If you have any questions please contact Julie Kryder at 260-760-2659 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Easter Flower Altar Orders: Please order early! Order forms are on the counter by the elevator. Altar flowers are available for March 29 and May 17.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY: Easter Sunday Breakfast Sunday, April 5 • 7:30 -8:30 and 9:45-10:45 am • Nerger Room. Please come enjoy breakfast served by the St. Paul’s youth. A table outside the church office has further information. Donations of Egg Casseroles are needed, aluminum pans & recipe are available in the church office. Once again, high school students, you’re invited to help make and serve Easter breakfast for the congregation. Working on the griddle or pouring juice, your time and energy is needed. Carrie Gutman: 710-0814.

S.W.A.T. (Sweep, Weed and Trim) HELP IS NEEDED! First scheduled clean up day Wednesday, April 22 • 9:00am
Work is done on Thursday mornings while school is in attendance, and then moved to Wednesday once school is out. Work begins later in the morning in the early spring, and only 2 hrs. per week.

Thrivent Workshop with Kim Frye Tuesday, March 24 • 9–10 am and 7–8 pm. Held at Memories of You • 6413 Lima Rd • Fort Wayne

St. Paul’s Kindergarten Round-Up/Open House! For children 5 years old by August 1, 2015 • Tuesday, March 24th at 6:30 pm in the Kindergarten classroom. Refreshments and social time beginning at 6:15 pm. 424-0049 and ask for Mrs. Carla Kleinschmidt

2015 Diaper Project: March sizes 1 & 2. All sizes needed, and accepted anytime • checks made out to St. Paul's Lutheran Church and "Diaper Project" needs to be in the memo line

Golden Heirs April Event: Gerald Ford Museum, Grand Rapids, MI. April 23 • Reservations by April 13 • See Messenger for information

SCRIP Needs Help on Fridays 8:30–10:30 Call Melissa Kramer 452-7759 or Margo Ernst 423-2496
Mon., March 23rd, is the last day for special orders for Spring Break. There will be no sales on Mon., March 30th, Fri., April 3rd and Easter Sunday, April 5th.

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