This Week at St. Paul's

For Next Sunday: Jeremiah 33:14–16; 1 Thessalonians 3:9–13; Luke 19:28–40

November 22 – Last Sunday of the Church Year – Troubled by various trials? Remember your almighty King! He is “the ruler of kings on earth” (Revelation 1:5b). “[H]is dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away” (Daniel 7:14b). He’s in charge! You don’t have to be! Prayer: King Jesus, help me trust in Your rule of grace in my life. Amen.

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SCRIP will be closed Nov. 27 & Nov. 29
Please plan ahead. CLHS SCRIP has announced program closing on Dec. 18, 2015. CLHS SCRIP closing will not affect St. Paul’s SCRIP program. Start your Christmas shopping early.

Advent Soup Supper Needs Sponsorship | This is a great opportunity for your group to help celebrate the Advent season. One or several groups can sponsor Wednesday, Dec. 9. Altar Guild will sponsor Dec. 2 and Wednesday Afternoon Bible Study will sponsor Dec. 16. Call the church office to reserve.

St. Paul’s Services, Suppers & Celebration | Schedule insert are now available on the glass table display in the narthex.  Refer to this for St. Paul’s special services.

Thank you for The Messenger in 2016 | Thank you to everyone who sponsored the 2016 monthly newsletter.  Without your generous support we would not be able to send out The Messenger to our congregation members.

Youth Group’s November & December | Schedule insert are now available on the glass table display in the narthex. 

St. Paul’s Guide Book & Directories for 2016 | Please provide your most current address, phone number and e-mail by filling out the insert in the narthex. If you work at or own a business, please consider placing an ad in this frequently used guide book.  Advertisers are needed for the 2016 Guide Book!

Electronic Giving St. Paul’s wants to remind you that we offer electronic giving as a way to automate your regular weekly offering. Electronic giving offers convenience for individual congregation members and provides much-needed donation consistency for our congregation. As you contemplate future contributions, please consider electronic giving. Authorization forms and additional information are available on the glass case in the narthex or the front desk in the church office.

St. Paul's 8th graders will take poinsettia orders Nov. 22 and 29 | You may choose from red, white, or pink poinsettias; each with approximately 5 blooms per plant. Plants are $12 each with payment due at time of order. You can pick up your poinsettias on Dec. 13 between services. Thank you for supporting our students!

All Hands on Deck—Decorators Needed! Join us on Dec. 5 when we decorate the trees and hang the garland and wreaths. On Dec. 19, we raise the banners, the Nativity is set up, and poinsettias arranged. You’ll enjoy the fellowship!

Golden Heirs Join us on Tuesday, December 15, 1:30 pm for a Christmas tour of the Brookside Mansion (Formerly Bass Mansion) on the Campus of the University of St. Francis. Tour is $10. Meet at the church at 1 pm. Dessert/lunch at a local restaurant will follow the tour. RSVP to Carole by December 6 at 483-0650 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Christmas Poinsettias for Our Sanctuary | Poinsettia plants will once again add to the beauty of the chancel for Christmas services. Your donation will help to cover the cost of these flowers and purchase new Christmas decorations for next year. Please consider leaving a donation in the mailbox marked church office/miscellaneous and write on your check “Christmas Poinsettias.”

2016 Altar & Chancel Bouquets | Flowers for the Sanctuary may honor a special occasion or be given to honor a loved one.  Reserve a date by signing up in the Flower Order Book (located on the counter between the office and elevators) or by calling Lynn Wehrenberg at 432-0846.  Cost is $35, please make your check payable to St. Paul’s Altar Guild and place it in the Altar Guild Treasurers mail slot.  You may pick up your flowers after the second service.

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