This Week at St. Paul's

For Next Sunday: Isaiah 56:1, 6−8; Romans 11:1–2a, 13–15, 28–32; Matthew 15:21–28


August 13 – Pentecost X (Proper 14A) – He who commands the winds and waves (Matthew 14:27, 32), who controls all human history and destiny (Job 38:4-18), also manages the sufferings and situations of our lives. Even the unborn, unconscious, unhealthy, and unproductive do not fall outside His everlasting arms. His incarnate love bestows riches without distinction (Romans 10:12-13). Almighty Maker of heavens and earth, take hold of all who fear and save us. Amen.

Christian Education Sunday TODAY: Please join us at the 8:30 am service with a light reception in the Nerger Room following the service.

Sign Up Today for the Photo Directory: Sign up TODAY for the pictorial directory by visiting our website at and press the blue portrait sign up button. You can also call 423-2496 or sign up between services TODAY.  

Rides Available Aug. 24 & 25 for Pictures: Pick Up Extra LSSI Justice Bread TODAY: Extra loaves of Justice Bread have been ordered. Pick up your bread today between services. 

School Begins! Tuesday, August 15:Ladies Aid Board Meeting Aug. 16 at 11am: Just a reminder, the Ladies Aid board meeting will be in the church library on Wednesday, August 16 at 11am.

Kramer Park Picnic with Matins Next Sunday: On August 20, join 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.  Rich Greener will set up dartball for anyone interested in the game. Give it a try! Don’t forget to bring your favorite dessert to share.

For Our College Students- Pick Up a Green Sheet to Sign Up!: College is tough and we all need Jesus! The Indiana District can help! We are gathering  information in order to support all of our students  during this transitional time. This information will be shared with the LCMS ministries near the school you or your student 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 information.  

Indiana 50% SGO Tax Credit Forms Available: The SGO Credits have returned... and the race is on! In any case, if you plan to participate, we suggest NOT waiting too long… this race could run out of gas just as quick as it did last year. UPDATED SGO forms are located near the front desk and on the glass case in the narthex.  Donate Today! 

St. Paul’s Thrivent Habitat Build Project August 30: How often have you thought about helping on one of Habitat's projects, but didn't want to go alone?  If you missed out before, you have another chance on Wed., August 30 from 8am-3pm at Fuller’s Landing, on West Cook Road. Use the on-line sign-up sheet at the link to register as a volunteer with the St. Paul's team!

YAdult Choir Begins Wednesday, September 6! : The St. Paul’s Adult Choir will resume rehearsals on Wednesday, September 6th at 7:30 p.m. Please consider joining us as we sing praises to our Lord and joyfully edify the    music here at St. Paul’s! If you are interested in singing with us, please contact Kantor Matthew Machemer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on his cell phone (586-295-8944). Pertinent information regarding the singing year will be provided at our first rehearsal on September 6. Hope to see you! 

Golden Heirs Tour the Allen County Public Library Sept. 8: On Sept. 8 at 10 am join the Golden Heirs as they tour the Allen County Public Library with lunch to follow. Meet at the church at 9:45 am to car pool. Lunch TBA. RSVP to Carole by Aug. 28 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Refer to the bulletin board for more information. 

Golden Heirs to View the Martin Luther Play on Sept. 17: Play begins at 2:30pm at the All for One Theater in the Auer Center for Arts 300 E. Main Street. The cost is $11 and please RSVP before Sept. 3. Send a check for $11 to Carole Radtke and she will pick up the tickets to receive a group discount.


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