September 7th is the 13th Sunday of Pentecost
Birthday wishes for Lavina Kodet who is celebrating 96 years on God's earth Friday, September 5th.
Our Sunday School teachers and volunteers attended a seminar for Reducing the Risk of Child Abuse on August 9th. Beginning this fall, all of our members who have regular contact with you (teachers, VBS volunteers, and youth leaders) will have a background check and training as part of our synod's effort to help protect our children.
How about Veggie Salad!
September 7th: The new Book Study group for young adult members (20's -40's) is the hip place to be on Sunday from noon to 1:30. The lunch theme is "salad" and they will be discussing the first 2 chapters of the book, "The Pursuit of Holiness", by Jerry Bridges. Please come! If you have any questions, please contact Ted Golubinski Jr.
...or maybe Fruit Salad!
September 9th is The Women's Bible Study. They will meet on Tuesday, September 9th, at 1pm at the church. All are welcome. Materials are provided. Bring a Bible if you have one.
The fall session will be a 3 month study on Mary, Elizabeth and Lydia. Meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. They do not meet the month of December and the summer months.
Quilting Starts September 11th at 9 am.
We are tying quilts for the World Relief every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. We appreciate donations of unused fabric, please no smaller than 5", and bright colored yarn. According to the Lutheran World Relief memo, we cannot use these fabrics: US flag, patriotic symbols, military symbols, references to armed forces, camouflage, religious symbols, St. Pat, St. Nicholas, Noah's Ark, etc, religious messages such as; Merry Christmas, etc. Thank you!
Saturday September 20th is Fall Mum Pickup day at St. Paul Lutheran from 10 am -Noon. Spit spot on ordering your big beautiful mums delivered by Theisen's greenhouse. The sign-up is in the Narthex. Grab your choice of yellow, bronze, lavender, or burgundy red for a mere $10. Proceeds of the sale go to the Women's Ministry so they can continue to do all the wonderful things they do in our Father's name.
September 20th is the Habitat for Humanity's Mobile Donation Center. From 10 am - Noon there will be a truck in St. Paul's parking lot gathering the following items, in good condition, for the Habitat ReStore:
Appliances, Building Materials, Cabinets, Doors, Flooring, Furniture, Hardware, Heating Fixtures, Home Decor & Goods, Lumber, Plumbing Fixtures & Materials, Windows (not wooden or single pane)
*If names are added to the ballot the day of (November 2nd) then the election will be moved to November 9th at both services.
**Please see the September Ray for more information about the positions and the length of servitude.
***Did you know that there is a binder in the church office that lists in detail the duties of the Church Council positions? This may help in your decision making.
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The September Ray is available online here. The Volunteer Calendar is available here. The Google Online Monthly Calendar is available here. The new amount on the GWIP thermometer is available here.
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