We are studying the book of Hebrews. As with
all our Bible studies, they are open to anyone who would like to attend. They
do not need to be a member of St. Paul. Participants meet in the General
Meeting Room on Mondays from 6:30 to 8PM.
Bible Bowl is TODAY at The In-Tents Camp in
Hooversville, starting at 3 PM.
Directory is in!
The directories are available in the Sunday
School office. Look for the label with
your name on it.
We will meet on Thursday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. in the General
Uniting will be sponsoring a Senior Dinner
25th for those over age 65.
Reservations are still available by calling Pastor Greer at
724-493-6032. The location of the dinner is St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic
Church in Trauger. Doors will open at 4:30, dinner at 5PM.
Martin Luther Hymn Festival
On Sunday, April 29, 2018, 7PM at Heinz Chapel, University of Pittsburgh. All are invited to celebrate the 500th
Anniversary of the Reformation through Luther’s Hymns and Music.
A salad bar
will be held following the worship service on Sunday, April 29th. Proceeds will benefit youth ministry.
Please look over the sign up sheet to see what
Gathering for Women of the NALC of the Mid Northeast Mission District
will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Salem
Lutheran Church, 26 Clarion Street, Smicksburg, PA . The cost of the lunch is $6.00. Please
contact Amy Werner by Friday, April 6th if you would like to attend.
The guest speaker
will be Rachel Himes from the We Care Pregnancy Center at 1464 North Main
Street, Suite 11, in Punxsutawney, PA.
The center has an educational program with a wide range of subject
matter for young women and even the fathers.
They are prolife in all aspects and are actively working to preserve
life and to provide education for quality life.
The center would appreciate monetary donations, diapers up to size 6,
baby wipes, baby bottles, newborn items like little nail clippers and
pacifiers, burp cloths, Q tips, etc.
Fiber Cleanup Day
Citizens Fiber is participating in a cleanup
day April 21, 2018 from 9AM to
Noon. Location is Hill Churches
Road. During this cleanup day, we will
be going alongside the roadway picking up any unwanted debris and litter.
We are asking that
you arrive before 8:45AM. We want to
make sure there is adequate time to assign everyone to their cleanup
location. Volunteers can park their cars
at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church parking lot and we will shuttle you to
your designated location. We will also
have our tent set up at this lot with some refreshments and snacks.
information: 724-424-9037 Jaylynn.Surma@ctzn.net.
Beginning in April
the WNALC will be working on layettes
for the disaster center in Ohio. To complete 22 layettes we need the
receiving blanket 13
diapers (flat fold) 42 wash
A ministry of SPY, Not Youth Ministry – Youth DOING Ministry.
Collecting new and gently used books for infants all the
way through teens. Board books, chapter
books, classics, fiction, non-fiction, comic books, biographies, character
The book drive benefits children and teens in placement
(foster care, group homes, residential treatment facilities, respite care,
kinship care, step-down, etc)
Books can be placed the container in the Sunday School
THROUGH APRIL 29TH.
for all ages is scheduled for Friday, May 4 @
6:30 p.m. @ the Main Bowling Center, 513 Main Street, Greensburg. Cost is $6.00 per person for 1 game or $10.00
per person for 3 games.
Our brothers and sisters in Christ from Nile
are coming to visit us on the weekend of May 25th. Help is needed to plan for their visit If you can help in the planning, please see
keep Nile in your prayers. They are at
the finishing touches of renovating the building. If it passes inspection on April 16th
they can begin worshipping in their church home on April 22nd. They are in need of $2,200 to finish this
work. If you would like to make a
donation you can send it to Pastor Nestory, 804 Merchants Road, Rochester, NY
Celebrate Jesus!! VBS 2018
Vacation Bible School will be held June 25th through June 29th from 5:45PM to
8:30PM. Each day will have a different
Your help is needed!
Share the VBS information with families you know. Volunteer to help by contacting Hannah
Yothers at 724-832-1145.
Enroll your children (and grandchildren) on line at our
website www.splchurch.com or return the registration form located in the Sunday
May 3rd is National Day of Prayer.
We are hosting a covered dish dinner in the
pavilion (weather permitting) from 6 to 8PM.
In the event of rain, we will meet in the church.
Save the Date
and 6th for a trip to the Ark Encounter, the Creation Museum, and
Newport Acquarium. Details to
follow. Any questions can be directed to
We urge you to direct your Thrivent Choice
dollars to St. Paul Lutheran Church!
In order to
reserve the church pavilion for personal use, you will need to reserve the
date. There is a book in the Sunday
School Office for you to put your name and the date requested.
Thanks to a Donor
We have our own T-shirts. If you want one, simply look for your size on
the table in the Sunday School Office.
There is no cost; however, there is a container if you wish to give a
are now able to make your donations to St. Paul Lutheran
Church by automatic
withdrawal from a personal account or credit card. For more information, just go to the church
website (www.splchurch.com) and click on “Track and Make Church Donations Online.”
Did you know that it takes, on average $300 a
week to heat the church during an entire heating season? To help address this, the council is inviting
anyone who is able, to sponsor a week of heating the church. You can sponsor a week in honor or in memory
of a loved one. It is our hope that such
a gift could be in addition to your weekly support. If you would like to sponsor a week, call the
office to schedule the week you want and include the check in your envelope
with the note “heating sponsorship” in the memo.
The North American Lutheran Church
the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and the Lutheran Church--Canada have put
together a three-year Bible reading guide. Following the guide will aid you in
reading through the entire Bible over the next three years. You can access the
guide through the website. Also, for
those who would like a printed guide a few copies are available in the Sunday
SMALL GROUP HOSTS
Pastor Mark has developed a one session study
on prayer. Such studies are meant to be led in homes of our parishioners. The
host provides refreshments and invites guests. It is hoped that the guests are
not members of St. Paul. This design is intentional with the hope that we build
connections with people that may lead them into a deeper relationship with
Jesus and that such a relationship will be nurtured in our congregation. If you
are open to hosting a small group, please see Pastor Mark about scheduling a
THIS WEEK IN
p.m. Bible Bowl @
a.m. Secretaries Meeting
p.m. Bible Study
a.m. Bagels & Books
NOON Newsletter Deadline.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. Morning
Thursday 10:30 a.m. Take
NEXT Sunday 9:15 a.m. Focus Bible Reading
TODAY – April 15
Bell Ringer Maria
Communion Prep Bob & Ardis Marton, Amy Werner
Next Sunday - April 22
Bell Ringer Volunteer
Communion Prep Pat Wolfe,
& Peggy Miller