Announcements - St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Trauger PA

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The Church Choir is always looking for new voices.

The church is a great place to do volunteer work.  If you have some extra time and would like to help the church or your community, talk to the church office about how you can volunteer with the church.

Track and make Church Donations Online

This web page will allow members of the congregation to access their information in the ChurchTrac software. They will be able to update their information, check their giving and also make a donation online.
If a Congregation member does not have access to the software with thier desired email, they can send a request to the church to have their profile updated with their email address so they can get access.

Pastor Mark, Amy and Jordan are deeply grateful for the wonderful farewell dinner. Your gifts, prayers and kindness were extremely thoughtful. You have been a blessing to us in far more numerous ways than we could count. May the Lord bless you in the interim period with His grace, mercy and love.
Pastor Mark, Amy and Jordan’s address is 32 Margarete Drive, Pittsgrove, New Jersey  08318
God Bless
Pastor Mark.
Pastor Sam Scheiderer will be our interim pastor starting  Today.  His phone number 724-925-9990.
His email address is,
It is important that he is made aware of anyone who is hospitalized or needs Pastoral visits.

If you have a family member in the hospital, please let Pastor Sam know.  The hospital personnel is no longer permitted to contact the churches, so if you don’t contact the church or the pastor, there is no way of knowing if someone is hospitalized.
SPY will continue meeting throughout the summer each Sunday at 9:15AM. Speak with Lisa Yothers for details.

Take Joy will meet on July 18th at 10:30 in the general meeting room. Also, Take Joy is planning to attend the performance “Always Patsy Cline” at St Vincent Theatre in August. We invite anyone in the congregation interested in joining us to call Linda Rath at 724 –547-3832 for further details.

Camp In-Tents, our mission district’s camp located
in Hooversville, PA. has some dates and pricing.  
July 15-July 19,   Entering grades 7-12,   $150.00
July 8-10,   Entering grades 4-6,    $90.00
Additional information, sponsorship programs and donation opportunities are the Sunday school office.

Attention Readers: We will meet on Saturday July 13 to continue our Bible Study of Hosea. It will cover Hosea 1:10-2:8. Ladies! If you like to read or like Bible Studies, join us at 9am at Myrna Miller’s.

During June and July, the W.N.A.L.C.  will be collecting items for Health Kits.
Each Kit contains:
           1 bath towel
           1 wash cloth
           1 toothbrush
           1 pack of dental floss
           1 tube of toothpaste
           1 comb
           1 deodorant
           2 of 4oz bars of soap in original wrapper
Completed kits may be placed in the drawer in the Sunday School Office.

St. Paul Lutheran Church now owns an AED.  It is mounted on the wall near the coat rack in the Sunday School Office. We thank Glenn Tarris for donating the AED in memory of his wife Lynn Ann.

It is important that we have your correct mailing address for you to receive the newsletter and other correspondence from St. Paul.  If the post office has an incorrect address, the mail is returned to the church and we are charged a fee for this transaction.

Are you having a gathering with family and friends this summer?  If so, the church pavilion is available for a donation to the church.  A calendar is available in the Sunday School Office.  The sign-up is on a first--come, first-serve basis.  Electricity is available in the ball shed.

Are you in need of Service Hours before you graduate high school? Lisa Yothers has volunteered to keep track of these hours. Anytime you participate in service hours, let Lisa know.

Newspapers for Action for Animals   Joan Smeltzer is leading newspaper recycling collection for the Animal Friends Shelter.  You can help by bringing old newspapers to the Sunday School Office. Papers are used to line the animal cages. If you see Joan, be sure and tell her thank you for all her efforts on behalf of the Animal Friends Shelter.

St. Paul Lutheran Church is raising funds by collecting used Ink Cartridges. Ink recycling drop stations are conveniently located in the Sunday school Office, outside the church offices and at other locations in the church. Spread the word. Let friends, family and nearby businesses know of your recycling and fundraising efforts. Help the environment and your church at the same time. No Toner cartridges at this time.
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