THE CHRISTIAN SERVICE BOX for October will be to support the youth who will be going to Detroit for the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit in July 2015. Thank you for your contributions to this ministry.
THE WORSHIP FLOWERS are presented by John Steffy to the glory of God and in honor and memory of loved ones.
FYI: Each week when the bulletin is printed, we post all of the announcements on the website under the Member Info Tab, then go to Announcements. The worship assistants are also listed with the announcements.
IF YOU ARE HAVING TROUBLE READING THE BULLETIN we can email you a copy each week for you to print in the size font that suits you, or you can view it on your tablet or electronic device. Just email Susan at email@example.com.
8:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Acolyte Adam Reichard Sara Charles
A. Min. Jane Brye Wayne Gongaware
Lector Sue Fry Wayne Gongaware
Com. Asst. 3 NEEDED Gail Benner, Kathy Ross, Jim Millhouse
Greeters Gary & Kristee Reichard Tom & Sandy McCormick
Altar Guild Nancy Weiss, Deb Herr, Donna Graybill
Com. Bread Deb Herr
Flowers John Steffy
Nursery Steve & Signe Fink Kathy Smith, Judy Rusnock
Bus Driver Pat Lamb
Lgts/Snd Tom Reinfried Kathy Ross
Ushers Karl Usner’s Team 11 Wayne Gongaware’s Team 14
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: A class for prospective members/disciples will meet on Saturday, October 18th at 8:30 a.m. If you are interested in becoming part of St. Paul and its ministry check your schedules and please contact Pastor Gable or the church office to reserve your slot(s).
THE ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE will be accepting requests from the congregation, committee chairs and church council for funds from the annual distribution from the Endowment Fund. There is a form available on the church website, www.stpaullititz.net. It is under “member information-endowment”. Forms are also available at the church office. All requests must be in the church office by Sunday, October 26th. For additional information, contact Troy Wingenroth, Endowment Chairperson, 627-2111.
WE NEED YOUR HELP! We are looking for a few volunteers willing to take turns helping as a Sunday school assistant to the teacher. Our 2nd and 3rd grade class is in need of an extra pair of hands on Sunday mornings. If you would like more information or would like to help out, please contact Lori at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office 626-4709.
HEIFER INTERNATIONAL BEYOND HUNGER CELEBRATION: Everyone is invited to celebrate 70 years of Family Farming on Saturday, October 25 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the Manheim Farm Show, 502 E. Adele Avenue, Manheim. This celebration is free to guests (please sign up on kiosk in narthex by Oct. 10). You’re invited to come and celebrate our first 70 years and learn how we are currently scaling up our impact to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. Meet our “Seagoing Cowboys”, learn about our current programs and how you can get involved. Activities for all ages! Special guest will be Heifer's CEO Pierre Ferrari at 1:00pm. For more information, contact Mark Nestleroth, email@example.com or 664-2159.
HELP NEEDED…In support of Heifer International, St. Paul has been asked to provide volunteers to help serve lunch at their celebration from 11:30am – 1:00pm. Please sign up on the kiosk in the narthex if you are able to help or email Barb Paynter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you in advance for volunteering!
COMMITMENT CARDS WERE MAILED. Please bring them on Sunday, October 19th for Commitment Sunday. This commitment is for the upcoming year of 2015. 2014 was mistakenly printed on the commitment cards.
MEN’S BIBLE STUDY and breakfast will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Brickerville United Lutheran Church starting at 7 a.m. All men are invited to attend, any questions please contact Jim Millhouse.
WE ARE DOING ANOTHER Advent devotional booklet this year. Please look for the informational sheets and the sign-up sheet in the "Small group" notebook on the kiosk. Any questions, please contact Jim Millhouse. This is our congregational devotional booklet so please sign up, only 21 spaces are available. Sign up early so you do not miss out on this great opportunity.
KNIGHT AND DAY DINER CARD REMINDER: We still have plenty of diner cards to be used when you go to Knight and Day Diner and also Park City Diner. Remember that 10% of your restaurant purchase will be donated back to St. Paul and we are using it to help fund the Power Packs Project!
POWER PACKS PROJECT Volunteers:
Oct. 16: Driver - Dick Mearig; Distributors - Sandy & Joe Doster & Mary Lamoreux
Oct. 23: Driver - Tom Reinfried; Distributors - Anne & Jim Millhouse & Nancy Weiss
PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY: Everyone is invited for lunch in the social hall followed by pumpkin carving on Sunday Oct. 26 at noon. Families in Faith will be hosting the lunch. Pumpkins will be available for a small fee. Bring along your carving tools. Please sign up on the kiosk in the narthex so we can plan accordingly for lunch and pumpkins. Any questions, please see Barb Paynter.
LANCASTER HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WORK DAY: Are you interested in volunteering at the Lancaster Habitat Work Site on November 22 8am-4pm? Please sign up on the kiosk or see Barb Paynter or Wayne Gongaware. Volunteers must be age 16 or older. We will email you the registration materials to fill out and bring with you.
WOMEN OF THE ELCA: If you did not yet send your donation and paper into Deb High, please do so as soon as possible. Thank you.
DROP-IN 90TH BIRTHDAY PARTY: The family of Arline Shannon would like to extend an invitation to a drop-in party for Arline’s 90th birthday. The party will be held on Saturday, October 18th from 1:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. at Luther Acres in the Holder Dining Room. All are welcome. If unable to attend, please consider sending her a card at 215 S. Locust St., Lititz.
SENIOR SHEPHERDS will meet a few extra times this month. We have a lot of toys to work on, so if you’re able to come in on Mondays Oct. 13th, 20th, and 27th from 1-3 p.m. we can use the extra hands!
EMAIL ADDRESSES: We want to keep our files current so we are asking that you please let us know if your email address has changed or if you would like your email address to be added so that you receive emails that we periodically send out to the congregation. Thank you!
FOOD DRIVE: Thank you for a wonderfully successful Warwick Ministerium Food Drive! St Paul congregation's donation total was 702.4 pounds! Thank you for your continued support of LWCC.
WORSHIP ASSISTANTS Oct. 19 8:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Acolyte Tom Reinfried Audrey Hovan
A. Min. NEEDED Nancy Miller
Lector Joyce Groff Jim Hovan
Com. Asst. 3 NEEDED 3 NEEDED
Greeters Jon & Melissa Lamb, Pat Lamb Jim & Donna Graybill
Altar Guild Mary Ann Seitz, John & Linda JBell, Don & Gayle Stauffer
Com. Bread Jean Steffy
Flowers Joe & Sandy Doster
Nursery Jon & Melissa Lamb, Deb & Caitlyn Rothermel
Bus Driver John Bell
Lgts/Snd Mike Steffy Steve Shaub
Ushers John Steffy’s Team 13 Steve Shaub’s Team 4