THE WORSHIP FLOWERS are presented to the glory of God by Tom & Erlene Kilhefner in honor of Tom’s birthday and grandson Derrike Kulp’s graduation from Penn Tech College as a surgical tech.
THE ROSE ON THE ALTAR is presented by Dick & Judy Mearig to the glory of God and in celebration of the birth of their first great-grandchild, Owen Andrew Mearig on August 4th.
ARCHIVES SHOWCASE TRIVIA: Which item in the narthex showcase display of artifacts from yesteryear commemorates the 75th anniversary of St. Paul Lutheran Church? (Answer to last week's trivia: Metal candlesticks and lit tapers were placed on the windowsills in the sanctuary for the Christmas service at Broad and Orange Streets.)
WORSHIP ASSISTANTS: Today 9:30 a.m.
Acolyte Josie Colantoni
Com. Bread Deb Herr
A. Min. Gayle Stauffer
Flowers Tom & Erlene Kilhefner
Lector Jenny Bitzer
Com. Asst. Mary Ann Seitz, Kathy Ross, Don Stauffer
Bus Driver Don Shaub
Greeters Colantoni Family
Lgts/Snd George Nickel
Altar Guild Carol Miller, Barb Weaver
Ushers Pat Lamb, Kathy Ross
WELCA WOMEN’S BETH MOORE BIBLE STUDY: Monday’s, Sept. 8 – Nov. 17 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Cost is $16/person (for the book). Childcare will be available. Please call Phyllis Frankhouser at 626-4200 by August 22 to register. Living Beyond Yourself: Exploring the Fruit of The Spirit by Beth Moore is a 10 week study of the fruit of The Holy Spirit as presented in the book of Galatians. Beth walks through each trait and encourages women to know the freedom of a Spirit-filled life and challenges you to develop the fruit by maintaining an intimate relationship with the Spirit of God. A Spirit-filled life truly results in living beyond yourself.
WORSHIP IN THE PARK: Join our six LCO churches (rain or shine) on Aug. 24 at 10:00 a.m. Lititz Springs Park. Offering envelopes will go to each appropriate congregation and loose offerings will be donated to Hurricane Sandy Relief North Lancaster Conference mission trip. Following worship, we will have lunch with hot dogs and drinks provided, and sponsored by Thrivent Financial. Please bring a salad, covered dish or dessert and serving utensil. There are no outlets available. Sign up in the narthex by Sunday, August 17 so we have a count. If you are able to park at the Warwick high school or park elsewhere in Lititz, attempting to keep the park's small lot available for our more senior members.
COMMITTEE MEMBERS - We are pleased to announce that there are 20 new volunteers who have agreed to serve on St. Paul's committees. We appreciate your willingness to devote your time to serve on one of these committees. All of our current committee representatives can be found on the Committee News kiosk in the narthex.
ATTENTION BOYS ENTERING 1st - 5th GRADES: Are you looking for excitement, adventure and opportunities to learn fun new skills in an encouraging environment? Please consider joining the Cub Scouts of Pack 44! We do many cool activities, visit awesome places and earn badges and awards throughout the year! More boys equals more fun….so please consider joining our Pack! You can learn more about us at our website: www.pack44lititz.org. If interested, please contact Tim Prouse, at Cubmaster44@hotmail.com or Jennifer Ziegler, email@example.com.
TELECARE MINISTRY keeps a connected sense of community within our St. Paul Church family by using the telephone as a contact for ill, shut-in, grieving, inactive, new or potential members and special celebratory events. The team meets the second Monday of each month. Next meeting is Monday, August 11, 1:00PM in the church lounge. If you are interested in finding out more about this ministry, come to the meeting or call Marsha Campbell 626-8078.
THANK YOU FROM POWER PACKS: On Sunday, June 8, Kim McDevitt, the Executive Director of the Power Packs Project, was our guest speaker. A collection was taken to fund our upcoming partnership with Power Packs to feed the children of Bonfield Elementary School. Our collection totaled $868.30. A thank you note was received from Kim and is displayed on the Outreach kiosk.
CRAFT NIGHT ON AUGUST 12th is cancelled. See you on September 9th!
SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER(S) NEEDED for the 2nd & 3rd grade class for the 2014-15 year. It is a team teaching position and you will work with the other teacher to schedule Sundays to teach. Please contact Lori at firstname.lastname@example.org or 626-4709.
ST. PAUL WOMEN OF THE ELCA will be gathering for their Fall Guild meeting on Sat., Sept. 13th at 10 a.m. The speaker, Kelly Jacoby, will share her experiences in Thailand working with a group, Freedom Stones, which worked with human trafficking/prostitution victims. Kelly graduated from Grove City College and works for Bridge of Hope. The annual Service of Remembrance will be held to honor those women of St. Paul who have entered the Church Triumphant this year. A potluck lunch will follow. Bring a favorite dish to share. Beverages and dessert will be provided. Staple food items will be collected for the Warwick Community Chest. All women are invited.
WORSHIP ASSISTANTS August 17: 9:30 a.m.
Com. Bread Ruth Deemer
A. Min. NEEDED
Flowers Dave & Sandy Bingaman
Lector Don Stauffer
Com. Asst. Gayle Stauffer, 2 NEEDED
Bus Driver Jayne Gable
Lgts/Snd Robert Wiegand
Altar Guild Carol Miller, Barb Weaver