MEN’S BIBLE BREAKFAST will be here at St. Paul on March 3rd starting at 7:00 a.m. and wrapping up between 8:30-9:00 a.m. Please come and enjoy breakfast, some social time and a stimulating Bible study.
SYNOD ASSEMBLY voting members, one male and one female, are needed for June 1st & 2nd at Messiah College. If you are interested in attending, please contact Pastor Gable.
LADIES LUNCH BUNCH will meet on March 21, at 11:30 a.m. at the Pancake House in Ephrata. All women of the church are invited to attend this informal social event. A sign up sheet is in the sign-up book in the narthex under Women of the ELCA.
THE ANNUAL WORLD DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE is Friday, March 2, 2012, at 7 p.m.. This year's event will be held at Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church at 44 East Orange Street. The featured speaker is Pastor Rodney Martin from Lititz Mennonite Church. Special music will be provided by the St. James Folk Group and some Release Time students will sing. The freewill offering will go to the Release Time Program in the Warwick School District. A time of fellowship and snacks follows the service.
THE MISSION AWARENESS Service sponsored by WELCA received $968.00 in generous offerings. The offering will be divided and sent as follows: 25% to Konde Diocese, our companion diocese, and 75% to our companion church, Kanga Lutheran church, Tanzania.
THE WOMEN OF THE ELCA executive board, disbursed the following funds in January: Mom’s House, $100; TOSS (prison ministry) $100; House of His Creation, $100; Warwick Community Chest Food Bank, $100; The ELCA Malaria Fund, $170. These funds have been donated by the women of St. Paul honoring the mission legacy of the organization since it started over 100 years ago. All women of the church are invited to take part in the varied activities sponsored by Women of the ELCA.
WELCA BOOK CLUB will meet at 7p.m. Thursday, March 29 in the lounge. The book is Jasmin Darznik’s “A Good Daughter, A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life.” In this sweeping, poignant, and beautifully written memoir, Jasmin weaves the stories of three generations of Iranian women into a unique tale of one family’s struggle for freedom and understanding. The result is an enchanting and unforgettable story of secrets, betrayal and the unbreakable mother-daughter bond. The author was born in Tehran, Iran, and received her Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. She is a professor of English and creative writing at Washington and Lee University and lives in Charlottesville, VA. The book is also in paperback. All women of the church are invited to attend. No signup is required.