THE RED SIGN-UP BOOK includes sheets for Communion Assistants and Assisting Ministers. There are also Flower and Bread sign-up sheets in the same Red Sign-up Book.
THE WORSHIP FLOWERS are placed by Michael & Georgene Hoff to the glory of God.
THE CHRISTIAN SERVICE BOX for January will benefit the Itete Hospital and Pharmacy in Tanzania.
AUGSBURG ADULT BIBLE STUDY meets in the church lounge Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Today: Marsha Campbell Jan 24: Diana Hill
WORSHIP ASSISTANTS 8:00 a.m. 10;30 a.m.
Acolyte Adam Reichard Nate Hovan
A. Min. Jane Brye Doug Minnich
Lector Jenny Bitzer Lee Anne Wagaman
Com. Asst. Jenny Bitzer Kathy Ross
Greeters John & Ruth Deemer Don Shaub, Jim Hoffer
Altar Guild Evelyn Balmer, Barbara Weaver, Kathy Trayer
Com. Bread Pat Lamb
Flowers Michael & Georgene Hoff
Nursery Steve & Signe Fink Judy Rusnock, Kathy Smith
Lights/Snd. Mike Herr Kathy Ross
Ushers Mike Herr’s Team 1 Wayne GongawareTeam 14
POWER PACKS PROJECT VOLUNTEERS:
Jan 14: Driver—Gerald Miller; Irene Miller
Jan 21: Driver—Anne & Jim Millhouse, Nancy Weiss
RECYCLE, REUSE, RECREATE!! The K-1 Sunday School Class has been collecting empty boxes that would normally go into the trash. Please help them by bringing “flattened” Christmas gift boxes, toy boxes, cereal boxes, macaroni and cheese boxes, etc. throughout January. A collection box will be in the Narthex.
THE LADIES LUNCH BUNCH will gather at 11:30 on January 20, at Dragonfly Cafe, 245 Bloomfield Dr, Lititz. The food is delicious and so is the coffee. They carry gluten free choices as well as dairy free. All ladies are welcome to join us and enjoy some great food and conversation! Come share in the fun. Please sign up in the book located at the kiosk in the Narthex. Any questions can be directed to Nancy Miller at 405-0000.
ATTENTION ALL CRAFTERS: Join us on Sat., Jan. 23 from 9am-4pm for a day of crafting. Each attendee will have a 4 foot table to spread out their supplies & projects and craft while enjoying the company of fellow crafters. Come for as long or as short as your schedule allows. It’s a great opportunity to share ideas! What to bring: your supplies & projects to work on, lunch (or money to place a takeout order), your friends! Please sign up on the kiosk or contact Barb Paynter so we can plan accordingly.
MEAL SERVING IN LANCASTER: Our congregation has partnered with Zion Leola to serve community dinners in Lancaster. Volunteers (ages 15+) are needed to serve at REDEEMER Lutheran on Thursday, January 21 for: Set Up at 3:00-5:00pm AND Serving/Clean up at 5:15-7:00pm. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up on the kiosk or see Joyce Groff.
SENIORS GROUP is taking a trip to Masonic Home to see the Train Display on Wed., Jan. 27. Meet at St. Paul at 10:30am to carpool. We will have lunch at Masonic Village "Three Loaves Cafe" located at the Visitors Center (cost ranges between $4-10/person), see the train display, and arrive back at St. Paul at approx. 3pm. Sign up on the kiosk and note if you are able to drive.
CIRCLE MEETING: "Confidence in God's Beginnings and Endings" based on Philippians 1: 1-26 will be presented by Kathy Trayer. Ruth Circle will meet at 9:30 a.m. across from the library TODAY.
SOUPER BOWL OF CARING: On Sunday Jan. 31 and Sunday Feb. 7, the youth group will be sponsoring the Souper Bowl of Caring project. We will be asking the congregation to help support the Lititz/Warwick Community Chest Food Bank. On Sunday Feb. 7, we will be collecting canned goods and/ or money donations. The youth will be collecting after each service on that day. We will also be selling homemade soup after each service for $5 a quart. All money collected will also go toward the Community chest. Mark your calendars and get ready for a great service project!
MISSION & OUTREACH FAIR SET UP: Reminder for leaders of our mission and outreach groups - set up for the fair will be on Friday, Jan. 15 from 9am-3pm or Saturday, Jan. 16 from 9-11am. Any questions, please see Barb Paynter or Sandy Bingaman.
MISSION & OUTREACH FAIR: On Sunday, January 17 the Mission and Outreach Committee will be hosting a Mission & Outreach Awareness Fair in the narthex before and after both services. Our small groups and committees will have displays highlighting the outreach & mission work they are involved in. Everyone is encouraged to take a few minutes to enjoy the displays while we celebrate how St. Paul strives to share God’s love by reaching out to our neighbors both near and far. There will be opportunities to sign up to help with any of the mission work. The displays will remain up to view through January 31.
MISSION AWARENESS SUNDAY SPEAKER: The Women of the ELCA will be hosting the Angie Hammer family for Mission Awareness Sunday, January 17, 2016. Angie and her husband will be speaking about their one year mission to the Konde Diocese in Tanzania beginning early summer of 2016. Angie will be teaching English and volunteering time with Forest Lutheran Church in Mbeya serving in the ministry with families and youth. Angie’s husband Andrew will be teaching computer science course at the university. Their three children will accompany them on their mission. Part of their missionary service is to develop relationships with Lancaster County schools and schools in Mbeya. Beyond their responsibilities of teaching, Angie and Andrew will be active in service with the Lutheran Church in Mbeya. The Hammer family will be visiting our children’s Sunday school classrooms between the two services.
WOMEN OF THE ELCA will be selling Fair Trade chocolate, tea and coffee in the narthex between services through the end of January.
WINE CLUB: There is a sign-up sheet in the sign-up book for Wine Club on January 14th at the home of Joe and Sandy Doster. Please sign up today.
LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE TRIP to New Jersey will take place April 24-30, 2016. There are still nearly 9000 displaced families in New Jersey following Super Storm Sandy in 2012. A planning meeting for this trip will be held on Sunday, January 31, at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room at Luther Acres, 600 E. Main Street, Lititz. For more information, please contact Pastor Glenn Beard at 626-1171, ext. 1669, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 SUPPER CLUB GROUPS have been selected. Please pick up your paper on the table in the narthex. Your group can now start planning your first dinner. We hope you all enjoy supper club this year! Please contact AL or Deb Rothermel at 627-2107 or email@example.com with any questions.
WORSHIP ASSISTANTS: January 17th 8 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Acolyte Tyler Lamb Kendall Eby
A. Min. Nancy Miller Jane Brye
Lector Sue Fry Greta Weiler
Com. Asst. Barb Weaver, Mary Ann Seitz, Tammy Jo Stetler, Joyce Groff Sally Hall, Anne Millhouse
Greeters Pat Gerfen, Judy Mearig Joyce Loercher, Susan Shaub
Altar Guild John & Linda Bell, Mary Ann Seitz, Stephanie Cramer
Com. Bread NEEDED
Flowers Sandy Bingaman
Nursery Chris, Lauren, Leeann Runkle Jennifer Ziegler, Sam Smith
Lights/Snd. Adam Reichard Steve Shaub
Ushers Nancy Weiss’s Team 21 Women