ATTENTION KNITTERS: The deadline for making mittens for the Lititz Women's Club is November 30. If you need a pattern for knitting mittens, see Nancy Weiss or call her at 626-0994.
WELCA BOOK CLUB will meet at 7 pm in the lounge on December 5th to discuss Laura Schroff's An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny.
SUPPER CLUB 2014: Look for the signup sheet in the Sign-Up book in the narthex. Please sign up by TODAY The beginning of December, we will randomly select the groups, and inform each couple/single of your group so you can get started. Any questions, please contact, Deb or Al Rothermel (627-2107 or email@example.com)
THE ANNUAL SENIOR’S Christmas Dinner sponsored by Women of the ELCA will be held on Saturday, December 7th at 12:00 noon in the Social Hall at St. Paul. Anyone aged 65 or older and their spouse are welcome attend this joyful annual event. What a wonderful way to celebrate the Christmas season with great food and good fellowship with friends from St. Paul. Mark your calendars and please sign up in the narthex or call Mary Ann Seitz at 717-626-9368. You may also call the church office at 626-4709 to make a reservation. We hope to see you there!
THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS $15 million Thrivent Choice® Double Direction Church Campaign: Here’s how it works: Between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30, 2013, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans® will: Give up to $15 million to churches across the country through Thrivent Choice. Double all Choice Dollars® directions made to churches—including our church—during the campaign, or until $15 million has been awarded, whichever comes first. Direct Choice Dollars today! Thrivent Choice allows eligible members of Thrivent Financial to recommend where some of Thrivent Financial’s charitable dollars are distributed. To make your direction, simply:Go to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice, or Call 800-THRIVENT (800-847-4836) and say,“Thrivent Choice.”
BLANKET MAKING will meet on Wednesday, December 4th from 9 a.m. – noon.
THE MEN’S BIBLE STUDY and breakfast will be held at our church on Dec. 7 starting at 7AM. All men are invited, so come on out to hear and study God's word and to enjoy some breakfast and fellowship. If anyone can help by providing food and juice, it would be much appreciated. Also someone is needed to prepare the lesson for that day. Please contact me if you can help or if you have any questions. My e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org and my phone is 626-6296. Thank you, in advance, for your help with this event. Jim Millhouse
HOSANNA will be hosting the community Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 28th from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. They will be feeding 150 people and need 18-20 cooked turkeys (not carved, just cooked) and a quart of gravy per turkey. If you are able to supply a cooked turkey and gravy, please notify Russ Pettyjohn at 626-4139 or the church office. Thank you!
WE WOULD LIKE TO find volunteers who would be interested in writing and delivering the Children’s Message. It would be nice to have some new faces to share a message with the children. If you are interested in doing so, please contact Pastor Gable.
FAMILY ADVENT FESTIVAL: Everyone is invited to our Family Advent Festival on Sunday, December 1st at 6:00pm. There will be several Advent crafts to make as we prepare our hearts and minds for the Advent season as well as music and fellowship. Please bring a dessert to share. Sign up on the kiosk in the Narthex if you plan to come.
ADVENT FESTIVAL SUPPLIES: We are looking for donations of cut greens to make our advent wreaths and the fronts of old Christmas card for one of our crafts. Greens can be placed on the stage in the Social Hall on Dec. 1 and cards can be placed in the basket in the narthex. Thank you for your donations.
CHRISTMAS DECORATING: will be on Friday, Dec. 13. Join us at 6:00pm for pizza & fellowship in the Social Hall followed by decorating the Nave & Narthex. Everyone is invited! Sign up on the kiosk.
GIFTS FOR OUR HOMEBOUND MEMBERS are in the narthex. Please help to deliver them to the member listed on the gift. Please deliver after Thanksgiving. Thank you!
A NEW MEMBER’S CLASS is scheduled for Saturday, December 7th, 8:30 a.m. in the lounge. Please call the office to reserve your spot.
ST. PAUL ARCHIVES COMMITTEE meets tomorrow, November 25 at 1:15 p.m. in the Archives Room. If you have an hour and an interest in church history and our church family, consider joining. All meetings are work meetings, so come in "work" clothes. Tomorrow, we will prepare the Archives showcase for the Advent/Christmas seasons and do some sorting/organizing.
ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING READINGS are in the Red Worship Assistants Book. Please sign up for a reading and take a copy of your reading. There are 8 slots to fill, so PLEASE sign up to participate in the lighting of the Advent Wreath.
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL CHOIR: Anyone who likes to sing and would like to participate with the choir for our 9 p.m. Christmas Eve Service is welcome to join us. The choir will be singing anthems that will include bells, flute, and harp. If you are interested, rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting December 4. If you have questions, please contact Jane Brye at 393-5009, any choir member or just come and join us. Merry Christmas!
LADIES LUNCH BUNCH will gather on December 18th at 11:30 at Lititz Family Cupboard, 12 W. Newport Road in Lititz. All ladies are welcome to join us as we enjoy the buffet full of delicious Lancaster County foods or something simple from the menu! Please sign up in the book located at the kiosk in the Narthex. Any questions can be directed to Nancy Miller at 405-0000.