NEWS & VIEWS
If you are visiting with us, we hope you enjoy your stay!

From the bulletin May 24, 2015

Welcome to Worship at St. Paul's. May you experience the enlivening presence of God as you gather with God's family to celebrate God's amazing grace.

Coffee +++
Friends, help enrich our worship experience by signing up to assist with refreshments after worship. Guidance and help are available if you are uncertain of the how to's. There is a sign up sheet on the information table.

Our Weekly Coffee Hours will soon be switching from coffee/tea to lemonade. If you feel that you are able to help or bake, please sign the list on the information table. Thank you.


VBS camp week July 27 - July 31 9:00 to Noon ...
contact church office for registration form. For parents and grandparents please mark on your calendar. Children from SK to 10 years old theme is Message Received: Hearing God's Call It features five Bible stories that highlight biblical characters who heard God call them - Samuel, Esther, Mary, Jesus' disciples, and Lydia. They responded to God's call, changing their lives forever.

Offering Envelopes
The office will soon be ordering 2016 offering envelopes. If you are currently not using envelopes and would like a set, please let Nellie know.

Nepal Disaster
PWS and D needs your support to respond to the earthquake in Nepal. Your financial support will bring relief to those suffering after this devastating disaster. Up until May 25, the Government of Canada will contribute a matching amount. You may make a donation to PWS and D through your church envelopes. Please make out your cheque to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church and write "Nepal" in the "specify" category on your envelope. This may be placed with your regular Sunday offering.
For further info, please check the website: http://presbyterian.ca/pwsd/2015/04/27/pwsd-responds-to-devastating-nepal-earthquake/

ST. PAUL'S THIS WEEK,
Tuesday 6:30 p.m. St. Paul's Court
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Community Life
Thursday 7:30 p.m. Senior Choir
Friday 10:30 a.m. Bible Study

News' N Views
Your articles are due today. Please send them directly to Nicole Auld at theaulds@live.ca. They may also be left in the News' N Views mail slot in the lower lobby. Our next Communion will be held Sunday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m.

Ladies Precept Bible Study
Beginning Friday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. "Heaven, Hell and Life After Death" Lydia Bergen is hosting a Ladies Precept Bible Study lead by Luanne Ashe. All ladies are invited to meet for fellowship and prayer at 10:00 a.m. in the games room at St. Paul's Court. Work books are $12.00 each. Please call Lydia 226-440-2787 or Luanne 519-755-8802.

Mission Circle
Monday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. Interested in an African Safari? See Victoria Falls? Everyone is invited Monday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. for refreshments and to see and hear about South Africa from Diane Stinson's recent three week trip. Mission Circle will meet briefly afterwards.

St. Paul's Annual Yard Sale Our Mission Committee will be sponsoring our yard sale again this year. It will take place Saturday, June 6. The committee is looking for items in good condition. Proceeds of the sale go to PWS and D. You may drop off your items the Friday night before, between 6:00 and 8:30 p.m.
Camp Kintail Registration
Camp Kintail Registration is open. Go to www.campkintail.ca to register your child or grandchild for summer camp. There are also registration forms available on the information table. Presbyterian Young People's Society's May Camp is coming up on May 15-18th at Camp Kintail. For details please contact Lauren (519-420-7731 or lauren.fulton@live.com.
Camp Kintail Wish List:
On May 10th, the Camp Kintail Wish List donation drive will start again! The list will be available for pick up before that date on the info table in the library. The drive will go from May 10th until June 29th and the donations will go to camp with Lauren for the summer!
New Hymn Books
We are planning to make copies of the most recent Book of Praise available to the congregation for use during Worship Services. If you would like to make a personal donation or if you would like to make a memorial donation, please find the yellow Book of Praise donation form on the information table. You may leave your form and payment on the offering plate or in Nellie's mail slot in the lower hall. All donations will receive an income tax receipt.

will be given an opportunity to give a gift (receipt-able) to this project.

Kirkin' o' the Tartan
A Kirkin' o' the Tartan service will take place Sunday, November 1st. Be sure to mark this very important date on your calendar. Please contact Bruce 519-426-9947 or the office 519-426-1845 if you would like to order a "family tartan runner".

These Days for April, May & June are available in your mail slot.


Learning Opportunities
Copies of the sermons can be found on our website: www.stpaulssimcoe.com Hard copies are available in the narthex.

Looking for more information on events?
If you look in our Calendar section, you will see what is happening!

2014 Annual Reports are available through the church office.

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