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

From the bulletin August 21, 2016

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.

SUMMER HOURS hours:
July and August, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 4. At all other times, please leave a message at 519-426-1845 and someone will get back to you.



PARKING PROTOCOL
please leave the spaces on Lot Street for those with mobility challenges. So plan to arrive a couple of minutes early and use other parking spaces. At 10:25 a.m. use any space available. Thank you.

WANTED: CHILDREN AND YOUTH
We would like to add your families', friends' and neighbours' children to our Sunday School programs, which are resuming on Sunday, September 11th. Please help yourself to a brochure and invite the children/youth you know to join our church family. These brochures are available in the library and on the window sill by the ramp down to the Lower Hall.

HEADPHONES:

If anyone would like to use headphones during the service, please speak to one of the ushers.

The office will soon be ordering 2017 offering envelopes. If you are currently not using envelopes and would like a set, please let Nancy know.


The office will soon be preparing small 10 packs of envelopes for those who are on PAR. If you do not require a set, please let the office know


Reminder: The Thistle Club has meat pies available for sale.


JOB POSTING - SUPPORT WORKER - HAMBLETON HALL

As Indwell prepares to open Hambleton Hall in Simcoe in early October, they are recruiting a part-time Facilities Support Worker to begin in September. The job posting and application form can be found at www.indwell.ocean.factore.ca. The posting will remain open through August 28. Also - stay tuned for details about a Grand Opening in October!


Your News' N Views articles are due on September 4th.

Please send your articles directly to Tracy at tracy.rodrigues96@yahoo.ca. They may also be left in the News' N Views mail slot.


Lay Readers: Please pick up the 2016/17 Schedule in your mail slots.


BOOK CLUB UPDATE


There is still time for anyone interested to pick up a copy of the book "Noah's Compass" by Anne Tyler, read it and join in a conversation on Tuesday, August 30th at 3:30 PM at the church. This is our first attempt at a "book club". ALL are welcome.
IN OUR COMMUNITY - BULLETIN BOARD NOTICES


The 2015 Concert Series at Waterford United Church


The Concert continues on Friday, August 26th at 7:30 p.m., featuring "Diversity" with Mike Hogg & Elizabeth Corewin. All are welcome to this free concert, with refreshments following the concert.

"RIDE FOR REFUGE"


October 1, 2016 in London to support PWS and D Funds raised will go to support maternal and child health in Malawi and Afghanistan. For more information, see the bulletin board or www.canada.rideforrefuge.org/charity/pwsd

LOOKING AHEAD


LUNCH BUNCH


LUNCH BUNCH ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 WILL BE AT ST. PAUL'S CHURCH! LUNCH BUNCH - SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 - AT ST. PAUL'S Speaker: Shirley Miller Topic: Guatemala Trip, including her visit to Francisco Coll, the "school in the dump" 12 noon lunch, presentation 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch provided free of charge by the Thistle Club Donations to Guatemala, receipts issued for donations over $10

SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE Videos of the conference can be located at Click to video Stream Here

Luanne is the new Director of the NORFOLK NOTE-ABLES This local Children's Choir is welcoming new members, ages 8-18, on Tuesday evenings, starting Sept. 8, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church. For more information, please contact Luanne at either 519-755-8802 or via email at Norfolk.NoteAbles@gmail.com.


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!

2015 Annual Reports are available through the church office.

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