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

From the bulletin July 10, 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.

SUNDAY REFRESHMENTS

REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR SUMMER LEMONADE There is a sign-up sheet and instructions on the information table. Please consider helping for one Sunday this summer. We would appreciate your help, and it's very easy to do!

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL Most of the Sundays have been spoken for, with only August 14, 21 and September 4th still requiring coverage. If you feel that any of these Sundays will fit into your summer schedule, please see the sign-up sheet and curriculum information just inside the lower hall Thank you.

HEADPHONES:

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

PLEASE COLLECT YOUR INTERIM STATEMENTS FROM YOUR MAIL SLOTS.

CALL TO MIKAL

MOVING FORWARD! Mikal's Ordination service will be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Oakridge P.C. in London and all from St. Paul's are welcome to attend. His first day at St. Paul's will be on Tuesday, August 2nd. Mikal's Induction will be held here at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 7th. Please mark this important date on your calendar and plan to attend this very meaningful service. Thank you.

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.


ELEVATOR UPDATE:


Dave the Elevator Man and Mrs. Elevator Man will be missing some Sunday services in July, August and maybe September. As these Sundays will be a spur-of-the-moment thing, I ask those who can operate the elevator to please be ready to fill in, as needed. Thanks, Dave

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Encourage your grandchildren and grand-neighbours to include VBS in their summer plans! Mornings from 9:00 a.m. to noon, July 25 to July 29. Registration forms are available in the library. For children in Senior Kindergarten - Grade 5/6 in September 2016.

COMMUNION CARDS

After thoughtful consideration, Session has decided to discontinue the issuance of Communion Cards. Nothing else will change regarding our Communion Sunday services. Elders will still be delivering News 'N Views in their districts and will be available for pastoral visits. If you have any questions regarding this decision made by Session, please contact the Roll Clerk, Carol Croucher.

CAMP KINTAIL WISH LIST

Camp Kintail has provided us with a Wish List for 2016. Included on this list are practical items that everyone can donate, along with larger items that would require a special donation. General cash donations are appreciated. A tax receipt is provided for monetary donations. Copies of the Wish List are on the information table in the library.

IN OUR COMMUNITY - BULLETIN BOARD NOTICES


LOOKING AHEAD


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL SUMMER 2016


Encourage your grandchildren and grand-neighbours to include VBS in their summer plans! Mornings from 9:00 a.m. to noon, July 25 to July 29. Registration forms are available in the library. For children in Senior Kindergarten - Grade 5/6 in September 2016.

CAMP KINTAIL


Have you started to think about summer - and camping? Registration for Camp Kintail 2016 has begun. Go to www.campkintail.ca to register your child or grandchild for summer camp.

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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