NEWS & VIEWS
Please Note: After 10:30 a.m. during Sunday worship
all entry doors to St. Paul's are locked for security measures.

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

From the bulletin Oct. 26 2014

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. A special welcome to anyone who is visiting this morning. Please record your presence by signing the guest register in the lobby (library area) to the east side of the sanctuary. LARGE PRINT bulletins and hymn books are available from our ushers. A special welcome to the Rev. Carlene Walford who is participating in this morning's worship. Carlene is in the area ministering with our off-shore workers.

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.

Messy Church
There is room for more leaders and/or assistants especially in the area of Food Preparation and Clean-up. If you are able to join, please speak to Grace, Sharon, Jane or Ian.

Crieff Hills Community
St. Paul's has a long and mutually supportive relationship with Crieff. We are blessed by both its proximity and it's programs. Crieff is continuing a Capital campaign to improve its facilities. Session has agreed that on November 2 and 9, you may use your envelopes to support this venture. Add your donation to your offering and mark (Crieff and the amount) in the specify category. PAR givers may use the envelopes provided.

Christmas Tree Ornament Party! Sunday, November 2 (after worship)


The Christmas Pageant (on November 30) will involve the children decorating the sanctuary tree with hand-made symbols of the Christmas story. We are asking families and interested people to stay after worship on Sunday, November 2 for this Christmas craft making party. A light lunch (instead of coffee time) will be provided.

St. Paul's Holly Tea Bazaar
Saturday, November 22 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. Now is the time to begin thinking of how you can help. Thistle Club needs your support! This is their annual fund raiser. * A very special thank you to our hard working pie making crew.

ST. PAUL'S THIS WEEK,

Tuesday 6:30 p.m. St. Paul's Court
Wednesday 9:30 p.m. Community Life
Thursday 7:30 p.m. Senior Choir
Saturday Adjust your clocks!


Our Mitten Tree
will be up Sunday, November 2. It will be in place for four Sundays. We need lots of knitted articles (mittens, hats, scarves) which will be donated to two of our church missions, Evangel Hall in Toronto and Anishinabe in Winnipeg which helps native and Metis children who live in poverty.

Langford Series
Monday, November 3 Anthropogenic Climate Change Presentation by John Anderson
Monday, November 10 Reflection and Group Discussion
Both evenings begin at 7:00 p.m. and are no longer than 90 minutes. Come! Learn! Share! Respond! There is a sign up sheet available on the info table.

The Family Council from Cedarwood Village Nursing Home,
is having a fund raiser Bazaar with White Elephant items and baskets for raffle on Saturday, November 15. The baskets are from Epicure, Cider Keg, Picards and more. Deborah Moore will be selling the raffle tickets ($2.00 each or 3 for $5.00) at the information table next Sunday. Profits will be used to improve quality of life for the residents.

Membership Workshop Series, CANCELLED


Discernment . . .Eldership Seminars CANCELLED


Presbyterian Record
We will soon be submitting our order for 2015. We purchase our bulk subscriptions through St. Paul's. The cost is $24.95. Those who subscribe to this magazine are not billed directly; however if you wish to make a donation to St. Paul's to help cover the cost there will be an "envelope" attached to your March News' N Views. For those who subscribe to this magazine, we encourage you to continue to do so. There are many interesting and informative articles. For those who do not receive this magazine and would like to, please contact the office at 519-426-1845. However, if you do not wish to continue the subscription, please contact the office as well. Now is the time to do so.

It's now time to order your 2015 Presbyterian Church Calendar. The cost is $2.75. There is a sign up sheet on the information table. Please order by December 1.

November Lunch Bunch will take place at the Garden Restaurant, 16 Argyle St. Simcoe in the Cove Room, on Monday, Nov 10 at 12:00 noon. Please contact Judy-Ann Macaulay at 519-426-6676.

Men's Breakfast
- our next Men's breakfast will take place Sunday, November 16 at 8:30 a.m. (coffee 8:00 a.m.) Mike Cobb and Dick Pearson will speak on "Remembrance of Norfolk's Soldiers". The cost is $5.00. Ladies are welcome!


These Days

For those who subscribe to These Days, your issue for October, November & December can be found 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!

Kelby is one of our young adults. Go to www.caringbridge.org and type in kelbybalch to view the journey that she and her family is on with a disease called Dystonia.
We are posting the address on this site, so that you may learn about her journey, and keep Kelby and her family in your prayers!

Excerpts from the 2013 Annual Reports are now ready for viewing.
The complete paper version is now available through the church office.



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