NEWS & VIEWS
From the bulletin Nov.23 2014
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!
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.
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.
Coffee Hour Sunday Nov.23
Our Mission Committee will be our host. They are hoping to raise money by asking for a small donation to help with the expenses of shipping the knitted items from our mitten tree to Anishinabe in Winnipeg which is one of our church missions. Our mitten tree will be in place one more Sunday.
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to stand at our Christmas Kettles. If anyone has a couple of hours of spare time to assist, please call their office at 519-426-3640.
The Christmas Food Boxes for the Salvation Army
are in place this morning and will remain until December 7
ST. PAUL'S THIS WEEK,
Tuesday 6:30 p.m. St. Paul's Court
Thursday 7:30 p.m. Senior Choir
Please return your ballot for the elder's election to the box in the library.Thank you.
To Grace, the Thistle Club and all the extra volunteers, a huge thank you for another great year! Our Holly Bazaar was a huge success!
Christmas Gifts for
Quetzal Family Homes
There are several children currently living at Quetzal Family Homes for whom their mothers cannot provide a Christmas. Christmas balls with information about the children will be available from Chris Speir after worship today Sunday. The gifts are to be returned "unwrapped" by Sunday, December 7.
Monday, December 1, at 1:30 p.m.
Mission Circle invites you to an afternoon of Advent and Christmas Readings and carols. Refreshments will be served.This will take place in the parlour.
If you need transportation, call Marie Muth at 519-583-1627.
There are many 'special' events happening.
Check the bulletin board for a sample of possibilities.
Christmas Communion service Sunday December 7 at 10:30,
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.
Christmas Congregational Breakfast
Sunday December 7, 2014. Tickets will be on sale Sunday Nov.9,2014 Cost: Adults $5.00, Children under 12, $2.00
For those who subscribe to These Days,
your issue for October, November & December
can be found in your mail slot.
Copies of the sermons can be found on our website:
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.
Property & Maintenance ( former Finance & Maintenance) Friendship in Faith
Furnishing Library Men's Breakfast Club
Mission Circle Mission (former Mission & Stewardship) News & Views
Community Life (former Pastoral Care) Senior Choir
Session St. Paul's Court
Thistle Club Web Christian Nuture (former Worship and Education)