Announcements

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Ministry by:  The Congregation

Enabling Minister: Rev. Gord Waldie       Church Office: Carla Johnson

Telephone: (780-532-2415) Email: secretary@stpaulsuc.ca

Sunday School: Holly Loughead   

Youth Ministry: Janis Schau-Steinke

Music Director: Alison White.

If you have a prayer request, please write it down in our prayer book on the table at the entrance into worship. Your needs will be added to our community prayer. Thank you

If you have noticed someone missing from our congregation, please contact them by phone or visit them in person.

You may be their “angel” 


Annual Roast Beef Dinner and Silent Auction

Sunday, November 5th

St Paul’s United Church

Open seating from 4:30 – 6:30

Adults $20.00 ~ Youth 6-14 $10.00 ~ Under 5 – Free

Please contact Carla in the church office 780-532-2415 if you are able to donate carrots, potatoes or would like to make a cash donation.

Items for the silent auction can be dropped off at the church and need to be clearly marked “Silent Auction”. Please contact Sherry Alstad at 780-568-4679 if you have any questions.

Volunteers for dishes, set up, clean up etc. will be needed; silent auction donations and food donations too. Marge Riley (780) 532-7849 will be contacting people for donations of salads, pies & to sign up for many tasks needing willing hands on the day.

So please watch the bulletin and listen for announcements this month. Tell your neighbors and friends to hold this date.


P&M breakfast and work meeting, Saturday, October 14th at 8:00 a.m.

Clairmont United Church Roast Beef Supper & Silent Auction will be held Saturday, October 21 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Sexsmith Civic Centre.  To reserve tickets, please call Karen at 780-538-9136.

October 26-28, Lacombe, AB: Phase 2, Healing from the Heart: Is one of two parts of Phase 2 in the Healing Pathway program. It provides an opportunity to deepen the experience of healing and connecting to God’s healing power through the heart centre. St. Andrew’s United Church. Instructors: Deb Firus, Jackie WaltersContact Roberta Dyck if interested, chris.dyck@hotmail.com

VOLUNTEERS WANTED!

  • Council Treasurer
  • Chair Elect for Church Council
  • 2 Members at Large for Council
  • Council positions: speak to any council executive member
  • Sunday School Teachers – speak to Holly Loughead
  • Newsletter Editor – speak to Sharon Adams
  • Pastoral Care Visitor(s) -even once a month will help speak to Judy Barber
  • Power Point Operators

The Observer – Renewal Time If you receive the United Church Magazine “The Observer”, your subscription is coming up for renewal shortly.  The price is $25.00/year.  If you would like to renew your subscription, you can either put the renewal amount of $25.00 in an envelope clearly marked “Observer” in the Sunday collection plate separate from your regular Sunday offering or drop it into the office by October 15th.  If you would like to start receiving the Observer please contact the office.  There are copies in the Foyer if you would like to take a look at one before you order

Wednesday Prayer Time: Gord invites folks to join him in the sanctuary Wednesdays at noon to pray.

T-Shirts and Hats – with St Paul’s Logo are available by talking to or writing Sharon Adams. 587-297-1570 or sharad2224@yahoo.ca. Four shirt styles – t shirt, golf shirt, baseball shirt, hoodie;  Three hat styles – with multiple options – stamped logo; embroidered logo; Canadian flag, Alberta crest. Communications appreciates all who are “wearing their colors” and letting others in the community know about us.

St. Paul’s has an easy fund raiser to help with the Church renovations. All you need to do is bag up all your empty bottles, cans and milk jugs and put our church id # 1468-2415 visible on each bag and drop them off at the bottle depot on Resources Road and before you leave, check in with the cashier and let them know how many bags/boxes on bottles/can you dropped off. *** $259.35 has been brought in since January 1, 2017***

Your St. Paul’s family wants to celebrate your birthday with you! The Communications Committee asks that you take a few seconds to write your name under your birthday month on the new Birthdays calendar hanging in the Friendship Room. Don’t worry, we don’t need to know how old you are. If you and your spouse would like to share your anniversary as well, please make another note on the calendar.

The Communications Committee is always looking for photographs! If you have any photos of recent St. Paul’s events, please forward them to Carla for use in newsletters, narrative reports etc.  Please let us know how we are doing with our messaging on the LED sign; in the Newsletter; on Facebook; and/or on the St. Paul’s website.

The Adult bell choir is in need of some ringers who are competent at reading music. If you have bell ringing experience, that is wonderful. If you are new to bells and sight read well, we are happy to provide the opportunity to play bells.  We currently meet Wednesday evenings, however, in November, we will be changing our rehearsals to Monday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  People from other churches or those not attending our church often join us in our choir.   If you know of someone who may be interested, please contact Jeannette (780) 356-2866.

Handbell Players Needed: We have two wonderful bell choirs – The Beginning Bell choir is open to anyone who would like to try their hand(s) atbell ringing (Junior high age and up).  We meet after church at 11:20 until noon. If you have any interest in learning to play, please speak to Kenzie or Jeannette.

Would you like to put an announcement in the Sunday bulletin? Please have them to Carla in the Church office by Thursday’s at noon in order to have them in for the current week’s bulletin.
Looking for Volunteers to help with the preschool Sunday school class. Please contact Holly Loughead at 780-933-9937

New to the church? Want a photo directory? See Carla in the church office to buy your copy for $15.00

Offering Envelopes – Making your donation using a set of offering envelopes is the easiest way to ensure you receive a tax receipt for your givings. If you don’t have a set of offering envelopes, and would like some, please contact Carla in the church office.

Thursday is “coffice” day! Remember that on Thursday afternoons from 1-4 pm Gord can be found at the West end Starbucks.  Join him for a drink and a chat.

We are in need of Scripture Readers and Door Greeters every Sunday. Please sign the lists in the foyer if you would like to volunteer to help during the worship services. 

JUST A REMINDER… For those parents with small children, there is a nursery available when your children need more room to run around, or are upset and inconsolable. The nursery is conveniently just down the hall across from the Friendship Room.

Committee chairs, please empty your mail boxes.

POWERPOINT SCHEDULE

Click on the link to view the schedule in PDF: May to June – Powerpoint Team