If you have a prayer request, please write it down in our prayer book on the table at the entrance into worship, or send to the office or our minister by email.  Your needs will be added to our community prayer, and/or shared with the prayer team if you are okay with that. Thank you

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

 (June 27th to Sept 5th)
Closed Monday
Tue., Wed., Thu.,    9 am  – 12 noon   and   1 pm  – 3 pm
Occasionally Fridays until noon
So please call ahead to ensure someone will be in the office.

Pastor Gord is on vacation July 17th to August 21st

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING at ST PAUL’S and in the COMMUNTY

Join us in the sanctuary for Singing and Praying – Sunday at 10:00 am – or watch the livestream on our YouTube Channel 

Sun., Aug 14th, 2022 – 10:00 am  – Join us for Worship, led by UCW – 60th Anniversary celebration
                              and stay for coffee and conversation after in the Friendship Room

Thu., August 18th – 7:00 pm – Sound Bath –NW Doors will be open at 6:45 pm
             Relax, Release, Renew… experience the soothing sounds of Alchemy Crystal Bowls!
             Come, join Liz in St Paul’s United Church large Basement, 
Bring whatever you need to feel comfortable while lying or sitting … Cost: donation (suggested $20)

Fri., Aug 19th – Pizza ‘n’ Games night  cancelled

Mon., Aug 22nd – Drop off day for Garage Sale 2 pm – 8 pm

Tue. – Thu Aug 23-25th – Sorting and pricing garage sale items  9 am – 5 pm

Thu., Aug. 25th – Garage sale opens 5 pm – 8 pm

Fri., Aug 26th – Garage sale open – 9 am – 8 pm

Sat., Aug 27th – Garage sale last day open 10 am – 1:00  pm  (then clean up until done)

Wed., Aug. 31st – Value Village FUNDrive 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Parking lot at NW door

Thu., Sept 1st – Deadline for newsletter coming out on September 4th

Wed., Sept 7th  – 1:30 pm – UCW Meeting in the Friendship Room

Fri., Sept 9th  – 9 am – 12 noon – 102 St Stitchers – bring a project, help with a project,
                            Join us for conversation.

Sun., Sept 11th – 2:30 pm – Sunday Funday at the Dawson’s 

Sun., Sept 25th – Congregational Meeting

Week of Oct 16th – 23rd – Affirm Week –different events all week  
                                          Closing weekend Keynote Speaker – The Very Rev. Gary Paterson

 

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Scrapbooker Wanted….we have a lot of newspaper clippings about members and events that need to find a good home in a scrapbook.  If you can put your talents to use in this worthwhile project it will be greatly appreciated. Please contact Carla in the office and she can show you the documents that need to be tenderly organized for family history purposes 🙂

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*FURTHER INFORMATION / DETAILS

St Paul’s Handbell Choir   
Calling all Bell Players OR those who would like to learn to play bells:
Hoping to restart in September – stay tuned for more news
We have had a Senior and Junior Choir for many years and hope to start up again in the fall. We are so
grateful to Jeannette Borstad for her leadership and we wish her well in her move. We await to see
who God is calling to take on the leadership in the future.
Please contact the Church Office by email or phone if you are interested in becoming a ringer.

Labyrinth Walks: Please join us for meditation; an inward journey on a sacred path.

102 Street Stitchers   Will reconvene in September the second Friday of the month.  Watch for the details and join them in the Friendship Room to sit and stitch, to chat, to work on a project, to introduce a project.

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 or bottles/cans you dropped off.

Celebration “FUN”draiser:  Celebrations can be recognized and shared by renting the LED sign for a day or week.  Contact Carla in the office for more details, samples etc.
We are offering this at $10.00/day  or  $50.00 / week
Birthdays / Anniversaries / Mother’s Day / Father’s Day / New House / New Baby / Graduation /   or any other celebration you can think of.
If you are planning to include a picture and/or the age of the person please get their permission first.

The Communications Team 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.  

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.

Volunteers needed each Sunday:  Scripture Readers, Door Greeters, PowerPoint operators, serving tea, coffee and sweets after church. Please sign the lists in the foyer if you would like to volunteer to help during the worship services or afterwards at Fellowship time. Speak to Linda Wagner if you want more information about any of these opportunities to serve.

PLEASE be sure to check with Carla in the church office before you expect a room to be free for your use. Rooms booked with Carla in the office will have first priority.  Please ask about the COVID19 protocols we want you to follow.

AV Operator and PowerPoint Team Schedule

Click on the link to view the revised schedule in PDF: 2022 – Worship AV/PPT Schedule
If you can’t be there please make arrangements for someone else to cover that day.