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

As we are not gathering in person – don’t forget to reach out to make a phone call, drop a line, or say a prayer for the people we are missing.    You may be their “angel”

Church Office Hours!
Please note that the Church office will have new hours throughout the summer
starting Tuesday, July 6th   – Tuesday – Friday 9am noon & 1pm – 3pm
and closed the occasional Fridays until September.
Office will be closed July 16-30th 

Rev. Gord will be away on holidays from July 15- August 15th -During this time please call the office for Pastoral Care concerns and someone will forward them to the right person.

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

 Dates to Remember (events with * more details below):

We are once again meeting in the Sanctuary for in-person worship at 10 am on Sundays. Please feel free to join us as you are comfortable. We are still encouraging distancing and masking for a while.

Alternatively you can join us live for Worship – Sunday at 10:00 am – livestreamed on our YouTube channel.    Or watch later as time allows.

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EVERY SUNDAY – Coffee Hour Chat  after church:  Join the After Church Coffee Hour at 11:30 
Zoom link is sent with bulletin Fridays, or ask the office.

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GARAGE SALE – SAVE the DATES 

Mon. August 23rd – 2-4 and 6-8  –  Drop Offs and Pre-arranged pick-ups
Wed. August 25th – Sorting
Thu. August 26th – Sorting
Thu. August 26th – Open for Shopping 5 pm – 8 pm
Fri. August 27th – Open for Shopping 9 am = 8 pm
Sat. August 28th – Open for Shopping 9 am = 12 noon
Sat. August 28th – Clean up


DONATION DETAILS:
Please sort like items together, box and label (eg. kitchen, crafts, sports, bedding, office, etc)
Ensure all items are CLEAN and in good WORKING order
Ensure all extra parts & attachments are well secured together with the main item

Please note: we are unable to accept:
clothing, shoes, large appliances, expired car seats or BBQS

IF you are unable to drop off your donations we have a dedicated team of volunteers
who will happily pick up your donations if you pre-arrange a pick up.
Please call Carla at the church, 780-532-2415, by noon Friday, August 20th if you need your donation(s) picked up.

VOLUNTEER Sign up information will come out later for volunteers – to price, sort, count, take cash and many many more roles. Watch for more news on this in August.

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NEW “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.

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Recurring Activities:  (these activities are still cancelled at present)

Junior Bell Choir                                                Sun., 11:15 am
Senior Bell Choir                                                Mon., 7:00 pm 

Voice Enhancement Choir @ GPCC*              Tue., 10:30 am
CGIT and Explorers                                         Tue., 7:00 pm
Tai Chi                                                               Wed., 10:00 am  and  5:30 pm
Adult Choir                                                       Thur., 7:30 pm
Tai Chi                                                                Sat. 9:30 to 11:30 am


*FURTHER INFORMATION / DETAILS

Senior Handbell’s  practice Monday nights, 7:00-8:30 pm,   (currently cancelled)
with new protocols in place. Junior bells will have a later start. If anyone is interested in playing bells, or learning to play bells, please call the Church Office.

Labyrinth Walks
Please join us for meditation an inward journey on a sacred path.   (Currently cancelled will restart when it is allowed by government guidelines)

Sound Bath   (Currently cancelled )
Please join us and experience the healing frequencies of the Alchemy Crystal Bowls as we have the opportunity to relax, release and renew.
Doors open at 6:45 and sound bath starts at 7pm, in the large basement at St. Paul’s. Due to limited space if you wish to attend, please pre-register through the office 780-532-2415.
Please bring ALL your own props, water bottle, an extra pillow for your knees and something for your eyes If desired as well as whatever you need to be comfortable(warm) as you experience the sounds of the bowls  Cost: By donation  – Looking forward to seeing everyone!

102 Street Stitchers second Friday of the month – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Friendship Room  (presently cancelled)

Voice Enhancement ChoirTuesdays – 10:30 am at Grande Prairie Care Centre 9705 – 94 Ave  (presently cancelled)
The main goal of this choir is singing to maintain and improve vocal heath. As we age, we need to work to keep our voices strong. We just happen to have a lot of fun singing together while we do it!
Free to join & everyone welcome!

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.

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.

Each Sunday we are in need of Scripture Readers, Ushers, Screeners and PowerPoint helpers. Please sign the lists in the foyer if you would like to volunteer to help during the worship services. 

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: 2021 – Worship AV/PPT Schedule
If you can’t be there please make arrangements for someone else to cover that day.