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

OFFICE HOURS

  Our office will be open
Monday to Friday 9 am to 3 pm
but closed over the noon hour

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

THIS WEEK

Sunday, Feb 18th – Lent 1

Sunday, Feb 18th – 2:00 pm – Sound Bath – Join us… spend an hour …take time for yourself to clear the clutter …
Let the magic tones of the bowls create space … bring a sense of calm .. restoring balance in your life…
Please bring water, a mat and whatever else you need to be comfortable….
Cost: donation ( suggested $20)

Tue., Feb 20th  – Bible Study on Zoom –The link and scriptures will be sent out in the Friday e-blast the week before and on Tuesdays.

Tues., Feb 20th    – 7:00 – 8:30 pm – CGIT / Explorers 

Wed., Feb 21st – 1:30 pm – Coffee’s On –  See you in the Friendship Room, to chat or puzzle or just sit and listen while other’s share concerns or joys and share a laugh.

Wed., Feb 21st – 7:00 pm – Council Meeting

Thu., Feb 22nd  – 10:30 am – Music Mornings    Music fun for 2-4 year olds and their caregivers.  Cost is $5 per family per week.

Thu., Feb 15th      – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Embers –in the small basement

Fri., Feb 23rd – 5:30 – 8:30 – Pizza n Games Night in the Friendship Room

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, Feb 25th  – FUNDSCRIP – Gift Card Orders need to be given to Sharon Adams or Margaret Taylor today.

Friday, March 1st – 7:00 pm – World Day of Prayer.  St Paul’s is hosting the other churches this year. The service was written by the women of Palestine.  The theme scripture is: Ephesians 4:1-3  I beg you…..bear with one another in love.

Sun., Mar 3rd – Annual Congregational Meeting –  after church in the Sanctuary.

 

Are you a music maker, a dancer, an orator, a magician, a clown?    Do you like to tell jokes, use puppets, perform skits?  Then we want you to share your skills at “St. Paul’s and Friends Talents Unleashed”. Friday, March 15 @ 7:30pm   
Entry deadline: March 1 to Carla in the Office – 780-532-2415


Next Newsletter deadline is Thursday, March 7th
so it will be out Sun, March 10th – The fruit of the Spirit we will be reflecting on in this issue is Joy.  If you see a short story about Joy, have a reflection on Joy to share; a favourite recipe; have news about an event people should know about happening in March or April…send it to Sharon Adams 587-297-1570  or sharad2224@yahoo.ca by Thursday, March 7th please.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sincere thanks to everyone who made St. Paul’s fundraiser, apple pies and rhubarb crisps last Monday.  The fruit of our labour will be on sale after church the next few Sundays.  Pies and crisps are $20 each, and there are a few smaller size pies and crisps at $10 each. Hope you enjoy them.

UCW thanks all those generous people who contributed muffins for the Stephen Lewis Grandmothers to Grandmothers’ project. Even though there wasn’t as large a crowd as usual we are very happy to acknowledge the generosity of those who attended.
To date we have a total from cheques and cash of $1260 to send to the Foundation.  There is still  time for anyone who wasn’t able to attend to donate, and some money was e paid to the church which will be added to the total.

At St. Paul’s the calendar fills up quickly.  Please be sure to check with Carla in the church office before you expect a room will be free for your use.   Rooms booked with Carla in the office will have first priority. You can also check out our new calendar on the church website, to get an idea who else is in the building and in what room(s) to know if it will conflict with your plans https://74071685.view-events.com/calendar/74071685/ 

We are in need of Scripture Readers, and Door Greeters, and Coffee Hosts / Hostesses every Sunday. Please sign the lists in the foyer if you would like to volunteer to help on any given Sunday. 

Moved?? New to the Church?? If you have moved, or you are new to the Church, please stop by the church office or send Carla a quick email (stpaulsucgp@gmail.com) with your new details so we can keep our records up to date!  Thank you!

FUNDSCRIP – Gift Card Orders – All Year Fundraiser   – We are proposing submitting an order every couple of months for those that are interested in ordering more Gift Cards for everyday food, gas, eating out, clothing retailers etc, to help St Paul’s raise money by getting a percentage of the gift card value for our church. Order forms are available on our website, at the back of the sanctuary or from the office. Next order will be going in Sun., February 25th. Gift Cards will be here March 3rd
This is open to you and your neighbours and friends, as a way to buy gift cards but also support a local charitable organization. Feel free to just email us the order details: for example…1- $100.00 Extra Foods; 2 – $10  A&W; 2 – $25 Canadian Tire – Total $170.00     or submit an order form indicating the amounts and values.  Send a payment by cheque, or e-transfer indicating Fundscrip order. 
If you have any questions feel free to talk to Margaret Taylor 780-882-3803, or Sharon Adams 587-297-1570.

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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:
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.

102nd Street Stitchers –  Happens 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.  

Offering Envelopes – Making your donation using a set of offering envelopes is the easiest way to ensure you receive a tax receipt for your donations. 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 (as of July 5th 2023) in PDF:   AV / PowerPoint Schedule
If you can’t be there please make arrangements for someone else to cover that day.

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Monday, February 12th , 2024 . Council Meeting with Pathfinders Task Group

Tue., Feb 13th – Shrove Tuesday Pancake Suppers:
at Christ Church Anglican  – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
…at Clairmont United Church  – 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Tue., Feb 13th  – Bible Study on Zoom –The link and scriptures will be sent out in the Friday e-blast the week before and on Tuesdays.

Tues., Feb 13th    – 7:00 – 8:30 pm – CGIT / Explorers 

Wed., Feb 14th – Valentines Day   and    Ash Wednesday

Wed., Feb 14th – 10:00 am – 11:30 am  – Stephen Lewis – Grandmothers to Grandmothers Muffin Morning  The annual coffee and muffins party hosted by the UCW will be held Wednesday, February 14th at 10:00 a.m.  This will be the 15th  fund raiser  the St Paul’s United UCW has had in support of the Stephen Lewis Grandmothers to Grandmothers’ campaign!  Please plan to attend and bring a friend.

Thu., Feb 15th   – 10:30 am – Music Mornings    Music fun for 2-4 year olds and their caregivers.  Cost is $5 per family per week.

Thu., Feb 15th      – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Embers –in the small basement

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, Feb 18th – Lent 1

Sunday, Feb 18th – 2:00 pm – Sound Bath – Join us… spend an hour …take time for yourself to clear the clutter …
Let the magic tones of the bowls create space … bring a sense of calm .. restoring balance in your life…
Please bring water, a mat and whatever else you need to be comfortable….
Cost: donation ( suggested $20)

Wed., Feb 21st – 1:30 pm – Coffee’s On –  See you in the Friendship Room, to chat or puzzle or just sit and listen while other’s share concerns or joys and share a laugh.

Wed., Feb 21st – 7:00 pm – Council Meeting

Fri., Feb 23rd – 5:30 – 8:30 – Pizza n Games Night in the Friendship Room

Sunday, Feb 25th  – FUNDSCRIP – Gift Card Orders need to be given to Sharon Adams or Margaret Taylor today.

Friday, March 1st – 7:00 pm – World Day of Prayer.  St Paul’s is hosting the other churches this year. The service was written by the women of Palestine.  The theme scripture is: Ephesians 4:1-3  I beg you…..bear with one another in love.

Sun., Mar 3rd – Annual Congregational Meeting –  after church in the Sanctuary.

 

Are you a music maker, a dancer, an orator, a magician, a clown?    Do you like to tell jokes, use puppets, perform skits?  Then we want you to share your skills at “St. Paul’s and Friends Talents Unleashed”. Friday, March 15 @ 7:30pm   
Entry deadline: March 1 to Carla in the Office – 780-532-2415

Next Newsletter deadline is Thursday, March 7th so it will be out Sun, March 10th – The fruit of the Spirit we will be reflecting on in this issue is Joy.  If you see a short story about Joy, have a reflection on Joy to share; a favourite recipe; have news about an event people should know about happening in March or April…send it to Sharon Adams 587-297-1570  or sharad2224@yahoo.ca by Thursday, March 7th please.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sincere thanks to everyone who made St. Paul’s fundraiser, apple pies and rhubarb crisps last Monday.  The fruit of our labour will be on sale after church the next few Sundays.  Pies and crisps are $20 each, and there are a few smaller size pies and crisps at $10 each. Hope you enjoy them. 

At St. Paul’s the calendar is filling up.  Please be sure to check with Carla in the church office before you expect a room will be free for your use.   Rooms booked with Carla in the office will have first priority. You can also check out our new calendar on the church website, to get an idea who else is in the building and in what room(s) to know if it will conflict with your plans https://74071685.view-events.com/calendar/74071685/ 

We are in need of Scripture Readers, and Door Greeters, and Coffee Hosts / Hostesses every Sunday. Please sign the lists in the foyer if you would like to volunteer to help on any given Sunday. 

Moved?? New to the Church?? If you have moved, or you are new to the Church, please stop by the church office or send Carla a quick email (stpaulsucgp@gmail.com) with your new details so we can keep our records up to date!  Thank you!

FUNDSCRIP – Gift Card Orders – All Year Fundraiser   – We are proposing submitting an order every couple of months for those that are interested in ordering more Gift Cards for everyday food, gas, eating out, clothing retailers etc, to help St Paul’s raise money by getting a percentage of the gift card value for our church. Order forms are available on our website, at the back of the sanctuary or from the office. Next order will be going in Sun., February 25th. Gift Cards will be here March 3rd
This is open to you and your neighbours and friends, as a way to buy gift cards but also support a local charitable organization. Feel free to just email us the order details: for example…1- $100.00 Extra Foods; 2 – $10  A&W; 2 – $25 Canadian Tire – Total $170.00     or submit an order form indicating the amounts and values.  Send a payment by cheque, or e-transfer indicating Fundscrip order. 
If you have any questions feel free to talk to Margaret Taylor 780-882-3803, or Sharon Adams 587-297-1570.

                             = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 

*FURTHER INFORMATION / DETAILS

St Paul’s Handbell Choir   
Calling all Bell Players OR those who would like to learn to play bells:
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.

102nd Street Stitchers –  Happens 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.  

Offering Envelopes – Making your donation using a set of offering envelopes is the easiest way to ensure you receive a tax receipt for your donations. 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 (as of July 5th 2023) in PDF:   AV / PowerPoint Schedule
If you can’t be there please make arrangements for someone else to cover that day.

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