This Week at St. Paul's

For Next Sunday: Genesis 45:3−15; 1 Corinthians 15:21–26, 30–42; Luke 6:27–38

 

February 17 – Epiphany VI – Blessed are the pretty? Blessed are the popular, the prosperous, the powerful? The Author of Life does not evaluate according to productivity. Blessed are the poor (Luke 6:20ff.)! Blessed are the hungry, the weeping, the excluded and reviled ones among humankind! Blessed are the embryos, the elderly, and the incapacitated persons on account of the Son of Man who brings forth life where the world writes it off.

 

Quarterly Voter’s Meeting Next Sunday: Join us in the Nerger Room for our Voter’s meeting on February 24 between services. 

CTSFW Choral Vespers Sunday, February 17: Join us in Kramer Chapel on Sunday, February 17 at 4pm. The Schola Cantorum will sing at this worship service in Kramer Chapel. You can also watch online at www.ctsfw.edu/daily-chapel or on facebook. 

Welcome Confirmation Retreat Students: A Warm Welcome to the Confirmation students and staff of Christ Academy CTSFW who are visiting St. Paul’s this morning for the 8:30 am service. 

Ladies Aid Fund-Raiser Successful! Heartfelt thanks to the 81 donors and supporters of “Put Your Heart in It.” The monetary goal exceeded expectations and coffers were replenished which paid for the comfortable, reupholstered chairs in the church library. 

Calling all Bakers!! Bake Sale at the Fish Fry: Please donate a baked good or two! We need cakes, cookies, brownies, breads etc. and will plan to sell them at the Fish Fry on March 9.  All baked goods should be pre-packaged in “disposable” containers for our customers to purchase and take home. Plan to drop off your baked goods on Friday, March 8 from 8am-4pm or Saturday, March 9 from 10am-noon. Please call the school office at 424-0049 with any questions. 

Sunday School Teacher Needed: We are looking for a parent or two with school-age children to take over the First and Second grade Sunday School class next year (2019-2020). Curriculum and materials are provided, but enthusiasm for teaching and creativity in presenting lessons are welcome and encouraged. If you have kids and would like to be more involved with St. Paul’s efforts to enrich their faith, please contact:  Veronica McMullen, Sunday School Superintendant, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 801-819-3757.

Collect Box Tops to Support our School! Do you have any Box Tops sitting in your pantry? We collect Box Tops all year, but mail them in twice a year to receive our checks. The end of February is one of those submission times. If you have Box Tops you've been holding on to, drop them into the basket across from the church office. If you don't have any Box Tops, it's never too late to start saving them! Questions? Ask Kristen Whirrett, our coordinator. 

Paul V Morrison Diaper Drive Has Begun Sizes 1 & 2: This year St. Paul’s annual diaper drive is named in memory of Paul Morrison, a tireless servant of the gospel, ready in season and out to help and serve his neighbor. Paul was a motivating factor behind Diapers Out the Door. This year our diapers will go to the East Central Neighborhood and to the Shepherd’s Hand. Please fill the bassinet by the church office with sizes 1 & 2 diapers for the month of February. 

Golden Heirs to Attend Newsies at CLHS February 24: Please join Golden Heirs for the CLHS winter musical, Newsies on Sunday, February 24 at 2pm. Please RSVP with Lou Linnemeier at 484-4639 or Carole at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 21. We will meet at the high school at 1:30pm to purchase our ticket and we can sit together. Restaurant after the play is Ruby Tuesdays (4:45pm). 

Bach Collegium at St. Paul’s Sunday, March 10 at 7pm: The Bach Collegium will be performing a performance not to be missed, the St. Matthew Passion contains some of Bach's most moving and profound music. Cost for this event is $25 for general admission, $10 for students and 12 years old and under are free.

Hand Made Crosses Available to New Moms: Our recent Life Team “Baby Shower” to honor 2018 moms and babies was a huge success due to your loving support of Mother’s House.  Dawn Pasche handmade clay artistic crosses for the new moms and babies of 2018. If you recently had a baby and were unable to attend the event, please pick up your gift in the church office. Thank you for supporting life through this worthwhile cause!

Enjoy the Convenience of Electronic Giving! Please consider setting up a recurring giving plan. Automating your financial commitments means your contributions will be received on a steady, uninterrupted basis. Donors are encouraged to use our online system to either enroll or update their giving amounts, through a secure third-party financial provider. Visit http://www.stpaulsfw.org/index.php/online-giving, and click on “Donate Online”. If you need additional help with this online option, please call Margo at the church office. If you prefer to use the paper enrollment forms, you may find these in the church office at the front desk.