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Sunday, August 1st

Divine Service Followed by Bible Study: Today's service starts at 9:30 am. Bible Study will be held immediately following the service.

Set Apart Seating in South Transept: Although the sanctuary has lots of room for those desiring to have more space, the lower level south transept (baptismal font side) has especially marked and spaced seating where there will be more physical distance. Masks are encourage if you have not been vacinated.

Looking Ahead

Organ Recital at St. Paul's on Sunday, August 8: Join us next Sunday, August 8, as “our own” Kantor Matthew Machemer (choir director at St. Paul's and Associate Kantor at CTSFW) will present an organ recital here immediately following the 9:30 a.m. Divine Service. Kantor Machemer is completing a Master of Church Music degree from Concordia University Wisconsin and will be sharing portions of his graduation organ recital with us after church! Make plans to join us next Sunday for a rousing recital and a reception to follow!

Calling all Young Adults Married & Single: Our second Dinner & Bible Study will be on August 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the home of Brandon and Emily Johnson. Also, join us for a Lake Day at Don and Wendy Berning's home on August 21st from 2-9 p.m. Come for swimming, boating, food, and a campfire! Kiddos welcome! Please RSVP for both events on our FaceBook page or by contacting the church office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (260) 423-2496.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study Resumes: Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Robinson will lead our Wednesday morning Bible Study beginning August 4th. Join us for Bacon, Eggs, and the Bread of Life every Wednesday at 7 a.m. We will meet at Sharing Peace Café, Peace Lutheran Church, 4900 Fairfield Ave.

Community Health Fair & Barbeque: Join Shepherd of the City, 1301 S Anthony Blvd., for a Back to School Health Fair and Barbeque on Saturday, August 7. The Health fair will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and the barbeque will be from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Proceeds will support the restoration of the historic sanctuary. Families may pick up free school supplies and diapers while supplies last. St. Paul’s diaper drive is supporting this event. For more information call 422-3790 or visit shepherdshandfw.org.

Right to Life Night at the Tincaps Tuesday, Aug. 10: Join us Tuesday, Aug. 10 for the Right to Life Night at The Tincaps! The game starts at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person with proceeds to benefit Right to Life of Northeast Indiana (RLNI). Purchase your tickets for a last family outing before school starts or enjoy a date night! Visit www.ichoose life.org or call 471-1849 for tickets.

Lutheran Dartball Dart Day on August 22: The Lutheran Dartball League is holding a special Dart Day on Sunday Aug 22, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. It will be held at Trinity Lutheran, 1636 St Mary’s Ave. This event will allow potential new players and teams to learn and play dartball, the fun game that few know about. Existing teams will also be there to help you experience the fun and fellowship of a game similar to corn hole, but with darts and a large baseball board. Contact Rich Greener for more details at 437-4933 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You won’t be disappointed!

TLSP Dinner Event August 28: The Lutheran Schools Partnership (TLSP) brings 19 area Lutheran schools together as partners in Christ-centered education. “Standing for our Schools through Partnerships” is the theme for this year’s TLSP fundraising event, an evening of great food, warm fellowship and enthusiastic support of TLSP and Lutheran education. Rev. Bart Day (LCEF) will be our guest speaker. Karl & Anne Davis invite you to join them at Parkview Mirro Center on Saturday, August 28th. They will be pleased to sponsor your dinner cost. Reception starts at 5 pm, dinner at 6 pm, and program at 7 pm. Please contact Karl at 260-409-2108 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Seminary Food Co-op – August Needs: The Concordia Seminary Food Co-op needs food, clothing, and household items. St. Paul’s members have generously supported the Seminary Food Co-op, throughout the challenges of the last year. THANK YOU!! Let’s keep up the good work and focus on Spaghetti Sauce, Pasta, Canned Fruits, Tuna, Sloppy Joe Sauce, Taco Meals, Refried Beans, Oriental Dinners, Boxed Meals, Canned Tomatoes, Rice, Macaroni & Cheese, Chili Mixes, Kidney Beans and Garbanzo Beans. As always, they would also happily accept paper towel, toilet paper, and any non-perishable food items you savvy bargain shoppers may find. Our Food Co-op donation cart is located near the elevator/church office hallway. Let’s fill the cart to overflowing once again!

Trim Bushes for S.W.A.T: St. Paul’s Sweep, Weed and Trim (SWAT) team is in need of volunteers who can trim bushes. There are many bushes that need trimmed. If you can help, please call Don Selking at 385-2340.

Wednesday Evening Masked Spoken Service: A [masked] fully spoken Divine Service is held each Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm. This service follows the same order as the prior Sunday service.

Online Bible Studies: Follow along with the study of God's Word with these Online Bible Studies.

Cross Connections Counseling: At St. Paul’s we care about your mental and emotional health. We care about your relationship with friends and family. Regular pastoral care and Biblical counseling are a great help through rough times. Appointments are made by Pastoral referral to Cross Connections. Please talk to Pastor Cage or Pastor Hoem. For general information, you can visit their website at www.CrossConnectionsCounseling.com