Neighborhood Block Party: Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse is hosting a Neighborhood Block Party at the Pavilion behind the church on Saturday, June 2nd from 4pm-7pm. All are invited to attend! We are looking for volunteers to assist with the cooking, games, bake sale, set-up and clean-up. Please see Tina Brunell if you can contribute to and assist with the bake sale. Please see Phil Bowling, Darrel Brunell, Richard or Marianne Ward if you can assist with cooking, set-up and clean-up. Please see Felicia Brunell if you can assist with the games. Two live bands are performing live: Audio Revival (contemporary/progressive Christian) and Shelter (pop/rock cover band). We look forward to seeing all of you at the Block Party!

HABITAT HOUSE: Volunteers and monetary donations are needed. Construction continues on a Habitat home for Belvalon Nicholson and her 3 children at 108 Blacknall Street.  If you can help with construction, painting, landscaping, and or providing food, contact Linda Lane (919-477-8684; HHLane@AOL.com) Donations are needed to cover the cost of building materials. Checks should be made payable to St. Paul UMC.  St. Paul is scheduled to work one more Saturday, June 23rd, 8:30- 3:30. Lunch will be provided.

Baby Bottle Blessings:  The United Methodist Women invite you to join them in this fundraiser.  Pick up a baby bottle at church beginning Sunday, May 20.  Take it home and drop your change into it.  Currency and checks made payable to Pregnancy Support Services are great, too.  Return the bottle containing your gift by Sunday, June 17.  Money collected will help support important needs such as parenting education, college campus outreach, and abstinence education in public schools.  Thank you!

Youth Music Workshop: Youth of your church who have completed grades 6 – 12 are invited to attend a youth music workshop directed by Allen Pote. Youth attending will prepare anthems to share at the Wednesday evening worship service at Annual Conference when Bishop Gwinn will share his State of the Church address. The workshop will be held at Louisburg College, Monday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 13. The cost of the workshop is $100 and will include room, meals, and transportation from Louisburg to Raleigh for the Annual Conference session. Attendance is limited to the first 100 youth who register. For more information, email Kathie Wilkinson at kwilkinson@nccumc.org.

Eyeglasses for Haiti: If you have prescription and/or reading glasses that you no longer need, give them to either Dot Wentz or Linda Lane at church.  They will be donated to Luke’s Mission, taken to Haiti, and given to those who need glasses.  Thank you for caring and for helping improve the vision of others!

Food Truck Rodeo: Thursday May 17th (every third Thursday). Here is a chance to meet and love our neighbors at the Food Truck Rodeo 5:00-8:30p at the Northgate Park near the tennis courts.

Marriage Course: 5-7pm August 19, 26, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7 Lead by Mark Stephens.  We are looking for a co-leader. If you are interested please contact Mark Stephens: 919-383-5879 (Home)

Vision/Leadership Team: Sundays 3:30-5pm May 20th – June 10th, then June 24 – July 15th




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