Coming Up At St. Paul

We need church volunteers to help prepare the house for
Michelle Osborne, our Associate Pastor.
The house is behind the church at 307 Hammond St.  Work has been ongoing this past week and there are many jobs still to be done.

Help needed with:
Additional Painters,window-washing
General Cleaning including: washing kitchen cabinets,
washing walls in shower stall,cleaning floors
any other duties that need attention.

Contact Ray Eason or Linda Lane if you can help.

Preparation for Charge Conference
Finance Committee will meet on September 24 at 6:30 pm to compile the budget for 2016.
Budgets: Those responsible for all budget areas, except staff compensation, submit your 2016 budget request to Phil Bowling, Finance Chairman, no later than September 13, 2015.

Day of Renewal
Sunday, September 13, 2015, join us for a Day of Renewal! Worship begins at 10:30 with special music and some memorable events of worship. Evening events begin with a meal at 5:00 p.m. followed by great music and a wonderful visiting pastor. What a glorious day this will be! Come and bring a friend, a neighbor or family member.

Memorial Service and Celebration
Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm, join us as we celebrate the life of Cliff Thompson in worship together. After the worship service, there will be a time of visitation with the family while enjoying refreshments provided by the church. Cliff and Eva were very active members of St. Paul UMC for many years until their health would not allow. Cliff was very instrumental in the planning and preparation of our memorial garden. After the visitation, there will be a private interment of Cliff’s and Eva’s ashes in the garden.

An Evening at Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
September 12th – Todd Parrott
September 19th – Dan Clodfelter
All Saturday evening concerts start at 7:30pm!

What Can You Do To Help ?
Hannah’s Closet (Opening September 12th)
One of our Life Groups at St. Paul has started a mission project to assist families with children 5 & under who are either transitioning out of homelessness or participating in a homeless prevention program. We are collecting new or gently used (not abused) baby items in the bin in the Narthex. For more info, contact Kim Swanson at
• Clothes/shoes • Toys • Changing Tables
• Blankets • Bassinettes
• Bottles* • Pacifiers* • Diapers* {* Only new items}
Hannah’s Closet also needs bookshelves, armoires &/or racks for displaying clothes. If you can donate any of these items, please contact Susan Frate at 919-620-0105 or e-mail

Altar Flower Sign Up
The sign-up form is in the Narthex so you can identify what Sunday you would like to bring altar flowers or contact Cindy Crabtree.

Urban Ministries
The next opportunity will be on September 26th.
Sign-up sheet in the narthex or contact Wayne Davis for more info.

September Birthdays & Anniversaries (♥)

1 Don Pendergraft
♥ Gail and Curtis Warden
2 Reese Westbrook
Jo Ann Brock
3 Bobby Hayes
9 Steve Mangum
12 ♥ Lois and Rudy Dunbar
♥ Jon and Rhonda Friedlein
13 Enrico Titocci
16 Helen Marzinsky
21 Tom Taylor
24 ♥ M/M Bobby Hayes
Mike Frate
Anna Cutter
Lea Charles
26 Vivian O’Neal
27 Susan Taylor
30 Pam Powell Lutz

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