Coming Up At St. Paul

Annual Charge Conference
Our Annual Charge Conference will be held on November 8th.
The Conference will meet at Bethany UMC on Guess Road.
Worship begins at 4pm and the Conference starts at 4:45pm. All are encouraged to attend.

World Communion Sunday – October 4th – 10:30am
We are pleased to announce that our guest speaker will be Gary Locklear, UM Conference Lay Leader, who is from Pembroke, NC and is Native American from the Lumbee Indian Tribe. He will be accompanied by Buddy Oxendine and his sister Teresa. They are also from Pembroke and Lumbee Indian. They will provide some special music for us during worship.
Come and celebrate with us World Communion and Our Heritage!
A luncheon will follow the celebration and worship.

An Evening at Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
October 3rd
October 3rd – Ernest Collins
October 10th – Broken Rooster

Forgiveness: Finding Peace through Letting Go
Join us for a five week exploration of giving & receiving forgiveness using Adam Hamilton’s book Forgiveness: Finding Peace through Letting Go, starting Wednesday, October 21, 2015. There is no cost. Study will be in place of regular Bible Study on 1st & 3rd Wednesday nights, 6:00 – 7:25 P.M. Registration is needed by October 15.
Contact Sue Yagel at 919-309-0160 -or-

Opportunity to work with neighborhood children !
St. Paul will be leading activities for children at the
Northgate Park Food Truck Rodeo
Thursday, October 22nd, 5-8pm (note date change)
If you are interested in helping with these activities,
please contact Michelle Osborne.

Durham Symphony Orchestra
The Symphony’s 40th Season opens with a free
“Halloween Spooktacular”
Concert at Northgate Mall, Sunday, October 25th, 4 to 7 pm!
Featuring a Children’s Costume Contest & Paperhand Puppet Intervention. All are welcome!

Recovery International (RI) is now meeting weekly at Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8pm. RI is a peer-led self-help meeting. It’s a safe place to talk about life’s challenges and receive support for self-help efforts. Whether you or someone you know is looking to overcome a specific fear or phobia, are sleepless because of stress or are dealing with anger issues, RI can help . . . . .

OPEN HOUSE – Pastor Michelle will host an open house at her home, 307 E Hammond St (the brick house next to the church), on Saturday, October 10th from 2-4 p.m. This will be a great opportunity to see the remodeled house, pray a blessing over the house, and honor those who worked on and donated to the house.

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 October 23rd.
Sign-up sheet in the narthex or contact Wayne Davis for more info.

Life Groups
To know love and to serve each other & the community around us.
Kim & Dave Swanson – Sunday, 6:00pm – 1-704-877-8920
Mark Stephens – Monday, 7:00pm – 919-452-5765
Cathy & Joe Robinson – Friday, 6:30pm – 919-477-6351

Remember to pray for: Don Crowe, Betty Hudson, Tina Tews, those who are lost, Joe Wentz Jr, Doris Luquire, Billie Bisplinghoff, Dorothy Ross, Pam Powell Lutz, Susan France, Phyllis Jones, Jesse & Dare Carden, Earl Autry, Ann Lloyd, Bobby Finch, Ann Cook, John & Mary Christy, Carolyn Howard, Ashton Wade, Mae Newton, Diane Powell, Gwynne Cameron, Sheila Couch, Wilton Dickerson, Lora & Tim Rudolph, Eddie Phillips, Gene Atkinson, Ruby Brown

September Birthdays & Anniversaries (♥)
30 Pam Powell Lutz
October Birthdays & Anniversaries (♥)
01 Megan Carder
04 Bernie Bowling
08 Rudy Dunbar
09 Toby Lauster
14 Jermaine (Woody) Facyson
Ann Poole
15 ♥ Joe/Cathy Robinson
19 Michelle Osborne
20 Phil Bowling
21 ♥ M/M Ray Blackman
22 David Stephens
Rose Mary Adams
26 ♥ Teresa/Wes Crabtree
Alfred Stephens
27 Becky Franklin
29 Anna Frate
31 Morgan McKinney

Need more information about St. Paul or prayer?
Please contact one of our pastors:
Rev. Mark D. Stephens Rev. Michelle Osborne
Lead Pastor Associate Pastor
919-452-5765 (c) 1-615-828-6345

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