Coming Up At St. Paul

Please mark the following Saturday dates on your planning calendar for 2016.
March 26th May 28th
July 23rd September 24th November 26th
These are the dates that St. Paul UMC will be helping prep a meal for Urban Ministries & also serving lunch.
No cooking skills are required, just a desire to serve those less fortunate here in Durham.
Contact Wayne Davis, 919-317-1964, for information.

Life Groups
To know love and to serve each other & the community around us
Kim & Dave Swanson – Sunday, 6:00pm – 1-704-877-8920
Glenn Newman – Monday, 7:00pm – 919-596-7348
Cathy & Joe Robinson – Friday, 6:30pm – 919-477-6351

If you have announcements for the Church Bulletin, please email to before 5:00pm on the Tuesday prior to your requested placement Sunday.

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.

Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
December 26th – C L O S E D
January 2nd – C L O S E D
All Saturday evening concerts start at 7:30pm!

Christmas Eve
Come join us as we celebrate the birth of the Christ Child in a Candlelight Communion Service, December 24th at 5:30pm. The Church will receive canned goods to take to Urban Ministries.

You are invited to bring gifts of nonperishable food
to place under the Chrismon Tree.
Your gifts will be taken to Urban Ministries (food pantry) where they will be used to feed the hungry.
Thank you for caring and sharing!

Urban Ministries
The next opportunity to serve is December 26th.
Contact Wayne Davis, 919-317-1964, for more information.

New Year’s Eve Open Door Floating Communion
Come receive communion during an Open Door Floating Communion on December 31st from 4 to 6 pm. Stay and pray and reflect as long as you like.
Go as you are led. Christ’s table is open to all who come.
Prepare for the New Year at His table.

The Leadership of St. Paul invites you to a Leadership Retreat
Friday, January 22 (6-9 p.m.) &
Saturday, January 23 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).
All are welcome & strongly
encouraged to attend!
You do not have to hold a leadership position at the church to attend the retreat. The retreat will be held in Fellowship Hall & will be guided by an outside facilitator. This is a great opportunity to prayerfully plan & discuss the ways God is moving at St. Paul now & as we look toward the future.
Friday dinner & Saturday lunch are included in the retreat, which is at no-cost to you.

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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