Coming Up At St. Paul

URBAN MINISTRIES for 2016
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.

If you have announcements for the Church Bulletin, please email to rmw1@att.net 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.
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

Remember to pray for: Family of Doris Luquire, Lacy Griffin, Don Crowe, Betty Hudson, those who are lost, Joe Wentz Jr, 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, Ruby Brown

You are invited to a
BABY SHOWER
for Bernie & Melody Bowling
This will be Phil Bowling’s 1st grandchild
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Immediately following Sunday Worship Service @
Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
RSVP to Richard or Marianne Ward, rmw1@att.net or
919-943-5566
Light Lunch will be served

Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
OPEN TO ALL – PLEASE COME & ENJOY!
January 9th – City Folk (Pete Smith & Jane Muldoon-Smith)
January 16th – The Commanderrs
All Saturday evening concerts start at 7:30pm!

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.)
This retreat is designed to bring together all of us to discuss our future as it relates to Pastor Mark’s retirement, financial sustainability, care of current members, children & shut-ins and outreach to our community, including young people. Friday dinner & Saturday lunch are included in the retreat, which is at no-cost to you. RSVP to Pastor Michelle.

All are welcome & strongly encouraged to attend!

Plan to attend UMC Leadership Training Workshops, February 7th from 2 to 6pm at Mt. Sylvan UMC – Sponsored by the Corridor District, N.C. Conference
There are FOUR Workshops to choose from:
1) Aligning and Streamlining Leadership Structure for Effective and Fruitful Ministry
2) Communications: External and Internal
3) Rethinking Sunday School
4) Sustainable Financial Management and Planning
Pre-registration is required for these free workshops. Please let Pastor Mark know if you would like to attend.

January Birthdays
& Anniversaries (♥)

01 ♥ Tom & Amy Jervis
04 Diane Powell
Felicia Brunell
05 Taylor Dickinson
10 Samantha Lauster
17 Brian Dickinson, Jr.
18 Wayne Lauster
20 Claudia Stephens
24 ♥ Jimmy& Vivian O’Neal
27 Cheryl Stephens Meyer
28 Gene Franklin
29 Donna Franklin Turner
31 Ray Eason
♥ John & Mary Christy

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