Coming Up At St. Paul

SAVE THE DATE!
HOMECOMING –
MARCH 13th

URBAN  MINISTRIES for 2016
Join us on the following Saturday dates this year
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.

Hannah’s Closet News!
We are in need of new or gently used (not abused)
baby clothes & shoes
We also need new bottles of
*Lotion  *Shampoo  *Diaper Ointment
Please leave these items in the bin in the Narthex…
For more info, contact Kim Swanson at
828-244-8447 or kimaswanson@gmail.com
Thank you!

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
(not meeting Feb 16-March 15)
Cathy & Joe Robinson – Friday, 6:30pm – 919-477-6351

Lenten Study
We will be joining with McMannen, Bethany, Glendale Heights and Duke’s Chapel UMCs for a Lenten Study titled “Moving from Scarcity to Abundance.”
The study will meet on Tuesdays at 7 pm during the 5 weeks of Lent.  Here are the locations of each meeting:

3/01 – Glendale Heights UMC, 908 Leon Street
3/08 – St. Paul UMC, 2700 N. Roxboro Street
3/15 – Duke’s Chapel UMC, 807 Old Oxford Road

Glenn’s Monday night Life Group will not meet on Monday’s during Lent; they will join this Lenten Study.

The St. Paul Leadership Retreat
will be rescheduled for a later date.
Watch for this important meeting to discuss life challenges facing the church and the continuation of God’s work here in the Braggtown community!

Earth Day Block Party
Save the date – April 23rd
Please contact Richard or Marianne Ward
if you would like to assist.
919-943-5566   -or-   rmw1@att.net

CHURCH DIRECTORY
If you have any changes to the Church Directory please let Marianne Ward know before Wednesday, March 9th
919-943-5566   -or-   rmw1@att.net

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.

Remember to pray for: the family of 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, Eddie Phillips, Ruby Brown

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
marks@nccumc.org                             mosborne@nccumc.org

March Birthdays
& Anniversaries (♥)

2 Ike Clark
William Pleasants
3 Garland Roberts
4 Edd Lovette
6 ♥ Tank/Jane O’Briant
11 Linda Roycroft
12 Ronnie Turner
Ginny Parker
13 ♥ Donna/Ronnie Turner
15 Colton Westbrook
18 ♥ Dave/Karoline Stephens
20 Lisa Davis
22 ♥ Mike/Susan Frate
25 Joe Wentz, Jr.
26 Jim Chuck

We at St. Paul United Methodist Church
are called to Worship God, Love Neighbor, and
Raise Disciples of Jesus Christ for the
transformation of our community
and our world.

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