Coming Up At St. Paul

We emailed an updated version of the Church Directory early November; if you have an email address and did not receive the new directory, please send an email to

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

Christmas for Youth!
CAN YOU HELP? We are collecting donations to purchase winter clothing for 5 youth in the neighborhood & provide a Christmas meal for these youth and their families. We are hoping to raise $250 by December 18th!  Please see Gwen Burney or Susan Frate for details. Please make checks payable to St Paul UMC with “Christmas for Youth” in the memo line.  THANK YOU !

Remember to pray for: Jane McNeill, Bette Roundy, Phil Bowling, Tank O’Briant, 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, Ann Lloyd, Bobby Finch, Ann Cook, John & Mary Christy, Carolyn Howard, Diane Powell, Gwynne Cameron, Sheila Couch, Wilton Dickerson, Ruby Brown, Rev. Stacey Lundy

Life Group
To know love and to serve each other
& the community around us.
Glenn Newman – Monday, 7:00pm – 919-596-7348

Want to help serve the less fortunate in Durham?
St. Paul will be serving lunch on these dates in 2017:
Jan 28; Mar 25; May 27; Jul 22; Sept 23; Nov 25
We will meet at 11am at Urban Ministries,
410 Liberty St, Durham, NC.
Contact Wayne Davis, 919-317-1964
for information & if you can help serve.
**We are also collecting non-perishable food (like canned goods) for UM.  Please leave your donations in the box in the Narthex. Thanks! **

Sacred  Grounds  Coffeehouse
December 24th
Closed For Christmas
December 31st
Closed for New Year’s
January 7th
The Commanderrs (Isaac & Sally Derr)
Doors open @ 6:30 pm  –  Concert starts @7:30pm!

Community Walking Group
Wednesdays at 10am
We will meet in the Church
Parking Lot

There will be no Methodist Men’s Breakfast on
January 1st, 2017
Happy New Year !

Christmas Eve Service
Saturday, Dec. 24th, 5:30-6:30pm
Communion will be served.
Leadership will stay after service ends until 7:30pm
to pray and serve any who desire.
All are welcome.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
MOPS meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 10am to 12noon in the Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse.  Childcare is provided; volunteers are needed.
Please sign-up in the Narthex if you can assist.

Wednesday Evening
Community Worship
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm   JOIN US IN FELLOWSHIP HALL
Invite your friends and neighbors!

Christmas Day Service
Sunday, Dec. 25th at 10:30am
No Sunday School will be held;
we will have a fellowship hour from 9:30-10:30am.
Feel free to bring any Christmas treats to share
& enjoy with one another before we celebrate with Lessons & Carols at 10:30am!
Feel free to come in your best Christmas pajamas!
Let’s worship God together
in a spirit of joy & wonder!
All are welcome.

Need more information about St. Paul or prayer?
Please contact our pastor:
Rev. Kori Robins, Pastor
919-220-2458 (o)
757-647-6742 (c)

December Birthdays
& Anniversaries (♥)
1 Billie Bisplinghoff
♥Richard & Marianne Ward
2 Horace Lane
3 Bobby Finch
Faye Hales
Destiny Cutter
4 Steven Franklin
Luis Ortega Burch
♥Gene & Becky Franklin
♥Lori & Patrick Westbrook
5 Kelly Blackman
7 Michael Howard
12 Breteney Facyson
13 Edd Lovette III
Chuck Schoon
Rev. Kori Robins
15 Laura Lovette
16 Marley Dean Stephens
17 ♥Bunny & George Folmsbee
19 ♥Glenn & Dianne Newman
21 Christopher Ortega-Burch
25 Tara Witten Lynn
30 Gail Warden
♥Russell & Ruby Bland

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