What’s Happening at St. Paul UMC!

Calling all
Sunday Scripture Readers!!
Please sign up on the sheet
in the Narthex.

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.

Sermons are available online at
https://stpaulumcdurham.com/sermons/

Remember to pray for: Lois Dunbar, Harold Brock, Doug Whaley, Jim Huntley, Loretta Ragan, Don Witten, Rhonda Turner, Louise Frate, Jane McNeill, Tank O’Briant, Don Crowe, Betty Hudson, those who are lost, Pam Powell Lutz, Susan France, Bobby Finch, John & Mary Christy, Diane Powell, Gwynne Cameron, Shelia Couch, Wilton Dickerson. Feel free to take a Senior Saints Roster from the Narthex and remember our Sr. Saints with cards, calls or a visit: Billie Bisplinghoff, Jesse & Dare Carden, Ann Cook, Carolyn Howard, Phyllis Jones, Ann Lloyd, Doris Stephens & Dot Wentz.

Electronic Giving is Live!
Electronic giving offers convenience for you and provides much-needed donation consistency for our congregation.  As you contemplate future contributions, please consider electronic giving. Authorization forms and additional information are available in the Narthex or from Marianne Ward.

METHODIST MEN’S BREAKFAST
Sunday, October 1st, at 8:00am in Fellowship Hall

All members are
encouraged to attend these events:
** Church Council Charge Conference**
October 1 – following Church Service – we’ll
review/vote on the Church Budget for 2018!
** Corridor District Charge Conference **
October 22nd at 3pm @ Duke Memorial UMC.

Wednesday Evening
Community Worship
6:30 pm Coffee/Fellowship; 7pm Worship
@ Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
Please join us for a cup of coffee, great music, teaching and fellowship.
You belong here! Invite your friends & neighbors!

Goal Setting for St. Paul 2017 and Beyond!
We’ve made significant progress addressing the short-term goals: Bible Study is happening; Contemporary music is being incorporated into the Sunday worship service; Sermons are on the website; VBS was successful; participation continues at the Northgate Park Food Truck Rodeo; We’ve cleaned the Nursery; this Bulletin now contains all church events on one side; the items in Hannah’s Closet have been donated to TROSA and Urban Ministries; and Wednesday Community Worship is happening in the Coffeehouse! What’s next?
ALL OF US: Let’s get the Workgroups together to discuss the plans for the medium and long-term goals for Church Council consideration.
We are transforming our community!!  Contact Marianne Ward with any questions.
WHAT CAN ST. PAUL ACCOMPLISH IN 2017
AND BEYOND?

Join us Thursday, September 28th
between 5:30pm and 8:00 pm at the
Northgate Park Food Truck Rodeo.
St. Paul hosts the Children’s games.
Come, meet some neighbors and provide
play time with the children.

URBAN MINISTRIES
Want to help serve the less fortunate in Durham?
**We are collecting non-perishable food (like canned goods) for Urban Ministries.
Please leave your donations in the box in the Narthex. Thanks! **

URBAN MINISTRIES
Want to help serve the less fortunate in Durham?
St. Paul will be serving lunch on
Saturday, Sept 23 & Nov 25;
We meet at 11am at Urban Ministries,
410 Liberty St, Durham, NC.
Contact Wayne Davis, 919-317-1964
for information & if you can help serve. Thanks!

Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
OPEN TO ALL – PLEASE COME & ENJOY!
NEW GROUP TO SACRED GROUNDS
September 23rd – Java Jivers
September 30th – New Direction
Doors open @ 6:30 pm – Concerts start @7:30 pm!

Joint Finance/Trustees Committee Meetings
Sunday, November 5th and January 7th @ 5pm
to continue discussion regarding operating costs and projects funded by the sale of the Murray Avenue home.

BABY SHOWER
for Pastor Kori & Tyagan Bolick!
Sunday, September 17th after Service.

Bible Study with Pastor Kori
Continues through September 21!
Thursday evenings @ 6:30pm
in the Coffeehouse.
Paul’s Letter to the Romans….
All are welcome!
Bible Studies will resume in December
with an Advent Study.

From UMC Baptismal Covenant
“As a member of this congregation I will faithfully participate in its ministries by my prayers, my presence, my gifts, and my service.”

The Choir at St. Paul UMC
welcomes new members !
All ages & levels of singing experience are welcome & encouraged to come.
Enjoy singing new and old hymns.
Rehearsals are every Wednesday evening
7:30-8:30 pm & Sundays before services, 10:30-11am.

 

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