What’s Happening at St. Paul UMC

If you have announcements for the Church Bulletin, please email to Richard @ rmw1@att.net before 5:00pm on the Tuesday prior to your requested placement Sunday.

Remember to pray for: Pauline & Rainey Hicks, Wayne Davis, Judy Hayes, Linda Lane, Marianne Ward, Harold Brock, Doug Whaley, Jim Huntley, Loretta Ragan, Rhonda Turner, Louise Frate, Jane McNeill, Tank O’Briant, Don Crowe, Betty Hudson, those who are lost, Pam Powell Lutz, Bobby Finch, John & Mary Christy, Diane Powell, Gwynne Cameron, Wilton Dickerson. Feel free to take a Senior Saints Roster from the Narthex & 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.

Combined Maundy Thursday Service
Thursday, March 29th at 7pm at Pleasant Green UMC, 3005 Pleasant Green Road, Durham

Stations of the Cross – Duke University Chapel, Friday, March 30th at 1:30pm. We will meet in front of Duke Chapel. Parking is available in the Bryan Center garage behind the Chapel (handicap parking in front of Chapel).

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
“Come make a joyful noise unto the Lord!”

Lenten Bible Study with Rev. Kori – Wednesdays @ 10am, Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse – “I lay my burden down at the foot of the cross”

Wednesday Evening Community Worship
6:30 pm Coffee and Fellowship
7:00 pm Worship Service
@ Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
Come and enjoy a great cup of coffee,
great music, teaching and fellowship!
You belong here! Invite your friends!

Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
OPEN TO ALL – PLEASE COME & ENJOY!
March 31st – Mike Poole
Coffeehouse Premier
April 7th – The Thursday Night Band
Doors open @ 6:30 pm – Concerts start @7:30 pm!
Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, Durham, NC

Sunday, April 1st – Easter Sunrise Service in the Pavilion at 7:30am
Easter Breakfast to follow
Easter Worship Service at 11am

Calling ALL Sunday Scripture Readers Please sign up on the sheet in the Narthex

ELECTRONIC GIVING! Go to Electronic Giving Online if you are interested in supporting Community Worship, our Youth Group, the Playground, the Elevator fund, or any other aspect of St Paul’s missions and activities!
https://stpaulumcdurham.com/electronic-giving/

Goal Setting for St. Paul 2018 and Beyond!
ALL OF US: Let’s get the Workgroups together to discuss the plans for the medium and long-term goals for Church Council consideration.
Playground: The Colonial Village Neighborhood Association has received a grant from the City of Durham to assist with signage and promotion of our new ‘Village Playground at St. Paul’. We will be assisting with some of the grant activities. We hope you will volunteer for the events helping to introduce the Playground to our surrounding neighborhood. Event dates to be announced once confirmed. Questions? Email Teresa Crabtree @ tcmj506@frontier.com
Fellowship Hall: NEW! Quotes are being obtained for a new floor in Fellowship Hall and Kitchen
Marketing: Installation of the Electronic Sign for the front of the Church occurred on 12/19/17. A new website has launched.
Check it out at https://stpaulumcdurham.com/
We are transforming our community!!
Contact Marianne Ward @ rmw1@att.net with any questions.

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 our neighbors in Durham?
St. Paul will be serving lunch on these Saturdays in 2018:
May 26; July 28; Sept 22; Nov 24
Please sign up on the sheet in the Narthex. If you sign up and cannot serve, please help us by finding a replacement volunteer. We meet at 11am at Urban Ministries,
410 Liberty St, Durham, NC.
Contact Wayne Davis, 919-317-1964
if you need a ride & if you can help serve. Thanks!

Mr. Darius E. Moore, Family Recruitment Specialist for the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
will be presenting information regarding
Foster Care & Adoption opportunities
on Friday, April 20th at 6:30pm in the
Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse.
All are welcome to come and hear more about the children in our community who need us!

BLOCK PARTY & PLAYGROUND DEDICATION = APRIL 21st
12 noon to 3pm.
Your help is needed to carry out this event! Please see Phil, Richard or Marianne to volunteer. Please talk to Susan if you can bring a dessert!

All-Church Breakfast – 5th Sundays at 9am!
All are invited! On these particular Sundays, there will be no Sunday School. Here are the 2018 dates:
April 29 – July 29 – September 30 – December 30

 

 

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