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. 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.

Be inspired by our Sermons online at https://stpaulumcdurham.com/sermons/

BLOCK PARTY & PLAYGROUND DEDICATION MEETING, April 5th @ 6:30pm
Cokesbury Classroomto identify what you would like to do, discuss any additional thoughts, plans & updates. Please come!

Friday, April 6th at 7pm @ Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse: Meeting to discuss the distribution of Door Hangers in the Neighborhood announcing the Block Party and Playground Dedication.  We have committed volunteer hours as part of the grant.  Please come and see how you can help!   This is part of our City of Durham grant with the Colonial Village Neighborhood Association.

Duke’s Chapel Spring Ham & Egg Supper April 7th from 5 PM – 8 PM, 807 Old Oxford Rd, Durham, North Carolina 27704 Country Ham, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits, Grits, Applesauce, and all the usual fixings.  Adults: $9.00; Kids 6-12 years old $4.00; Kids under 6 free. *All Proceeds Go To Missions* https://www.facebook.com/events/161476444527509/

Sacred  Grounds  Coffeehouse   OPEN  TO  ALL  – PLEASE COME & ENJOY Coffeehouse Premier April 7th – The Thursday Night Band Coffeehouse Premier April 14th – ShadowHawk Bluegrass Band. Doors open @ 6:30 pm  –  Concerts start @7:30 pm!  Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, Durham, NC

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!”
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!

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!
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/

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 & come to our meeting on April 5th.  Please talk to Susan if you can bring a dessert!  Invite everyone you know! https://www.facebook.com/events/357332711430772/

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

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!

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!**

Goal Setting for St. Paul 2018 and Beyond!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 have committed volunteer hours as part of the grant. We are asking for your help with these events helping to introduce the Playground to our neighborhood.  • Friday, April 6th at 7pm: Meeting re:  Distribution of Door Hangers in the Neighborhood• Saturday, May 19th, at 7:30pm:  Movie night with Popcorn• Saturday, June 16th, from 9a – 11a:  Morning Brunch  with juice, coffee and pastries.  Questions?Email Teresa Crabtree @ tcmj506@frontier.com  Fellowship Hall:   NEW!  The Trustees voted to install a new floor in Fellowship Hall and Kitchen.  Your help is needed with clearing the space in preparation for the flooring installation.  See Ray Eason for details. 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.

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.

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