What’s Happening at St. Paul UMC

Remember to pray for: the family of Jesse Carden, 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, Dare Carden, Ann Cook, Carolyn Howard, Phyllis Jones, Ann Lloyd, Doris Stephens & Dot Wentz.

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

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!

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! **

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!

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:

• 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.

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!

Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse
Doors open @ 6:30 pm – Concerts start @7:30 pm!

APRIL 21st
12 noon to 3pm with Gnarly Blue!

April 28th – String Peddlers
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!
Invite everyone you know!

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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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!

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!”



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