What’s Happening at St. Paul UMC

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Remember to pray for: the family of Bobby Finch, Garland ‘Sonny’ Roberts, Pauline & Rainey Hicks, Wayne Davis, Judy Hayes, Linda Lane, 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, 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.

Join us after worship June 24 for a “WISH YOU WELL LUNCH” to thank and honor Pastor Kori for her time at St. Paul. The meal is provided. We invite you to bring the dessert.
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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 Monday, June 18th at 6:30pm in 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!

June 23 – Kori Robins
June 30th – – C L O S E D
Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, Durham

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As we welcome our New Pastor, Rev Casey Mursten on July 1, we will have a change in the Sunday Worship schedule (eff 7/1/18):

10:00am – Coffee & Donuts
10:15am – Opening Sunday School
10:30am – Sunday School Classes
11:30am – Worship Service

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No Community Worship on June 27th!
Join us for a
JULY 4TH NEIGHBORHOOD POTLUCK and PRAISE @ Wednesday Evening Community Worship
6:30 pm Potluck, Praise & Fellowship
@ the Village Playground Pavilion
Bring a dish to share; Come meet Pastor Casey, enjoy teaching, fellowship and great music! You belong here! Invite your friends!
Please bring bottled water, granola bars, nutrigrain bars, raisins, or other single-serve non-perishable snacks to Church Sunday or Wednesday. Gwen will be distributing these items to youth in the neighborhood this summer while school is not in session.
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Village Playground: Thanks to all of you who volunteered at the three events that celebrated the opening of our new Village Playground. These events were supported by a grant from the City of Durham in partnership with the Colonial Village Neighborhood Association: the Block Party, the Movie Night and yesterday’s Brunch!

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! **

Want to help serve our neighbors in Durham?
St. Paul will be serving lunch on these Saturdays in 2018:
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!

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

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is now available in Durham!
Children will receive one high-quality, developmentally-appropriate book delivered to their home each month from birth until their fifth birthday. (It’s part of an initiative from Smart Start and Durham Partnership for Children). Please help spread the word. Use this link to sign up: http://dpfc.net/imaginationlibrary/

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!

VOLUNTEERS WANTED: As of July 1, 2018, St. Paul UMC will need a new person/s to format, print & distribute the Sunday Bulletin. Anyone interested should contact Richard or Marianne Ward at 919-943-5566, rmw1@att.net or in person.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED: As of July 1, 2018, St. Paul UMC will need a new person/s to format & post to both the St. Paul Facebook page and the Website. Anyone interested should contact Marianne Ward at rmw1@att.net or in person.

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!”
VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Calling ALL Sunday Scripture Readers . . . . Please sign up on the sheet in the Narthex…


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