|St. Paul Lutheran Church & School Congregational Community Christmas Party!|
Everyone is invited to join us Sunday, December 13 following the Christmas Cantata for a fun gathering with Christmas treats and fun things to do! Dress in your holiday finest and have your family Christmas photo taken in our photo booth -- perfect for sending in your Christmas cards! There will be several holiday crafts for kids of all ages, and a Photo Scavenger Hunt for those camera-savvy youth and adults.
Come to the Cantata at 3:30 pm and stay for the party -- let's celebrate the season!
|LWR Quilters "Drop in and Stitch" • November 20 - 25|
Our Lutheran World Relief Quilters will be working hard during the school holiday Friday, November 20 after 3:30 pm. We will set up for action on Friday, then Saturday, November 21, we will begin quilting at 9:30 am and keep on going through the Thanksgiving week. We will clean up Wednesday afternoon and celebrate Thanksgiving with a day off, then we will pick up where we left off on Friday, November 27 and keep on stitching! We would love to have you contribute your talents to the hundreds of quilts we supply to Lutheran World Relief. All you need to do is tie a knot!! Contact Susan Woodcock at 850-496-5727 for more information.
|Fire up the Ovens -- WELCA Christmas Cookie Sale!|
We will be selling gourmet cookie plates between services on Sunday, December 13 with proceeds going to Sharing and Caring as well as funding our WELCA activities for the year. Please donate a batch of your favorite homemade Christmas cookies by Saturday, December 12 at 9:00 am in the church kitchen, and stay for fellowship and fun while we assemble these holiday treats! Calories created with friends don't count!
|WELCA Thursday Morning Bible Study Meets at 9:30 am|
We are meeting Thursdays at 9:30 am in Underdahl Hall. Please contact the Church Office if you need child care so we may have it available for you. DISCIPLE is a program of disciplined Bible study aimed at developing strong Christian leaders. The first study, "Becoming Disciples through Bible Study," gives the Old and New Testaments equal time, emphasizing the wholeness of the Bible as a revelation of God. Come join us!
|Women of the Word Bible Study Meets Mondays at 9:00 am|
We will be studying Beth Moore's "Children of the Day," a look into 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Childcare for younger children, coffee, and materials are provided. This is a great chance to meet new friends and understand God's Word better -- join us in The Loft!
|Electronic Transfer Makes Giving Easy!|
Sign up for Electronic Bank Transfer and your pledge will be fulfilled automatically. No more worries about envelopes and checks, or leaving it on the counter on your way out the door! Just print out the Electronic Giving Authorization Form and fill it out completely. Attach the required documents (voided check or deposit slip) and return to the St. Paul Lutheran Church Office. Your electronic giving will begin shortly after we receive your authorization. Offering envelopes are available if you prefer to give in that manner, as well. You can find yours on the table in Underdahl Hall.
Please contact Regina Humphrey to participate in St. Paul’s Prayer Chain and join us as we lift up our prayers for our members and friends. If you are in need of prayer support, please contact Pastor Lutz, the church office or Regina to have your concerns added to this powerful network of love and care. You can email Regina at email@example.com, and you can call her at 850-502-7488.
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|OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday|
Staff: Amy Silva, Office Manager • Heather Bentley, School Secretary/Office Assistant • Patti Jasinski, Bookkeeper
|Table Talk • Young Adult Group Meeting|
Table Talk is a growing group that meets every other Sunday from 5:00 to 6:30 pm for fellowship, expansion of faith, and outreach for those 19 years and older. Our next meetings are November 8 and December 6.
You do not need to be a member of our church to join our meetings. Please come as you are, when you can, with whomever you want. Bring a snack, dish, dessert, or drink to share. Child Care and activities are provided for nursery and school-age children. If you have any questions, please contact Candace Arvanetes or Jo Jones at STPLCIA14@gmail.com or call 850-682-6925.
|Communion Available For Those with Gluten and Alcohol Sensitivities|
We are offering gluten-free wafers as well as grape juice if you would like a substitute for traditional wafers or wine. If you wish to receive a gluten-free wafer, please take the appropriate wafer from glass dish in the center of the plate. Grape juice is located in the center of the communion wine trays.
|Video Recording Services|
St. Paul has an excellent video recording system for use at special services or events (weddings, baptisms, etc.). Please contact Bob Hoffman for details. We are also looking for interested individuals that would like to volunteer for camera operating and/or video processing. Contact the office for more information.