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LUTHERAN CHURCH NICEVILLE FLORIDA
Reformation Festival 2014
Wed. 5:30-6:30 pm. Adults: $6; Child 3-12: $3.00; Child Under 3: Free
Preschool & Kindergarten

SERVICE HOURS

Join us Sundays for the Traditional Service at 8:30 AM or the Contemporary Service at 10:30 AM
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YOUTH

Join our youth groups as we have an exciting time with fun activities, learning and ministering.
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CALENDAR

Check out what else is going on at St. Paul

NOVEMBER 2014 EVENTS CALENDAR
Soup Cook-Off Fund Raiser for Relay for Life Wednesday, November 26

Soup Cook-Off fund raiser for Relay for Life will be held Wednesday, November 26, at 5:30 pm.  Bring your favorite soup and be prepared to vote with quarters and dollar bills for the one you like best.  Salad, dessert and drinks will be provided.  Free will donations.  Drawing for door prizes.  All money raised will be donated to Fight Cancer.  Bring your soup or bring your appetite -- or both! Contact Gayle Norgaard, 259-1155, for more information.

 
Lutheran World Relief Quilters

The Lutheran World Relief Quilters will resume quilting during Thanksgiving week.  Join us on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, Nov 24, 25, 28 and 29, beginning at 9:30am.  Come and go as you like.  Help for an hour, all day, or just drop by to talk.  For more information call Susan Woodcock 850-496-5727

 
Thanksgiving Eve Service Wednesday, November 26, at 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate God's many blessings and praise Him for his gracious generosity to us and to our community. We will be offering Holy Communion. Remember, you can come enjoy our Soup Cook Off Dinner in the Parish Hall between 5:30 and 6:30 pm! Save the cooking for Thanksgiving, and share food and fellowship with us!

 
Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

The office will be closed Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. May the Lord make us truly grateful for all the blessings he has bestowed upon us.

 
Advent Services Begin Wednesday, December 3 at 7:00 pm

Focus on the true meaning of the Christmas season as we celebrate the coming of the Messiah. Every Wednesday evening until Christmas Eve we will have our Advent service at 7:00 pm, including Holy Communion. Remember, if you'd like to join us for our Wednesday Evening Meal, make your reservations by the previous Monday morning!

 
Adult Christmas Party - O Holy Night - Sunday, December 7

Be sure to sign up for the Congregational Adult Christmas Party, "O Holy Night," on Sunday, December 7, at 5:30 pm in Underdahl Hall.  Join us for an evening of good food, good fellowship, and the true spirit of Christmas.  
Bring your favorite Christmas casserole to share! You can bring Shepherd's Pie, your classic Chicken and Rice, your most festive Veggie Lasagna, a Kitchen Sink Salad, or that artery-clogging Mac & Cheese that you save for special occasions!  Tossed salad, dinner rolls, dessert and beverages will be provided.  
Please bring a new pair of children's pajamas, any size - toddler through teenager - to be donated to Children in Crisis in Ft. Walton Beach so that children in our community can have a more comfortable "Holy Night."  
We will be enjoying some entertainment by a special singing group -- nJoy a cappella Quartet!
Childcare will be provided, but please feed your child before you come to the party.

 
Christmas Eve Services • Wednesday, December 24 at 4:30, 7:30, and 11:00 pm

We have a high-energy service at 4:30 pm Christmas Eve that is sure to entertain impatient children and be a blessing to all ages. We will have Holy Communion at our 7:30 and 11:00 pm services, highlighted by special music and uplifting messages of hope and rejoicing. Come and share this special time of year with us!

 
What's Cooking at St. Paul Lutheran??

Join us for our Wednesday Evening Meals, served in the Parish Hall from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and prepared FROM SCRATCH by our own volunteers led by Diane Ballard. Make your reservations no later than Monday by 10:00 am -- our low, low prices are possible because we are careful about quantities and quality, so please let us know if you need to cancel a reservation, too. Just $6 for adults, $3 for children age 3 to 12, and free for kids under 3 years! Add $1 for each to-go meal. See our exciting menu here! 

 
Prayer Requests

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 the pastors, the church office or Regina to have your concerns added to this powerful network of love and care. You can email Regina at regina.humphrey@cox.net, and you can call her at 850-502-7488.

 
"Like" us on Facebook

You can find us as “St. Paul Lutheran Church and School of Niceville” – share the page with your friends to help spread the word about the great things God is doing in our lives!

 
OFFICE HOURS & STAFF
Office Hours: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm             Closed for lunch: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Ms. Amy Silva - Office Manager

Ms. Patti Jasinski - Bookkeeper

Ms. Crystal Rossman - School Secretary
 
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. We have discussed fear, the power of prayer, and our personal Christian path. 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. Our group is about having a safe haven for those who are stationed here, or are home for a brief period, or call Niceville their permanent home. 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.

 
WELCA Ministries Thursday Morning Bible Study

All women of the church are invited to join a Thursday morning bible study provided by WELCA Ministries Thursdays at 9:00 am. This series of eight programs for groups, each designed to take about 60 to 90 minutes, offers a wide variety of opportunities to explore together what God is calling you to be and do.  Jo Jones and Bev Byrne will facilitate the study. Child Care is provided!

 
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.