|Reception of New Members|
If you've been attending St. Paul Lutheran Church and School and are thinking about joining our congregation, we invite you to participate in a New Members' gathering on Sunday, May 3, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.Child care will be provided. In the gathering, we will talk about who the Lutherans are, and introduce you to the ministries our congregation specifically. Please RSVP by calling the Church Office at 678-1298 or emailing Pastor Lutz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reception of new members will be on Sunday, May 17. We will have only one service that day at 10:00 am. If you are interested, but cannot attend the gathering or be present on May 17, please let the pastor know so we can accommodate your schedule.
|St. Paul Lutheran Church & Christian School Board Members Sought|
The Church Council is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the St. Paul Christian School Board. We are looking for three to five members to become Advocates of our school and work for its ministry with the school superintendent, school staff, pastor, congregational leaders, church council and church staff. This is a great opportunity for anyone with background in teaching or administration, a parent, or anyone interested in being part of our growing school. If you are interested, please contact Ken Keen at 582-4889 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|LMM Monthly Breakfast and Bible Study • Saturday, May 16 @ 7:30 am|
The LMM monthly breakfast and Bible Study will be Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 am in the Parish Hall. We are continuing the course on "Recovery." This is the third session where we will be discussing the subject "Healthy Habits: Shaping Up." The Bible study topic is "Living in Balance: Enough manna for each day." (Exodus 16:1-35)
All men of the congregation are invited to attend!
|Vacation Bible School • June 8 to June 12|
Vacation Bible School is a week long, beginning June 8 and ending June 12 for children between the ages of 3 and 12. Drop off time is between 8:15 and 8:30 am. The opening ceremony will begin at 8:30 am every morning.
This year, we will "Follow the Lamb" and teach your children about the important events of Christ's life: Christmas, Holy Week, Resurrection, Ascension, and Pentecost.
Pick up time is 12:30 pm each afternoon.
Please download the consent form here, fill it out, and detach and return the bottom half along with the registration fee of $5.00 per child.
Please check out our list of donations which are needed to make our event as great as last year's. June will be here before we know it!
|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.
|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!
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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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 are moving into discussions based on the lectionary of the week. We'll be using the ELCA Faith Lens blog to help as a guide. Our meeting dates through the summer are May 17 & 31, June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, and August 9 & 23.
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..
|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. We will study a Beth Moore program "Believing in GOD" throughout May. We will start our new study, "Disciple: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study" in September. This study is a walk through the Bible, both Old and New Testaments, emphasizing the wholeness of the Bible as a revelation of God with discussion and video segments by scholars. We will use this series for 34 weeks cover approximately nine months. Contact Jo Jones to order your workbook at 850-897-6056. 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.