As We Gather...We
have journeyed almost to the end of the long green season of
Sundays after Pentecost.
As with every long journey, it is easy to grow weary. The Scripture
readings for today call upon us to be persistent in faith and
persistent in prayer. In order to reinforce the value of persistent
prayer, Jesus told a story about an unfair judge and a woman who
refused to give up. God is not an enemy whom we must win over, but
the God whose grace and mercy have given us life and salvation in
Jesus Christ. Because we know the power of His grace, we are moved
not to give up but to be persistent in faith and
HELP US MAKE THIS
DIRECTORY COMPLETE! IT WON'T BE THE SAME
We want to make this a
complete representation of our St. Paul family -
PLEASE be a part of
OUR PHOTO DATES
Tuesday, October 25,
Wednesday, October 26,
Thursday, October 27,
Friday, October 28,
Saturday, October 29,
Every family photographed
receives a complimentary directory and a
portrait and a free Pictorial Directory.
Also, St. Paul is partnering with nationally known artist Andy
Schumann to provide a special incentive for families who sign up
for their photography session. Sign up now to have your photos
taken and receive a special commemorative
500 th Anniversary pewter
ornament celebrating Martin Luther and
the Reformation for $7.50 each (a $20 value). These ornaments
will make beautiful gifts!
DETAILS: All photography and portrait viewing will take place at
our church. You will have a variety of poses taken, and Lifetouch
never charges a sitting fee! One pose will be selected for the
directory. In addition to your complimentary 8xl0, you will have
the opportunity to purchase additional portraits at attractive
prices on the day of your portrait session.
PERFECT FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS: You also have the opportunity to
invite your extended family and have portraits made with everyone
together. Just schedule together and add additional time spots for
each of your extended family units. Each family unit will be
photographed and receive their own complimentary 8x10 portrait.
Lifetouch will then photograph generational poses with everyone
together, grandparents and grandkids, or any special poses you
would like to have.
Be sure to take advantage of the opportunity to be
professionally photographed. Lifetouch offers so many ways to
capture the memories. Your portraits are sure to become valued
family keepsakes... treasured now and for generations to
We are looking forward to seeing you in our directory!
Additional sessions will be held in January
& May 2017. The book will be printed after the final
We also need volunteers to host the
Steinke in the Church Office if you can help.
You can Still Join Sunday
All children (3PK thru
6th grade) are invited to join us from
8:30am - 9:15am downstairs in
the Youth Room.
You may still register at the link below or in
the Youth Room before class.
Registration forms in Welcome Center
For more info, contact Kim Butz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Parents need to sign their
children in and out of Sunday J.A.M each week.
JAM @ Home
JAM @ Home
JAM @ Home October 16
can Parents do during J.A.M....
8:30am-9:10am: Parenting Biblically will
be held in the School Library. Join us for a time of facilitated
discussion. We will look at what the experts say and share our
experiences and insights with each other.
8:30am-9:10am: All the Places to
Go...How will You know? Bestselling author John Ortberg
gives us the encouragement to step out in faith and embrace all of
the opportunities that await. All are welcome to meet in the
Undercroft (church basement). (Led by Carl Butz. This is a 5-week
study; come to one or all!)
9:30am Bible Study in FLC: Presentations
and presenters change weekly.