St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Serving the Living Lord....Past, Present and Future

 

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Welcome to St. Paul's United Methodist Church!

All are welcome to share the Lord's words and be a part of our Spiritual Family! We invite you to be a part of our church community.
Sunday Service
9:00 am
11:00 am
 
Adult and Children Sunday School
10:00am
 
Christ's Kids
Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
 
Address
201 S. Monroe St.
Monroe MI 48161
 
Phone
(734) 242 - 3000
 
Email Address
stpaulsmonroe@sbcglobal.net
 

Sunday, November 19, 2017

 
Today's Theme
 24th Sunday after Pentecost  
 
Message
 "Gratitude as a cure for cynicism"
          - Rev. Evans C. Bentley
 
Liturgist
9:00 - Paula Vergowven
11:00 - Willie Lass
 
Acolytes
9:00 - Olivia Gladieux
11:00 - Alex Garcia & Jenna Balk
 
Ushers
9:00 - Brenda Cadle, Fran Rayce, Patty Siekierda,
          Paula Massengill
11:00 - Tom Paterson, Bob Paterson, Will Paterson,
            Jerry Spence
 

Announcements

Childcare is provided for children, 4 years old and younger in the nursery on Sundays during worship service.
 
Please keep in your thoughts and prayers: 
  • Susan Paterson, ProMedica Stewart Rd Rehab.
  • Linda Voss, ProMedica Monroe.
The flowers on the altar are in honor of Kelly Vergowven's Licensing Class Graduation today. Given by Taiya Himebauch
 
The church office is in need of volunteers to answer phones and take messages on mornings or afternoons on Mondays and Fridays thru December. If this is something you are willing to help us out with call the office and talk to either Ileene or Jeanette at (734) 242-3000.
 
Acolyte Training will be held on Nov. 19th immediately following the 11:00 service. Pastor Bentley will be providing a lunch for the group. We need more acolytes! Please encourage any child in our congregation from 2nd grade to middle school to consider serving as an acolyte. Also, it is important that current acolytes attend the training. Thank you for your continued service.
 
The Custodians are looking for hand tools  that you no longer need and would like to donate to the church. If you can help out with this request either speak to one of the custodians or someone in the office.
 
St. Paul’s has adopted 11 families for the 2017 holidays. Next Sunday our youth will help deliver the food items and paper products you donate. In addition, the Outreach Committee will purchase turkeys, milk, butter, bread and some fresh fruit. Donations of cash will be very helpful.
 
The sixth annual Advent Tea will be Sunday, December 3, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Our speaker will be Kelly Isaacs who will portray Mary, the Mother of Jesus. You may sign up in the fellowship hall for your table or to join an open table.
 

This Week at St. Paul’s

 
  Sunday, November 19, 2017
  9:00 a.m.  Worship
  10:00 a.m. Sunday School (All Ages)
  10:00 a.m. - Assemble and Deliver Food Bags
  11:00 a.m.  Worship (3rd Grade Bible Presentation
            
  Monday, November 20, 2017
  7:00 p.m. - Trustees Meeting
*Last Day for Poinsettia order*

  Tuesday, November 21, 2017
  1:00 p.m. – Lotus Garden Club
  7:00 p.m. – Administrative Board Meeting
  
  Wednesday, November 22, 2017
  Noon – Kiwanis Club
 *No Christ Kids or Choir*
 
 
  Thursday, November 23, 2017
 
Happy Thanksgiving - Office Closed
 
  Friday, November 24, 2017
  Office Closed for Holiday
 
  Saturday, November 25, 2017
  8:00 a.m. – Men's Breakfast at Benny's
  8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa
  
  Sunday, Nobember 26, 2017
  9:00 a.m.  Worship
  10:00 a.m. Sunday School (All Ages)
  11:00 p.m.  Worship
  12:00 p.m. - Hanging of the Greens
  6:00 p.m. UMYF