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St. Paul UCC, Saline MI

WEEKLY UPDATE


Greetings from St. Paul UCC!

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Service 10:00 am
Message:  "When 'C' words are bad"

Scripture:  Luke 12:49-59

Special Music by Anthony Lange

Please Keep in Prayer

Janet Raus, Paul Jensen, Jean Cogger, Ruth Lange, Karen Lange, Tonya Knickerbocker, Brad Burkeen, Michelle Hoey, Jean Kohler, Laura Johnson, Sherry Palmer, Rose Carol Toth, Steven Baker, Brittany Dunn, Paul Gregorio, Karen Polliey, Noah, George Fram, Jimmy Cobb, Babs Losee, Patsy Stollsteimer, Susan Keezer, Blanche, Marge Wright, Larry Makowski, Allan Karn, Ann Lobdell, the Ordonez & Pinsak families, Ken Auten, Ginny Bassett, Mag Losee, Michelle (Randy Doughty's caregiver), Elaine Bachelder (Rose Carol Toth's nursing school classmate), Paul Careon (Sherry & Bruce Finkbeiner's son-in-law), those participating in the St. Paul Lock-In this Friday, Cass Corridor residents & the family of Marilyn Rentschler who passed away last week

With thanks to those who are serving our country: 
Chris Hubbard  (Tina Gallaway's husband) 
Christopher Vander Eyk (Kay Girbach's nephew)
Dusty Turner (John & Brenda Finkbeiner's son-in-law)

Caretel Inns of Brighton:  Ann Lobdell
Lenawee Medical Care Center:  Jean Kohler
Memory Center: Jean Himel
Redies Center:  Ruth Lange and Marge Wright
University Living: Warren Rentschler 


August Birthdays
Lloyd Girbach 8/14
Charles Frey 8/21
Joe Chambers 8/24
Rilee London 8/25
Elizabeth McClure 8/25
Christopher Welt 8/26
Olivia Strong 8/30


 August Anniversaries
Pam & Keith Koebel 8/26/83
 
Upcoming Events
Week of 8/11/19
8/13 (Tue)   Memory Center 3:30 pm, AA 7 pm
8/15 (Thu)  AA & Al-Anon 7:30 pm
8/16 (Fri)    Family Lock-in at St. Paul 6 pm - Saturday, 8/17 morning, AA 7 pm

Week of 8/18/19
8/18 (Sun)  Worship 10, Youth Activity Program after Time With the Young at Heart
8/20 (Tue)   AA 7 pm 
8/21 (Wed) St. Paul Potluck 5:30 pm (please bring a dish to pass)

8/22 (Thu)  AA & Al-Anon 7:30 pm
8/23 (Fri)    Family Rolling Hills Water Park (meet at church 9:30 am), AA 7 pm
8/24 (Sat)   CASS Corridor 10

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MARILYN RENTSCHLER
Monday, August 26th

Visitation 9:30 - 11:00 am in the sanctuary
Service 11:00 am
Luncheon immediately following the service.
If you would like to provide a salad for the luncheon, please contact Rose Carol Toth at rctoth@aol.com or 734-429-5980.  Thank you.
We extend our deepest sympathies to Warren and the family.

UPCOMING CHURCH DINNERS
Spaghetti Dinner:  Thursday, September 12th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Swiss Steak Dinner:  Thursday, October 17th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
 
CHOIR NEWS
Sanctuary Choir Practice begins Sunday, 9/22, 8:30 am 
Gospel Choir Practice begins Tuesday, 9/24, 7:00 pm 
Youth Choir Practice begins Sunday, 9/29, 11:20 am 

Upcoming Schedule For The Youth
~Friday, 8/23:  Family Rolling Hills Water Park, meet at church 9:30 am
~Sunday, 9/8:  Rally Day Picnic and Games 
~Sunday, 9/15:  First Day of Sunday School 

Adult Christian Education Opportunity
Discussion Group: "Dealing With the Misunderstandings of the Bible"
*Facilitated by Revs. Pam & Keith Koebel

*Participants encouraged to bring questions about the Bible & discuss the upcoming Sunday's Lectionary
*First Session:  Wednesday, 9/4, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
*Class will meet every Wednesday for about 6-8 weeks


SUMMER MUSIC DURING WORSHIP AT ST. PAUL
August 18:  Anthony Lange
August 25:  Jim Hinderer


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER NEWSLETTER ARTICLES
Due Sunday, August 18th to
Robyn Girbach at rgirbach@yahoo.com.
Thank you!

ST. PAUL POTLUCK
Wednesday, August 21st, 5:30 pm

Fellowship Room 
Please bring a dish to pass!

ROLLING HILLS WATER PARK
Friday, August 23rd, meet 9:30 am at the church
All St. Paul Families are invited!

Rolling Hills Water Park
7660 Stony Creek Rd, Ypsilanti
Prices:  $6 parking, $8 adults
$6 Children 36"- 42"; Children under 36" Free

GROWTH MEETING
Sunday, August 25th, after worship
Dwight Wilson, Co-Director of the IRT (Interfaith Round Table), will attend our worship service and speak at the Growth Meeting about racism.  His will talk about his stake on interfaith work & his understanding of racism past & present.  We hope to see you there!

 
RALLY DAY
Sunday, September 8

Wear comfortable summer clothing

During Worship:  Install teachers, Recognize volunteers and Honor Wesley Welt & Christopher Clisham’s Eagle Scout projects

Blessing of the Playground & Rededication of the Labyrinth

All Church Picnic outside: 
Menu:  Hot dogs, Chips, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans & Ice Cream Bars

Games:  Bean Bag Toss, Yard Bowling, Giant Ker Plunk, 9-Square, Putt-Putt Green, Cards, Dominoes  

SPAGHETTI DINNER AT ST. PAUL
Thursday, September 12th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

"God Almighty first planted a garden. 
And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures." 
~Francis Bacon


Pastoral Care:  Rev. Pam:  277-3291, Rev. Keith:  429-9808 
 
Mission Work
Supplies for Saline Area Social Service
Cass Corridor personal care items
Paper Pantry Supplies


Whoever you are & wherever you are on life's journey, you are always welcome here!
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St. Paul United Church of Christ
  122 West Michigan Avenue
   Saline, MI  48176

Reverends Pam & Keith Koebel

WEEKLY SERVICE Sunday at 10:00 am

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Office Phone (734) 429-7716

Office Hours:
   Tuesday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
   Wednesday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
   Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


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