August 13 at St. Paul

This week we celebrate the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. Holy Communion will be offered by intinction.  This week we join with the congregations of the Allegheny Synod in praying for our congregation, St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Serving this week— Assisting Minister, Ann Reede; Reader/Communion Assistant, Lauren Muthler; Greeter, Diane Kemmerer; Ushers, Ike and Linda Rosensteel, Jim Carr; Home Visitor, Martha Hummel; Counters, Sally Kolesar, Carl Tier; Sacristan, Karen Magnuson; Sign Changer, Jill Lemke.

Summer Music—If you play an instrument or sing, you’re invited to offer special music during a summer worship service.  A sign-up sheet is posted on the music bulletin board in the hallway.  If you need help finding an appropriate song, ask Debbie or Beverly for guidance.

 Rescheduled property work night is Monday, August 14 at 5:00 PM with supper at 6:00 PM.

 Congregational Council meets this Tuesday, August 15 at 7:00 PM.

A weekly discussion of the approaching Sunday’s texts is being offered each Wednesday at 1:30 PM.  Each week will be new and unique so people can miss several and still fit in the following week.

August 20 Fellowship—Everyone is invited to bring a dish to share.

Opportunities to sign up for worship (and other) duties. This year we will offer October and November sign-up sheets are on the table in the narthex. The Stewardship Committee asks each of you to give of your time to enhance the ministry of St. Paul.

Newsletter— August newsletters are in your church mailboxes. Remember to pick them up before leaving worship.  Also, the September newsletter items are due to Jen Stout by Sunday, August 20th. You can give items directly to Jen or e-mail her at jstout365@gmail.com or newletter@stpaulpgm.org. The August newsletter is available on the St Paul’s WEB pages at http://stpaulpgm.org/wp/newsletter.

 Nelson Wheeler is currently residing at Wynwood House in Boalsburg. Cards and letters can be sent to him at: Nelson Wheeler, Wynwood House, 294 Discovery Drive, Boalsburg, PA 16827.  There is no room number.

Annual Rummage Sale— Wednesday through Saturday, August 15-19, 9 AM to 4 PM.  The proceeds will be split equally between the St. Paul Roof Fund and the Dyslexia Center.  We will be encouraging folks from St. Paul and the Dyslexia Center parents and volunteers to donate items and help with the sale. We need people to help with sorting, setting up, cleaning up, publicity, etc. If you are interested in helping, please speak with Jill Lemke (769-9022), Linda Rosensteel (880-6059), or Sally Kolesar (777-1830). Items should be left in Classroom 106 (the room next to the “parlor”). We encourage donation of the following items: Toys DVDs and CDs Books Games and Puzzles (Make sure all pieces are there) Jewelry Furniture Craft and Office Supplies Linens Clothing and Shoes in good condition PLEASE DO NOT DONATE water bottles, coffee mugs, incomplete glassware sets, knickknacks, artificial flowers, plastic ware (except complete Tupperware sets), TVs, computer parts, holiday décor, or used candles and candle holders.