This week we join the congregations of the Allegheny Synod in prayer for the congregation of Zion Lutheran Church, Petersburg.

Memorial service for John Schueltz will be held at St. Paul on August 4. A meal will be served. If you wish to help with the meal in any way, please call Sally Kolesar.

Property Team Announcement — the Property Team is planning an outdoor work evening at the church on August 6 starting at 5:30 PM.  We are planning to trim the shrubbery and clean the storage shed. Subway sandwiches and drinks will be provided for volunteers at 6:00 PM.

Pine Grove Youth Group will meet Sunday afternoon, from 3:00 PM -5:00 PM at the Lions Club.

Summer vacations make it difficult to fill the duties of the church. Please check the signup sheets for next week and next month if you will be available to help. God has blessed our congregation with many talents and abilities. We are grateful when they are used to God’s glory.

 Are you interested in becoming a prayer partner?  A sign-up sheet is on the narthex table to become a prayer partner with another person. See Jill Lemke or Linda Muthler for more details.

Each Sunday the Texas Roadhouse restaurant has a deal for you and St. Paul. Dine at the Texas Roadhouse on any given Sunday and show them your current Sunday bulletin; you will receive 10% off your bill and the restaurant will donate $1.00 to St. Paul. One bulletin per person to be eligible for this deal.

We are collecting wedding anniversaries and birthdates the persons in our congregation. Please add your dates to the sheet on the narthex table.

Pine Grove Mills Farmers Market continues every Thursday until the end of September from 3:00 – 7:00 PM in the church parking lot. Additional parking is available at the Ferguson Township Elementary School. Check the website  for weekly updates.

 Coming in August: St. Paul Annual Rummage Sale and Baked Goods Sale —August 15— 18–(Wednesday & Thursday, August 15 & 16 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Friday & Saturday, August 17 & 18 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.) Proceeds to benefit the Roof Fund – (see Pastor Paul clean shaven); and the Deaf Ministry of the Allegheny Synod Search for items to sell (things you’d be willing to donate to a good friend; clean, unbroken, complete Bring items to the church on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, August 12, 13, and 14 from 1-4 PM.  If you absolutely need to bring items before then, please put them in the parlor or the room between the parlor and choir) Please NO magazines, VHS, cassette tapes, artificial flowers, Christmas items, or electronics. Questions: call/text Jill at 814-769-9022. New this year: Baked goods sale items are needed for the days of the Rummage Sale.  We are inviting everyone who can to donate baked goods (homemade or bought).