Announcements

Holy Week Services:

Passion Sunday – 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 10

Maundy Thursday – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 14

Good Friday – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15

Easter Vigil – 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 16

Easter Sunrise – 6:30 a.m. atop Tussey Mountain with Pine Grove Mills Presbyterian Church

Resurrection of Our Lord – 10:45 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 17

Secretary office hours Sundays from 9am-1pm, Mondays & Wednesdays from 11:30am-1pm, and Fridays from 10am-1pm.

Pastor Paul is available by phone 9AM to 8PM Tuesday through Sunday. Monday is his day off, but otherwise, feel free to give a call or send a text! If he does not pick up right away, leave a message and Pastor will try to get back to you ASAP. His local phone number is 814-325-7571. He is always available 24/7 for emergencies.

Food Bank Needs: We are now collecting food bank items at the church. Besides the items listed below, they take garden items. To view their currently needed items, please go to https://scfoodbank.org/donate/current-needs-list

Food Items Needed:

  • Canned Fruit (peaches, pears, pineapple)
  • Applesauce
  • Snack Items (crackers, cookies, chips/pretzels, granola bars, etc.)
  • Side Dishes (Hamburger Helper, Knorr Rice & Pasta sides, Instant Mashed Potatoes, etc.)
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Oil (vegetable, canola, olive oil)
  • Maseca (Instant Corn Masa Flour)

Non-Food Items:

  • Laundry Detergent
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
  • Body Wash


Streaming Information

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMw1oMP_u3w2lC-C3139LBA

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stpaulpgm

April Readings:

DateFirst ReadingPsalmSecond ReadingGospel
Sun – Apr 10Isaiah 50:4-9aPsalm 31:9-16Philippians 2:5-11Luke 22:14—23:56
Sun – Apr 17Acts 10:34-43Psalm 118:1-12, 14-241 Corinthians 15:19-26Luke 24:1-12
Sun – Apr 24Acts 5:27-32Psalm 118:14-29Revelation 1:4-8John 20:19-31

We are currently in Year C of our three-year reading schedule. 

Daily Readings: Week of April 11-15

DateFirst ReadingPsalmSecond ReadingGospel
Mon – Apr 11Isaiah 42:1-9Psalm 36:5-11(7)Hebrews 9:11-15John 12:1-11
Tue – Apr 12Isaiah 49:1-7Psalm 71:1-14 (6)1 Corinthians 1:18-31John 12:20-36
Wed – Apr 13Isaiah 50:4-9aPsalm 70 (1)Hebrews 12:1-3John 13:21-32
Thu – Apr 14 Maundy ThursdayExodus 12:1-14Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 (13)1 Corinthians 11:23-26John 13:1-17, 31b-35
Fri – Apr 15 Good FridayIsaiah 52:13—53:12Psalm 22 (1)Hebrews 10:16-25John 18:1—19:42

Upcoming Commemorations:

Mikael Agricola, Bishop of Turku, died 1557 – Sunday, April 10, 2022

Consecrated bishop of Turku, Finland, without the approval of the pope, Agricola began a reform along Lutheran lines. In only three years, he translated the New Testament and worship texts into Finnish, in the process establishing the rules of Finnish writing that are still used today.

Stewardship Snippets:

Luke 22:19, 20 –Then Jesus took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” And he did the same with the cup after supper, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.”

What has God given us? Everything, holding back nothing. We celebrate this with Eucharist, when we mystically commune with God’s very body and blood.

April Birthdays

April 6th: Kathy Wheeler

April 12th: Jason Wills

April 14th: Matt Homan

April 19th: Claire Johnson

April 25th: Karol Magnuson

April 27th: Beverly Molnar

April Anniversaries

April 17th: Randy & Judy Wills

Easter Flowers Decorating the Sanctuary 

Karen Magnuson……………….In honor of Helen Magnuson
Karen Magnuson……………….In memory of Ed Magnuson
Karen Magnuson……………….In memory of Herb & Grace Williams
Ann & Art Reede………………..In honor of our children
Marilyn & Lloyd Niemann….In honor of our family
Morgen Hummel……………….In memory of my Dad, Malcolm Hummel
Morgen Hummel……………….In honor of my Mother, Martha Hummel
Martha Hummel………………..In memory of my parents, Martha and Charles Szalkay, and my husband, Malcolm Hummel
Martha Hummel………………..In honor of my children
Ron & Deb Strouse……………In honor of Jack and ethel Strouse
Ron & Deb Strouse……………In honor of Ken and Helen Roger
Joe & Delorse Homan……….In memory of our Parents
Joe & Delorse Homan……….In honor of our Families
LeRoy Dreibelbis……………….In memory of Linda Dreibelbis
LeRoy Dreibelbis……………….In memory of LeRoy & Geraldine Dreibelbis
LeRoy Dreibelbis……………….In memory of Stephen & Arleen Tokarchick
Cinda Corl………………………….In honor of Parent, Lois Corl
Lois Corl……………………………..In memory of Sheldon Corl
Paul Johnson……………………..In memory of Parents
Paul Tomkiel………………………In memory of Claudia Tomkiel
Michelle McMullen…………….In memory of my parents
Michelle McMullen…………….In memory & honor of the musicians of St. Paul
Muthler Family…………………..In honor of Diane Kemmerer & Fred Muthler
Muthler Family…………………..In memory of Ted Kemmerer & Freda Muthler
Muthler Family…………………..In memory of Judy Kocher
Diane Kemmerer……………….In honor of family

Prayers

Please keep the following people in your prayers. Inform the church office (814-237-2081) to add or remove a name from the list.

St. Paul Members:

Sally Kolesar; Liz Perez; Diane Kemmerer; Pastor Paul; Todd Wheeler; Marilyn Niemann; Eileen Butchkoski; Lois Corl; Helen Magnuson; Lois Folmar; Janice Olsen; Rich Olsen; Leroy Dreibelbis; Merle Eyer

Friends of St. Paul:

Rick Snare — Jim Rearick’s son-in-law

Pastor Kelley — our former pastor

Vanessa Holden — friend of Diane Kemmerer

Doug Demark — former member of St. Paul

Mary Ann Pollack — Chris Pollack’s mother

Ralph Farber — Stacy Pribulka’s father

Chip Rhoades — father of Heidi Lauckhardt-Rhoades

Joseph Tomkiel — Pastor Paul’s father

Ramona Book — wife of Pastor Brent Book

Dave Howell — friend of Lloyd and Marilyn Niemann

Carol Holmes — niece of Diane Kemmerer

Jan Van Horne — friend of Rich and Janice Olsen

Maren Alexis Tomkiel — Pastor Paul’s stepmother

Nathan Williams — son of Roger Williams

Pattie – friend of Janny Olsen

Linda Ackley – friend of Janny Olsen

Fred Muthler – father of Jeff Muthler

Barry Anderson – son of Paul Anderson

Joan Butchkoski – sister-in-law Eileen Butchkoski

Paul Kurtz – friend of Lloyd Niemann

Cara & Caasi – friends of Cassie and Michelle McMullen

Ruth Tier – sister of Carl Tier

For Our Neighbors:

All responders and volunteers aiding those affected in the Coronavirus crisis

For our nation to have peace

For those who are not yet members at St. Paul