Announcements for January 20, 2019

Wednesday Night at St. Paul!

Our ministries for Children and Youth: God Squad/ Children’s Choir, Confirmation, and Youth Group, continue to meet this Wednesday evening, beginning at 5:20. Please see the calendar for details. Questions? Feel free to contact Children’s Ministry Director Courtney, Youth Ministry Director Nate, or Pastor Joel.

Annual Meeting | January 20

It’s almost time again for our Annual Meeting! Please plan on attending the meeting between services THIS Sunday as we make decisions and vote on the budget for the next fiscal year.

Apprentice Series, Part 3 | Sunday eve 6:00 pm

You are enthusiastically invited to participate in the next segment of the Apprentice Small Group Series, entitled The Good and Beautiful Community. Come and explore how we follow Jesus more closely in community!

St. Paul Adult Choir Rehearsal | Next week

Join us next Wednesday night, January 23rd at 7:10pm as we rehearse choral pieces to share with the congregation on Sunday mornings.   All are welcome!

MATURA Food Bank

Thank you for your generous gifts to the Matura Food Bank.  The need doubles or triples in the winter months.


A ring was found the other day here at the church.  Please call Bea (515-971-9160) to identify and claim it.

Souper Bowl Sunday | February 3

Don’t forget to bring extra grocery items so we can celebrate Souper Bowl Sunday to the fullest! If you prefer to make a cash donation at our second offering, please make checks payable to ELCA World Hunger. Thank you for doing a world of good!

Ivan Marckmann is 90 YEARS YOUNG |  January 18

This month in 1928 the first air-conditioned building in the US opened in San Antonio, Stanford beat Pittsburgh at the 14th Rose Bowl, scotch tape was first marketed by the 3M company and Ivan Marckmann was born on Jan. 18th.  Wish Ivan a HAPPY BIRTHDAY if he’s here or send him a card at 2665 Settlers Trail, St. Charles, IA  50240.