Week of October 18, 2021
Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.
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11 a.m. Christian Education · Service Opportunities
The office will be open M - F; 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The office is open to the congregation by appointment.

Brave Faith
Please return your Estimate of Giving Card
This week you should receive your Estimate of Giving card in the mail. Please return it in person on Sunday, October 24, through the mail, or by completing the form on our website or through the St. Paul's App. Return Estimate of Giving Card
NEW! Third Wednesday of the Month
Early Bird Men's Group
Wednesday, October 20; 6:30 a.m. in the Parlor
Join us for devotions, conversation, and prayer as we grow in Christ’s love and live out our faith. All men are welcome! Please contact Larry Heflin or Bob Johnson for more information.
4th Sunday
Real Faith for Real Life
Sunday, October 24
11 a.m. worship in the Youth Lounge
The pandemic has taken its toll on each and every one of us during the last eighteen months. As we come together this fall, join the Education Council as they provide activities to educate all of us on how to develop real-life skills to become happier, healthier Christians. Join us for part two of our series on Mental Health - Practicing Self-Care, Mindfulness and Stress Relief. Email Mike Bruce if you have any questions or would like to contribute toward any of the upcoming topics.
Prayer List
The following prayer requests have been received by our church. Please send your prayer requests to prayers@stpaulsrochester.org.
Healing & Comfort
Ginny Ames, Loraine Mazur, Beth Culp, David Beerer, Carol Ann Wilke, Bernona Fry - mother of Grant Fry, Tim Tenbusch, - friend of Betsy and Peter Marsh, Joyce Olson, Christine Butler - relative of Phyllis Rickabus
Welcome Center Hosts Needed
Help others feel welcome the moment they walk in the door! Friendly folk are needed to serve as Welcome Center hosts on Sunday mornings. Please contact Karen Rider to volunteer for the Welcome Center. You may also sign up on the Welcome Center Sign-up Genius.
VIRTUAL Rummage Sale
October 17 - December 3
Do you have more items to sell? We are also having a Virtual Rummage Sale. Submit donations October 17—November 6. Items will be available for purchase on Cheddar Up site November 11—20. Drop off items that sell (you will be notified) at Church on December 1. Purchased items must be picked up December 3. See more
The Fall of Big Feelings
October Series for Children
Each week children will explore big feelings we all experience. Get this week's playlist on Fear.
Children will also have the opportunity to zoom with Miss Amy once a week to connect with each other and dive deeper into these themes. Sign up for for the Zoom calls and get a reminder. Zoom time begins at 5:30 p.m.on October 20. 
New Member Class
Sunday, October 24; 3:30 - 5 p.m. in the Parlor
Please attend the New Member Class if you interested in becoming a member of St. Paul’s and would like to learn more about the mission of St. Paul’s, small groups and the many ministry teams that are offered. At the end of the meeting, we will welcome new members. Pictures will be taken and shown in worship the following Sunday.

Please sign up at the Welcome Center in the Narthex or in Hickey Hall or contact Marilyn Kress at 586-212-9065.
Wear Your Halloween Costume to Worship and Stay for the Food Truck
Sunday, October 31 at 11 a.m. in the Courtyard
Wear your costume to church and stay after the service and enjoy a hot dog from All City Dogs Food Truck in the Courtyard. All City Dogs is hoping for a minimum of 50 people, so please mark your calendars. We cannot wait to see all of you in your costumes!
Health Ministry Team has provided the following important information:
Deadline October 28
Hats & Gloves for Baldwin
For many years the United Methodist Women has donated hats and gloves to Baldwin Center and Neighborhood House. We buy them at a discount from Broner Hat Company to maximize our donation.
Without our Rummage Sale fundraiser this year, we do not have funds available and we welcome any donations to help us continue this ministry. Please make checks to St. Paul's United Methodist Women with 'hats and gloves' in the memo line & mail to 620 Romeo St. Rochester, MI 48307. 
Many thanks from the United Methodist Women
Help Wanted
Audio/Visual Volunteers
Are you interested in sharing your gifts and joining a great team at St. Paul’s? We are seeking Audio/Visual volunteers to help support Sunday services and special events. Volunteers will be trained and scheduled as they are available. For more information please contact Rachel Henry.

Welcome Center Coordinator and Volunteers and Ushers Needed
Help others feel welcome the moment they walk in the door! Friendly folk are needed to serve as Welcome Center hosts and Ushers on Sunday mornings. A Welcome Center volunteer coordinator is also needed. Please contact Karen Rider to volunteer for the Welcome Center and Gail Hosner to serve as an usher.
If you are need of help or have an urgent need, please email HELP@stpaulsrochester.org or call the church office at 248-651-9361. 
Contact your pastors:
Rev. David Eardley - DEardley@stpaulsrochester.org 
Rev. April Gutierrez- AGutierrez@stpaulsrochester.org
Rev. Judy May - JMay@stpaulsrochester.org  
Rev. Rick Kress - RKress@stpaulsrochester.org  
Church Office              248-651-9361 
Dr. Timothy R. Hickey  Pastor Emeritus