651-462-5212
5879 Wyoming Trail
Wyoming, MN 55092
Thursday, December 24, 2020
"May God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace by means of your faith in him, so that your hope will continue to grow by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13
We wish you and your family a Very Merry Christmas!
WORSHIP
The readings for December 24th are:
  • First Reading: Isaiah 9:2-7
  • Psalm: Psalm 96
  • Second Reading: Titus 2:11-14
  • Gospel: Luke 2:1-14 [15-20]
The readings for December 27th are:
  • First Reading: Genesis 1: 1-5, 14-18
  • Second Reading: Micah 5: 2-5a
  • Gospel - Luke 1:26-35, 38
You can view our services on our website or Facebook.
You can LISTEN to our service by calling 651-371-5421
Christmas Tree Photos for the
December 27th Service needed!

Send a picture of your Christmas tree, preferably with your family by the tree. Many of these photos will be included in the December 27th Lessons & Carols service.

"Even though we cannot meet in person, through pictures we can virtually see our church family"

Please email photos to Kim Clark
by TODAY!
The following memorials were received:
In Memory of Jan Brainard
  • Dale Brainard
  • Neil Gatzow
  • Cheryl Glassel
  • Ron & Karen Rozeske
  • Maureen Sausen
  • Andy & Lucy Stoyke
  • M & D Murray
  • Leann Ditlefsen

In Memory of Georgia Burg
  • Neil Gatzow
  • Doug & Pat Miska
  • Maureen Sausen
THE SPIRIT OF GIVING
IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GIVE!

Please consider making an end of the year gift to your church or a non-profit. Many are in need of extra gifts this year. You can make a difference.
2020 General Fund Offering Received
--as of 12/22/2020
Questions: Contact Council Treasurer, Chris Timmons treasurer@SharingChristsLove.org
Year-to-Date
Actuals
$ 164,109.86
Year-to-Date
Budget
$152,319.13
Over / (Under) Budgeted Giving
$11,790.73
We are asking all families of St. Paul Lutheran to pledge for the 2021 calendar year. Pledging allows the council to accurately budget for the coming year.

If you have not already filled out a pledge card, please take a minute to do so. The pledge card includes information on available methods of giving and how to pledge.

  • Click here for the giving letter
  • Click here for the online form

Completed pledge forms may be returned to the church office (dropped in the outside mailbox), mailed to church or you may fill out the online form. Thank you for prayerfully considering St. Paul Lutheran Church in your planned giving for 2021.
BETHLEHEM DRIVE-THROUGH
The Bethlehem Drive-Through was a great success! Thank you to the following individuals and families for their time, talents and resources to make this year's drive-through such a fun, family event! 
Dale Brainard
Scott & Julie Coozennoy
Fraley Family
Hageman Family
Mary Haselbauer
Heaton Family
Kroschel Family
Kathy Mills
Dave & Fran Nordhausen
Angie & Savanna Olson
Zella Oswald 
Pederson Family
Arlie Post & Family
Jeanne Richards
Pastor Christoph Schmidt &
Rhoda
Stoyke Family
Timmons Family
and Thank You to all who donated food for the local food shelf (this is only part of the donated food!).
For more pictures from this event, please visit the homepage of our website.
CHURCH BUSINESS
SUPPORT THE CHURCH WHILE
YOU SHOP!
AmazonSmile is a program that donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases on Amazon to a charity of your choice -- St. Paul Lutheran Church. All you need to do is start your shopping at smile.amazon.com and chose our church. The donation will be made at no extra cost to you. Click here to learn more.
2020 TEAM Reports

If you haven't submitted you team report, please submit your information to Melissa ASAP.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Please take a look at the schedule and see what you would feel comfortable doing. If you have any questions, please contact the SPLC Covid response team at Safety@sharingchristslove.org 

  • Sign up for bathroom cleaning here
  • Sign up for vacuuming here
  • Sign up for sweeping and mopping here
  • Sign up for emptying garbage and cleaning high touch surfaces such as tables, chairs, doors, light switches, pens, etc. here
NURSES CORNER
We are blessed to have knowledgeable and caring nurses in our congregation!

This week they have words on atrial fibrillation.

The full article is here.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Free Food for Children!

Wyoming Elementary will have free meal bundles (breakfast and lunch) for you to pick up anytime between 8am-10am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

This USDA program is for children and youth up to 18 years old. Please pull up to door #1 and a kitchen staff member will greet you.
 
If this time frame doesn’t fit your schedule, you can also pick up at Forest Lake Area High School between 4pm-6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. More information and menus are available at https://forestlakeschoolfs.com.
WEEK-AT-A-GLANCE
Thursday, December 24
4:00 pm ONLINE ONLY Worship
Friday, December 25 - Office Closed
Sunday, December 27
9:00 am Online Worship
Friday, January 1 - Office Closed
Sunday, January 3
9:00 am Online Worship