Week of February 5, 2024

Worship Sunday

9:30 a.m. in Hickey Hall · 11 a.m. in Sanctuary

Livestream on Facebook · Livestream on YouTube

Office Hours

Mon - Thu 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fri by Appointment Only

Cello & Piano Concert

Amir Eldan and Misha Namirovsky

Sunday, February 11; 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary

It may be Superbowl Sunday, but you will want to see this wonderful duo before settling in with game day festivities Harmony in the Hills Concert Series is delighted to present eminent cellist and University of Michigan Professor Amir Eldan and acclaimed pianist Misha Namirovsky who will captivate lovers of classical music at this rare performance of world-renowned musicians. Tickets: Adults $15, Under 18 $8 Buy Tickets

Night of 1000 Blessings

Donate with Amazon Wish List

Help us collect the items needed for 25 cleaning buckets for Lighthouse Family Shelter by purchasing items on Amazon Wish List and having them shipped directly to church. See Wish List

We also need 300 boxes of cereal - Please drop off in cart in Narthex

Preschool Registration OPEN

Register NOW for Fall 2024

St. Paul’s provides Christian-based, high-quality learning with emphasis on the individuality of each child. Our qualified teaching staff will engage your child in hands-on experiences and exploration activities that nurture their basic developmental needs: physical, language, cognitive, social, and emotional. Schedule a tour today!

Apply Online at stpaulsrochester.org/preschool.

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Prayer List

The following prayer requests have been received by our church. Please contact the office at 248-651-9361 with your prayer requests.

Healing & Comfort

Sunn Cho, Jean Snyder, Sani Dwyer, David Heflin, Patty Kelly - sister-in-law of John Kelly, Pete Olson, Jerry Frushour, Beau Lewis, Matt Moore


Beer & Hymns

Tuesday, February 13

7 p.m. at Gus O'Connor's Public House

324 S. Main Street, Rochester

Sing along with the worship band. The Open Door will provide appetizers. Participants buy their own drinks.

Ash Wednesday Worship

Wednesday, February 14

7 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Begin Lent with this youth-led special service with music, prayers, an inspiring message, Holy Communion and the imposition of ashes.

Women's LIFE

Fridays, February 16 - March 22

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Parlor or Zoom

Join us as we participate in the church Lenten study of Savior: What the Bible Says about the Cross by Magrey deVega. Discussions will center on Amplify videos shown in class. Books are optional and can be purchased on Amazon. Contact Nancy Fidler for more information.

Seeker's Study

Mondays, February 19 - March 25

1 - 2:30 p.m. in the Parlor

Join us as we participate in the church Lenten study of Remember: God's Covenants and the Cross by Susan Robb. Books can be ordered from Cokesbury or your favorite bookseller. Contact Judy May for more information.

Lenten Study

Tuesdays, February 20 - March 26

7 p.m. in Room 132 (Fisch Study Group)

7 p.m. on Zoom (Swisher Study Group)

Join one of our groups for our Lenten study of Savior: What the Bible Says about the Cross by Magrey deVega. The cross is the central symbol of our Christian faith even as it leaves us with so many questions. See more

Warm Coats for Baldwin

Through March 5 in the Narthex

In the past 12 years, the generous congregation of St. Paul’s has donated approximately 2400 new winter coats for the Baldwin Center store where clients “shop” for their family members before Christmas. Please shop the post-holiday sales and purchase coats for next year’s store. All sizes, infant through adult, are needed. Cash donations are also accepted. Please write “Coats for Baldwin” on the memo line of your check. Thank you for helping us make a difference in our community.

Scholarships Available

Application Deadline is April 15

St. Paul’s Scholarship

Scholarships are available to eligible members of St. Paul’s UMC who have demonstrated service to the church or community. Scholarships may be used for tuition or room and board at an accredited college or university, vocational program, apprenticeship or training program. See more

Health Ministry Team has provided the following important information:

Prevention Heart Disease

Understanding Blood Pressure

Warning Signs of Heart Attack

Coffee Hour Help Needed!

The FISH Committee is bringing back coffee hour before and after both services, but volunteers are needed! If you like coffee hour and a chance to visit with others before and after church, please sign up to help! Coffee Hour Sign Up

Employment Opportunities

Sunday Night Custodian

See more information about current employment opportunities at St. Paul's.

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Contact your pastors:

Rev. Elbert Dulworth - EDulworth@stpaulsrochester.org

Rev. Dr. April Gutierrez -on renewal leave until 6/30/2024

Rev. Judy May - JMay@stpaulsrochester.org 

Rev. Rick Kress - RKress@stpaulsrochester.org


Church Office               248-651-9361 


Dr. Timothy R. Hickey  Pastor Emeritus