Week of November 8, 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.

Blood Drive
Monday, November 8
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Hickey Hall
Due to the extraordinary need for blood, the Red Cross has asked St. Paul’s to sponsor another blood drive. Blood supplies are critically low, and giving blood is not on everyone’s mind. Register online at redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: stpaulunited) or by calling Bill Molloy at 248-892-1705.
Please give blood! YOU can make a critical difference!
Harmony in the Hills Concert
Frank Pitts & Friends
Friday, November 12
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Local vocalist Frank Pitts presents an evening of music featuring both jazz and classical vocal stylings.
Suggested donation $15.
Operation Christmas Child
Learn more - See the video
Our 3rd Sunday Mission project in November supports Operation Christmas Child. Learn more about the organization by watching this video. Learn more about our project below.
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, Joyce Olson, Anna Pearcy, Jacqueline Bodenhorn - mother of Carol Hughes, Rev. Dwayne Kelsey, Bill Hubbard, Lucas Prince
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Tuesday, November 9
1 - 2:30 p.m. in Room 132 
All are welcome even if you wish to learn. The prayer shawls are located in the Narthex during services for anyone to take for giving to others in need of comfort.

Quilt & Handmade Treasures Ministry
Tuesday, November 9; 2:30 - 4 p.m. in Room 132
We meet together to create lap quilts for others in need of comfort. Quilts are located in the Narthex during services. Handmade Treasures are created to sell at church or other events, raising funds for church missions. All proceeds are donated. Fabrics and threads can be provided.
Pass the Pasta
Wednesday, November 10
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at River Crest, 900 W. Avon Rd.
Help Rochester Kiwanis raise money to support Neighborhood House with a pasta dinner.
VIRTUAL Rummage Sale
Online Sale Starts November 11
Support the UMW and help women and children locally and around the world. See more
That Takes the Cake Sale
Sunday, November 14
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Narthex
Homemade coffee cakes will be for sale. Proceeds support UMW Missions locally and around the world. Drop off coffee cakes Saturday, November 13; 12 - 2 p.m. in the Narthex. Please call Jane Chamberlain at 586-323-2537 to sign up as a baker. Coffee cakes and breads of all varieties are the only items being accepted and must be individually wrapped for sale.
Thanksgiving Cookies
Pre-Order by November 11 - Pick up November 14 in Narthex
Lynn Loebs is taking orders for Thanksgiving cookies. Cookies are $4 each or 3/$10. To order contact Lynn at 248-408-7147.
Armor for Life - Looking to the Cross
New Class for Youth
Sundays beginning November 14
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Youth Lounge
All 8th – 12th graders welcome are welcome to join Grant and Cameron Renny who will lead a class exploring Bible stories and how they pertain to our current lives. This class will follow the Sunday school class calendar.
New Activity for High School Students
Third Thursday Dinner Out
Thursday, November 18
6:30 p.m. Buffalo Wild Wings, 1234 Walton Road, Rochester Hills
Meet us at Buffalo Wild Wings to enjoy a FREE dinner, great conversation and fun! Friends are always welcome. Bring your smile.
3rd Sunday Mission Project
Operation Christmas Child
Sunday, November 21; 11 a.m. in Hickey Hall
Join us as we pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Donate items to fill the shoe boxes through November 14. We will have the donated items available to fill the shoe boxes on November 21. See more
Rochester Ecumenical Alliance for Social Action
An Evening with Scott Ellsworth
Sunday, November 21; 6 - 7 p.m. on Zoom
Join us on Zoom for a discussion with Scott Ellsworth, author of The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice. Register in Advance. See more
Thanksgiving Worship Service
Tuesday, November 23
7 p.m. on Facebook
You’re invited for an evening service of word and song focused upon giving thanks for all that God has done in our lives. Join us for a service of giving thanks.
Find us at St Paul’s United Methodist Church-Rochester.
Have you returned your Estimate of Giving card?
Brave Faith
“God, how is my brave faith inspiring me to give?” Please return your Estimate of Giving card through the mail, or by completing the form on our website or through the St. Paul's App.
Health Ministry Team has provided the following important information:
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