JOIN US FOR 9:00 am WORSHIP, Sunday June 24th
Indoors Traditional with Pastor Grant

Gentle Reader,
Chaos.  It's out there and within each one of us.  Hovering just below the surface or just beyond the horizon, we all live with some chaos in our lives, and the very real fear that it could overwhelm us.  Chaos is an ever present but so is Christ.  Come this Sunday and hear two stories how Jesus met the chaos and transformed it and still transforms it today for you and for me.  It might just change your life.

Pastor Grant
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Pr
ayers for Pastor Grant and his family as they travel June 25th - July 9th
for Pastoral  needs during Pastor Grant's vacation, please contact the following:
 
Rev. Jim Mericle at 651-249-6261
(covering June 25-27 and July 2nd - 9th)
and
Pastor Linda Friesen at 651-334-0116
(covering June 28th - July 1st)
or call the office if you need further assistance

PRAYERS PLEASE for our 2018 Mission Trip Group!

Twenty-five St Paul Lutheran Members left THIS FRIDAY June 22 and will be returning July 1st, after traveling to the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York! Your prayers, please for a meaningful and safe trip!


PLEASE HELP WITH OUR ANNUAL HIGHWAY CLEANUP

Sun., June 24th 
10:00 am - noon .

Vests and bags will be provided.
Please bring a casual outfit
to wear and a pair of working
gloves. The more hands, the
faster this will go.

NOT A PROJECT FOR FAMILIES WITH SMALL CHILDREN
WOMEN'S BOOK CLUB
Did you know....St Paul Lutheran has a Women's Book Club. All women of the church are invited to Join! Talk to Janet for more details!

Our next gathering will be  and we will be discussing the book  Astrid & Veronika.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CHILDREN PROGRAMS:
Vacation Bible School - T Shirt Deadline is Tuesday, June 26th. Please get your Registration Forms in so that we can get a shirt ordered for YOU! 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR: 
-Junior Helpers (5th-8th Grades)
-Adult Leaders (9th Grade and Older)
-a "treasure chest", or a treasure chest shaped box/ chest/ basket that we can make into a treasure chest. 
-Volunteers for "lunch."  Maybe you can't come all week, but can come to serve lunch one day? Approx. 11:30am - 1 pm to serve lunch and clean up so that the Snack ladies can EAT and/or GO HOME. 

Tuesday, June 26th starting at 9:00 am
Please come and donate blood if you can.  Here's a good reason why:

Shannon, the lady who runs this program told me on the phone the other day just how important it is to give blood right here in our own communities.  Her 6-year-old nephew has been dealing with leukemia for almost 2-years now.  He needed new blood and platelets.  The family was told he would have to wait.  There wasn't enough platelets to give to little Grayden.  After one week, Grayden got worse.  Thank God someone gave so Grayden could then get what he needed to improve his cancer situation.

GIVE.  GIVE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE.  GIVE AND SAVE A LIFE!
Lutheran Night at Target Field
Tuesday, July 31
7:10 pm Target Field, Minneapolis

get all details here ...

Mon., June 25th
7:00 pm
Boy Scouts
? Check with Janet for Book Club Night Gathering
Tues., June 26th
9:00
 am
American Red Cross Blood Drive

PLEASE COME AND GIVE BLOOD IF YOU CAN
 
6:30 pm
SPLC Softball Team at Ki Chi Saga Park, Lindstrom
 
 
Wed., June 20th
9:00 am
Wednesday Weeders


Sun., July 1st

9:00 am
Outdoor Worship


 
Flamingo Invasion 

Our SPL Flamingo Invasion 2018 is officially complete. Our friends have migrated back to wherever Flamingos come from...THANK YOU SPL for a Fun, Quick, Covert, Sneaky Fundraiser. To see behind the scenes, middle of the night photos- Check out our Facebook Page!


Sign up for Sunday Flowers
If you would like to honor or remember a loved one, sign up in the narthex for a flower bouquet (as show here from Forest Lake Floral).  $15.00 per bouquet and you can take home after Sunday Service.  Your name and their name will be placed in the Sunday bulletin.

WE REMEMBER YOU.  WE HONOR YOU. 
 
LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR NURSERY CLEANUP PROJECT IN AUGUST :
Wendy is looking for 2-4 individuals that could take a few hours during the week to come in and make our nursery sparkle again! Wipe down walls, wash off toys, clean up counters and furniture. Toys have already been sorted by our office volunteer Susan Rice. Please call Wendy in the office if you can provide this blessing for our tiniest members.
 
OUTDOOR SERVICE DATES:
July 1, July 15, July 29, August 12, August 26th
Going up to the cabin this weekend? You can take Sunday's Sermon with you!

Download this week's sermon, and listen to it on the way!  You can find recordings of Sermons on our website or subscribe on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts - search "Saint Paul Lutheran" and look for our cross!


NEW DATE   - MAKING BREAD EVENT

Join Pastor and baker Jim Carlson in the kitchen,
Wednesday, July 25th at
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6 p.m. to make bread for August communion AND for giving to visitors during Sunday morning service. FREE event and a great opportunity to learn something new while fulfilling a primary mission of God's church. Please sign up on the clipboard in the Narthex.
 
Thanks for all the crushed aluminum cans, and keep them coming!!!!   Please put only cans in the bin, as plastic bags plug things up and disrupt the ease of the distribution process.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU ...A Million CANS Thank You!
your donations help SPLC pay for building and lawn maintenance
 
VBS July 30th-August 3. Registration is still open. Find form online or in the Narthex. Contact Janet for other areas you can volunteer and help (or visit our website Children's tab).

SAVE THE DATES!
Sat., July 28th SPLC Softball Tournament. Starts at 9 am. Ki Chi Saga Park, Lindstro m.

Th ursday, August 2nd SPLC Annual Neighbor's Night Out begins at
5:30 p m. An open invitation to all community members to come for a meal,
g ames, music, and more! Church provides hot dogs, chips and lemonade.
Each family please bring a dish to share. 

VBS Children's Program at 7 pm!



SPLC SOFTBALL TUESDAY NIGHTS

Games start at 6:30.  Bring the whole family and enjoy the game!

Ki-Chi-Saga Park, 29101 Glader Blvd., Lindstrom.


Follow it AND watch it all unfold at  Adult Ministries
6/26 - Trinity Lutheran 
7/10 - First Methodist
7/24 - Sunrise Bible
7/28 - Sat., July 28th YR-END TOURNAMENT!
Check us out.  We're on a Mission of Sharing Christ's Love With Joy!