Week of November 15, 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.

VIRTUAL Rummage Sale
Items are now available for purchase on Cheddar Up site November until 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
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.
Meijer Simply Give Program
Help Neighborhood House
Your $10 contribution provides food to Neighborhood House Food Pantry
From now until Thanksgiving, Meijer will match Simply Give card purchases up to $10,000 per pantry. Look for donation cards at your Rochester Hills - Rochester Road store at checkout or click here to add a card to your pickup or delivery order. See more
Kris Kringle Handmade Treasures Sale & Community Outreach
Friday, December 3 from 4 – 10 p.m.
Saturday, December 4 from 12 – 10 p.m.
St. Paul’s will be participating in the Kris Kringle Christmas market in downtown Rochester selling crafts and inviting our community to our Advent and Christmas events.  Proceeds go to Neighborhood House. Volunteers are needed to sell crafts and hand out information. Sign up at Kris Kringle 2021 Volunteer Sign-up. For more information, please email Donna Heflin or Rob Patten.
Christmas Gift Suggestion
Adopt a Habitat Family
Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is looking for groups, companies and individuals to 'adopt' a Habitat family. There are two ways to do this, provide a monetary donation that will be used to purchase gift cards for Habitat Families via the Habitat web site or provide a gift or clothing item for each member of a Habitat family. See more
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, Rev. Dwayne and Ruth Kelsey, Bill Hubbard, Lucas Prince, Pat Meehan, Vicki Sweda
News
Armor for Life - Looking to the Cross
New Class for Youth
Sundays at 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.
NEW! Third Wednesday of the Month
Early Bird Men's Group
Wednesday, November 17; 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.
SPARK Book Group
Thursday, November 18
1:30 p.m. in the Parlor
Join us as we discuss Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes. We welcome new members! If you have questions, call Linda Burnard at 248-736-1893.
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
Cass Community Social Services
Rochester Holiday Breakfast
Sunday, December 5
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Royal Park Hotel
Reserve your seat online. Tickets are $45 per adult, $20 per child 12 and under. Please RSVP by November 22.
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.
Baby's First Christmas
Sunday, December 5; 10 a.m. in Hickey Hall
If your child or grandchild will be celebrating their first Christmas this season, we invite you to join us at the Open Door service to be celebrated with a hand-crafted ornament. Porch drops are an option if you are unable to attend worship. Please email Amy Heitman.
The True Meaning of Christmas from the Perspective of an Alien
Saturday, December 11
7 - 9 p.m. Online Event
Chris Laird, our weekend/night-time custodian has many talents. He’s authored and produced a play which will be available to watch online December 11. See more
  • In 1941, an alien being with mystical powers, Xona Bari, comes to earth to visit her human boyfriend, Montgomery Herrshoff. Witness this comedy stage play as Xona and Monty discover what Christmas is for themselves and what it means to them.
Health Ministry Team has provided the following important information:
HELP
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