ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH

651-462-5212
5879 Wyoming Trail
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Wyoming, MN 55092
St. Paul 
Lutheran Church
An Evangelical Lutheran
Church of America


Our mission is to 
Share Christ's Love
with Joy!

Pastor Sarah 
Friesen-Carper

Worship Schedule for
Sunday, October 6th
TANZANIA SUNDAY

9:00 am 
Worship Service


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OCTOBER
Friday, October 4,  2019
FROM PASTOR SARAH
Pastor's Letter
Please read the current update on our congregation in the attached letter from Pastor Sarah. If you have any further concerns or questions, please schedule a time to meet with her. You can find the letter here:  Pastor Sarah's letter to the congregation
Sunday's Readings
Psalm: Psalm 37:1-9
Gospel: Luke 17: 5-10
BOOK STUDY CANCELLED October 6th! 
Due to the Swahili Choir visiting on Sunday, October 6th, book study group will be cancelled.  We will resume on October 13th. 
CHURCH BUSINESS
FOOD TRUCK DONATIONS NEEDED! 
We are in need of food truck donations.  The most needed items are: 

Baked Beans Coffee
Bar Soap
Cereal Salt / Pepper
Deodorant 
Tuna Paper Towels
Toothpaste
White Rice Baking Goods: Flour, Sugar, etc.

When donating, please keep in mind our food truck services about 30 people each time.

On the second Sunday of each month, we will be including our food truck donations during offering.  Thank you for supporting this mission.  
CONDOLENCES

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Marjean Jaeb, who passed away on October 1, 2019.   Her funeral will be held at SPLC on Sunday, October 6th at 1:00, with visitation starting at noon.  
The September Church Council minutes are available on the  website or download here

On the website, you can also find past council minutes, guidelines, current forms, how to contact team leaders or your church council and the church constitution. Hard copies of the minutes are available at the Welcome Center; just ask and the office will be happy to provide you a copy of the minutes.  

There have been questions as to why the church nursery is no longer staffed by confirmation students. Per our Safeguarding God's Children guidelines, there is a Two Adult Rule: Two adults must be present during congregational activities involving children or vulnerable adults. When confirmation students staff the nursery, it does not meet the Safeguarding God's Children criteria.

Parents are welcome to use the nursery for their children (aged 4 years and younger). 

QUESTIONS,  contact Katie Fetterly, 
As of 10/01/19 Actual Budgeted
Over/(Under) Budget
YTD Totals
$ 146,962.61
$ 153,446.49
(6,483.88)
Mission Trip/Youth Encounter 2021

If you are interested in attending either the mission trip or youth encounter in 2021, please contact Joanna
We are looking for volunteers for Sunday morning worship. We are in need of readers, greeters, and worship assistants. 

If you are able to help, please contact Melissa, our office administrator at 651-462-5212 or admin@sharingchristslove.org.
DON'T FORGET
If you have something to add to the weekly newsletter or Sunday bulletin, please have the information into the church office by Tuesday morning.
UPCOMING EVENTS
This week a new banner will be revealed which represents our relationship with our brothers and sisters at Mtera and Migoli, made from fabric generously donated by the family of Judy Gatzow. 

We will have guest music by Pastor Andrea Mwalilino and the Swahili Choir from Holy Trinity Lutheran in Minneapolis.  

Guest Pastor: Peter Harrits.  Pastor Harrits is the Synod's director of Bega Kwa Bega, the Tanzanian Mission.  

SILENT AUCTION: 
Check out the silent auction items in the Narthex. All proceeds from the silent auction go towards the student scholarships in Tanzania. Winning bids will be announced on Tanzania Sunday.

These would make beautiful Birthday, Christmas, Wedding, etc. gifts. 
HANDBELLS! 
If you are interested in ringing handbells this fall, please contact Joanna Kroschel or Janelle Albee.  No experience necessary, but the ability to read music is helpful. All 7th graders and older are welcome. Rehearsals will be Monday evenings at 6pm.
Food Truck Family Pathways
Wednesday, October 9th
11:00 am - Village Inn 
Bring a Friend!

Grab a friend and meet other seniors for a time of fun and fellowship at the Village Inn
in Wyoming. 

Don't forget it's free pie day!

MONTHLY FOOD TRUCK
Saturday, October 19

A small donation by you can make a big difference in the life of those receiving the gifts. Food donations may be placed in the cart in the Narthex. Volunteers are also needed for this wonderful outreach program. 

Sign up at the Welcome Center. 
EDUCATION
This Sunday we are having a special Sunday School activity with Pastor Andrea and the Swahili Choir. Please join us in the fellowship hall for treats and to learn a song! 
 
Sunday, October 13th is a big Sunday for us. First the kids will be singing the song they learned during the Creation unit and reading the Creation story to the congregation. The second big thing is that we will be starting the Noah's Ark unit. We are excited to share this story and the promises it holds with the children. 

There are a variety of opportunities to participate in Sunday School activities -- both for parents and non-parents of Sunday School students. 
Go to SignUpGenius  to sign-up for your opportunity to help!
Confirmation  
Classes have started! Class time is from 6:30-7:30, please meet in the sanctuary. If you haven't already registered, or if you need a registration form, please contact Melissa (office administrator).

SPLASH  
This year SPLASH students will be studying the life of Jesus.  SPLASH will meet from 6:30-7:30 in room 4 of the education wing. If you have any further questions, please contact Melissa (office administrator).
SCRIP

Some of the current rebate bonuses are:

Dominos
12%
8%

LL Bean 17%
15%

Here are a few of the best rebate percentages we receive:

Bath/Body Works 12%

Chiptole 10%

Express 10%

Gap 14%

Land's End 14%

Macy's 10%

Village Inn 18%

Every time you purchase a gift card from Scrip, St. Paul Lutheran makes money. This is an easy way to help make money for church. 

Questions? Contact
COMMUNITY EVENTS
WEEK-AT-A-GLANCE
Friday, October 4
  3:00 pm       Creation Vacation
Saturday, October 5
  9:00 am       Creation Vacation
Sunday, October 6      TANZANIA SUNDAY 
  9:00 am        Worship 
10:00 am        Sunday School
12:00 noon     Marj Jaeb Visitation
  1:00 pm        Marj Jaeb Funeral 
  6:30 pm        Adult Bible Study 
Tuesday, October 8
  7:00 pm       Cub Parent's Weekly Meeting
Wednesday, October 9
11:00 am       Keenagers
         1:00 pm       Prayer Time in the Sanctuary
  1:30 pm       Adult Bible Study
   6:30 pm       Confirmation/SPLASH
Thursday, October 10
  6:00 pm       Girl Scout Meeting
Sunday, October 13
  9:00 am       Worship
10:00 am       Congregation Fitness Small Group
10:00 am       Sunday School
11:00 am       CPR Puppets
  6:30 pm       Adult Bible Study 

Save the Dates: 
Saturday, November 16 - Feed My Starving Children
  Sunday, November 17 - Bake Sale