Week of June 13, 2022
Worship Sunday at 10 a.m.
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11 a.m. Christian Education · Service Opportunities
The church office is open M - F; 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The office is open to the congregation by appointment.

Farewell for Rev. Eardley & Family 
Sunday, June 19; 10 a.m. Worship in Sanctuary
Celebration following worship
You are invited to share in this special morning as we celebrate Rev. David Eardley and his ministry at St. Paul’s. Rev. Eardley will be preaching at the 10 a.m. all-church service in the Sanctuary followed by a celebration. If you would like to contribute toward a gift for Rev. Eardley, please send a check to St. Paul’s and list his name on the envelope and on the memo line. 
Only a few spots left!
Vacation Bible School
July 18 - 22; 9 a.m. - noon
Go off-road for a Monumental adventure through the colorful canyons and sun-baked trails of the southwest. By exploring God’s awesomeness, kids form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead. Volunteers needed! See more
We are limiting the number of participants this year.
To ensure your child's place, register NOW. Register Online
Annual Conference 2022
St. Paul’s was well represented at Annual Conference and gathered together outside of Traverse City for worship, learning and time cherished traditions such as the Commissioning Service for our own Rev. Dr. April Gutierrez. Rev. David Eardley was the chair of this year’s conference and did a phenomenal job as our pastors and Lay Leaders to Annual Conference “Mourned to Dancing”. See more
Worship Schedule
June 19 - 10 a.m. in Sanctuary Rev. Eardley's last Sunday
June 26 - 8:30 a.m. Outdoors & 10 a.m. Sanctuary
July 3 - 8:30 a.m. Outdoors & 10 a.m.Sanctuary Meet Rev. Dulworth
Prayer List
The following prayer requests have been received by our church. Please send your prayer requests to prayers@stpaulsrochester.org.
Healing & Comfort
Loraine Mazur, Bill Hubbard, Lucas Prince, Pat Meehan, Josephine Beach, Rebecca Kubik, Rev. Dwayne Kelsey, Dr. Timothy Hickey, Betty Heitman, Carol Walden, Stephy Soule - stepmom of Jodi Stuermer
Prayer Shawl Group
Tuesday, June 14; 1 – 2:30 p.m. in Room 132
Quilt Group
Tuesday, June 14; 2:30 – 4 p.m. in Room 132
All are welcome to join us to create together or learn to create. It is a great time to meet together and share ideas or just share conversation. We all lay hands on completed projects at the end of the meetings.
Early Bird Men's Group
Wednesday, June 15; 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.
Learning to Walk with God
Thursdays; 9 - 10 a.m. in Rochester Park
This walking group meets Thursday mornings throughout the summer. Most weeks we meet at the Rochester Municipal Park (in the parking lot by the Police Station). Once a month we venture out to another park. We welcome others to join us as we contemplate and discuss a scripture verse both during and after the walk. Please contact walk leader, Judy Smouter if you wish to join us to verify the walk location.
Spark Book Group
Thursday, June 16; 1:30 p.m. in the Parlor
Join us as we discuss The Maidens by Alex Michaelides. We welcome new members! Questions? Please contactl Linda Burnard at 248-765-5511.
Harmony in the Hills
Concert in the Garden
Wednesday, June 22: 7:30 p.m. Garden of Hope
Tango in the Garden – Susan Clark Joul & Friends
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy great music in a beautiful setting. Free admission.
Habitat Rock the Block
Saturday, July 16; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Register by June 23
Spots are reserved July 16 for 10 people from St. Paul's UMC to volunteer with Habitat at Rock the Block.  
Sunday Morning Child Care Staff
Seeking friendly, reliable, and responsible people to care for infants and toddlers during worship.
Sundays from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. during the Sunday School year beginning September 11, 2022. Rate of Pay: $50 per Sunday.
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 Gutierrrez - 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