Week of June 5, 2023

Worship Sunday

10 a.m. Sanctuary · Hickey Hall · Livestream

The church office is open Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

In Memoriam

Transferred to the Church Triumphant

Frederick J. Quinn, Jr. - May 28, 2023

Asking Everyone to Update Information

Breeze Database Software

Breeze is the new database software St. Paul's is using manage personal & family information, giving history and online church directory. We are asking everyone to update your information. A form is needed for each adult in a household. You may submit your information online or fill out a paper form and return it to the church office.

After we receive your information, including your email address, you will receive an invitation to create your own username and password to access the St. Paul’s Membership Database.

St. Paul's Preschool - NOW Hiring!

Additional Staff Needed

We have a wonderful weekday preschool at St. Paul's and are seeking additional staff as we continue to provide this high-quality program. Please email Amy Heitman with interest.


Yardwork, Coffee & Donuts

Saturday, June 10; 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join us to refresh the "island" that creates the circle drive in front of the Sanctuary entrance of the church (directly opposite the Sanctuary entrance doors). We'll do weeding, trimming and anything else to refresh this area. Anyone interested in helping can bring their hand clippers, lopping shears, rakes, hedge trimmers, hand shovels/trowels, larger shovels and whatever else they like. We'll be there rain or shine. You’re welcome to come for the entire time or any portion of time. Contact Tom Talbert for more information at 248-766-8693.


Graduate Sunday

Sunday, June 11; 10 a.m. services

Our High School seniors will be recognized during worship. A brunch will follow in Hickey Hall for the students and their families, as well as St. Paul's scholarship recipients. Please wear your cap and gown. RSVP to Jodi Stuermer at 248-651-9361.

Pastries with the Pastors

Sunday, June 11; 11:15 a.m. in the Parlor

If you have attended one service or you, are a returning guest, or member of St. Paul’s, we invite you to join us for pastries and coffee. You’ll have an opportunity to meet and talk with our pastors. We want to get to know you!

Reservations are not necessary. We really hope you can attend!

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Prayer List

The following prayer requests have been received by our church. Please contact the office at 248-651-9361 with your prayer requests.

Healing & Comfort

Pat Meehan, Josephine Beach, Rebecca Kubik, Valerie Crafts, Anna Pearcy, Don Johnson, Jan Alverson, Marilyn Huston, Rev. Judy May, Rev. Dwayne Kelsey, Rev. Wesley Vesey - father of Ann Burton, Stephy Soule - step mother of Jodi Stuermer, Kathy Ludlow - daughter-in-law of Jeri Ludlow, Shannon Hickey - niece of Debbie Kelly, Patti Seiple - sister of Mary Taylor, Lisa Johnson, Steve Mets - friend of Dan & Sherri Brode


Coffee & Tools

Thursday, June 8; 9 a.m. in Hickey Hall

Are you good at woodworking or fixing stuff? Can you use a paintbrush or a drill? If you have handy skills, join a great group and have a fresh cup of hot coffee. All skill levels welcomed. For more information contact Rachel Henry.

Women's LIFE Fridays

Fridays, June 9 - 23

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Parlor or on Zoom

Rev. Rick Kress will be joining us again for this study. Come, enjoy learning from his interactive style of teaching (with no homework!) For further details, contact Nancy Fidler at 248-933-1981.

Here Comes SUMMER FUN!

St. Paul’s at the Ball Park

Friday, June 16; 6:30 p.m.

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

Jimmy John Field 7171 Auburn Road, Utica

Join us for a baseball game and all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet, spectacular fireworks after the show, and many family activities. St. Paul’s will be reserving a space at the Jimmy John Field Patio. Purchase tickets  · See flier

Registration OPEN

Vacation Bible School

July 17 - 21; 9 a.m. - noon

Launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun. Volunteers needed! See more

We are limiting the number of participants this year.

Please register early. Registration deadline is July 1 or when full.

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We ask for your support!

Mission Challenge 2023 Update

We have raised $5000 of our $25,000 goal for Improvements to Henri Dennis School

Many updates are needed to the Henri Dennis School campus including improvements to the library, science laboratory and computer laboratory. Please note MC2023 when making your donation. Donations can be made online or by check sent to St. Paul’s UMC, 620 Romeo Street, Rochester, MI 48307.

Red Bird Mission Trip 2023

Is this the year you join the Red Bird Campers?

You know you have been thinking about it so why not join the fun? St. Paul's has slots for eight campers (but we can add more), for the week of October 8 - 13. We will be joining our friends from Brighton United Methodist for a week full of laughs, worship, hard work, world class camping accommodations, great camp food and the joy of giving back. Contact Larry Hice at 248-961-5126 for details or to join us.

Health Ministry Team has provided the following important information:

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Rev. Elbert Dulworth - EDulworth@stpaulsrochester.org

Rev. Dr. 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