Twenty-thrid Sunday After Pentecost - November 17, 2019
Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The readings may be found here .
Morsel for Meditation

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Nothing is small for our good God, for he is great and we are small. That is why he lowers himself and cares to do small things, in order to offer us an opportunity to show him our love. Since he does them, they are great things, they are infinite. Nothing he does can be small. Again: practice fidelity even in the least things, not for their own sake, but for the sake of what is great – that is, the will of God.
Mother Teresa, A Life for God
(Providence Lithograph Company,
1896- 1913), Bible Card Illustration.

Sunday we welcome a guest preacher, The Rev. Canon Michael Gilton from the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas . Thank you Cn. Gilton for helping us with our Stewardship program!
Since it’s the week of St. Cecilia , there will be a blessing of the choir after the Absolution and before the Peace at the 10:30 service only.

Processional Hymn
(St. Catherine) H 558 ( song story )

Gospel Hymn
(Lasst uns erfreuen) H 618

Offertory Hymns

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Spoofing/Phishing alert. Please be aware that St. Paul’s and the staff of St. Paul’s are not soliciting funds via text or email. Over the last year, parishioners have been contacted via email or text for funds, supposedly from St. Paul’s. The imposter usually asks for gift cards or deposits. If you receive such a request, please ignore it (DO NOT click on any links). You can also call the church office, or forward email to (C ybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Upcoming Events and Fundraiser

Ladies Nite Out - Monday
November 18 - 6:30pm

6106 Wesley St.

2019 ECW - Episcopal Church Women
Thanksgiving and Christmas Fundraiser
Opportunities to Serve
Stewardship Today
Frank McKee – Stewardship Committee

What you commit to God’s work here will decide the future of your church. Will we continue to reach out in the name of Jesus and grow, or will we be held back and shrink? The choice is yours. May God through the Holy Spirit, guide you in your decision this week. Next Sunday we will gather and give thanks for your pledges in a service of celebration and thanksgiving.

The Rev Charles Cloughen, Jr “One Minute Stewardship Sermons”
Peanut Butter
Macaroni & Cheese
Jelly or Jam
Hamburger Helper
Cornbread Mix
Pork & Beans
Green Beans
Sweet Peas
Canned Potatoes
Canned Soups
Tomato Sauce
Spaghetti Sauce
Dry Beans & Rice
Spaghetti Noodles
Dry Cereal
Tuna - canned or packaged
Vienna Sausages

Lay Ministry
8:00 am Lector/LEM
11/17: David Clegg
11/24: David Clegg
10:30am Old Testament
and Psalm Lector
11/17: Bill Rolston
11/24: CJ Cathey
New Testament Lector / LEM
11/17: CJ Cathey
11/20: Robb Horn
11/24: Karen Campbell
11/17: Karen Campbell, Beatrice Duku, Jeff Faunce
11/24: MacKenzie Taylor, Beatrice Duku, David Kirklin
Altar Guild
11/17: Peggy Cole
11/24: Mike Lavigne, Beth Lachnitt
Vestry Persons of the Day
11/17: Bill Rolston, David Kirklin
11/24: Mike Lavigne, Dana Medford
Circle of Care (weekly)
11/17: Nancy Wyant, Bill Shaddox
11/24: Karen & Tommy Campbell
Intercessory Prayer
11/17: Marie Aughtry, Rebecca Ballard
11/24: Nancy Wyant, Diana Richards
Coffee Hour
11/17: ECW
11/24: Stewardship Lunch
Pray for the Church, the Body of Christ
Please pray for those on our prayer list this week:
 Bob Lanier, Allen Clegg Sr., The Clegg Family, Jo Dodson, Elaine Hodge, Beverly Gish, Cyndi Sehr, Faye Hamann, Dana Medford,
Alice Cooney, Diana Richards,
Mike Lavigne, Dru Ann Jamison
Wayne and Lillian McHenry,
Eileen Jenkins, Paula Reeves
Fr. Gordon, Dolores Miltenberger,
 We also pray for our Daughters of the King Ministry as they bring their strength and service together by praying for friends and for the people.

You may add people to the list by filling out a DOK confidential prayer card and putting them in the blue box located in the Narthex.
Contact our church office to add a name to our prayer list: 903-455-5030 or Names remain for one month unless renewed or canceled.
The Daughters of the King support your prayer needs and wishes. Each Sunday a prayer team will be available to pray with you after the Worship Service in the choir area after the 10:30 service. If you would like additional information, please see a DOK member.

They also have a intercessory prayer box on the table in the Narthex to deposit prayer requests. Prayer request cards may be found in the pews and beside the box in the Narthex. Daughters pray daily. All prayers are confidential. Each person is prayed for one month. If you wish for continued prayers, please complete another request card or contact a Daughter. You may call the church office (903-455-5030) and specify it is for the DOK intercessory prayer list. You can hand the card to a Daughter (she is always wearing her cross).
Sunday Services:
Holy Eucharist, Rite I   8:00 AM
Holy Eucharist, Rite II   10:30 AM
 Sunday School for Adults and Youth 9:30-10:15am Clardy Hall

Wednesday Services:
Holy Eucharist, Rite I    Noon
Bible Study 6:30 PM

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