Week of September 24, 2023

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Youth Group

September 24 - Youth Group 5 - 7 p.m., Hickey Hall, Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

What do caramel apples and faith have in common? Join us Sunday to find out.

If you have not filled out the youth paperwork please do so and have your student return it this week.

Youth Release and Youth Waiver.

Friends are welcome at ALL events!

Confirmation Class

September 24

5 p.m., Room 128/129

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Please turn in any outstanding paperwork to Pastor April.

Youth Group Dinners

Youth meals are a very important part of our youth programming. We serve dinner every Sunday evening during youth group and would love for you to help us. Please sign up here to provide a meal during the year.


Third Thursday Dinner Out

Red Knapp's

304 S. Main St, Rochester

September 21, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a FREE dinner out! All HS students and their friends are welcome. Bring your smile and a big appetite.

Blake’s Big Apple Haunted Attractions

Sunday, October 29

Off Campus Event, Armada MI, *5-8 p.m.

Drop off and pick up at St. Paul's Hickey Hall Entrance

Students may choose the scary Haunted Hayride Package or non-scary fun at Spookyland. Tickets need to be purchased ahead of time as this always sells out. Students must have a ticket to attend. RSVP to Jodi by September 25 for a ticket. $10 per person. If you would like to bring a friend, you must let Jodi know so she can purchase a ticket for them. It's guaranteed to be a ghoulish good time!

We're All in this Together

Poverty: A Conversation that Matters

Saturday, September 30

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Sanctuary

What does it mean to live in poverty? How does it affect physical and mental health? What does poverty look like in the greater Rochester area? St. Paul’s Adult Ministries, Health Ministries and Stephen Ministries will host a program on poverty with guest speakers Umeika Stephens, family and psychiatric nurse practitioner, Cynthera McNeill, assistant Professor at Wayne State University, and Michael Dreon, Executive Director of Rochester Area Neighborhood House. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a simulation and ask questions during the program. This is a free program that will be open to the public. See more

Save the date!

Worktrip Information Meeting

October 1, 5 pm

Hickey Hall

Parents and HS students are invited to hear about our plans for Worktrip 2024. You won't want to miss this trip!

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 7

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. outside Hickey Hall

Celebrate the animals that make our lives special. All pets are welcome to receive an individual blessing but must be crated or leashed. Don’t have a pet? Children are encouraged to bring a stuffed animal and receive a blessing as well. See more.

We Need You!

Eagle Scout Project Needs Support

New Firepit to be built for St. Paul's

Will Obrzut, a Boy Scout and member of St. Paul’s youth group has proposed a plan to build a firepit on St. Paul’s campus for his Eagle Scout Project. We are halfway to our goal of $2000. We need $1000 to make the firepit proposal a reality. Please support this great project which will provide many opportunities for fellowship, outreach, and fun right here at St. Paul’s. Donations can be made via the website or by check or cash to the front office. THANK YOU!

Scare Away Hunger 5K/Family Fun Run

Sunday, October 8; 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Help Neighborhood House "Scare Away Hunger" by participating in this one-of-a-kind fun run/walk! Proceeds from this event will help our neighbors with food insecurities and during times of hardship. Whether you are a casual walker or a running enthusiast, join us in helping in Neighborhood House's vision of a community of neighbors helping neighbors on the path of self-sustainability. Register 

The Rummage Sale is on its way!

If you haven't started collecting things to donate, now is the time.

Drop off is Monday, Oct. 9 from 5-8 pm, and Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 9 am - 8 pm.

We could use help anytime during the week of Oct. 8-14. Note that there is set up on Sunday, Oct. 8 after the 11:00 am service. A light lunch will be provided and then we will start moving tables and furniture.


Also we have a special request if you are donating jewelry - If you want to bring it early you can leave it in a designated box in the main office. Or you can bring it on Sundays and leave it in a box on the Welcome Desk in the Narthex or at Open Door. Sometimes jewelry gets missed if it is in a regular donation bag. 

Below is the on-line sign up link.  


Thank you for supporting this amazing fundraiser!!