News at St. Paul’s – Week of September 14, 2014

Thank You!
…to all those who helped with the “God’s Work. Our Hands.” congregational project. Fleece-tie blankets were made and will go to help those in need in our area. Delicious food and wonderful fellowship was enjoyed during this day of service!

Growing in Christ
1st Communion Class this Sunday // 5th grade and up // From 11:30am-12:30pm in Luther Hall. // Next classes are September 28, October 12 & 26. // Contact Pastor Andrew for more information.

Mid-Week Bible Study// Every Tuesday  @ 6:30pm // General intro to the Bible and then a study of the book of Matthew. // All are welcome! Bring a friend!

Confirmation Classes // Every Wednesday @ 6:30pm

Serving God and Neighbor
Fall Community Benefit Supper- Sunday, September 28, 5-7pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran, 20th & Towle St. Enjoy an old-fashioned ham dinner with all the fixings! // Carry-outs available // Freewill offering // Proceeds  to be given to the family of Eli Sayer for medical expenses. Eli, son of Luke and Rachel Sayer, was diagnosed with Open Lip Bilateral Schizencephaly. Eli is blind, unable to communicate, crawl, walk or talk and there is no known cure. // Want to help? Dessert and volunteer sign-up sheets are on the INFO Tables. Contact Linda Kirkendall for more info – 402-245-3108. 

Choir Practice  // Every Wednesday @ 7:30pm // New choir members are welcome!

LWR Project! // Now through October // Personal Care Kits
Please include the following items:
1 light-weight bath-size towel (20”X40” to 52”X27”) Dark color please.
2 bath-size bars of soap, any brand, original wrapping—4 to 5 oz.
1 adult-size toothbrush in its original wrapping
1 sturdy comb (no picks or fine-toothed combs) removed from packaging.
1 metal nail clippers (attached file optional) removed from packaging.
Collection baskets & information sheets are at the entryways & in the Upper Room. Completed kits can be wrapped in the towel and secured with a string or ribbon.

Linda Lantzy Cole Benefit // Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Prichard Auditorium, 11-2pm. // Freewill donation or cash donations may be given at F & M Bank, 1701 Stone Street, Falls City, NE  68355.  Linda was diagnosed with lung and brain cancer in March of this year and is daughter of the late Si and Lois Lantzy. Supplemental Funds provided by Thrivent Financial’s SE Nebraska Chapter 30265. Want to help? Volunteer/ Dessert Sign-Up Sheets @ INFO Tables // Please sign-up by October 8. Thank you!

Sunday School Teachers and Subs Needed! // Contact Pam Scott @ 402-245-2112

Volunteers Needed // Adult Education-federally funded and sponsored locally by Southeast Community College. // Adult volunteer tutors needed to help students in our Falls City GED preparation class.  For more information contact Mary Mach 402-228-8236.

Cookies and Volunteers needed! Sign-Up Sheets located at the INFO Tables! // Cookie Donations (approx. 40 dozen) by Thursday, October 2 – please bring to the church kitchenette by 9am or Prichard Auditorium by 10am. // Canteen Workers – Thursday, October 2, from 10am-6pm and Friday, October 3 ,from 8am-3pm. Please indicate the hours you are available.

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