Update 09/12/2021

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

2860 East Market Street, Warren, Ohio   44483

330-394-5741

Office email:   stpaulwarrenoh@aol.com

Office Hours 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

September 12, 2021

Sharing in the ministry today:

Presider – Interim Pastor Gail Zackrison

Organist – Jim Kuzman

Live-stream Technician – Tom Mossor

Altar Guild – Debbie Groves, Ruth Sarko, & Charlene McCracken

Assisting Minister – Rick Thompson

Church Closing – Nola Bennett

Flower Delivery – Joanne Santucci

Greeters – Debbie Cravotta & Barb Basalyga

Lector – Nola Bennett

Nursery – NO NURSERY – RALLY DAY

Ushers – Terry Ceplecci & Kelly Hutchison

Our Mission:

Baptized in Christ and strengthened through Word and Sacrament, we seek to share Christ’s love and forgiveness, to live in the world as God’s humble servants, and to be a caring and welcoming church.

We have added Boiler Fund as a drop down option to donate through Tithe.ly now.

SEPTEMBER PRAYERS – If you want a name put on the prayer list, please call or email the church office.

Praying for members with medical challenges:  Lois

Remembering those with special needs:  Gini, Sandy, Trisha, Dean, Mark

Remembering those who are home bound:  Pastor Richard, Bill, Marlene, Geneveive, Eileen, Jean, Harriette

Remembering those in the Military:  Jonathan, Kirk, Michael

Announcement Page Articles:  Please have your articles to the church office by Tuesday each week.

Visit us:  On Facebook at:  www.facebook.com/stpaulwarrenoh; on our website at:  stpaulwarrenoh.org

ST. PAUL NEWS & EVENTS

FOOD OUTREACH:  The following suggested items are always appreciated:  cereal, cookies, canned vegetables, soup, canned meats (tuna, salmon, turkey, chicken).  Delivery of hot meals continued on August 20.  We will deliver boxes of shelf-stable foods to several families in need.  Marty Maurice will make at home communion available for members at that time.  We are thankful for the response from you.  Our hope is to maintain the servant project, once a month, through the year, recognizing an essential need in the community and to keep communication with some of our members, too.  The next delivery will be September 17.  Monetary donations can be made to the church with FOOD OUTREACH on the memo line.  Questions or suggestions, please contact Bonnie, Debbie, or Grace.  

RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:   Red Cross will be taking blood donations at St. Paul on Saturday, September 25.  Volunteers are needed to register donors and to help at the Canteen table.  See the sign-up sheet in the narthex for times.  Thank you, Bonnie

CELEBRATE GRAND-FAMILIES:  “Celebrate Grand-families” is a support group for grandparents raising their grandchildren.  St. Paul is reaching out to support these families with Christian compassion and a place to meet and discuss their needs.  While the grandparents meet, we will have crafts, games, bible stories, snacks, help with homework, tutoring, and a fun social time for children.  Sessions in September will be on Saturday, September 25, from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Please contact Liz to help.

BABY & CHILDREN’S RUMMAGE SALE:  There will be a Rummage Sale for Baby and Children’s Items ONLY in Cassel Hall on Saturday, October 9, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.  Tables are available to rent for $15.00 each and set-up begins at 8:00 am.  Items for sale may include clothing (baby and children’s sizes), toys, and other equipment that is no longer needed – NO CAR SEATS, please.  Contact Bonnie or Brenda if you are interested in renting a table.  Please spread the word among your family, neighbors, and friends.  

CONGREGATIONAL REQUESTS:  With not having someone in the office fulltime and not having a fulltime permanent pastor, the Council is concerned that we might have overlooked someone who needs us.  For example, someone goes into the hospital or wants a nursing home or home visit, wants home communion, needs transportation to church or a doctor’s appointment, etc.  Lorri has agreed to coordinate all of these requests.  She will then find someone to help you with your needs.  Next, VOLUNTEERS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!  Lorri will be placing a form in the bulletin that you can use to sign up for what you would be willing to help with.  With God’s blessing, we can all help one another!  Thank you!  Lorri

HOME COMMUNION:  Home communion packages will be available in the church office Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.  The bread and wine were blessed during Sunday service.  Please call Lynn at 330-394-5741 to make arrangements for pickup.  Marty is available for home delivery and is also able to serve communion if requested.  

September 2021

13 – Council in Parlor 6:00 pm

14 – TRTA in Parlor 10:00 am

19 – Newsletter Deadline

21 – TRTA in Parlor 9:00 am

22 – Parlor in use 12:00 pm

25 – Red Cross in Cassel Hall 9:00 am; Grand-families in Parlor 10:30 am