A FRIENDLY REMINDER: Any announcements to be inserted in The Messenger for February need to be emailed to, or dropped off in the church office, by Thursday, January 24. Thank you!

Oberammergau Opportunity...The Atlantic District of the LCMS is sponsoring a junket to see the world-famous Passion Play, to be presented in Oberammergau, Germany in July of 2020. Early planning is necessary given the popularity of this event. The trip will also include a tour of Italy. Those interested should email Ben and Jeanette Herbrich at

SAVE MONEY ON CAR INSURANCE...Attend the defensive driving course being held right here at St. Paul's on Saturday, January 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $30, payable in cash at the door. Please see the sign-up sheet in the narthex. For more details, call Karla at 516-557-3637.

WORDS OF GRATITUDE...: "Ladies Aid would like to thank you for filling our Holiday Baskets with warmth, love, and joy this holiday season, just as the birds fill their nests for the winter. May your homes be filled with the presence of God’s love."

2019 CHURCH OFFERING ENVELOPES are in the narthex arranged alphabetically.  If you didn’t have 2018 envelopes and would like to receive a set for 2019, please call the church office at 631-264-0763.

Ladies Aid Meetings: The first meeting of 2019 will be held on Tuesday, January 8 at noon. The theme will be “New Beginnings.” Please bring a brown bag lunch; coffee, tea, and dessert will be provided by the committee. We hope to see you on January 8 to help us celebrate this wonderful new year.

Additionally, the Ladies Aid Executive Board will meet on Thursday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m.


The Dime or all things 10... - a very thought-provoking spiritual meditation on the dime written by John Mix. Click to view

painted by Ed Schultheis and donated by him and his wife Donna click to view

Painted by Ed Schultheis and donated by him and his wife Donna

St. Paul's on Facebook - click here to view

FACEBOOK... Did you know that you can find out a lot of information about the life of St. Pauls on the web. Along with our website ( we now have a Facebook page and can be found by searching for St. Pauls Lutheran Church Amityville, NY from your Facebook home page. Once in Facebook, feel free to like us!

Talent at St. Pauls - click to view some talent from members of our church