Announcements

IMPORTANT TO NOTE:

SPY ROOM... will meet on Friday, February 17th from 7:00pm - 9:30pm

MARK SATURDAY, APRIL 29 (10am - 2pm)...the second Saturday after Easter, on your calendar. SPECIAL DAY WITH GOD!!! Don’t miss this important event. One person said this about the day: “Excellent speaker, good fellowship, spirited singing, helpful testimony, tasty meal. What a fine way to spend a Saturday!”

EVANGELISM COMMISSION...meets next at noon on Feb. 12th.

SCRAP-BOOKING...will be held in the Lesslie Room at 7pm on Feb. 21st. All crafters are welcome.

LADIES AID...meeting will be held on Tuesday February 7th at 12 noon. The theme will be “Memories are made of this.” Bring your wedding album if you like. Please bring lunch. Coffee tea and desert will be provided by the committee.LADIES AID...Executive board will meet at 10am on Thursday February 16th.

VALENTINE DRIVE...Kids for Christ is sponsoring a Valentine Drive for children at St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Valentines are $1.00. Please see Cindy in the Narthex.

MEMORABILIA...the original Messenger newsletters and bulletins for special occasions were uncovered here at St. Paul’s. Some of the early year documents dating back to 1931 are on display on a table in the Narthex. Please feel free to take a look!

THE HOLY SEASON OF LENT...begins on Ash Wednesday (March 1st) with services at 7:30am, 4pm and 7:30 pm(note the added morning service). This year we will again be observing the tradition of placing ashes on foreheads for those who wish to partake in this rite.

LENTEN SERVICES...will be held on Wednesdays at 4pm and 7:30pm starting on Wednesday March 8th. An informal meal served by the confirmation class is served before the Lenten services at 6:30 pm. Sign-up sheets and menus to come in the near future.

LENTEN FOLDERS...are provided to help us remember our Lord’s suffering and death on our behalf by placing a coin in the folder each day. They can be found in the Narthex. Please consider using them during the coming Lent Season. LENTEN DEVOTIONS...may also be found in the Narthex.

FASTNACHT SUNDAY...will be on February 26th. Fastnachts (Lenten Pastries) and hot cross buns may be pre-purchased for take-out only via a sign-up sheet in the Narthex.

PASTOR HERBERT KERN...Turns 100 on January 27th. We will be holding a special service and celebration in honor of his birthday on Sunday morning February 12th.

2017 Church Envelopes...will be placed in the Narthex arranged alphabetically in mid-December. If you currently do not have envelopes and would like to receive a set, please call Larry in the church office, 631-264-0763

NEW MID-WEEK SERVICE - WEDNESDAYS AT 7:30pm...Would you like to attend a contemporary service with a band? Can’t make it to church on the weekend? Join us for inspiring songs and live music. For more information, or to volunteer, please contact Larry in the church office.

RIDES FOR PASTOR KERN...We need your help!!!! ...with transportation for Pastor Kern, to bring him to the 9:30 Sunday services from and to his home in East Meadow (by Nassau University Medical Center). If you can help us out on any upcoming Sunday mornings, Please contact Deacon Ernie Weber either after church on Sunday, or on 516 795-2443.

MUSICALLY SPEAKING... The Choirs at St. Paul’s will resume rehearsals in September and are looking for additional members. Before coming to a rehearsal, please contact the director of that choir so that we can have music ready for you.

FLOWERS FOR THE ALTAR...Have you ever considered placing flowers on the Altar in memory of or in honor of a loved one? Simply fill out a pew envelope with your intentions or sign up on chart in Narthex. The cost for a bouquet is $12.00 and a rose is $3.50.

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 (stpaulsamityville.com) 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