Adult volunteers to help out, even if only occasionally, with teen activities are needed. Contact John Vercelletto at or 631-357-2911 to pitch in.

Our Teen Show Choir will start up in January. We’re looking for participants who like to sing, dance--or just meet new friends and have fun. This is a special-event choir, not a Sunday-morning choir. It’s open to anyone ages 13 to 19, not only church members. Learn more from John at or 357-2911.

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

Looking Ahead....We will be decorating our church for Christmas on Saturday, December 15 at 10 a.m. Many hands make light work! Please save the date.

A FRIENDLY REMINDER: Any announcements to be inserted in The Messenger for December need to be emailed to, or dropped off in the church office, by Tuesday, November 20. Thank you!

COINS FOR WISHES.... Cindy Gray is still collecting loose change for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County in the jar in the narthex.

SAVE MONEY ON CAR INSURANCE... Plan to 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 will be $30. Look for a sign-up sheet in the narthex in the coming weeks. In the meantime, if you'd like more information, call Karla Petriccione at 516-557-3637.

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