IMPORTANT TO NOTE:
FIRST COMMUNION... Four students will be receiving the Blessed Sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, June 11th. They are Troy and Samantha Cusano, Erin Holzwarth, and Christian Mollica.
SCHEDULE CHANGES IN JUNE- The Saturday evening service moves back to 6:30pm on Saturday June 3rd. Summer schedule goes into effect beginning Thursday, June 15th and Sunday, June 18th. The 11am service ceases until September, while an 8 p.m. Thursday service is added. Please note that the Wednesday evening services are suspended for the summer. The 6:30pm Saturday and 9:30am Sunday services continue throughout the summer. We celebrate Holy Communion at all 9:30 Sunday services. Thursday alternates Communion and Vespers.
A FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST...will be served at 10:30am on Sunday, June 18th.
VBS 2017 “MAKER FUN FACTORY”... AUGUST 14th - 18th. Children ages 4 - 12 come join us for a fun time. Volunteers are always welcome and needed! Child and volunteer registration forms available through Cindy Gray, on the church website, or in church office for children ages 4 - 12 or for volunteers. Contact Cindy at cindyatstpaulamityville @ hotmail.com if you have any questions.
VBS FUND RAISER 2017 FOR “MAKER FUN FACTORY”... Help support our VBS by making a donation. Thanks for your help! Cindy Gray.
SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS APPRECIATION LUNCHEON... will be on June 11th from 1:30-3:30pm.
PARADE...St. Paul's will once again be participating in the Amityville Fourth of July Parade. We will have a float and group of marchers. If you are interested in helping with the float or marching please talk to David Thomas or Ginger Lee.
JUNE IS A VERY BUSY MONTH AT ST. PAUL’S... We have the Hurricane Prayer, First Communion, Prayer for Graduates, Father’s Day, the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul...oh, yes, and we have our regularly scheduled, annual FINANCIAL CRISIS! June is the church’s most challenging month. As we move into the summer, offerings diminish, while several large expenses come due. YOU CAN HELP! If you could show a little extra generosity toward God and His church, it would be much appreciated.
HURRICANE PRAYER...Our annual prayer for the beginning of Hurricane Season will be offered during the services of June 3rd and 4th.
A PRAYER FOR GRADUATES... will be offered during the services of June 24th and 25th. If anyone in your family is graduating high school or college, please let us know and we will include them in the prayers.
THE FEAST OF ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL... The last weekend in June will be celebrated as the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul (whose traditional date is June 29). We will celebrate and meditate upon the great Biblical saint for whom our church is named, and Sunday’s service will have a more elaborate hospitality than usual. Join us for the services of June 24 and 25.
FELLOWSHIP COFFEE HOURS... If you would like to host a Fellowship Coffee Hour following the 9:30 service on Sundays during the summer, please sign up on the sheet posted in the Narthex.
LADIES AID MEETING AND ANNUAL PICNIC... on Tuesday June 6th at 12 noon will be held at the yard between the church and garage. Please bring a lawn chair if you like. All ladies of the Church are more than welcome to attend. Please bring a side dish if you like. Call any executive board member if you plan to attend.
LADIES AID EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING... will be Thurs June 15th at 10:30am. Attendance is very important. We are planning for next year’s meeting. If you have any ideas for programs - please share them with any board members prior to the meeting.
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!