Announcements

IMPORTANT TO NOTE:

St. Paul's Sunday School Registration Form - click for form

COUNTRY MUSIC NIGHT AT SERGIO’S RESTAURANT... on Friday night Sept. 8th will feature Pastor David Anglin and Jeffrey Hill. $40 per person includes dinner, show, tax and gratuity. For more information see flyer in Narthex. Call Mike at 516 541-6554 for reservations.

CONCERT...Jeffrey Hill and Pastor Anglin will present concerts at Sergio’s in Massapequa on Friday, Sept. 8 at at 8 p.m. (with dinner at 6:30 p.m.) Cost is $40 per person. This is NOT an official church event (although Pastor Anglin will donate anything he makes toward the security cameras).

SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE.... Please note: 1.) The last Thursday service will be Sept. 7th,
2.) The 11 a.m. service returns on Sept. 10th,
3.) Rally Day (beginning of Sunday school) and the church picnic (with pony rides!) will also be on Sept. 10th.

WE ARE BACK IN FULL SWING IN SEPTEMBER...

RALLY DAY, SUNDAY SCHOOL BEGINS - September 10th, at 9:30

CHURCH PICNIC - September 10th, 1:00-4:00

SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE....Please note: 1.) The last Thursday service will be Sept. 7th, 2.) The 11 a.m. service returns on Sept. 10th, 3.) Rally Day (beginning of Sunday school) and the church picnic (with pony rides!) will also be on Sept. 10th.

WE ARE BACK IN FULL SWING IN SEPTEMBER...

RALLY DAY...On Sunday, September 10th , we will have Rally Day to begin our Sunday School. The children will go to Church with their parents and after the children’s sermon, they will be dismissed to go downstairs to meet their teacher. PLEASE NOTE: There will be Sunday School for ages 4 through 6th grade at 9:30 AM.

CHURCH PICNIC...The church picnic will be held this year on Rally Day, Sunday Sept. 10th, at 1:00 p.m. It includes a cookout, carnival games, and pony rides-- also a candy-toss for children. There will be a baking contest with first place prizes for best dessert for adults and kids. Volunteers will be needed for set-up and clean-up. Please see Ginger Lee or David Thomas if you can help.

SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL SERVICES..The Village of Amtiyville will hold its 9/11 memorial service at the park by the train tracks on Broadway at 5 p.m. The Town of Babylon Chiefs’ Association ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. at the town memorial on Overlook Beach. Pastor Anglin will participate in both these ceremonies.

THE EVANGELISM COMMISSION...will meet at noon on Sunday, September 17th.

BIBLE CLASSES BEGIN - Tuesday, September 19th, 7:30pm, at the Church Library, and Wednesday, September 20th, 10:00am, Church Library

CONFIRMATION - Wednesday, September 20th , 6:15 pm

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.

VOCAL CHOIRS:

The Senior Choir - a “traditional” church choir singing every Sunday at 9:30 am as well as on special occasions. Rehearsals (starting September 14th) are on Thursday evenings at 5:45 pm. Russell Brand is the director and can be reached at 631-225-9359 or see him after church up by the organ. The Senior Handbell Choir also resumes rehearsals on September 14th at 7pm.

The Young at Heart Choir - led by Pastor Anglin with guitar, this folk-style ensemble performs contemporary Christian songs. The YAH choir generally sings at the 11:00 service. Everyone is encouraged to be part of this group!

LADIES AID GARAGE SALE...will be Saturday, Sept. 16th from 9am to 2pm. Rain date Sept. 23rd. Help is needed to set up, sell items and put away unsold items. You may bring for sale items to the Narthex on Friday, Sept. 15th. Please price some or all of your items and let’s hope for nice weather.

CONFIRMATION...Orientation for students and parents will be after the 9:30 a.m. service on Sept. 17. Classes begin on Sept. 20th at 6:15 p.m.

HARVEY RELIEF...We will be receiving donations for Lutheran Disaster Relief to help those afflicted by Hurricane Harvey. You may use the pew envelope to make a contribution.

ATTENTION TEENS: We are starting a Teen Show Choir here at St. Paul’s. It will be open to ALL TEENS 13-19 not only St. Paul’s teens so spread the word to your friends and schoolmates, especially your school choir and musically involved ones. We are looking for not only singers, but band members as well. (If you are 12 and want to join have your parents contact me). Informational meetings and registration will be held on Tuesday, August 29th at 7:30pm and Thursday Sept. 14th at 7:30pm. For more information and to ask questions please contact John Vercelletto at 631-357-2911 or church@johnhv.me.

LADIES’ AID EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING...will be held Thursday, September 21, at 10:30 a.m.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED...The Atlantic District mission station in Far Rockaway, Hope and a Prayer, is distributing school supplies to children in their area. They have asked for donations of school supplies. If you’d like to help, bring some school supplies and place them in the bins in the narthex.

ANNE BALFOUR...is on Christian mission trip with the 410 Bridge organization in Kenya. May God use her as a mighty channel of His blessing, and bring her safely home again.

Lutheran Counseling Center...is holding their annual gala event on Thursday, Oct. 26th at Westbury Manor. The proceeds from this event provide financial support for all of their programs including subsidizing counseling for many people who are in emotional pain but who are unable proper care. LCC would appreciate your support of this event with funding for a donation or a gift for their Silent Auction. All donations will be acknowledged in the Event Journal. Items for the Silent Auction can be left in the Narthex. Please see Marie Steinke or email her at pennymarie516 @aol.com.

BIBLE STUDIES...resume Sept. 19th (Tuesday at 7:30am) and Sept. 20th (Wednesday at 10a.m.) (Tuesday class will meet as an open discussion group on Sept. 6th and 13th).

NEW ST. PAUL’S DIRECTORY...Important Notice: We are in the process of preparing to make a new PICTORIAL DIRECTORY of St Paul’s. With the next few weeks you will be receiving a form to fill out with your most recent information for the directory. Once we have the information we will be scheduling the actual photography as soon as possible.

MIDWEEK WORSHIP...The last Thursday service will be September 7 at 8 p.m. The weekly Wednesday services will resume on Sept. 13 (we’ll be celebrating the Eve of Holy Cross Day, so it won’t be tied to the services of either weekend) at 7:30 p.m. We welcome anyone who wishes to help to lead the Wednesday services by either singing or playing an instrument. Contact Pastor Anglin if you wish to be part of the worship group.

ELVIS TIME...Friday Sept. 22nd at 7 pm Elvis Time with Steve Mitchell - 40 year anniversary concert of Elvis memories $15.00 pp call Cindy at 631-806-8685 to reserve seats.

KIDS FOR CHRIST...Sept. 30th Kids for Christ Play time from 1 - 2:30 pm - children can come to hang out with other children and play with the toys. No charge snacks and drinks will be available.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD - If anyone has empty shoe boxes to donate please leave in the Narthex.

LADIES AID MEETING IN SEPTEMBER...will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12th at 12 noon - “The Welcoming Tea”. Delicious tea sandwiches will be provided. Feel free to bring your own. Dessert, tea and coffee will be provided by the committee. Please join us for a wonderful afternoon.

FELLOWSHIP COFFEE HOURS... If you would like to host a Fellowship Coffee Hour following the Saturday night or Sunday morning services during the summer, please sign up on sheet posted in Narthex.

NEW ST. PAUL’S DIRECTORY... Important Notice: We are in the process of preparing to make a new PICTORIAL DIRECTORY of St Paul’s. Sometime in August you will be receiving a form to fill out with your most recent information for the directory. Once we have the information we will be scheduling the actual photography as soon as possible.

LADIES AID MEETING IN SEPTEMBER... will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12th at 12 noon - “The Welcoming Tea”. Delicious tea sandwiches will be provided. Feel free to bring your own. Dessert, tea and coffee will be provided by the committee. Please join us for a wonderful afternoon.

LADIES AID GARAGE SALE... will be Saturday, Sept. 16th from 9am to 2pm. Rain date Sept. 23rd. Help is needed to set up, sell items and put away unsold items. You may bring for sale items to the Narthex on Friday, Sept. 15th. Please price some or all of your items and let’s hope for nice weather.

TRANSPORTATION TO DIALYSIS... A female relative of a church member needs volunteers to help with transportation from Anita Place in Amityville to a dialysis center on Great Neck Road (3 blocks west from Albany Ave). Appointments are on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in mid-afternoon. Anyone who can help with any of these days can call Pastor Anglin at the church office (631-264-0763).

TUESDAY BIBLE CLASS... will continue meeting during the summer as a discussion group.

ATTENTION TEENS: We are starting a Teen Show Choir here at St. Paul’s. It will be open to ALL TEENS 13-19 not only St. Paul’s teens so spread the word to your friends and schoolmates, especially your school choir and musically involved ones. We are looking for not only singers, but band members as well. (If you are 12 and want to join have your parents contact me). Informational meetings and registration will be held on Tuesday, August 29th at 7:30pm and Thursday Sept. 14th at 7:30pm. For more information and to ask questions please contact John Vercelletto at 631-357-2911 or church@johnhv.me.

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