NEWS Dec.29th

NEWS Dec.29th

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRAYER LIST: Please lift up the following: Martha Smith, Lynn Ake, Beverly Marek, Freddie Matetzschk, Margaret Mason, Tammi Pinter, Gigi Duarte, Sandra Newberry, Annabelle Harrington, Rebecca Albers, Ethel Willmann, Karen Eckert (daughter-in-law of Pastor Charles Eckert), Steve Norris (friend of Jenna Jacoby), Bruce Strickland (father of Kassi Reichenau), Pastor Tim Scheffel, Seth Geistweidt (grandson of Charlie Geistweidt), and those serving in the military.

GUEST PREACHER: Today, we welcome Synodically Authorized Minister (SAM) Carolyn Edwards. We appreciate her leadership in worship and preaching this morning while Pastor Fred and Kathy take a little time away in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Please call Chad Schmidt (830) 879-5433 or Charles Eckert (210) 882-2409 if you need pastoral help before they return on January 3.

2020 OFFERING ENVELOPES will be placed on the table in the narthex beginning next Sunday, for those who use the envelope system. If you haven’t used offering envelopes in the past and would like to now, please contact the church office.

POINSETTIAS: The Altar Guild would like to express their appreciation to everyone who ordered a poinsettia. If you haven’t picked up your poinsettia, you may after the worship service.

CHURCH OFFICE will be closed December 25th through January 6. You may contact Chad Schmidt (830) 879-5433 or Charles Eckert (210) 882-2409 if you need pastoral help during that time.

PASTOR FRED AND THE STAFF would like to express their gratitude for the generous Christmas gifts given by the St. Paul church family. We are continually encouraged by this wonderful congregation and pray the blessings of the Lord be upon you this New Year.

ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held on Sunday, January 26th immediately following the covered dish luncheon at

12 noon.

ANNUAL REPORTS are due in the church office by Monday, January 6th. All committees and organizations of St. Paul are asked to submit a report to be included in the annual report.

JANUARY NEWSLETTERS are available in the narthex.

“CHRIST IN OUR HOME” devotions for January, February and March are available at each of the exits. Please pick up your copy today.