St. Paul’s Women’s League has a slew of events coming up!
The February General Meeting will occur on Tuesday, February 27, at 7 p.m. The service project will be making Easter cards for members of our congregation. Materials will be provided. Come brighten someone’s day and remind them of the love of God!
On Sunday, March 11, the Women’s League will be sponsoring a “baby shower” for the AAA Pregnancy Center. All kinds of new and gently used baby clothes, maternity clothes and furnishings, along with formula and diapers are needed. Bring all your donated items to church that morning, and stay for the special Coffee Hour.
The spring rummage sales will take place from April 5 – 7, so start boxing/bagging up your donations now in preparation for dropping them off right after Easter.
On April 24, the LWML Spring Rally will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Northville.
On April 30, the Council of Lutheran Women will conduct their spring meeting here at St. Paul’s. We need your help wo serve the continental breakfast at 9:15, and the lunch at noon.
Everyone is invited to attend the popular midweek, midday Lenten worship services and luncheons, beginning at noon on Wednesday, February 14, at Christ Our Savior, located at 14175 Farmington Road in Livonia (just north of I-96). Pastors from area LCMS congregations will take turns preaching at these noon Lenten services, while a pastor from Christ Our Savior will lead the liturgy and prayers. A light luncheon will be provided after every service. Come join us during the daylight hours for worship and lunch with brothers and sisters from nearby congregations! The midweek services will run through March 21.
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School will be held this summer during the week of July 23. Sessions will be conducted Monday through Friday, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. There will be more information to come later, but put this on your calendar now!!!
The Hellenic Cultural Center is located at 36375 Joy Road in Westland.
Concordia MOM2MOM Sale Scheduled for March
Our next sale is on Saturday, March 10, at St. Paul’s, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (early bird 8:30 – 9 a.m.). Admission $1; $2 for early birds.
We will have 40 tables of gently used children’s items at the sale.
There will be a large-item room, a bake sale and a children’s table with coloring so you can shop while they draw!
You can help this be a great event in several ways:
• Volunteer! We need volunteers to make this sale a success! A few hours of your time will make a world of difference!
• Donate your items! Our goal is to have a room filled with your donations to sell and make additional funds for Concordia. We will need donations of items and time to really make this successful. Please wait until AFTER the auction on 2/18 to bring in those donations.
• Tell your friends! Like our Facebook page (Concordia Mom2Mom Sale) and share our event to help promote the sale! Print the flyer and post at your library, doctor’s office, grocery store, etc.
• Shop at the sale! Wear your Concordia t-shirt and bring your kids in their Concordia gear. This Spring sale is a great opportunity to let our community know about Concordia and is perfect timing for signing up new families during our registration period.
COUNCIL OF LUTHERAN WOMEN
St. Paul’s Woman of the Year is Melissa Mattson. The Woman of the Year Luncheon is Tuesday, March 20, at 11:15 a.m., at Wyndham Gardens, 34911 Van Dyke in Sterling Heights. Reservations are $24 per person…see Nancy Engling if you want to sign up (the deadline is Monday, March 5). We will be carpooling from St. Paul’s.
What do the worship service readings mean?
The Sunday morning Bible Class, led by Pastor Siefert, provides an in-depth study and discussion of the Bible readings from that morning’s worship service. The class begins at 10:45 a.m. in the Social Hall, immediately following Coffee Hour.
You’ve worshipped the Lord God Almighty and enjoyed fellowship with other believers. Now complete your edification by studying His Word: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom….” [Colossians 3:16]
St. Paul’s has numerous medical equipment items available for anyone who has need. The list includes:
9 walkers, 4 of which have wheels, plus 1 clip-on walker tray
3 rollators with brakes, seats, and wire baskets
3 bath chairs with padded seat and back (2 large and 1 small)
1 hand bed rail
1 toilet seat arm (bolts on where the toilet seat bolts on and rests on the floor on each side of the seat)
1 5″ toilet seat riser cushion
1 donut-type seat cushion (new)
1 four-legged cane
1 aluminum adjustable cane
1 ankle boot
1 two-step collapsible stepstool
Please contact the church office (248-474-0675) for more information or to arrange a pickup.
St. Paul’s Hopes to Restart its Preschool Ministry this Fall – You Can Help!
We have been given a tremendous opportunity to restart our Preschool. We are trying to do it using funds raised for a specific purpose instead of adding it on the congregational budget.
The startup cost has been estimated at $70,000. An anonymous donor will contribute $10,000 if the congregation can raise the other $60,000 by the last day of February.
We ALL know the importance of teaching children, from a very young age, of the love and knowledge of God: “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” [Proverbs 22:6].
Not only would we be providing a service for our members and the community around St. Paul’s, we would also be able to take advantage of a wonderful opportunity to expand God’s Kingdom.
Can you help? Open your checkbook, grab your credit card, ask your friends, bosses, and everyone you can think of that could contribute to a worthy cause. Every contribution counts!