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How St. Paul Lutheran Church Could Look Different in 2018

Vision for 2018

God works through the Word of God at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Our heavenly Father creates us to be His people in this place. Our savior Jesus uses us broken people to share His message of reconciliation. The Holy Spirit is transforming us to be His holy people.

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October 2017 Church Council Report Summary

Pastor’s Report

Advent and Christmas

Advent midweek services will focus on the hymn “The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came.” Each week we will sing a portion of the hymn and witness how Gabriel’s words prepare us to receive Jesus. The Simple Supper will be at 6pm and Vespers will be at 7pm.

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500th Anniversary of the Posting of the 95 Theses

500th Anniversary of the Reformation

October 31, 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted the “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences” to the church door in a small city called Wittenberg, Germany. This rather mundane academic document contained 95 theses for debate.

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October 2017 Church Council Summary

Old Business

  • Progress re: Objectives:

Sunday school is experiencing increasing momentum and confidence in the congregation. Sunday morning Bible Study attendance has increased during the A Man named Martin series. Hopefully it continues with Tim Hurst’s new study and Pastor leading a study on Romans.

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September 2017 Church Council Meeting Highlights

Worship Schedule at Christmas (Christmas Eve and NY Eve are on a Sunday)

Christmas Eve Day – One service at 10 AM

Christmas Eve PM services at 4PM, 7PM & 10 PM.

There will be no NY Eve 7 PM Service and (2) regular services on Sunday 12/31.

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Witness, Mercy, Life Together

In Christ, for the Church and the World

These phrases illustrate how the church lives and works together to proclaim the Gospel and to provide for our brothers and sisters in our congregations, communities, and throughout the world. These phrases describe the emphasis of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.