“As soon as I came down from the desk I was enclosed by a body of children, one of whom and another sunk down upon their knees until they were all kneeling, so I kneeled down myself and began praying for them. Abundance of people ran back into the house. The fire kindled and ran […]
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Congratulations to St. Paul’s member Dan Beck, on 25 years of service as a volunteer at the IFYR (International Finals Youth Rodeo)! Thank you for your commitment to the great community of Shawnee.
We Like ‘Em A Lot Part of what makes up the “secret sauce” of the Monday Memo is when individuals in the community help us identify someone who we should highlight in this section of the weekly memo. And this past week we hit the jackpot when we received the names of several individuals who […]
In case you are not aware, St. Paul’s has a Care Team ministry, whose purpose is to reach out to our members in times of special needs. In the past, this has been Covenant Care team and its focus was on members going through illnesses, death of loved ones, or family crises of some kind. Since […]
Over the last several days, our home has begun to take on a new scent. At first I couldn’t quite identify the unfamiliar smell wafting throughout the various rooms. It wasn’t the lingering aroma of a meal we’d recently shared. It wasn’t the unpleasant fumes of teenage sneakers. It wasn’t the glorious fragrance of the […]
As a reminder the following are our special events for Holy Week. TONIGHT 7:00pm: Maundy Thursday Service at Wesley United Methodist Church FRIDAY 12:00pm: Good Friday Lenten Luncheon at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 6:15pm: Chancel Ringers warm-up rehearsal (sanctuary) 6:30pm: Chancel Choir warm-up rehearsal (choir room) 7:00pm: Good Friday Service at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church SUNDAY 10:45am: Easter Sunday […]
Recently when Lifetouch Photography came and took pictures for our new photo directory, some of you who wanted to have your pictures included were not able to do so. To include all of the personal photos of individuals that wanted to be included would have increased the cost to where we would have been required […]
As we are making our way through the Gospel according to Luke on our Lenten journey to Easter, there is one story which we will not get the chance to study in worship, but it is well worth mentioning now. “One day He got into a boat with His disciples, and He said to them, […]
We’re all searching. Sometimes the search is easy: simply type a question and the answer pops up, but sometimes our questions are complicated, the answers are difficult to see and harder to explain. How do we discover and examine the truths that give meaning and purpose to life? For centuries, Christians have believed powerful answers […]
St. Paul’s Family Promise Host week is fast approaching. Beginning Sunday, January 15, 2017, we will host 3 families for a week. Evening and overnight hosts are still needed. If you can volunteer for this important mission of the church, please contact the church office or call Nancy Bryce at 405-570-6636.