St. Paul's Weekly -
December 10, 2017


This Week at St. Paul 
Tuesday 10:30/11:15 am
6:00 pm
6:15 pm
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
7:10 pm
Omro Care/Care Partners
Evangelism Meeting
Stewardship Meeting
Education Meeting
Choir Practice
Wednesday 5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Advent Supper
Advent Worship Service
Catechism Study
Thursday 8:30 am
9:30 am
6:00 pm
St. Paul’s Quilters
Bible Study
Contemporary Music Practice
Saturday 4:30 pm Worship Service with Lord’s Supper
Sunday 8:00 am
9:10 am
10:30 am
Worship Service with Lord’s Supper
Bible Study/Family Impressions
Worship Service with Lord’s Supper

Flowers Altar flowers this weekend are in memory of Helen Hahn from the Flanigan family.
Baptism In our Saturday service this weekend, Whitley Jene Elizabeth Janikowski, daughter of Josh & Rachel Janikowski, becomes a child of God through Holy Baptism.  Jesus promises, “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved.”  (Mark 16:16)
Child Center Christmas The Child Center Christmas program will be presented during the 10:30 service on December 10th.  Members of the congregation are invited and encouraged to attend.
FVL Hiring for Three Staff Positions Applications are being accepted now for an Academic Resource Center (ARC) Assistant, Communications Assistant, and 2nd-Shift Custodian. The need is immediate. Detailed job descriptions and applications are listed on the homepage or available in the FVL School Office.
Gifts For The Homebound Ministry On December 11th the Ladies Aid will be packing treats for the homebound members. You may bring in donations of fruit (smaller sized & no bananas, please), cookies, candy or packaged treats. Donations may be left in the kitchen until 9:30 am on December 11th.  Please label your items for “Home-Bound” members treat bags.  We expect to assemble about 18 packages. We appreciate the donations and help that we receive from our fellow members.  If you have any questions, please call Irene Petrik (582-7734)
Teen Advent Service Wednesday, December 13th, our teens will proclaim the good news in word and in music.  The theme of the years’ service is “A Light Has Dawned”.

2018 Offering Envelopes The new 2018 offering envelopes were placed in your mailboxes in the Media Room.  Please pick them up today.  Do not use 2018 envelopes in the remainder of 2017.  Many members envelope numbers have changed from last year.
Thank You From WAAC The Winneconne Area Assistance Center would like to thank St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and its members for your continued support of WAAC.  We certainly appreciate your donations, whether they are food items or monetary gifts.  Thank you again for your generosity.  (As of December 6th, St Paul’s members have donated over 1,100 food items this year). 
Special Needs Bible Class “Jesus Care” Bible Class for God’s people with special needs is holding their next class on Tuesday, December 12th from 6:00-7:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church in Oshkosh (913 Nebraska Street).  You may call 231-8957 for more information.
Crafts For Missions Again this year, we invite your gifts of time and talents for our “Crafts For Missions”.  You are invited to donate craft items that you make.  Others than have the opportunity to “buy” them with a donation that will go to the WELS Christian Aid and Relief Fund.
Upcoming Services
December 13                       6:00 pm                                 Advent Worship Service (5:00 pm Advent Supper)
December 24                       10:30 am                              Family Impressions Christmas Service
December 24                       3:30 pm & 5:30 pm           Christmas Eve Worship Services
December 25                       9:00 am                                 Christmas Day Worship Service
2018 Calendars We have 2018 calendars - please take some home with you today.  Thank you to Ron and Micki Mueller and Kelly and Julie Angell for generously supplying them for us again this year.
Communion Set-Up Volunteers are needed to set up for Holy Communion on the first and third weekends of each month.  The sign-up calendar for 2018 is posted near the church mailboxes.  If you would like additional information, please contact Pam Markert (379-4820) or Pastor Albrecht.  Thank you for your help.
2018 Flower Chart The 2018 flower chart is posted on the bulletin board by the church mailboxes.  If you wish to provide altar flowers to celebrate a special family occasion or to remember a loved one, please put your name on the chart and fill out a slip to provide information to include in the church bulletin.
Attendance Last Week:                                                       Ministry Investments: 
Worship - 77 (Sat), 117 (Sun early), 84 (Sun late)                 Gifts Year to Date: - $362,862.57
Total Weekend Worship - 280                                              Expenses Year to Date: - $357,350.33
Bible Study/Family Impressions - 81                                    Difference Year to Date: - $5,512.24