18 July 2022

Parish Newsletter for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
  Church Office: 812-282-1108
email: stpaulsjeff@gmail.com
July 18, 2022
  Rev. Suzanne says it well! ‘As a Body of Christ the Episcopal Church is not so much an Organized Religion as we are an Organized Faith, an Organized Love!’
Monday, July 18, 6:30 Saturday, July 23, 10:00 Sunday, July 24, 10:15
AA in parish hall NA in parish hall
Eucharist with Rev. Susan Warner.

Collect for Sunday, July 24 (Proper 12)
O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
The Lessons for July 24 Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85; Colossians 2:6-15 (16-19); Luke 1:1-13
Hymns for July 24:
Opening H82 400 All Creatures of Our God and King Closing H82 541 Come, Labor On
Prayers of the People (to guide your daily prayer life)
Please say a prayer for the Universal Church, its members and mission. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the Nation and all in authority. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the welfare of the World. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the concerns of the local community. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for those who are suffering or in trouble. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the departed. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for what’s on your heart and mind...
Lord, hear the prayers of thy people; and what we have asked faithfully, and
strengthen us to do thy will. Amen.

We WELCOME you to worship! St. Paul’s is a WELCOMING Faith Community and Christ’s Table is open to all. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a long-time member you are a Blessing to us. You are invited to worship with us live on Sundays at 10:15. (Plan on joining us for coffee after the service!} You can also tune in on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsJeff/live_videos/
Also, check YouTube for videos of past services:
Don’t forget—the little red wagon is waiting to be filled with food donations for the Center for Lay Ministries! Please note that the wagon has been moved to the Parish Hall entrance, on your left as you enter.
LICENSED LAY EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS, Dennis and Charlene McAndrews, remain ready and eager to bring communion to any who are unable to be present at _ services. Whether you regularly attend Sunday service but cannot get here for any reason on a given Sunday, or you are homebound and would like to have the Eucharist brought to you once, or on a regular basis, please contact Marylee at the church office: 812-282-1108, or stpaulsjeff@gmail.com .
MANY THANKS for your continued faithful responses to the need for funds.
PARISH OFFICE HOURS: MTWF 12 Noon to 4:30pm Th – no office hours. If you have something you’d like to add to the next newsletter (including a brief update on
what you and/or your family have been doing since last we met together), let us know at stpaulsjeff@gmail.com
A Thank You!
Senior Warden Ben Sapp is at Waycross this week representing St. Paul’s at the College for Congregational Development. At the CCD members from different parishes get together and study practices and methods of growing congregations in areas of outreach and parish togetherness. Thanks, Ben, for representing us so well. We look forward to hearing your thoughts from the week.

God’s Grace in Our Parish Family
A Birthday
A Passing
  Happy 1st Birthday, Xander! Way to go, Big Guy!
Proud Parents Robyn and Shane! (Proud Congregation, too!)
Our dear Sister Mary Sue, Prayer Book in her hand, entered into
Life Eternal. How we stand on the faith
of those who’ve led our way!