Announcements – January 13, 2019

 

WE ARE PLEASED to welcome our District Superintendent, Rev. JW Park, to our service today. Rev. Park will provide important information as he discusses the work of The Commission on a Way Forward.

 

WE ALSO WELCOME friends from Mt. Carmel UM Church to our joint service. Those from Mt. Carmel are asked to see an usher for an envelope in which to place your offering.

 

PARTICIPATING in today’s service: Pastor Jean Lee, Liturgist; Dave Clemmer and Jim Rankin, Ushers; Bennett Bradsher, Acolyte.

 

EVERYONE IS INVITED to a time of fellowship in the social hall following worship. Our thanks to those providing refreshments.

 

JANUARY/FEBRUARY Upper Room are available in the narthex.

 

THE FEBRUARY/MARCH Newsletter deadline is this Tuesday, January 15. Please submit articles to Joanne at stpaul208@aol.com; or you may place them in her box.

 

ONGOING FUNDRAISERS

Smile Amazon

      A lot of us shop on Amazon.com. There's a really easy way to earn .5% of your purchase for St Paul - at no extra cost or hassle to you. It takes 2 steps:

1.      Assign St Paul as your Smile beneficiary. You need to do it once only. Click here: https://smile.amazon. com/ch/52-0824888

2.      Every time you shop, instead of going to Amazon.com, go to smile.amazon.com.

 

The eScrip Online Mall

Go to https://shopping.escrip.com/ and enter the store at which you want to shop. St Paul will automatically receive a percentage of your purchase! (Set up account at https://secure.escrip.com/signup/ index.jsp and select St. Paul UMC Laytonsville as your nonprofit organization.)

 

Giant Gift Cards

      Gift cards are available in denominations of $20, $50, or $100.

St. Paul earns 5% of face value. See Cathy Ballou to purchase.