Special Service

Sunday Service Honoring Memorial Day

Meaningful Sunday service honoring veterans on Memorial Day Weekend. For us it is a solemn day to honor the fallen. We take this day not to shop or celebrate but to be mindful of veterans and the sacrifices of veterans and their families.

Altar decorated for Memorial Day

praying for veterans

Sunday service in honor of Memorial Day.
Sunday service in honor of Memorial Day.

 

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Day-to-Day Scenes

Renewing Your Mind

It is easy to get swept away by the ways of the world. In the Bible, Paul encourages us to renew our hearts to serve God. Our lovely organist Ailene (pictured below) is so talented. Her music is transforming because it helps us to focus and renew our hearts and minds.

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Today is a beautiful day to Renew Your Mind Before God.

“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.”  Romans 12:1

This passage tells us that we should not conform to the world, and that instead, we should serve God’s works and be transformed by the renewal of our minds.

Today is a beautiful day for transformation of the mind.

On the subject of music and transforming church experiences…
Our congregation was blessed today to experience a new sound an media system. These additions to the sanctuary were made possible by a generous gift from the estate of Polly Bounds.

 

 

Day-to-Day Scenes

He Is Risen

The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. St. Paul United Methodist is a place where disciple-making occurs. This mission is our grace-filled response to the Reign of God in the world announced by Jesus. God’s grace is active everywhere, at all times, carrying out this purpose as revealed in the Bible.

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Above is a scene of the altar. Here is a list of hymns we sang on Sunday:

I Know Whom I Have Believed In (United Methodist Hymnal page 714)

Rescue the Perishing (United Methodist Hymnal page 591)

Wonderful Words of Life (United Methodist Hymnal page 600)

What a Friend We Have in Jesus (United Methodist Hymnal page 526)

Special Service

Easter Services 2014

Easter Lily and Bible

Friday, April 18, 2014
7:00 pm Tenabrae Service at
St. Paul United Methodist Church

Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014
7:00 am Sunrise Service at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church
followed by Breakfast at Caledonia Presbyterian Church

10:30 am Easter Sunday Service at
St. Paul United Methodist Church

This is a combined Easter celebration by the following churches:

Pleasant Hill United Methodist
Trentville United Methodist
Caledonia Presbyterian
St. Paul United Methodist