Gallery

St. Paul’s Gallery is new and improved…..  The pictures are now posted as mini galleries by event.  To enlarge the pictures for better viewing,  click on the picture you wish to view and it will be enlarged.  To view all of the pictures in a gallery start by clicking the picture at the top left corner and then you can press the > to the right of the picture and view the complete slideshow for that event.  When finished with each gallery click on the x (small white x in top right corner on the black) and all of the galleries will show up again.  Enjoy!

July has arrived and our Sunday Fellowship time is going well and enjoyed by all ages.  On July 7, the Church Council provided the morning refreshments.  We had some excitement and some of York’s Finest made their appearance at the church during our Fellowship.

 

Mission Trip Send Off to Mpuguso and Reception/Brunch – Now is the time for the group to take their leave, make the journey, engage with our sisters and brothers at Mpuguso Lutheran Church, renew acquaintances and create new friendships.  The group from St. Paul’s is diverse.  Continue to pray for those traveling to Tanzania; that they will remain healthy and strong, pray for our sister congregation as they complete their church building and continue to make disciples through Holy Baptism, and pray for peace in the world.  Picture of our group minus 2:  Kas Keleta and Pastor Schleger.  Fellowship prepared a yummy brunch of:  Apple Cinnamon French Toast, Kentucky Legend Ham and Fresh Fruit!  Thank you ladies!

 

 

Summer Sunday Fellowship – Beginning Sunday, May 26, we start our Summer Worship Schedule with one service at 9:15 a.m. followed by refreshments and fellowship.  Pictures below are from May 26 and June 2:

Mother’s Day Bake Sale to Benefit Our Sister Congregation in Mpuguso and our Mission Travelers – A huge success!  Thank you to all who baked for the event, those that purchased baked goods, and those who organized, helped set up and clean up after the event!

Confirmation 2024 and Confirmation Reception – Congratulations to our 2024 confirmand.  It is a blessing to have this young man as part of our church family.

 

A Resurrection Play – St. John 11, – Our children in Create performed “Lazarus, Come Out!” – The songs and music are adapted from “Singing the Good News” – “Weep with Jesus”, “The Light of God”, “Come Out, Lazarus”, and “New Life”.  The children gave a great performance.  Thank you Mrs. Jones, Miss Kelly and Pastor Reep!

Preschool Sunday and Celebrating 60 Years of St. Paul’s Preschool Existence with Bag Lunches Reception and Tour of Preschool Classrooms.  Preschool Children have Chapel with Pastor Reep on Wednesday mornings and they shared their time and what they learned with Pastor with the parents and congregation:  Psalm 5 “From the time that I wake up”, Psalm 23 “The Lord is my shepherd”, Psalm 1 “When I listen to you O God”, Psalm 46 “When the ground starts to shake”, and Matthew 5 highlights “Jesus went up a high mountain”.

Second Sunday Sandwiches – April 14

The Resurrection of Our Lord – Easter Sunday – Alleluia!  Christ is Risen!  He is Risen Indeed.  Alleluia!

Holy Week

Sunday of the Passion – Palm Sunday – Reception of New Members – Welcome to the Family of St. Paul’s

Second Sunday Sandwiches – March 10

Ash Wednesday Morning Service Followed by Valentine’s Lunch for Our Seniors – We were so blessed to have 50 seniors join the Witness Committee for Lunch.

Second Sunday Sandwiches – February

Children’s Valentine Dinner/Party with Miss Kelly and Her Volunteers – 24 Children had dinner and crafts upstairs while their parents enjoyed dinner in Fellowship Hall.

Witness Committee Hosted Young Parents for a Valentine’s Dinner while their children partied upstairs.

Christmas 2023 – We at St. Paul’s are so blessed to have this beautiful church, Pastor Reep, the congregation we have, and musical talent of all ages; both vocal and instrumental.  If you were unable to attend, please view any, or all, of our Christmas Worship Services on YouTube.  Beautiful!

Third Sunday in Advent – Five Baptism’s and New Members – December 17, 2023

Second Sunday Sandwiches/Second Sunday in Advent – December 10, 2023

St. Nicholas Day Celebration – Dinner, Entertainment and a Visit from St. Nicholas himself!  Thank you Miss Kelly and her group of helpers!  It was a great event!

First Sunday in Advent and Decorating the Jesse Tree.  What is a Jesse Tree?  A Jesse Tree is a decorative tree used during Advent to retell the stories of the Bible that lead to Jesus’s birth.  Since Advent is a season of waiting, a Jesse Tree will help to build joy and anticipation as you wait for Christmas.  The ornaments are all handmade with the story on the back.  Competition between children and adults was neck and neck.

Annual Meeting November 2023

Second Sunday Sandwiches November 2023 – Food and fellowship enjoyed by all ages!

Commitment Sunday – Fellowship Brunch Following 8:00 Liturgy – Members enjoyed quiche, salad, and pastries from Copper Crust.  You will notice one table of our youth (members of our confirmation class) which helped with the brunch.

Commitment Sunday – Fellowship Luncheon Catered by Stephanie’s Catering  Following 10:30 Liturgy – The Reverend Beth Garber Martini, Guest Preacher

Presentation of Bibles

Welcome Back Pastor Reep – Aloha Brunch