Creve Coeur, MO  -  (314) 993-0015           Services @ 8:30 & 11 a.m.

Announcements

Worship this Sunday 9-24-17
Dear Church Family,
 
Join us for worship this Sunday!
  • Pastor Brian will be preaching on "Paul's Prayer" in Ephesians 1:15-23.
  • In both services, we will be singing the great hymn "It Is Well With My Soul".
 
Coming Up!
  • Life Chain Sunday -  October 1st at 2:00 - The St. Paul's Life Team invites you to participate in the National Prayer chain. Register for a free lunch by contacting the church office. 
  • Hymns and Hers Concert - October 1st at 6:30 - Come and listen to Latifah Alattas and Aaron Strumpel share their modern hymns. Bring a friend with you! A freewill offering will be taken up following the concert to support the artists.
 
Pastor Andrew Seley
 
Worship @ St. Paul's - September 17, 2017
Hello everyone!
We begin our tour of the most masterful of Paul's works, his letter to the Ephesians. Pastor Andrew is preaching on "A Life of Spiritual Blessing."
 
Other News
  • Small Groups start this Sunday. Grab your small group guide at the Welcome Center, or download it at http://stpaulsefree.org/small-groups. If you aren't a part of one, you can still join a small group. Ask Pastor Brian if you don't know how. 314.917.4828
  • All of our Sunday School classes resume this Sunday! Consider Bob Vass' book club in (conference room), Natalie Bish's study of Galatians with the Spiritual Sisters class (room 203), or the Miracles and Teachings of Jesus with David Frederick (multipurpose room).
  • Men's Fraternity resumes Wednesday morning at the 920 house bright and early at 6:00 a.m.
  • Finally, we are going to take an offering for Hurricane victims. Consider making a special donation to the EFCA's Reach Global crisis response team.
 
Take this encouragement with you for your day! "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." What a great God we have!
 
In Christ,
Pastor Brian
 
An Exciting Sunday at St. Paul's

Dear Church Family,

We have a big Sunday at St. Paul's this week. You will want to make sure you plan on being here. 
  • Pastor Brian will conclude our study on 2 Thessalonians with a powerful message about prayer.  
  • Between services we will hold a Town Hall meeting. I would urge everyone to plan on attending in the Multipurpose Room. We will discuss our focus for the coming year as a church and a significant need in the church for elders. 
  • Then, starting at 12:30 we will enjoy a church picnic at Stacy Park. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. 
  • Finally, Sunday will be the last day to bring bats for the Philippine Outreach to youth. 
I look forward to seeing you all this Sunday!
 
Upcoming Events
  • New Member Class, Saturday September 16th, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Lunch Provided
  • Fall Launch, September 17th, 2nd Grader Bible Presentation Sunday, Small Groups and Sunday School begin, Introducing a new sermon series Ephesians: Mystery Revealed
  • Hurricane Harvey Relief Offering, September 17th
 
Pastor Andrew Seley
 
Three St. Paul's "Laborers" in Children's Sermon This Sunday

Dear St. Paul's Family,I want to invite all children (and adults) to hear the Children's Sermon in the second service on Labor Sunday, September 3. Three of our members will come dressed in their work clothing and talk about their labor which glorifies God and brings needed services to others.

  • Phyllis Stadler, health care professional
  • Jeff Drake, security specialist
  • Gregg Peter, newspaper printer

 Each will also have a small remembrance for the children to take with them. Always something exciting going on here. See you Sunday! Pastor Mark Friz 

St. Paul's Announcements - August 27, 2017
Hello Church Family!
 
I hope you enjoyed the majesty of God's creation this past Monday with the solar eclipse. WOW! Can you imagine what the people thought when there was a supernatural darkness over Jerusalem at the time of Jesus' death? What a powerful display of God's majesty and control of creation.
 
Things are heating up at St. Paul's as we get closer to Labor Day and beyond. Please take a moment to read below, and see which part is might be for you.
 
Aug 27. Pastor Andrew is preaching on heaven. Having looked at the great tribulation and the doctrine of hell, I hope you're ready for the payoff. Read 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 in preparation.
 
Aug 27. This Sunday, after church, there is a "Music Ministry Potluck" focusing on the second service acoustic worship. Jamie and Betsy are going to provide the meat, if you want to come bring a side-dish. It will be in room 5, and if you are going to attend please RSVP to Jamie@stpaulsefree.org. You are welcome to bring your family.
 
Aug 26. Ministry training for ushers and children's ministry. 9:00 - 10:00, ushers meet in room 5. Children's workers from 10:00 to noon in room 5.
 
Aug 31. Mission Trip Planning Meeting. Thursday night, 7:00 p.m. in room 5. We are going to discuss where we are going next year. Any interested parents and church members are welcome to attend and give their input.
 
Sep 10. Picnic and Town Hall. In between services, we will have a town hall meeting! At 12:30 p.m,, we will have the church's annual picnic at Stacy Park with all the fun of kid's games, a washers tournament, and food! (more info to come)
 
Sep 17. All of the fall ministries begin. Get ready! Information for individual ministries available on the website or in the green sheet.
 
Grace and peace in Jesus Christ to you,
Pastor Brian