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Grocery Gift Card Fundraiser
We have a great ongoing fundraising opportunity with ShopRite, Stop&Shop, and Kings. If you buy a giftcard for those locations through St. Paul's, the church gets a 5% donation from these stores. So please consider this for your food shopping! Download the form and bring to Church. Thank you and happy shopping!
Vacation Bible Camp, - The Seven Sunny Sacraments June 29 – July 2, 4:00-6:30pm
Register your kids for Vacation Bible Camp! Vacation Bible Camp is open to children age 3 through Grade 5. Our afternoons will be filled with music, arts & crafts, drama and Bible Stories. Snacks & dinner are provided. We need adult and teen volunteers to make our camp a great time for everyone. Registration forms: outside Erica’s office. Questions: Erica Webber firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission Trip - Summer 2015
There are still a few openings for our trip to Steubenville, Ohio, July 19-24, 2015! This trip is a great combination of work and fun. The youth from St. Paul's really enjoy this crazy, busy, fun trip! We will help local organizations with work projects. Youth completing grades 6-12 in June 2015 are eligible to join this trip. The dates are July 19-24, cost per person is $350. Register on the sign-up sheet outside Fr Andrew's office or contact Erica Webber email@example.com to register.
$$ for Mission Trip Gas
The members of the mission trip group are asking for donations of cash or checks (payable to St. Paul’s with mission trip written in the memo) for their gas fund. They will be collecting donations with their bright orange gas can after the 10:00am service. The group will go to Ohio in July.
Ink Cartridges for $$$ for St. Paul’s Church
Help us get rid of your used ink cartridges. Every empty ink cartridges you give to St. Paul’s, Staples will give us a $2 credit on future supplies. Please place your used ink cartridges in the hallway bin. Any questions, call Lora at 908-232-8506, x10 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June Outreach Donations – Summer Camp Items
This month we will be collecting swimsuits, caps, beach towels, flip-flops for ages 2-16.
Relief for Nepal
Those wishing to reach out for the victims of the devastating earthquakes in Nepal may write a check to: St. Paul’s and mark the memo “earthquake.” We will gather the funds and send them along to Episcopal Relief and Development, our national church’s outreach arm.
We have begun some digging in the pachysandra to uncover drainage pipes to have them evaluated so that we can begin to receive project parameters for a drainage fix. The result is that we will need some extensive new and larger drainage pipes to keep the water flowing and not backing up into the building. More to follow.
There are several trees that need to come down on our property. We are receiving bids. We are also evaluating a major cleanup of the land next to the playground on the Lenox Avenue side.
The vestry sponsored a lunch after church last week. There were enormous subs and drinks and sweets. All enjoyed! Thanks to the organizers!!
Please consider paying your pledge ahead so our typical summer cash flow problems are minimized. Thank you!
Book Club’s next meeting – July 29th
For men and women booklovers and for those who want more lively reading choices. The book club will be reading one of the most talked about books of the year, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (now available in paperback). In an instant the world changes, but not by thermonuclear war, violence, or WMD. Imagine a world without gasoline, electricity, food distribution, manufacturing, internet, and communications; imagine civilization starting over after 99% of the world population has died. Is life sustainable through looting and murder? What of culture and brotherhood survive? “Apocalypse lite”? no, Station Eleven is rather post-apocalyptical humanity. Join the discussion on July 29th at 7:30pm. Questions: email@example.com.
We are mailing out the remaining pledge envelopes for those of you who do not have them. Just a friendly reminder to support our church.
Epistle Goes Monthly for the Summer
It is our custom to publish The Epistle monthly in July & August. Look for periodic emails as we go. Deadline for the July Epistle is June 23rd. Deadline for August is July 21st.
Thank you Choir Parents!
Many thanks to our dedicated group of choir parents for providing weekly snacks and assist on Sunday mornings that we sing! A very special thank you to Donna Laterza who keeps us all organized! CMB