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St. Paul’s Is Starting Our Own Scrip Program!

Scrip fundraising is a program that enables families to raise money for their non-profit organization.  Scrip is a way to pay for everyday purchases using gift cards in place of cash, checks, and credit cards.

How it works:

You purchase gift cards from St. Paul’s Scrip Program at face value and your scrip coordinators (Heidi Wildauer/Angie Hughes) order those cards from Great Lakes Scrip Center at a reduced price.  The difference is an instant rebate for St. Paul’s.

Buy or order gift cards from St. Paul’s Scrip table starting on February 18th.  You may also sign up for online ordering and receive the access to your gift cards immediately through your mobile device through www.shopwithscrip.com, which allows faster service, and ease for reloading money onto already purchased gift cards in the future.  Our Family Enrollment Code ofr online purchases is BA9E468A59681.

Great Lakes Scrip Center offers gift cards to more than 700 of the country’s largest retailers including grocery, department stores, gas stations, restaurants, hotels, home improvement, and even participating local retailers in our area.  By using scrip to pay for normal weekly purchases, you can easily raise money for St. Paul’s!

We are happy to help answer any questions.  Stop by our Scrip table on February 18th and put your shopping dollars to work for St. Paul’s.    Our scrip table will be located in the Bethany Room and will be open before and after the late service on Sunday morning on a monthly basis.

How are the Scrip earnings going to be used by our ministry?

Initial plans are for the St. Paul’s Parent Teacher League (PTL) to use the earnings from Scrip for our ministry among our children and students in our congregation by defraying some of the cost to send children to the National Youth Gathering in 2019.  Long-term goals include setting aside funds to improve the playground equipment on our property.  Thank you for your support!

St. Paul’s School Presents “Echoes of the Hammer”

Join us as the students of St. Paul’s Lutheran School present “Echoes of the Hammer.”  Everyone is welcome!

Five hundred years ago in Germany, a man named Martin Luther challenged the Church to ensure it was holding Scripture as the one, infallible truth. When his hammer struck the church door in Wittenberg, posting his Ninety-Five Theses, Martin Luther opened the door to the spread of God’s Word to all the people. The Good News of salvation through faith in Christ alone, found in Scripture alone, continues to bring beauty, life, and freedom to all who hear it today, throughout the entire world.

Thrivent Retirement and Estate Strategies Workshop

TUESDAY, MAY 9TH AT 6PM

Join special guest speaker William P. Maar CFP, ChFC, LUTCF, FIC, Wealth Manager, Financial Consultant for Thrivent Financial – 23 Years Experience

Bill will share strategies on:
• How to accumulate and distribute money for retirement.
• How to pass on money to heirs or charities in a tax-wise manner.
• Increasing the probability of investment success.
• Multigenerational IRA planning … and more!

This workshop is hosted by Thrivent Financial and your local representative Cheryl Avery

Please call 219-763-2244 or email monica.maar@thrivent.com to reserve a place for yourself and a guest. Refreshments will be served.

St. Paul’s church now a part of AmazonSmile Charity Program

At no expense to church members, Amazon will now donate 0.5% of most purchases made by church members to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bremen.  Again, this is at no expense to church members and is a donation from Amazon.
 
To register, go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device.  You may also want to bookmark smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at the AmazonSmile Program.
 
This program does not affect any of your present Amazon Account settings.

Thrivent Action Team

Thrivent Members: St. Paul’s has opportunities for your Thrivent Action Team seed money!

Below is a list of current opportunities.  Please consider using your Action Team Community
Impact Card money to help fund these projects!

  • Naomi Women Fellowship Meal
  • Archiving church records in digital format
  • Planning Retreat for Parish Planning
  • Repair/Maintenance on handbells for Bell Choir
  • Advent Meals 2015
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Easter Breakfast
  • Wireless Access Point in Narthex

 

Latest St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – February 2018

You can download the latest St. Paul’s Activity Calendar here:

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – February 2018

 

Below are older calendars:

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – January 2018

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – December 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – November 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – October 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – September 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – August 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – July 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – June 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – May 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – April 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – March 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – February 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – January 2017

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – December 2016

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – November 2016

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – Oct 2016

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – Sept 2016

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – August 2016

St Paul’s Activity Calendar – July 2016

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – June 2016

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – May 2016

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – March 2016

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – February 2016

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – January 2016

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – December 2015

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – November 2015

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – October 2015

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – September 2015

St. Paul’s Activity Calendar – August 2015

Latest St. Paul’s Epistle Newsletter – February 2018

You can download the latest copy of the Epistle here:

St Paul’s Epistle – February 2018

 

Below are older Epistle publications:

St Paul’s Epistle – January 2018

St Paul’s Epistle – December 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – November 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – October 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – August 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – July 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – June 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – May 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – April 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – March 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – February 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – January 2017

St Paul’s Epistle – December 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – November 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – October 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – September 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – August 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – July 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – June 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – May 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – March 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – February 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – January 2016

St Paul’s Epistle – December 2015

St Paul’s Epistle – November 2015

St Paul’s Epistle – October 2015

St Paul’s Epistle – September 2015

St. Paul’s Epistle – August 2015

 

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