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December 2013

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The Bright Star of Bethlehem See the birthplace of Christ starting Sunday, December 1st as we learn more about the little town where Jesus was born, and what He, who is the Bright Star of Bethlehem and the whole world has done for us, and continues to do in our lives today. Here’s a preview […]

Check Out These Religious Education Opportunities!

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Family Sunday School: A new format which started this year for teaching God’s Word to kids 1st grade and up and their parents. The class is between services in the Connect Center. I teach it primarily with Nick Hues as my backup. The lessons are based on the readings for the day from the lectionary. This helps […]

Board Members Needed!

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St Paul Newsletter     St Paul Officer and Board Nominations and Elections   Your timing may be perfect … to support your ministry through Officer leadership or Board participation!!   We are so privileged to be a part of God’s family. Each of us has been given many gifts to help build His kingdom. […]

Pastor’s Message – November 2013

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Teaching the Word of God for 135 years!   Recently I outlined the venues and curriculums we use to teach God’s Word here at St. Paul Lutheran Church for the Board of Education. As I was mapping it all out on paper, I became impressed with the rich opportunities for those in our church and […]

October 2013

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Our church celebrates its 135th anniversary this month!   Thursday evening, October 24th at 7 pm, we’ll give thanks and praise to God and celebrate our church’s 135th anniversary at an evening worship service—I encourage you to attend. We have lots to be thankful for, namely the fact that God has raised leaders in this […]

St Paul Lutheran School Welcomes New Principal

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Shannon Freudenthal of Hillsboro is the new principal at St Paul Lutheran School. Shannon has more than 15 years experience in private and public schools teaching all levels from preschool through eighth grade. She has a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and a reading specialist endorsement. She will complete her administrator license coursework this […]

June 2013

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              Dear friends, This month my family and I will have been here four years. Does it seem like four years to you? Not to me and Jill. Even though they’ve gone by fast, the last four years have been some of our best since Jill and I have […]

May 2013

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  Two very good articles appeared recently in The Oregonian: the first was an article by Nancy Haught asking the question, “Are sports taking a toll on church attendance?” The second was a commentary by Steve Duin on generous giving to charities. They’re topics that come up in our church as well because Sherwood and […]

Taco Feed

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  Please join us in the church basement on Sunday, May 5th at 4:00 pm for the annual Taco feed.  This year the proceeds will support the St. Paul Youth Ministry programs. A drawing for door prizes will be held (one door prize ticket per person).  Please come and show your support. Meal includes: Taco’s, […]

Pocket Cross Ministry

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A.C.T. – Always Carry Three…..one for you and two to give away! On our trip to North Carolina in January 2012, we stopped in LaGrande, Oregon for gas.  The attendant asked how we were.  Dan always asks people “how are you doing” or “how’s your day?” The man answered “glad to be here!”  He went […]