Welcome to St. Paul American Lutheran Church!

July 27, 2016

We are currently celebrating the season of Pentecost.

During Pentecost we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit and the growth of the Christian Church.

Learn more about the Seasons of the Church.

We are members of the Southeast Michigan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Welcome to St. Paul American Lutheran Congregation's Website. it is our hope that our website will provide an opportunity for you to get to know us. You may also follow us on Facebook by clicking the icon on any page. As God meets and welcomes us in Jesus Christ, we look forward to the opportunity to meet, welcome and get to know you!

"Restore us, O Lord God of hosts;
let your face shine upon us,
and we shall be saved" -ELW Psalm 80:19

Starting Memorial Day Weekend, we will again move to our Summer Worship Schedule.
Saturdays, Holy Communion, 4:30 pm
Sundays, Holy Communion, 10:00 am
Fellowship Time following 10:00 Worship

Starting June 29th through August 31st, we will have a Wednesday service in the courtyard at 7:00 pm. We will use the Holden Evening Prayer service.

You can also be fed by subscribing to the free, daily Bread for the Journey e-meditations at www.HenriNouwen.org Click on 'Reflect' box.

You may continue to bring in jugs and cases of water to be shared with the people of Flint. The drop-off spot here at St. Paul is outside the coat room on the first floor. Whenever donations amount to what will fill our St. Paul van, we will deliver the water to our sister congregation in Fllint: Salem Lutheran Church. Collecting water will continue for the foreseeable future. Salem Lutheran is serving as one of the distribution sites for water and food in Flint. Thank you for your generosity. Let us continue to pray for all concerns and joys, and act where we can.

AID FOR REFUGEES As displaced families are on the move in our world, especially right now from Syria and Somolia, our partners at Lutheran Social Services of Michigan and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services are at work.

1.) You can share financial support through checks made out to LSSM - Troy Refugee Services Mailing address:

LSSM Refugee Services
2170 E Big Beaver Rd, Suite C
Troy, MI 48083

2.) You can reach out about other means of assisting to:

Jessica Arvan, Volunteer Coordinator, Refugee Services
248-663-0646 or jarva@lssm.org

A Piece to Ponder

“I pray because I can't help myself. I pray because I'm helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time, waking and sleeping. It doesn't change God. It changes me.” -C. S. Lewis

Last year our youth attended the ELCA National Youth Gathering here in Detroit, July 15 - 19, 2015. For more info see:ELCA-Youth-Gathering

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