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					      Today we celebrate COMMITMENT SUNDAY at Saint Paul. We will renew our
      commitment to God and to the church by pledging our gifts to God for all the many               CHRIST THE KING
       blessings he has given us and affirming our faith in the importance of God’s work                  SUNDAY
     through the church. Extra pledge forms are available if you need one. Thank you or
        your continuing prayers and support for Saint Paul and its ministries and people.

                                    ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                      November 23, 2008
                                                                                                          11:00 a.m.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES are extended to: Catherine Gilstrap - November 24th.
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY WISHES are extended to Gene and Edna Patterson who are
celebrating their 25th Wedding Anniversary and renewing their wedding vows today.                            Bishop
SPECIAL PRAYER REQUESTS: Michael Abowd, Mary Lee Boynton, Don Everett, Catherine                       Mary Virginia Taylor
Gilstrap, Alvin Hill, Ron Howard (Room 427, St. Francis Hospital), Jada Jennings, Rev. Don
McKinney, Rita Reeves and Allison Walker. Names are kept on the Prayer List for 4 weeks. If           District Superintendent
you wish to keep a name on the list after 4 weeks or to add a new name, please notify the office.
                                                                                                       Dr. Charles Johnson
Please call the Office or e-mail any information for the DECEMBER NEWSLETTER by
tomorrow morning, Monday, November 24th. Thanks!
                                                                                                              Pastor
CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS for next Sunday, November 30th, are                                 Rev. James F. Patterson
Eugenia Vicars and Donna Shelton and the WORSHIP LEADER is Lauren Searcy. The
NURSERY WORKER is David Pool.
                                                                                                        Director of Music
The ADULT LUNCHEON will not be held in November or December due to the Thanksgiving
and Christmas Holidays. We will resume the luncheons on the 4th Tuesday in January.                   William H. Searcy, Jr.
For their NOVEMBER MISSIONS PROJECT, the Young Adults have chosen to collect
canned food for Miracle Hill Rescue Mission on W. Washington Street. They will be collecting
throughout the whole month of November.
                                                                                                              Ushers
Saint Paul T-Shirts: If you would like a t-shirt and didn’t order one before, we can place another
order if at least 12 people would like one. Let Rebecca Howard know if you are interested.           Captain - Tommy Gilstrap
On next Saturday, November 29th, the MARGARET SMITH CLASS will meet at the church at
5:00 p.m. to decorate the Chrismon Tree.                                                                  Ray Byington
                                                                                                         Charlie Robertson
The SPRC will meet immediately following the Worship Service on Sunday, November 30th,                    MaryAnn Pool
Be sure to let Rev. Patterson know if you are interested in volunteering to help Loaves and Fishes       Marcus Stephens
package and deliver Thanksgiving Dinners this week for Feed the Thousands (Senior Citizens
who do not have an opportunity to share a Thanksgiving Dinner with others).                                  Counters
                     STUDY: Rev. Patterson will be leading an Advent Bible Study
ADVENT BIBLE FUNDS RAISED AS OF 5/18/08 IN MISSIONS CONTEST of “The
Miracles of Christmas” based on the resources of James Moore at 7:00 p.m. on the following               Tommy Gilstrap
                                                                                   Goal
Mondays: Dec. 1st, Dec. 8th, Dec. 15th and Dec. 22nd. Plan to bring your Bible and join us in             Barbara Grant
            Margaret Smith Class - during the Christmas Season.
the Parlor for this meaningful study UMC Retirement Homes               $ 333      $ 593
            Young Adults - Campus Ministries                            $ 415      $ 522
            Fidelis Class - 3rd, the Vienna Boys College                $ 473      $ 590
On Wednesday, DecemberSpartanburg Methodist Choir will be featured in a concert at the Peace
Center. The Peace Center is offering a $5 discount on tickets (original prices are $20, $30 & $40)
to any church members. Just mention that you are a church member when you call the box office
at 467-3000.

				
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