SUNDAY AND WEEKDAY ACTIVITIES -- temporarily postponed
Sunday School, Adult and Children will be meeting at 10:00 A.M.
Adults will meet in the Library. Children and Youth will meet in the Youth and Children’s Area.
SUNDAY POT LUCK LUNCH -- has resumed Fall 2022
Usually the 4th Sunday of each month, following Sunday Morning Service.
All Members and Guests are invited to attend . Share your favorite dish!
WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY -- temporarily postponed
At 1:00 P.M. Bible Study will be held in the Library. Open to all.
ST. PAUL'S WOMEN'S GUILD -- has resumed June 2021
St. Paul's has a small but very active Women's Guild which meets every first Tuesday of the month. The Guild has a short devotional followed by a business meeting. Then they work on their mission project, which for several years has been to sew caps for cancer patients who are going through chemotherapy. The group then tops the day off by going out to eat. Join us!
9:00 a.m. breakfast, egg hunt, decorating Easter flower cross in Sanctuary
See below for Oktoberfest,
German Advent Service, and
December 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Evangelical and Reformed Church merger
Congregational Christian Church merger
United Church of Christ merger
You are invited to attend our Annual German Advent Service - Deutscher Weihnachtsgottesdienst
Sunday, December 4, 2022, 4:00pm in the Sanctuary.
A reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall.
Refreshments will be served.
*For those unable to join in person, you can obtain a link to either an HD video or high-quality stereo audio-only recording of the service. To make this request, email our
music director, Will Kanute, at email@example.com
Service of Lessons and Carols.
German program with English translation.
Reception in Fellowship Hall following service.
Leslie John Flanagan, baritone, John Patrick Murphy, piano
Tickets: Adult $25, Senior $15, Student $10. Sales support Voces Intimae.
We're traveling down under! Australian baritone Leslie John Flanagan has performed leading roles throughout Australia, Europe and the USA, including performances at the Sydney Opera House, in London at English National Opera’s Coliseum, and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. In Songs of Travel, Leslie John Flanagan and John Patrick Murphy, a pianist passionate about art song, will perform the intoxicating art songs from the British Isles and Aussieland. Both Dr. Flanagan and Dr. Murphy are music professors at Oklahoma University in Norman, OK
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Songs of Travel
George Butterworth – Six Songs from a Shropshire Lad
Gerald Finzi - Let us garlands bring, Op. 18
Percy Grainger - 6 Australian Bush Ballads
Sunday, February 26, 2023, in the Sanctuary. 2:00 PM.
Worship is at 11:00 AM followed by potluck lunch at noon. Join us and stay for recital! All welcome. Handicap accessible.
Leslie John Flanagan and John Patrick Murphy
During the Holocaust, as many countries only agreed to accept limited numbers of Jewish refugees, Max and Helen Sebba were among the fortunate.
In the hours after Kristallnacht in November 1938, Max realized that he and his wife had to get out of Danzig and the growing Nazi terror.
Within weeks, the couple successfully escaped to England with a just few belongings. But their quick getaway was not filled with relief and hope but rather anxiety and apprehension for the loved ones they left behind.
This was the family secret that Mrs. Sebba took to her grave.
And it’s a story that might have never been told today if it weren’t for an old desk at an estate sale and a chance meeting with the Hollywood star Jane Seymour, whose own father is Jewish and helped liberate the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in April 1945.
A man named Tim Mallad purchased Mrs. Sebba’s drop-front desk at her estate sale and made a discovery that Mrs. Sebba’s own grandchildren knew nothing about.
Tucked away inside a hidden compartment of that desk was a collection of old letters, written in German, from World War II.
The fragile stationary explains how, in the final days of the war, thousands of innocent German families took their own lives in fear of what the conquering Soviets would do to them.
Then, in heartbreaking detail, these letters document the intimate last moments of Mrs. Sebba’s brother, his wife and their 13-year-old daughter.
Their conversation, written word-for-word by a refugee who lived with them, hauntingly recounts the girl begging her father to end their lives with cyanide before Russian soldiers returned to rape her and her mother again.
But how were Jews still living freely in Nazi Germany? The letters led to new questions and a story that history never captured.
Tim Mallad turned to another Jewish Holocaust survivor, Mr. Walter J. Levy, now 100-years-old, to help piece Mrs. Sebba’s family tree back together.
Determined not to let this story slip through the passage of time,
Tim Mallad tracks down the Sebbas only surviving grandchild and together they travel to Germany to retrace what happened.
The documentary ‘Let Us Die’ tells one of the last untold stories from World War II and reveals the
complexities facing many families during this terrible moment in time.
Sunday Morning Worship: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1joUlrPcptP6_umh8YmlEFKhSKbQcnrE9?usp=sharing
Oktoberfest Konzert: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1VvrWHPhjWehqdpEkUyvZo8fCVtiHjlbF?usp=sharing
Sunday, October 22, 2023, we will meet in the Sanctuary for worship. Then stay for Oktoberfest! Scripture readings are
Jeremiah 31:31-34 * Psalm 46 * Romans 3:19-28 * John 8:31-36
Sermon: "Though the earth should change"
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