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Red Bird Team arrives in Kentucky

Red Bird Team arrives in Kentucky

October 3, 2022:  Please pray for safe travels and a successful week for our Red Bird Mission team. St. Paul's team, Nancy and Jerry Seiter, Sigrid Grace, Judy Smouter, Garry Watson and Larry Hice will join twelve members of the Brighton UMC for this year's trip. The...

Summer Celebration Fun

Summer Celebration Fun

August 24, 2022:  Summer Celebration – the youth had a great night decorating water bottles for themselves and friends, eating delicious ballpark food, and playing games. The parents enjoyed reconnecting while the younger siblings participated in a craft. This was a...

What is your Word of the Year?

What is your Word of the Year?

August 24, 2022:  Bracelet making class was the final installment of our summer crafting series. Youth and adults joined together to make “word of the year” bracelets.  Everyone chose a word that they wanted to focus on for the year.  Some examples were peace,...

Lemonade turns to CASH

Lemonade turns to CASH

August 23, 2022:  Thank you for all of the support for our Summer Lemonade Stands! The children did a great job offering cool cups of lemonade after worship. All of those lemons turned into a $700 gift to support our local missions this year. 19 children participated...

Flat Prophet Adventures

Flat Prophet Adventures

August 23, 2022:  We are Majoring in the Minors this month! Take a photo with the Flat Prophet wherever you roam this summer! Take a photo or tag St. Paul's on social media with your creative ways to show us how the Flat Prophet is enjoying summertime with you! Flat...

Thanks, Volunteers!

Thanks, Volunteers!

August 15, 2022:   Thanks, Volunteers! Thank you volunteers for spending your Friday in our kitchen giving it a deep clean. We are a church of wonderful people that lovingly care for our beautiful space, and we are so grateful. If you’d like to find out how you can...

Lemonade Brigade is Back!

Lemonade Brigade is Back!

July 13, 2022:  The Lemonade Brigade returned this summer to raise money for missions. At the lemonade stand the children had on June 19, they raised over $205 to help our local missions. They will be at it again on July 17 and August 21. Thank you for the generous...

Thank You, Rev. David Eardley!

Thank You, Rev. David Eardley!

June 20, 2022:  Yesterday we celebrated the ministry of Rev. David Eardley and his ministry at St. Paul's. We thank him for his 9 years of service as the our senior pastor and wish him well in his new appointment in Grosse Pointe. Here are some photos of the...

Michigan Annual Conference 2022

Michigan Annual Conference 2022

June 13, 2022:   St. Paul’s has a wonderful group of people; past, present and future, that gathered together outside of Traverse City for worship, learning and time cherished traditions such as the Commissioning Service for our own Rev. Dr. April Gutierrez.  Rev....

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