St. Paul’s Weekly Announcements 9/2/2021

The Altar Flowers are given to the glory of God and in memory of Laura Grigsby Cowan by Beverly Grigsby.

Lay Ministers Serving this Sunday

            8:00 Service:           Ardis Gillespie, Eucharistic Minister

            10:30 Service:         Gary Perkey, Eucharistic Minister

                                                Pat Mulick & Pam Baxter, Ushers     

            Altar Guild:            Martha Healey & Jo Cargill-Krug

            Community Meal (9/8/21):   Team Olson

We welcome the Rev. Karen Cherwien to be our celebrant this Sunday!

Weekly Announcements

Discretionary Fund: On the first Sunday of each month, the loose plate offering is for the Rector’s Discretionary Fund. This fund is used to provide assistance to individuals and families in need and to support organizations and causes that make a difference in our community. 

Rector’s Trip:  Our rector is on his trip to New Mexico and back on his motorcycle. The Rev. Karen Cherwien will serve this Sunday. 

Office Closing:  Our office will be closed on Monday, September 6th in observance of Labor Day. Office will re-open for normal business Tuesday, September 7th.

Sunday School: Our Sunday School program will resume in person on September 19th following the same safety guidelines being used in our public schools. Children will meet at 9:30 am.

Camp Mitchell Fundraiser: Camp Mitchell’s Board of Visitors will be hosting an adult fellowship and fundraising event to support reopening in April 2022. This event will take place Saturday, September 25th at Camp Mitchell from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Offerings include a camp tour, lunch, silent auction & Eucharist. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to

Giving to St. Paul’s:  For those attending online there are three ways to give; you may mail your gifts to St. Paul’s, at PO Box 2255, Batesville, AR 72503, make an online contribution by going to our website ( and following the link to make an online contribution or you may set up automatic payments through your bank’s Bill Pay service. 

St. Paul’s Prayer List:

Intercessions: Chloe Davidson,Inge Grahn,Karen Mills, WemoletMargolis,Arnold Kipfer Jr., Dorla Guenzel, Betsy Benton, Jamie Bridgers, Ann Rhodes, John Dempsey, and the family of Bobbie Wilson.

Intercessions for Family & Friends: Joanna Herron, Frank Herron, Patty Healey, Kurt Mourer, Jim Wilson, Hattie Lucille, Finn Mitchell, Benjamin Mitchell, Dennis Brooks, David Yates,Jim & Cindy Williams, Zane Turner, Jon & Shawna Ives, Jimmy Waren, Kenneth Beard,MaDonna Smith, Jeff & Kim Bittle, Paula Linder, Jennifer, Donna Smith, Tom & Kathy Celestine, Kathryn, Hunter, Terry Presley, Charlotte Franklin, Jim, Marcheta, Larry Linder, Gary, David McDonald, Robert Nelson, Carol Barnett Robinson, Nick Melton, Jana Bennett, Cliff & Connie Barnett, Phyllis Bratton, Linda Moe, Gregory, Jeanne Roepcke, Travis Kipfer, Cookie Ball, Chris Caruthers, Jean,  John H, and James.

Birthdays & Anniversaries: Melissa Castleberry, Drew Warden, and Cindy & Dave Allen.

In Memoriam: Bobbie Wilson (Jacqui McSpadden’s mother)

Joining our Worship by Telephone

To join our worship services by phone, please call one of the numbers below, then enter our Meeting ID when prompted, and the Password when prompted.  I am sorry there are no local numbers.  Your phone is muted when you join the service so no one will hear you.  If the service doesn’t start on time, please be patient.  Please note that our Sunday and Morning Prayer Services have different Meeting IDs and Passwords.  There are multiple phone numbers in case the number you call is busy. 

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

        +1 253 215 8782 US

        +1 301 715 8592 US

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

Sunday Service:                Meeting ID: 677 382 376                Passcode: 005755

Morning Prayer:              Meeting ID: 535-231-009                Passcode: 013391

Joining by Computer, Smart Phone, or Tablet:  Links are found on the online page of our website: