I have shown you in every way by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remembering the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'
The people of St. Paul's church delight in the many opportunities available to them in which they can help make this world a better place for all. These are some of the programs currently in place which allow us to help others.
Events for Fellowship and Outreach
Sunday School Breakfast –Approximately once a month, Sunday School services breakfast in the Fellowship Hall to have enjoy fellowship with the congregation and it’s youth.
Basket Bingo and Gift Card Bingo – are annual events. Enjoy an afternoon of fun, food and fellowship!. In addition to bingo, there will be a Tricky Tray and 50/50
Pasta Dinner & Chicken Dinners are Annual events. Enjoy an afternoon of fun, food and fellowship!
Catasauqua Food Bank: Each month we collect nonperishable food items for the Catasauqua Ministerium Food Bank. Contributions to the food bank can be placed in the basket in the narthex or brought to the church office during the week.
Prayer Chain: At St. Paul's, we know the power of prayer. Members of our Prayer Chain Ministry are telephoned weekly with a list of people who especially need prayers. "Praying to bring healing and comfort to others is perhaps one of the most precious and valuable acts of service that we, as Christians, can perform."
Soda Tabs: The youth of our church collect pull tabs from soda cans for the Ronald McDonald House . This is one of our most enthusiastic outreach programs! The RMH provides housing to the families of patients in the local children's hospitals, and the soda tabs are a huge boost to the charity's finances.
Inkjet Cartridges: Help St. Paul's itself by bringing in your used printer and fax machine cartridges! We trade them in at our local Staples and receive store credit -- $2.00 for every qualifying print cartridge. Not only will it contribute to fundraising at St. Paul's, but it keeps these things out of landfills and helps protect the environment! Everyone wins!
Souper Bowl of Caring: Each year, on Super Bowl Sunday, members of our youth group stand at the church exits holding large soup kettles, into which our parishioners contribute money. All of the money we raise goes to Catasauqua Food Bank.
Girl Scouts of the of Eastern Pennsylvania: St. Paul's is home to Brownie Troop 6958 which meets every Tuesday at 7:00pm and the Cadette Troop 6011, meet every Wednesday at 6:30pm. Scout meetings are held in the church basement;
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts: St. Paul's is home to Boy Scout Troop 94 and Cub Pack 94 of the Minsi Trails Council, part of the Boy Scouts of America. The Boy Scouts meet every Monday at 7:00 p.m., while the Cub Scouts meet on Thursdays, also at 7:00 p.m. Scout meetings are held in the church basement
Catasauqua Youth Soccer Association: The CYSA holds there monthly meetings the 3rd Monday of each month at St. Paul’s in the Church’s Fellowship Hall.
Miller Keystone Blood Center
We want to thank all the members of St. Paul who donate blood. Remember, we have an annual donation goal of 33 pints, so please mention that you are giving for St. Paul’s whenever you donate blood!
Catasauqua Food Bank: In preparation for Christmas the following items are needed:
100% fruit rolls
Cheese and crackers
Fruit cups,Pretzels & Granola bars (without peanuts)
Drop off your donations in the shopping basket in the Church Narthex
Drop in at Redner’s in Whitehall or Northampton and get a free Save-a-Tape card. Present it at the register when you pay for your purchases, then bring your receipts to the church. Every $5,000 in Redner’s receipts earns St. Paul’s Church $50!
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