June Chimes

Dear Friends: Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 These are the words of St. Paul, written to his young friend, Timothy, as the latter was about to take over the reins of ministry. I have been…


Vacation Bible School

  Vacation Bible School St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Monday, June 23 thru Friday, June 27 Please complete the registration form and mail your checks to: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 415 East Athens Avenue Ardmore, Pa 19003 One child – $20.00 Family – $30.00 Office hours:  Monday thru Thursday – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday…


May Chimes

Dear Friends: I’ve been thinking about “life’s passages” lately. I suppose these thoughts were triggered by the fact that just last week we celebrated our grandson’s seventh birthday. When I became the pastor at St. Paul’s seven years ago, Pam and I had no grandchildren. Now we have five! Looking at some picture albums lately,…


How Are You Connected To St. Paul’s?

Each year for at least a decade, Congregation Council has developed a budget aimed at bringing God’s message in a lively, engaging way; engaging with our external communities – locally and globally – in a way that reflects Christian compassion and commitment; and operating and maintaining our sanctuary and other property which reflects the gifts…


April Chimes

Dear Friends: As I write this message for The Chimes, we are busy working on the liturgies and bulletins for Holy Week. It has been a powerful Lenten journey this year as we have traveled through the scriptures on Sundays and Wednesdays. Our Wednesday evening preachers have brought us wonderful messages on the theme “The…


March Chimes

Dear Friends: OK, enough already with the snow! As I write, I think we have completed our 15th major snow storm of the season. As much as some of us like snow (and I do!), I know we’re all tired of the inconvenience, the shoveling, the shifted schedules, the interruptions and delays, the changes of…


Blood Drive

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Ardmore AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE Monday, March 10, 2014 1 PM to 6 PM Fellowship Hall – 415 E. Athens Avenue Ardmore, PA 19003 MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY! CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment. Or visit Use Sponsor Code: St. Pauls Lutheran Ardmore Donor Eligibility Guidelines: Click Here…


February Chimes

Dear Friends: The time of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5, with the Imposition of Ashes at 12 noon and 7:00 pm. The noon liturgy will be preceded with a soup and bread lunch at 11 am. On the succeeding Wednesdays we will meet at 7:00 for Holden Evening Prayer, and some outstanding preachers….