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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 http://www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation Use Sponsor Code: St. Pauls Lutheran Ardmore Donor Eligibility Guidelines: Click Here…

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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….