Love Bag tradition continues…
 
Saturday, December 11th a few merry volunteers assembled 26 Love Bags to be distributed to congregation members. 
Thank you to all who contributed monetary donations as well as goodies to fill each bag! 
And a special shout out to Kate for the beautiful lap quilts!
 
Thank you for your generous support in 2021 and making our 4 drives a success. We were able to collect 82 units this year potentially saving 246 lives!  Awesome job St. Paul’s and the community of Walkersville!  Let’s keep going in 2022!
St. Paul’s & Red Cross continue their partnership in 2022 
 
Save the date for the next Blood Drive- February 4th
THANK YOU!!

 Congregational Ministry

Congregational Ministry is the “umbrella” that encompasses many ministries, including Social Ministries, Outreach Ministries, Internal Care giving Ministries and Health Ministries.  The committee meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month virtually.  
             
 We welcome everyone to come and join us in the many programs and events we offer throughout the year.
 

Social Ministries A list of some of the Congregational/Community events we offer during the year:

  • Mardi Game Night (potluck dinner/games) 
  • Strawberry Festival
  • St. Paul’s Keys Night
  • Walkersville VFD Carnival (St. Paul’s members volunteer their time during carnival week)
  • German Dinner
  • Harvest Pumpkin Sunday 
  • Caroling  
 

Outreach Ministries

During 2017, St. Paul’s members supported local organizations with monetary donations to: Frederick Rescue Mission/Faith House, GVCS School Supply Drive, Heartly House, Mental Health Association, Religious Coalition/Cold Weather Shelter, Walkersville High School’s Safe and Sound Event.  In addition, St. Paul’s members supports the Glade Valley Community Services Food Bank with volunteer hours, food and monetary donations.
 

Internal Caregiving Ministries

  • Stephen Ministry
  • One Simple Act – coordinating meals and visits to shut-ins and members in need.
 

Health Ministries

  • Care Wear
  • Prayer Shawls/Lap Blankets
  • Care Notes
  • Prayer Chain