St. Paul’s Community Spotlight

Welcome to our community spotlight! We will feature different stories and pictures each month that highlight some of the in-reach and out-reach activities that take place at St. Paul’s. If YOU have a great story about something going on at St. Pauls, contact Katie Birger at Pictures and/or videos are recommended!

Outdoor Service at Emory Grove   We had a wonderful time worshiping outdoors in the Tabernacle at Emory Grove Methodist Camp in Glyndon on August 26th. Pastor Doug and Pastor EunJoung shared messages, and The Fisher’s of Men provided us with with some lovely music. We were also treated to free ice cream and a cabin tour. We are looking forward to worshiping next summer at Emory Grove, and hope to be able to lead more than one worship service next time!

About Emory Grove from Judy Parrish, a resident of the camp and a member of our congregation:

Our Emory Grove community is located in the historic town of Glyndon, MD. There are 47 cottages, a 150 year old hotel, a tabernacle and a building called the temple (it used to be used for Sunday School classes), on this 60 acre wooded area.

Come and be apart from the maddening crowd and may you hear a soft voice saying…Be Still and Know That I am GOD.This is the message the Grove family hopes you feel and take home with you when you leave. There are Sunday night church services and Wednesday night hymn sings during the months of July and August.

Vacation Bible School is a highlight for many of our volunteers and participants each year. Thank you to Charlene Williams for organizing this amazing experience each summer! And thank you to the Bassetts for participating this year!

20171105_101141Angela Bassett: I was a parent volunteer at St. Paul’s VBS this summer. What an amazing week! Every day was a new story, snack, craft, game, invention, and song, but the atmosphere was the same…energetic, positive, and full of God’s love! I loved hearing what the children brought to Bible story and how they were using what they had learned in VBS in their lives. I was excited to get up each morning and be a part of this. The kids come in smiling, ready to sing, dance, play, be creative, and learn about God and his love for each and every one of us. To see hands from 3 years old – 60 years+ clap and fold to pray every morning and afternoon was uplifting. My family can’t wait for next years’ VBS!

Hanna Bassett: This was my first year of VBS at St. Paul’s and it was so fun! Games were my favorite. I also loved how creative the helpers were with snack. I loved my crew leaders and making new friends. Singing about God and praying each day made me so happy and want to go every day




Archived Editions of the Lamplighter

The Lamplighter December 2016

The Lamplighter November 2016

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The Lamplighter December 2015

The Lamplighter November 2015


The Lamplighter May 2015