Weekly News: 

ANnouncements & Events

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The Weekly News includes a message from the pastor, announcements about upcoming activities, projects, and events, and the upcoming Sunday's scripture. It's a great way to keep on top of the numerous opportunities for fellowship, growth, and service at St. Paul's. 

Submit an Announcement: Weekly News

To submit an announcement or news item to appear in the Weekly News email and worship bulletin, click the button below and use the Weekly News form.

Weekly News Announcements Form

Submission Deadline: 12:00 noon on Wednesday, to appear in Thursday's email and Sunday's bulletin.

The Epistle Newsletter

Our large-format newsletter, The Epistle from St. Paul's, provides details about many organizations and events. For Fall 2023, we are returning to the monthly publication schedule! Thank you for your patience while we experimented with different formats and timelines. 

Click the button below to download and read the full-color *pdf version of the Epistle. Black-and-white paper copies are available for pick-up in the Narthex or church office. Contact the church office if you would like to receive a printed copy sent to your home through traditional postal mail.

The Epistle: December 2023

For older archive editions of The Epistle, please contact the church office.

The Epistle - November 2023

The Epistle - October 2023

To have your news included in the Epistle, all items must be submitted by the 15th of each month. Please see the section below for more details!

Submit an announcement: the EPistle

To submit an article, event, or announcement for the monthly Epistle newsletter, click the button below and use the Epistle Submission form.

Epistle Submission Form

Epistle Publication Schedule for 2023-2024

  • Submission due date: Nov. 15 to be published Dec. 1
  • Submission due date: Dec. 15 to be published Jan. 1, 2024
  • Submission due date: Jan. 15, 2024 to be published Feb. 1
  • Submission due date: Feb 15 to be published March 1
  • Submission due date: March 15 to be published April 1
  • Submission due date: April 15 to be published May 1
  • Submission due date: May 15 to be published June 1

Share Your Announcements

If you have an upcoming St. Paul’s-related event and want to let church members and friends know about it, you can create an announcement! 

The forms available above will allow you to submit Weekly News announcements and content for the Epistle, our monthly newsletter. Each form will guide you through the required information.

Here is what to expect as you craft your announcements and get ready to share your news with the St. Paul's community.

Rules for Announcements:

  • Contact Person: The person submitting the announcement will be assumed to be the contact person, and email/phone info will be listed, unless other information is provided. (The church office email/phone cannot be used as the point of contact.)
  • Event Info: All events must have a date, location, and start AND end time.
  • Facilities: For events at St. Paul's, confirm room availability and set-up needs with the facilities manager, Tracey Furman (tfurman@stpaulsk.org), before making any announcements.
  • Deadlines: For Weekly News emails and Sunday bulletin: Wednesday at 12:00 noon is the submission deadline for all announcements. Epistle content must be submitted by the 15th of the month prior to publication. 
  • Length and Content: Weekly News announcements should be about 65 words and will appear in the weekly email and on the stpaulsk.org website. Worship bulletins contain an announcements list with the event date and contact name only. Epistle articles should be 250 words or less. Describe your event, provide instructions for participants, create a record of past activities, or encourage folks to come out for something new! The Epistle has a special section for "thank you" notes and announcements about weddings, births, and deaths of members or their immediate family. Longer articles may be submitted under special circumstances, and can be added to the stpaulsk.org website. All items will be edited for length, style, clarity, or layout. 
  • Photos or Documents: Email supporting materials such as photos, graphics, or documents to Erin in the office AFTER you submit the form. Epistle items must have the word "Epistle" in the subject line.
  • Priority: We give priority to events occurring within 2-4 weeks of publication. Ongoing events and future events will be included as space and time allow.
  • Save-the-Date or Preview Items: If you are still working out event details but a publication deadline is approaching, you can share the main idea and contact person info, with other details listed as "TBA." It's fine to get people excited about something early! You will need to follow-up and provide correct, updated information as soon as the details get settled so our Weekly News and website announcements are as accurate as possible.
  • Photos & Graphics: We love pictures for the Epistle and website! Send *jpg or *tiff files as attachments. Fewer emails is better, so send them all in one batch if possible, but be sure to include the key word Epistle in the subject line! Email Erin Steele at stpaulsunited@stpaulsk.org (after you've submitted the form!).
  • Submit: You're ready to share your announcement! Yay! Please use the forms above. If you have questions or have already finished the form and are ready to submit image files or attachments, contact Erin Steele in the church office at stpaulsunited@stpaulsk.org.

Other Things to Note: If you wish for an item or event to appear, you need to provide the content! There are no "automatic" announcements generated by the office staff for any of our publications. To meet layout requirements, we may choose to re-run content for ongoing activities, but please do not rely on this. There is so much going on, office staff simply cannot generate accurate announcements for all the recurring events across St. Paul's. To discuss exceptions to any of the policies above, please contact Erin Steele in the church office. Epistles and bulletins are publicly available and posted online, therefore we print email and/or phone contact information but do not list home addresses. For photos, we may identify adults by name but, with a few exceptions, we do not identify children or youth in photos by name.

Photos and Media

We want to show the world what the people of St. Paul's are doing, and we encourage our members to share our news and spread the Word as well. 

Our bulletins and the Epistle newsletter are available to the public, from visitors who walk through our doors to those visiting us through stpaulsk.org, and we use photos of St. Paul's facilities, activities, and people on our bulletin boards and on our website. We also have a presence on Facebook and Instagram. 

We have an "opt out" policy -- if you prefer your likeness not to appear in any of these places, please contact the church office. 

And of course, St. Paul's has no requirement that members participate in any online activity, nor control over what individual members choose to share on their personal social media platforms. 

Thanks for staying connected with St. Paul's, in so many different ways!