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St. Paul’s Waccamaw UMC
Newsletter, 2022
January 13, 2022
Sunday morning 1/16/2022
Rev. Dr. William (Buddy) Phillips
will present the sermon
"The Extraordinary from the Ordinary"
at 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary & Berly Hall, respectively.

The Services will be live streamed via the church’s YouTube channel.

The link to our YouTube channel is:

You can only see the livestream from YouTube
To watch our livestream, go to this page in advance of the scheduled start time. Once watching the video, you can subscribe and also select to be notified of new videos.
Additionally, in the YouTube application you can search St. Paul’s Waccamaw United Methodist Church and see any videos that exist if you miss the original livestreams.
The recorded services will be available on our Sermons webpage later each Sunday and will be shared with the church Facebook friends later as well.

You can reach the church's YouTube and Facebook pages from the Church's website

In the banner across the top of the website main page and most of the other pages, you can click on the "play" (triangle pointing right) icon that is right of the Facebook icon to go to our YouTube site.  You can also click on section on main page that says –
 “Join us for livestreaming services online”
Click the " f" Facebook icon in the banner to reach our Facebook page

Sermon Text:  John 2:1-11
1: On the third day there was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; 2: Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with his disciples. 3: When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine." 4: And Jesus said to her, "O woman, what have you to do with me? My hour has not yet come." 5: His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you." 6: Now six stone jars were standing there, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. 7: Jesus said to them, "Fill the jars with water." And they filled them up to the brim. 8: He said to them, "Now draw some out, and take it to the steward of the feast." So they took it. 9: When the steward of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the steward of the feast called the bridegroom 10: and said to him, "Every man serves the good wine first; and when men have drunk freely, then the poor wine; but you have kept the good wine until now." 11: This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed in him.  
A Message From Your Pastor:
Hello Saints of St. Paul’s,
As you are fully aware, the COVID virus and its variances are still very much with us.  In fact, there is a surge of contaminations in the Pawleys Island are.  Some of you have asked about church and worship.  We will continue holding in public worship.  Members must decide whether to attend the in-house worship or join worship online.  However, the Mission and Ministry teams that were scheduled to meet this month will not meet.  We will attempt to reschedule for late February. We will not have the covered dish meal on January 31st.  We will still have one service at 10:00 a.m.  If church Sunday School is continued those attending are urged to practice safe distancing, wear masks, wash hands and do so in a well ventilated room. 
Please do all in your power to keep yourself safe and for the safety of others. If you have not already, I urge you to get the vaccine and or the booster.


Our Faithfulness Sunday, January 9, 2022
Sunday 8:45 a.m. Service 46; 11:00 a.m. 35; Sunday School: 8  
Altar Flowers
Our flowers Sunday are given to the Glory of God by Bill and Anne Marie Hoyle in honor of their Wedding Anniversary.
Joy Sunday School Class
Over concerns about very high levels of COVID by several members of the class, the JOY Sunday School class will not meet this week. We will keep you posted.
Friendship Sunday School Class
The Friendship Class will meet Sunday at 10:00 a.m. in the Friendship Classroom.
January 2022 Treasurer Update                         January 13, 2022

e-Giving – for Your Tithes and Offerings to the Church
Please remember to update you e-Giving account if your donation amount has changed in 2022.

Your donations can be automatically deducted from your bank or charged to a credit card account.  e-Giving donations go directly to our bank and are automatically updated in our accounting software.  No need to count or handle money and checks.
If you are not comfortable in setting up and maintaining an online e-Giving account, you can still participate by using an e-Giving authorization form. 

Fill it out and turn into the church office.  If you want to stop or modify donations, submit a form to stop or update.  You can get a form from the church office or download from our church website at the online giving page.

Sign up today for e-giving – start by going to web page and clicking “Online Giving” at the top right of the home page.  On the next page you will see a link that provides directions on how to sign up and make your donations.

As always, please feel free to call or email me with questions or to get assistance.  You can reach me at 703-786-0670 (cell).  My home email address is:; Church email address:
                                                   With love and blessings,
                                                   Dave Streeter
                                                   St. Paul’s Waccamaw UMC Treasurer

2022 Marion District Leader Training
Sunday, January 23, 2022
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
A Zoom invitation will be sent to our district broadcast list closer to the event.  If you receive the link, please share with others in your church.
Plenary Session:  Surviving COVID
Rev. Suzanne Walker
Rev. Cathy Joens
All will participate in the Plenary, then individuals will choose one of the following workshops:
Trustees & AdministrationPresenter:  Rev. Robert Cox, Retired
Creating an Outward Focused ChurchPresenter:  Rev. Michael Turner, Advent UMC, Simpsonville
Staff/Pastor Parish Relations CommitteePresenter:  Rev. Tim Rogers, Marion District Superintendent
Finance/StewardshipPresenter:  Rev. Angela Ford Nelson, New Life UMC, Walterboro

Ushers Needed!
Ushers are needed at the 11:00 am Sunday Service!  Joyce Eckard has graciously volunteered to serve on the 11:00 usher committee.  If you would like to usher, please contact Joyce by email: or phone:  843-222-5073.
2022 Flower Calendar
Thank you to everyone that has started signing up a date on the Calendar for 2022 to purchase flowers for the church to honor or in loving memory of a loved one.  Please call the church office at 843-237-2294 if you would like to sign up.
Almost everyone knows someone going through grief; it might be a friend, family member, neighbor, or coworker.  GriefShare is an 11-week video seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one.  Our group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and want to help you through the difficult weeks ahead.  Our first session will be held on MONDAY, January 31, 2022; we will meet from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the WINGS classroom.  Barb Ottinger will be leading the group, with help from Karen Sinkway.  We welcome all to our first meeting.  If you would like to sign up, please call the church office at 843-237-2294.
Worship Committee Meeting
Worship Committee Meeting, Admin. Building, January 18, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
AED/CPR Training
AED/CPR Training, for those who signed up, the training date is moving to February (date and time to be announced.)  The training will take about three hours. If you haven’t signed up and would like to participate, please contact Dave Streeter (703-786-0670).
Men’s Bible Study
The Men’s Bible Study meet every Thursday at 8:00 a.m. in the Friendship Classroom.
Handbell Practice
Handbell practice will be Wednesday’s at 6:00 p.m. (no practice February 2, 2022)
Chancel Choir Practice
Chancel Choir meet Wednesday’s at 7:00 p.m. (no practice February 2, 2022)
Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers meet here in Berly Hall every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Well checks are 30 minutes prior. (Only one Workshop now.)

If you know someone from the Church that does not have access to the Newsletter and information electronically – please email their name(s) and address to Alice so she can send them copies through regular mail weekly.

Please let me know if I need to remove, change, or add to the following lists. As most of you know, I have a computer at home that I check emails throughout the day, so please email me for any reason to the Church Office at

                                                                     Thank you,
Prayer Concerns/Church Family & Friends
Joanne Goldy
Nancy Nicoll
Dick & Linda Averette
Susan Walters
Gene Moran
Bubba Cannon
Joanne Gantt
Al Hoyns
John Smith
Garland Porterfield
Anita Schuhmacher
Ed Osterhuber
Cynthia Nance
Sally McElhearn
Dan Wetsel
Joe Santillo (Covid)
Otto Freier
Paul Heaton (Covid)
Delisa Staton
Carol Streeter
Judy Mort (Covid)
Joe & Shirley Mayhew (Covid)
John Hall (Irregular heart rate)
Garvin Gilley (Covid pneumonia)
Mary & Corky Raab & Family (Betty Jobe’s friends)
Stefanie Whitmire (daughter of James & Sandi Whitmire)
Mary May (Nancy Wetsel’s daughter in law)
Milia Black (Keith Black’s mother)
Sally Jones
Annette Dow’s (Brother, Chuck)
Judy Newton (Olivia Huggins friend)
Jennie Cox (Carolyn McGill’s Mother)
Jerry Roberts (Carolyn McGill’s family friend)
Carolyn Rhyne Price (Michael Rhyne & Jane Parker’s daughter)
Judy Ellis
Marlene Greer (Nancy Wetsel’s friend)
Carol Colaner
January Birthdays
Cynthia Nance   1/04
Janelle Sabourin   1/06
Robert Lawrence   1/07
Karen Dill   1/8
Daniel Wetsel   1/09
Karol Anderson   01/10
Austin Rowell   01/14
Ann Hammond   01/16
Karen Calhoun   01/19
Scott Homan   01/21
Cathy Filiatreau   01/22
Joanne Gantt   01/22
Helen Black    01/26
Jeff Rowell   01/27
Jason Walters   01/27
Joanne Goldy   01/28
Kyrie Boos   01/29
Linda Chevine   01/31
Al Sirmon   01/31
January Anniversaries
John & Nancy Hall   01/03
James & Selma Piver   01/11
Robert & Rebecca Archambeau    01/14
Bill & Anne Marie Hoyle   01/17
Don & Janell Lerche   01/21


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