S: 2011-2012 Conference Year
BC: We are no ways tired We've come too far from where we started from Nobody told us the road would be easy We don't believe He brought us this far to leave us! | So we continue the journey............
FC: Living Out the Great Commission In 2011-2012 | "With God All Things Are Possible" Matthew 19:26
2: Over 130 years ago a group of men and women with abiding love and faith in God and a burning desire to carry on the great commission that was given to the early church, organized St. Paul African Methodist Church. | And with that same determination and faith, St. Paul, "The Little Church on the Corner with the Big Heart" is still standing, serving and showing the world that God still saves.
3: AndA | Our Journey continues............. | 2011-2012 Conference Year "Jesus looked at them intently and said,"Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible." Matthew19:26
4: ouO Our OU | Our Pastor The Rev. Samuel Q. Kyser IIoU o
5: We are proud to call you our pastor A man who teaches the word of God, the word of truth that gives the people power... the power of love...the love of God! A man who not only hugs the sheep, but touches the heart of his flock, The sheep know his voice and are blessed by his presence. A man who teaches the medicinal benefits of laughter and the financial benefits of giving. A man whose singing brings light into dark places and pierces the heart of conviction A man whose smile actually means "I love you". A man whose eyes say "I am praying for you" A man whose lessons from the pulpit make you jump up and say I can take on the world, bring it on!!!! This man is not just any man but God's chosen man. This man we appreciate and love This man is our pastor "And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding." Jeremiah 3:15 Thank you Pastor
6: Our First Lady Mrs. Carolyn Kyser
7: When we thank God for our pastor We must give Him thanks for two, For when your husband came to us God also sent us you, A pastor's wife must be many things, You have many hats to wear And we say thanks for all you do And lift you up in prayer. Your presence blesses all of us Who know you from day to day As our pastor's wife, you are serving God In a fine and worthy way. Well done, good and faithful servant!"......your faithful service is an offering to God"" Matthew 25:21 and Philippians 4:18 We love you
8: We enter to worship and praise | "I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory. Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your nameI will lift up my hands. Psalms 63 Because at St. Paul ............................
9: The day had finally come, James | We don't want any rocks to cry cry out for us! But he said, "If they kept quiet, the stones would do it for them, shouting praise." Luke 1:40
10: Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman not ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth" 2 Timothy 2:15 | This Sunday School must grow and grow and I must help to make it so. If everyone was just like me what kind of Sunday School would this one be? | Biweekly Bible Study Telephone Conference
11: "In the name of the Triune God, may the spirit of Christian missions enter every heart. This we ask in Jesus name. Amen | Missionaries living out the great mission to seek out and save the lost and serve the needy.
12: "Since God is a missionary God, God's people are a missionary people" Eddy Ho | Fifth Sunday Missionary Day with Rev. Tracey Woods.
13: Fun Fest!!!! "There is a time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance." Ecclesiastes 3:4
14: . | "Away in the manger, no crib for His bed......" Young people practicing for the Christmas Morning Pageant
15: "For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders And He will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6 | Christmas Vespers was an uplifting performance by the wonderful St. Paul Choir
16: ""Cast Your Burdens" Lay Organization Day of Prayer January, 2012
17: "If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves, pray . search for me, and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear their prayer from heaven, forgive their sins, and heal their country," 2 Chronicles 7:14
18: "After all, what gives us hope and joy, and what will be our good reward and crown as we stand before our Lord Jesus when he returns? It is you! Yes, you are our pride and joy! 2 Thessalonian 2:19-20
19: Morning guest speaker was Laura Allen from Oakridge Baptist Church, KCK. | We just know inside that we're queens. And these are the crowns we wear!
20: Afternoon guest speaker was Rev. Mayetta Hall, pastor of Bethel Macon, Mo. and Grant Chapel, Moberly, Mo.
21: Black History Musical Sponsor by Trustee Board February 5, 2012 | Lift ev'ry voice and sing, Till earth and heaven ring. Ring with the harmonies of Liberty Let our rejoicing rise, High as the list'ning skies, Let it resound loud as the rolling sea. | Let us march on till victory is won!
22: April 8, 2012
23: Annual Usher Day March 18, 2012 "I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than dwell in the tents of the wicked. Psalm 84:10 | Rev. Barry Settle and Willis Chapel AME Church, KCMO joined us in the celebration.
24: Willis Chapel in the house! | Leading us to our seats,watching the congregation , Caring for the flock from the back of the sanctuary, From the aisles, sharing the joy of worship The community of believers one bulletin, one smile, one greeting, one handshake at a time. Raymond Foss | Our Ushers!
25: Friends and Family Day April 29, 2012 | Morning speaker was Rev. Lamont Smith associate pastor of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Mammoth, Illinois | Afternoon speaker was Rev. Thomas Linden, pastor of Gregg Tabernacle AME Church Kansas City, Mo.
26: . | God took pieces of everything wonderful to make moms. | Project of the Helen K. Newton Missionary Society
27: the | Mothers Are God's Flowers A mother is a flower Plucked from Heaven above A gift God gives to children To brighten their lives with love. | Rev, Kyser presented a flower to each mother
28: Celebrating Our Graduates 2012 If you can imagine it, you can achieve it, If you can dream it, you can become it! | And here they are..................
29: Rev. Samuel Q. Kyser Masters of Divinity
30: Cedric "CJ"" Phillips High School Graduate
31: RayJanae Gordon-Smith and MyAuian Williams-Collins PreSchool Graduates
32: "Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their father." Proverbs 17:6 | Fathers Day June 17, 2012
33: Men's Day June 10, 2012 Men worshiping together Giving God His due Wanting change for the better By embracing what is true. | The Men's Day Musical was a blessing to all! | The Men of St. Paul
34: We are Family! I love you, you love me, We are a part of God's body Stand with me, agree with me We are a part of God's body I need you to survive | Annual Church Picnic Wyandotte County Park June 24, 2012
36: You are important to me that's why......
37: I need you to survive!
38: Building on a Legacy 130th Church Anniversary 1882-2012 | "For every house has a builder, but the one who built everything is God." Hebrew 3:4 | July 22, 2012 | Building our Future | Celebrating our heritage
39: Rev. Clinton Stancil and Allen Chapel AMEC along with visiting friends helped to make our 130th anniversary a memorable occasion,
40: We've come this far by faith Leaning on the Lord Trusting in His Holy Word He never failed us yet | Oh, We can't turn around We've come this far by FAITH!
42: As we look back over this 2011-2012 Conference Year, we have much to praise God for. God has sent us Rev. Kyser and Sister Carolyn that serve with integrity, faith and abiding love. They are committed to the preaching and teaching of the Good News. This year, we see our Sunday School thriving. The Telephone Conference Call Bible Study implemented by Pastor Kyser is available. There is no excuse for not participating in Bible study. We can study the Word together in the comfort of our own homes. Under the pastoral care of the dynamic duo,our church continues to grow spiritually and financially. This year, we were able to pay in full and install a new cooling system.
43: To God be the glory for the things He has done. Amen