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Welcome to St. Paul's Print E-mail

Welcome to the website of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cary, NC. At St. Paul's, we strive to be a faith community where all are welcome.

We recognize that each of us brings varied experiences, talents, and beliefs, and we rejoice in our diversity. We are committed to deepening our faith through worship and learning, as well as to being sent forth in service to make this world a better place for all God's children.

Join us in this journey of faith. There is a place for you at St. Paul's!


St. Paul's Episcopal Church
221 Union St., Cary, NC 27511
Phone: 919-467-1477, Fax: 919-467-0152
Questions? Email:
Sunday worship schedule: 7:30, 9:00, 11:15 AM

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Go Deep! Make Your Pledge for 2015 Print E-mail
Although our formal fall stewardship campaign has concluded, you can make a financial pledge at any time of year. Pledging is an easy, but profoundly meaningful way to make tangible your commitment of faith to our community. Every pledge is important, and the participation of each and every church member is encouraged. Click the "Pledge Online" button to make your pledge to St. Paul's for calendar year 2015.

For latest pledge data, click Read more... below.
Outreach / Inreach Update Print E-mail
Advent offering to support Harvest for Hospitality (Episcopal Farmworkers)
st-nick-tree Now until Dec 7: St. Nicholas Ministry. Take a tag from the St. Nicholas Tree and shop for a needy child! St. Nicholas Day is Dec 7.
Join Care and Share volunteers. Click here to sign up for Care and Share.
little-red-wagon A Little Red Wagon is in the narthex to collect food for Urban Ministries.
Read about Outreach in November Newsletter, pg 11-12
Adult Education Update Print E-mail
Adult Education Forums, Sundays, 10:10 AM, Chapel:
  • Nov 23: People of Faith in Hebrew Scriptures: Moses
  • Nov 30: No Forum

Adult Education Forums, Sundays, 10:10 AM, Chapel:
WHAT'S NOT IN THE BIBLE AND WHY: A three-week series exploring the origins of the New Testament:
  • Dec 7: Introduction: Beginnings of the New Testament
  • Dec 14: Popular Gnosticism: The Gospel of Thomas
  • Dec 21: A New Take on the Christmas Story: The Infancy Gospel of James
julian-of-norwich73x120 Nov 26: Julian Gathering, 9:15 AM, Cry Room. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays.
Read about Adult Ed in November Newsletter, page 8
Dec 9: Women's Study Group, 12:00 noon and second Tuesdays
moms-logo-50 Jan 20 - Mar 3, 2015, Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS) Course offered
Faith on Tap, third Sundays, 7:30 PM, Abbey Road
Youth Update Print E-mail
youth-group-80 Episcopal Youth Community (EYC)
Youth News and Events
November Newsletter, pages 9, 10
EYC: 5:00-7:00 PM on Sundays for both MS and HS.
GoDo Youth Ministry lunch packing event Nov 29. Open to everyone (not just youth). Read more.
babysitting EYC Babysitting Night, Friday, Dec 5. Have a parent's night out courtesy of St. Paul's youth.
Planning ahead (read November Newsletter, pages 9, 10):
  • Sunday, Nov 23: Game night
  • Saturday, Nov 29: GoDo Youth Ministry
  • Sunday, Nov 30: No EYC
  • Fri-Sun, Dec 12-14: Bishop's Ball
Register for Sunday School - click here.
Adult and Fellowship Update Print E-mail
foyer-welcome-mat Sign up for a Foyer Group now. Meet monthly with other church members in a social setting.

Coffee Hour, 10:00, Sundays:
Nov 23: Julian Gathering
Nov 30: Children's Ministries
Dec 7: Men's Group
Dec 14: Fellowship/Children’s Ministries
Dec 21: Women's Discussion Group

yarn2-50 Read Prayer Stitchers schedule
Church Business and Stewardship Update Print E-mail

New Vestry members elected for Class of 2015: Dennis Daniels, Sherri Hubbard, Ralph Greco, Carter Collins

Read Endowment Fund Update, Nov 2014

Memorial pavers offered. Honor someone.

time-and-talent Offer your time and talent to St. Paul's
Read September Financial Statements, login req'd.

10-07-2014-dan-portrait-100Memorial Garden:
See new Archives Page.
Read November Newsletter, page 4

Children's Update Print E-mail
childrenministrylogocolor-100 Children's News & Events
November Newsletter, pages 6-8
Signup to teach Children's Chapel
Children's Ministries on Facebook
Sign up for Children's Sunday School
Intergenerational Advent Craft Event, Sunday, Nov 30, during Coffee Hour
pageant-2009-3-angels60x40 Christmas Pageant is Dec 14.

Read November Newsletter, page 5
Preschool now accepting applications
Take a virtual tour of Preschool classrooms

Pre-EYC for 4th and 5th graders meets second and fourth Sundays at 11:15 AM
Worship and Music Update Print E-mail
cantata-arab-2012 Sign up now for the Music Program
Go to: Music Signup Page
November Newsletter, Page 13
Give a Christmas Poinsettia by Dec 14
holly Greening of the Church, Sunday, Dec 21, following the 11:15 service
altar-flowers-50 Donate Weekly flowers in memorial and thanksgiving
bible1 Daily Office Recordings by St. Paul's readers. Readings of Psalms, Old Testament, Epistle, New Testament.
Parable of the Talents Print E-mail

j_carr_holland_2-120Rev. J. Carr Holland III
Homily, November 16, 2014

Matthew 25:14-30
We have a certain rhythm of going down to the beach in North Carolina. Every morning when it comes time to walk our newly acquired dog, I find myself confronted by numbers of people. At this time of the year you get a lot of surf casters...

Hear audio of Carr's homily: Click here.

Annual Meeting 2014 Print E-mail

george_adamikRev. George Adamik
Homily, November 9, 2014

Matthew 25:1-13
Today is the day of our Annual Meeting. It's become my custom during the homily time at the services to share some thoughts. The annual meeting is time to just stop for a second to take a picture: where we are, where we're going, where we've been...

Hear audio of George's homily: click here

Communications Update Print E-mail
Assistive listening devices are available in the lobby.
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Event Reports & Photos Print E-mail
Click the links for photos from recent events:
pumpkincarving-2014-1 Pumpkin Carving, Chili Cookoff, Halloween Carnival, Oct 26, 2014
dedication-george Dedication of Columbarium and Memorial Garden Expansion, Oct 12, 2014
columbarium-planning Columbarium Groundbreaking and Construction, April-October 2014
bless-animals-2014-2 Blessing of the Animals, Oct 5, 2014
lobsterfest2014-kiss Lobster Fest, Oct 4, 2014
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Facilities for Children
  • St. Paul's Kids' Club offers free childcare by trained staff during 9:00 and 11:15 AM services.
  • Cry Room offers a place where you can be a part of Sunday services and also let the little ones relax and be themselves! Read more.

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