What's Happening at St. Paul's?
The GoDo Service Ministry is offering another fun event on October 24 in partnership with A Brush with Kindness, a Habitat for Humanity ministry. This event is open to all St. Paul’s parishioners, 14 and older. We will work in shifts of 8:30-11:00 & 12:30-3:30 on a home in the Raleigh/Durham area that needs repair or renovation. To sign-up or for more information, contact Kevin Swann at email@example.com.
ASP FALL CHORE DAY: Calling all youth patrons! Have a job at home that needs to get done? Need a garden mulched or yard raked? Need a garage cleaned? Help us help you! The youth of St. Paul’s are offering their services to raise money to go on Appalachia Service Project (ASP) Mission Trip this year. The ASP chore day will take place on Saturday, November 7, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. To sign up for a work crew to come to your home or if you have more questions, contact Kevin Swann at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-607-5913. Rain or shine
This post gives offerings and schedules for adult education of the upcoming weeks. This includes adult forums held in the Chapel between 9:00 and 11:15 services, CHH offerings, Women’s Study Group, and others. Click Continue reading below.Continue reading
FAITH ON TAP: Bottle shops! They’ve sprung up everywhere. So lets try a few of them out! Here are the upcoming dates and locations for Faith On Tap. Click “Continue reading” below.Continue reading
NC Diocesan House has announced staff changes. The Rev. Canon Michael Buerkel Hunn will leave the diocese to serve on the staff of The Episcopal Church and to Join Bishop Michael Curry when he becomes Presiding Bishop. Catherine Massey will become Canon for Transition and Pastoral Care. Margo Acomb, executive assistant to the bishop, has announced her retirement, and the diocese welcomes Elizabeth Dawkins to succeed Margo Acomb. Click here for details.
A Blessing of the Animals was held on October 4, 2015, a blustery and drizzly day. The animals and people enjoyed the event, however, despite the weather. Click here for pictures of the event on SmugMug.
There will be a Newcomer class on three consecutive Thursday evenings, Oct 22, Oct 29, and Nov 5, 7:00-8:15 PM, in the Youth Wing, for all who are interested in learning about St. Paul’s. The class will be led by Father George, while other clergy and ministry leaders will come in to share information about the many opportunities in which to participate. For more information, contact Frank and Anne Laney, email@example.com, 919-460-0835.
Wasn’t the St. Paul’s Kick Off Sunday wonderful? The energy of the day reflects the joy and excitement that lives within our parish community. And we succeeded in breaking last year’s attendance record for Kick Off Sunday. There is renewed energy around church growth this year, too. I am delighted to invite you for a presentation by Peter Saros, M.Div. on Wednesday, Oct 14, 6:30 PM. Please Continue reading below and please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org whether you can attend or not.Continue reading
The annual Backpacks for Veterans will be Oct 18 – Nov 1. We will be collecting items in the narthex. We need help in sorting and filling the backpacks in the Parish Hall during coffee hour on Nov 1. Continue reading below for a list of items needed….Continue reading
The Annual Pumpkin Carving and Chili Cook-off will be October 25 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. All ages and stages are welcome! Please bring your “gutless” pumpkin (remove seeds and pulp at home), carving tools, your adorable children (in costume, if desired), a pot of chili to be judged (optional, but prizes are awarded!) and a non-sweet side dish to share. Dessert will be provided. Continue reading below for details…Continue reading
All of St. Paul’s is invited to join PreEYC at the “Yam Jam” for the Society of St. Andrew on the morning of Oct. 17, 2015, from about 9:00 to 11:00. We will be gleaning sweet potatoes at a local farm to be donated to local food banks and homeless shelters. Please email email@example.com to RSVP.Continue reading
The St. Paul’s Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS) has courses scheduled for this fall. The original MOMS classes (for mothers of infants through elementary school) will be Tuesdays, Oct 13 – Nov 24 and the MOMS TNT classes (for mothers of teens and tweens) will be Mondays, Oct 12 – Nov 23. All classes will be 6:30 to 9:00 PM. Continue reading for information and registration forms.Continue reading
The Arts & Crafts Festival is Saturday, November 14. All proceeds go to Outreach. There will be handmade items, music from choir members, a bake sale, a book sale, and a huge raffle. Read October Newsletter, page 3. Visit website Festival.StPaulsCary.org
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The Little Red Wagon stands ready to receive your contributions every week. Current needs include dry pasta, dry beans, canned pasta (like Spaghettios), canned fruit and vegetables, and packaged drinks for kids. All contributions will be delivered to Urban Ministries to help feed needy families in Wake County. We’re also happy to have your extra paper or plastic grocery bags, for packing groceries for the families that come to Urban Ministries for help. Thanks as always for your continued support.Continue reading
We’re trying out a new feature, giving you a heads up on the announcements in the upcoming Sunday’s bulletin insert. The announcements are edited to make them appropriate for the website. Check the right hand column and: “Click Here for this week’s Announcements.”