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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
Summer worship schedule: 7:30, 9:00, 10:45 AM

Worship Schedule

Driving Directions 


Campus Map / Aerial View



Outreach / Inreach Update Print E-mail
listening_dog-170 Attend an Outreach Listening Circle, Aug 4, 9, 12. Sign up here.
Donate food to Urban Ministries in the Little Red Wagon in the narthex.
arts-and-crafts-60 Donate your items for Arts and Crafts Festival to be held Nov 14
Planning ahead:
care-and-share-60 Join Care and Share volunteers.
Sign up for Care and Share.
Read about Outreach in Summer Newsletter, pages 12-13
Church Business and Stewardship Update Print E-mail
Summer Office Hours: St. Paul's office is closed on Fridays through August 14, open 9:00-3:00 Mon-Thurs. Check requests must be in by 10:00 on Thursdays.
bishop_michael_curry_web1 Bishop Michael Curry elected Presiding Bishop. Read Bishop Anne Hodges-Copple Named Bishop Pro Tem. See video.
Planning ahead:
  • Aug 30: Quarterly Parish Update
  • Nov 8: Annual Meeting
  • Nov 20-21: Diocesan Convention
2014pledgebutton Go Deep! Make your pledge for 2015. Click the button at left to pledge.
"Growing in 2015" campaign reaches goal. 
10-07-2014-dan-portrait-60 Read about Memorial Garden, Remembrance Wall, Columbarium
Offer your time and talent to St. Paul's

Honor someone with a Memorial Paver in the circle.

Youth Update Print E-mail

Episcopal Youth Community (EYC)
- Summer Newsletter, pages 6, 10, 11
- Youth News and Events
- Register for Youth Sunday School

milkshake Milkshake Mondays, Aug 10, Aug 17 (note date change), 6:00-8:00 PM, sponsored by Youth Ministry

Aug 15: Outdoor Cinema. Watch the movie Home, 8:30 PM 

Planning ahead:
  • Nov 7: ASP Chore Day
  • Nov 22: Youth Pageant
  • Dec 4: Youth Babysitting and Lock-in
asp-2015-skil-saw See Pictures of Appalachia Service Project (ASP) mission trip
Children's Update Print E-mail
childrenministrylogocolor-100 Children's News & Events
Read Summer Newsletter, pages 8, 9
Signup to teach Children's Chapel
Sign up for Children's Sunday School
Planning ahead:
  • Aug 23: Backpack Blessing
  • Sep 13: Fall Sunday School starts
  • Oct 25: Pumpkin carving
  • Nov 1: PJ Sunday
  • Dec 13: Christmas Pageant
brooke-bowersox-3 Preschool:
Download the Kids Club Brochure
Adult Education Update Print E-mail
Summer Sunday Morning Adult Ed: 10:10 in the Youth Wing: Our world from Jesus' perspective.
cursillo Cursillo, a Short Course in Christian Living, will be held Sep 17-20
Ongoing Adult Ed:

Read about Adult Ed in Summer 2015 Newsletter, page 7

Adult and Fellowship Update Print E-mail
garden-flowers-60 Like to garden? Join the Lay Weeders. Contact Julia Rudy
Planning ahead:
  • Prayer Stitchers: Aug 12, Aug 26
  • Outdoor Cinema Aug 15
  • Summer Ministry Fair: Aug 23
  • Lobster Fest: Oct 3
  • Blessing of the Animals: Oct 4
  • Annual Meeting: Nov 8

Coffee Hour, 10:10, Sundays
Aug 9: Julian Gathering
Aug 16: Foyer Groups
Aug 23: End-of-Summer Mini Fair
Aug 30: Quarterly Parish Update

Worship and Music Update Print E-mail
cantata-arab-2012 Sign up now for the Music Program
Go to: Music Signup Page
Prayers of Healing Offered at 9:00 and 11:15 Services
bible1 Daily Office Recordings by St. Paul's readers. Readings of Psalms, Old Testament, Epistle, New Testament.
Donate Weekly flowers in memorial and thanksgiving
mute-cell-phone-50 Please remember to silence your cell phones during services. Thanks!
Help Wanted Print E-mail
Volunteer for Mini Work Day, Sep 12
Lobster Fest Volunteers Needed
Join the Lay Weeders
Lobster Fest 2015 Planning Ideas Needed
Drivers Needed for Church Services
Grief of the Absence of God Print E-mail

sarah-phelpsRev. Sarah Phelps
Homily, August 2, 2015

Ephesians 4:1-16, John 6:24-35
About seventeen years ago, during my very first year of ordained ministry at a little church in Mountain View California, a man knocked on the door of the church office, late one Friday afternoon...

Audio of Sarah's homily

The Largeness and At-Largeness of God Print E-mail

TonyRev. Tony Wike
Homily, July 26, 2015

Ephesians 3:14-21, John 6:1-21
One of my fondest childhood memories is of short trips to what was then a sleepy college town, Chapel Hill, in the summer with my parents and my brother Eddie. My father was then a high school principal...

Audio of Tony's homily

Communications Update Print E-mail
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Event Reports & Photos Print E-mail
Click the links for photos from St. Paul's events:
ASP 2015: learning to use a Skil saw Appalachia Service Project (ASP) Mission Trip, Jul 12-17, 2015
vbs2015-192-60 Vacation Bible School, Jun 22-26, Jul 15-17, 2015
bball_court_015-60 GoDo Ministries builds basketball court for PLM Families Together, Jun 20, 2015
nat-anthem-at-bulls-game-6-19-2015-1 Choirs sing National Anthem at Durham Bulls Game, Jun 19, 2015
w4h-blessing-6-14-2015-1 Wheels4Hope Car Blessing, Jun 14, 2015
News and Notes Print E-mail
Comments and Questions
Items of Interest
Facilities for Children
  • Kids' Club (Nursery) offers free childcare by trained staff during 9:00 and 11:15 AM services.
  • Cry Room (also known as "Bride's Room") offers a place where adults can be a part of Sunday services and also let restless little ones be themselves!

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