What's Happening at St. Paul's?
Join the children of St. Paul’s as they present “The Story of Christmas” on December 11 at the 9:00 AM service. Angels, shepherds, wise men, animals, soldiers, and the Holy Family will all be ready to share their talents and excitement with you as they tell the story of Jesus’ birth. After the pageant, join us in the Parish Hall for a festive coffee hour.
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On Wednesday evenings, December 7, 14, and 21 at 6:30 PM in the chapel, there will be a simple service of Evening Prayer. The gospel readings appointed in the Book of Common Prayer gently guide us through reflection on Jesus as he confronts us as a restless and hopeful people seeking God and as those who wait for the birth in time that changes all time. Continue reading for more….Continue reading
Sunday, Dec 4: Adult Study for Advent: The Coming of God in Christ: Advent: O Antiphons: “Root of Jesse / Key of David,” led by the Reverend Javier Almendárez Bautista, in the Chapel from 10:15 – 11:00. Continue reading below for details of Adult Formation.Continue reading
If you haven’t done so already, please fill in a pledge card online (click the link below) or fill out a paper copy (available in the narthex) and place it in the offering plate or turn it in to the office. The Finance Committee and Vestry meet soon to construct next year’s budget, and knowing your pledge will greatly facilitate that process. Through your generosity, St. Paul’s is changing lives. Thank you! St. Paul’s Fall Stewardship Team
Three nominees have been selected for XII Bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina:
The Rev. Charles T. Dupree – Trinity Episcopal Church, Bloomington, Indiana
The Rev. Samuel S. Rodman, III – Diocese of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts
The Rev. Milind Sojwal – All Angels’ Episcopal Church, New York, New York
Click HERE for the nominee slate. Click HERE for the announcement.
Greening of the Church will be Thursday, December 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Come and help us decorate the altar and windows, hang the roping and, for the children, put out the crèche. Light refreshments will be provided. We also need fresh greenery to fill the various areas around the church – boxwood, cedar, Magnolia leaves, holly, etc. Continue reading for more….Continue reading
Do you like to read a good mystery? Come join us on the first Tuesday of every other month to discuss some of your favorite books. Next meeting is Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM, when we discuss Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke. We meet at the Starbucks, 1107 Cary Towne Blvd. Near the Cary Towne Mall. If you have any questions please contact Sarah Collins, 919-757-2086.
The Women’s Study Group will meet Tuesday, December 13, from 12:00 – 1:30 PM in the Bride’s Room to discuss Raney by Clyde Edgerton. Continue reading for details and schedule.Continue reading
St. Paul’s has half of a shelf in the Dorcas Ministry Food Pantry. That half shelf is our commitment to provide half of the toilet paper needed for the Food Pantry to give 1 roll per family member per month to the families identified through the Crisis Ministry. The Food Pantry helps about 400 families each month. Our next toilet paper drive will be Jan 8, 2017. Continue reading for more….Continue reading
Join us on Sunday, December 18 at 4:00 PM for a Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent presented by the St. Paul’s Choir with the Bells of St. Paul’s. Minister of Music, Rusty McKinney leads both ensembles in music for the season. Music by George Frideric Handel, John Rutter, Bob Chilcott, Carson P. Cooman and others reflect and enlarge upon themes presented in nine scriptural readings. St. Paul’s Organist, Joanna Li, is featured on organ and piano.
Christmas trees will be on sale at St. Francis United Methodist Church starting Friday, November 25 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Then on Saturdays, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Sundays: 11:30 AM to 8:00 PM, and M-F: noon to 8:00 PM. (St. Francis advertises our Lobster Fest, and St. Paul’s, in turn, advertises the tree sale.) For orders, go to: www.saintfrancisumc.org/christmas-trees-cary. Continue reading for more….Continue reading
The Altar Flower Chart for 2017 will be placed in the narthex in early December. If you would like to give flowers that will decorate the altar for a Sunday service, please sign up for the Sunday of your choice. Continue reading for more….Continue reading