What's Happening at St. Paul's?
St. Paul’s Stewardship Season is in full swing and pledges are coming in and moving us closer to our 10% budget growth goal! Pledge cards have been mailed and are also available in the Narthex. Did you find your blue stewardship envelope in your mailbox? Please open it as four lucky families have golden tickets in their envelopes that can be redeemed for a sweet surprise! Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Vestry Candidates have been announced for the class of 2018-2020. They are: Gerri Batchelor, Nicole Gatchalian, Rob Johnson, Mary Kintz, and Kristen Walker. Click HERE for a PDF with vestry biographies. Election of Vestry will be at the Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
The 2017 Arts & Crafts Festival for Outreach will take place on Saturday, November 4, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. You’ll find artwork and handmade crafts from local artisans, including pottery, fiber art, glass, jewelry, hand-knit items, woodworking, yard art, and more. Continue reading to see what you can do and more.Continue reading
“A Babe is Born” featuring the St. Paul’s Choir with Joanna Li, organist and Russell McKinney, director is now available for purchase. The CD presents music of Advent and Christmas. You can hear one of the pieces on the CD by clicking HERE. Continue reading for more and to purchase.Continue reading
There will be a Newcomer Class for all who are interested in learning about St. Paul’s, the larger Episcopal Church, and opportunities in which to participate. It will be 3 Wednesday evenings, Oct 18, 25, and Nov 1, 2017, from 7:15-8:30, in the Youth Wing. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Please join us on Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 when St. Paul’s will be sponsoring a Wheels4Hope Car Blessing during coffee hour in the church parking lot. You are invited to join in! Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Boo! It is time for Halloween fun! Please join us for our Pumpkin Carving + Chili Cook-off + Carnival + Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Continue reading for details.Continue reading
Do you know a Veteran whom you would like to nominate and tell us about why you nominated this veteran? We are seeking youth up to age 17 to share their experience with a Veteran. Deadline is Oct 31, 2017. Continue reading for details.Continue reading
Veterans: Let us thank you for your service. If you have served or currently serve in the U.S. military, St. Paul’s would like to recognize you on November 12, the Sunday after Veterans Day, by listing your name, branch of service, and rank at separation in a special insert in the bulletin. Please email that information to email@example.com no later than November 3 to ensure that you are included.
Parenting Education Program, provided as a service of the Lifelong Learning Ministry: “What to do Instead of SCREAMING!!” Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 6:15 PM. A workshop for parents and grandparents of all ages: Got power struggles? Kids don’t listen? Want less stress and more peace? Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Do you have a hobby? Painting, ceramics, quilting, woodworking, something else? The Arts & Crafts Festival for Outreach is looking for donations of new, handmade items to sell at the St. Paul’s Table. The Festival will take place on Saturday, November 4, with proceeds going to Outreach. If you have new, handmade items to donate, please contact Gerri Antonides, firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM our Endowment Ministry will be hosting a hors d’ oeuvres and wine, relax, and learn event in the Parish Hall. During the meeting, we will share ideas as to how our legacy program works. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
On Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 1:00 PM, St. Paul’s own Fill Bowen will share how you can save time and money taking advantage of the Medicare and NC Department of Insurance websites. Use your computer to get fast, helpful results. Continue reading for more and to sign up.Continue reading
Have a job at home that needs to get done? Need a garden mulched or yard raked? Need a garage cleaned? Let 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 to Tennessee! The ASP chore day will take place on Saturday, November 11, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Continue reading to sign up.Continue reading
The Women’s Study Group will be reading the following books. We hope you can join us to discuss them. We meet at 12:00 noon in the Bride’s Room. If you have any questions, contact Leah Dail at email@example.com.
- November 14, 2017 – Euphoria by Lily King
- December 12, 2017 – An Altar in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor
- January 9, 2018 – Homegoing by Yaa Hyasi
- February 13, 2018 – Between the World and Me by Ta-Nahisi Coats
On the third Sunday of the month, there will be an “Intro to St. Paul’s.” If you are new to St. Paul’s and would like to know more about our community, join a member of the clergy at the baptismal font – just inside the main entryway to the church – at 10:15 AM for a short introduction to St. Paul’s and the Episcopal Church. We will take a brief tour of the church grounds and have plenty of time for questions and conversation. Join the Rev. Javier E. Almendárez Bautista on Sunday, November 19, 2017.
The Stop Hunger Now ministry at St. Paul’s needs a New Ministry Leader. This ministry has been active for close to 10 years and St. Paul’s has packaged over 100,000 meals during that time! There is already a significant amount of starter money available for the next event which will hopefully be this fall. Continue reading for details.Continue reading
Read the Senior Ministries plans for 2018. Click HERE.
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See photos of Lobster Fest, held October 7, 2017. Click HERE. About 1600 lobsters and 1200 lobster rolls were sold. This was St. Paul’s eleventh Lobster Fest, and the best one yet!
See photos of the Blessing of the Animals, held October 8, 2017. Click HERE.