What's Happening at St. Paul's?
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 on three Tuesday evenings, April 25, May 2, and May 9, 2017 in the chapel, 7:00 to 8:15 PM. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
St. Paul’s will once again be partnering with other Episcopal churches on a house-build for Habitat for Humanity in 2017. While volunteers are welcome on any weekend (Thursday, Friday, or Saturday), we have reserved April 29 and May 20 as St. Paul’s work days. Continue reading to sign up.Continue reading
Volunteers Needed! St. Paul’s assists families without homes through Family Promise of Wake County (formerly WIHN). Our week is April 30-May 7, 2017. This is a wonderful “hands-on” outreach opportunity, both for adults and for families, to serve the homeless. Click HERE to sign up. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Join with the men of Saint Paul’s, oceanfront, in Emerald Isle, NC for a week of fellowship, great food, and relaxation at Men’s Beach Week (MBW2017). This year’s trip runs Sunday, April 23 – Sunday, April 30. Flexible scheduling: pick your days or come for the whole week! Click HERE for registration form. Contact: Men’s Group President Fill Bowen, 919-215-4543, email@example.com.
Sunday Morning Classes: There will be no classes April 23. Class will resume April 30 entitled “The Acts of the Apostles, Part I.”
Wednesday Evening Classes: Adult formation Wednesday evening classes will not be held during Easter Week.
Didn’t the church look marvelous on Easter Day? Special thanks goes to Jan Barbee and Barbara Brickman who handmade the new Easter banners. They certainly brightened our Easter celebration. Also it is hard to miss our new Paschal Candle stand. Thanks for the handcrafted stand goes to Andy Kintz. It is another great addition to our worship space. Click HERE for Easter 2017 photos.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) will be July 10-14, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon. Our VBS this year is “Abundance Orchard: Where Faith Grows!” Registration and forms are due on May 15. Continue reading for more and to sign up….Continue reading
Calling all 5th-12th graders! St. Paul’s needs volunteers as acolytes during church. It is a great way to contribute to the church, get community service hours for your school, and it’s lots of fun to be part of the service. Are you interested, but worried you won’t know what to do? No problem! We provide training for you to go over everything you need to know. Interested? Contact Jodi Jeffries at firstname.lastname@example.org. Come be a part of our group!
One of the refugee families we re-settled in 2016 loves coming to St. Paul’s for church. We would like to arrange rides so that they can come more often. Continue Reading if you would like to help out.Continue reading
Stewardship of St. Paul’s Grass: When the grass around the church is growing, we need some people to help mow it. It is a great stewardship opportunity as well as wonderful exercise. If you would be willing to help mow for a couple of hours one or two days during the growing season, please contact Fill Bowen, email@example.com. St. Paul’s supplies the mowers. We just need your muscles.
The Rt. Rev. Alfred “Chip” Marble, Jr., Bishop of Mississippi (resigned) and former Assisting Bishop of North Carolina, died peacefully on March 29, 2017. Click HERE to read the article in the diocesan website. Two memorial services are planned. An interfaith memorial will be held on Monday, May 1, 7:00 PM, at the New Light Baptist Church, Greensboro. An Episcopal memorial will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2:00 PM, at St. Andrew’s, Greensboro. The service is open to all who wish to attend; clergy are asked to vest.
Youth and adults who are going on the Appalachia Service Project are teaming up Saturday, May 6, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon to do various jobs at parishioners’ houses as a fund raiser for our trip. If you have work that lends itself to a group effort (yard work for example), hire us to do it! Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Wheels4Hope would like to sponsor a FREE, hands-on, basic Car Care class at St. Paul’s provided there is sufficient interest. Topics would include how to check fluids and tires, how to change a tire, car safety, interior and exterior care, using a maintenance schedule, and how to save money on car repair. Continue reading if you would like to attend.Continue reading
Please join us for beginning English as a Second Language (ESL) training on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 6:30 PM in the Parish Hall. Gale Herrman, who teaches ESL at Wake Tech, will provide us with information about how to get started teaching ESL We look forward to learning about how to assist our refugee families in developing effective English skills.
The Senior Ministry will present a program, “Overwhelmed with Stuff?” led by Susan Stanhope, a Certified Senior Move Manager, on May 10 at 2:00 PM. Continue reading for details and to sign up.Continue reading
Lifelong Learning at St. Paul’s is gauging interest in possible new offerings and continues with the existing program Healing Touch. Continue reading for details.Continue reading
If you are looking for something more in your spiritual life, or if you need a “kick-start,” you may want to attend the next Cursillo Weekend being conducted here at St. Paul’s, June 8-11, 2017. Cursillo is a spiritual renewal ministry in the Episcopal Church for men and women. For more information about this Cursillo Weekend, please contact Rev. Candy Snively at 919-380-7101 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Also check out the Cursillo website at nccursillo.org.
Appalachia Service Project (ASP) is scheduled for June 25 to July 1, 2017. There is limited space for youth. Continue reading for more and to sign up.Continue reading