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- The Children’s Little Brown Stewardship Basket is working toward our 2018 Note in the Pocket Sort Day, scheduled for June 3, 2018. We have collected $533.75 toward our goal of $3000.00.
- Sunday School continues today at 10:10 a.m. in the Education Building.
- Clergy Led Chapel for children in 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade will be held today at the 9:00 a.m. service. Please meet Father George at the door to the courtyard during the children’s processional.
- Children’s Chapel for children ages age 3 through 2nd grade will be held today at the 9:00 a.m. service. Immediately following the Collect children may follow the cross processional to the Youth Wing.
- Children’s bulletins, crayon packs and pipe cleaners are available on the desk in the Narthex.
- The presence of children is a gift to the Church and children are always welcome in our services. If you feel the need, Nursery Care for babies and young children is available-please see an usher to escort you to the Nursery (Kid’s Club). Our Bride’s Room is located in the back of the Sanctuary and is open to anyone needing a place for a crying baby or restless child.
- Sunday School: The lesson today is entitled “Peace & Justice: In the Midst of Enemies.” Middle School meets in the Youth Wing. Middle School meets in the Youth Wing (go straight there, snacks are provided) and High School meets in Room 10.
- EYC Tonight 5:00-7:00 p.m.: We are going to spend some time talking about immigration and our response as Christians to current events. We will also play games tonight and eat dinner together. Come fellowship and learn with us.
The Appalachia Service Project (ASP) youth and adults are hosting an ASP sharing lunch Sunday, September 17, following the 11:15 a.m. service until approximately 2:00 p.m. The event provides an opportunity for the volunteers to share their moments and experiences with the congregation and to thank the many ministries and supporters who help make this outreach possible. Please join us for ice cream, finger food, and fellowship.
COFFEE HOUR MINISTRY HIGHLIGHTS: The Men’s Group is hosting coffee hour in the Parish Hall following the 9:00 a.m. service today. This group fosters fellowship while providing various service projects and activities for the parish, including Lobster Fest, Men’s Beach Week, and food for the Parish Picnic and Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper.
Next week the Rainbow Gathering will be hosting coffee hour. The Rainbow Gathering is a fellowship and support group for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning) individuals and the people who love and support them.
St. Paul’s Lobster Fest 2017 will be Saturday, October 7. We need volunteers! Help during the week of Lobster Fest, the day of Lobster Fest, and with a few follow-up needs. St. Paul’s parishioners have been generous with support in the past and we need to fill our open positions as soon as we can. Please go to tinyurl.com/lobsterfesthelp2017 (Sign Up Genius Invite). Links to this Sign Up Genius sites are posted on both lobsterfestcary.org and stpaulscary.org web sites. Or, contact Vickie Johnson at 919-201-2503, or email@example.com.
ARTS AND CRAFT FESTIVAL: 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. For general questions about the festival, please contact Sally Moller at email@example.com.
Sunday Forum this fall (10:15 – 11:00 a.m., Chapel): What Does It Mean to be Episcopalian? Join the clergy and people of St. Paul’s this fall as we delve into the rich tradition of our faith: our biblical roots, the language of the creeds, the meaning behind our common rites of worship, and the history of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. On Sundays, September 10 and 17, we will begin the series by embarking on an overview of the geography and history of the Holy Land, led by the Rev. Javier Almendárez Bautista.
Wednesday Evening: Embracing Interfaith Cooperation (9/20, and 9/27; Youth Wing, 6:00-7:00 p.m.) Join the Rev. George Adamik as we explore the practice of interfaith dialogue. Embracing Interfaith Cooperation, a DVD series, is a timely and contemporary portal for exploring multi-faith dialogue and cooperation in our increasingly diverse culture.
NEWCOMER CLASS: 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, October 18, 25, and November 1, from 7:15-8:30 p.m., in the Youth Wing. You are invited to attend all 3 classes, but attend as many as you can, as they are not a continuing series. The classes will be led by Rev. George Adamik, while other clergy and ministry leaders will come in to share about our many ministry groups. For more information, contact Frank and Anne Laney, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 460-0835.
NOMINATE A VETERAN CAMPAIGN: Do you know a Veteran that you would like to nominate and tells us about why you nominated them? We are seeking youth up to age 17 to share their experience with a Veteran. Submissions may be in writing, in the form of poetry, in music or art form. Feel free to express yourself! Please include Military Member Name, Rank, Branch of Service, Duty Station, Job Description, Reason why you submitted name. Your choice of topic. Both the Veteran and the Expressionist will be rewarded with Movie Tickets. The deadline for Expression submissions is October 31, 2017. All forms of express must be either emailed to email@example.com or hand delivered to Church Office by October 31, 2017.