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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!

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church
221 Union St., Cary, NC 27511
Phone: 919-467-1477, Fax: 919-467-0152
Questions? Email: stpauls@stpaulscary.org
Sunday worship schedule: 7:30, 9:00, 11:15 AM


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Holiday 2014 Schedule Print E-mail
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St. Paul's 2014 Holiday Schedule
Dec 28 - First Sunday of Christmas - Services at 7:30, 9:00, 11:15
     9:00 and 11:15 - Lessons and Carols
Dec 31 - Office closes at 1:00 PM, Year-end donations must be in by 1:00 PM on New Year's
     Eve to be counted by St. Paul's as a 2014 donation
Jan 1 and 2, 2015 - Office closed

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Worship and Music Update Print E-mail
Holiday 2014 Worship Schedule
cantata-arab-2012 Sign up now for the Music Program
Go to: Music Signup Page
Read Dec-Jan Newsletter, pages 15, 16
Prayers of Healing Offered at 9:00 and 11:15 Services
twelfth-night-60-1 Twelfth Night Celebration, Jan 11
altar-flowers-50 Donate Weekly flowers in memorial and thanksgiving
bible1 Daily Office Recordings by St. Paul's readers. Readings of Psalms, Old Testament, Epistle, New Testament.
greening-2014 See photos of Greening of the Church, Dec 21
 
Outreach / Inreach Update Print E-mail
Ways to give this Christmas:
wreath Heifer International: Alternate Gift Giving Opportunity
wreath Advent offering to support Harvest for Hospitality (Episcopal Farmworkers)
wreath Christmas plate offering to support Urban Ministries and PLM Families Together
wreath Wheels4Hope 31-Day Challenge, until Dec 31
bloodmobile60 Blood Drive, Jan 17, 9:00 to noon. Save a life!
Join Care and Share volunteers. Click here to sign up for Care and Share.
little-red-wagon A Little Red Wagon is in the narthex to collect food for Urban Ministries.
Read about Outreach in Dec-Jan Newsletter, pg 12-13
 
Children's Update Print E-mail
childrenministrylogocolor-100 Children's News & Events
Read Dec-Jan Newsletter, pages 6-8
Signup to teach Children's Chapel
Children's Ministries on Facebook
Sign up for Children's Sunday School
Communion Classes to be offered Feb 22, Mar 1, Mar 8
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Preschool:
Read Dec-Jan Newsletter, page 6
Preschool now accepting applications
Take a virtual tour of Preschool classrooms

Pre-EYC for 4th and 5th graders meets second and fourth Sundays at 11:15 AM
pageant-2014 See pictures of Christmas Pageant, Dec 14 and Pageant Rehearsal, Dec 13
 
Adult Education Update Print E-mail
Adult Education Forums, Sundays, 10:10 AM, Chapel:
  • Jan 11: “Telling Time in the Church: Epiphany,” The Rev. Dr. Cathy Deats
  • Jan 18: “Carrying the Dream Now,” St. Paul’s Clergy
Women's Study Group, Jan 13 and Feb 10, noon in the Cry Room. Read more.
julian-of-norwich73x120 Julian Gathering, 9:15 AM, Cry Room. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays.
Read about Adult Ed in Dec-Jan Newsletter, page 11, 12
moms-logo-50 Jan 20 - Mar 3, 2015, Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS) Course offered
Confirmation Sunday is Apr 26. Applications due Jan 18Read more.
 
Church Business and Stewardship Update Print E-mail
2014pledgebutton Go Deep! Make your pledge for 2015. Click the button at left to pledge.
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Memorial pavers offered. Honor someone.

Read Endowment Fund Update, Nov 2014
time-and-talent Offer your time and talent to St. Paul's
Read November Financial Statements, login required.
 
Adult and Fellowship Update Print E-mail
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Coffee Hour, 10:00, Sundays:
Dec 28, 2014: No Coffee Hour
Jan 4, 2015: TBD
Jan 11, 2015: Prayer Stitchers
Jan 18, 2015: Outreach
Jan 25, 2015: Mini Ministry Fair
Read Dec-Jan Newsletter, page 2

ministryfair-60 Winter Mini-Ministry Fair, Jan 25 during Coffee Hour
cap-scarf-mittens-60 Prayer Stitchers: read Dec-Jan Newsletter, pages 4-5.
 
Youth Update Print E-mail
youth-group-80 Episcopal Youth Community (EYC)
Youth News and Events
Dec-Jan Newsletter, pages 9, 10
CONFIRMATION SUNDAY is Apr 26. Being confirmed? Applications due Jan 18Read more.
EYC: 5:00-7:00 PM on Sundays for both MS and HS.
Planning ahead (read Dec-Jan Newsletter, pages 9, 10):
  • Sun, Jan 4: Christmas party and fun gift exchange
brown-bag-nov-29-2014-60 See pictures: Go Do Youth Ministry Partners with Brown Bag Ministries, Nov 29, 2014
Register for Sunday School - click here.
 
Communications Update Print E-mail
assistive-listening-device1 Assistive listening devices are available in the narthex (lobby)
facebook-60 St Paul's on Facebook: www.facebook.com/stpaulscary
St. Paul's E-News is emailed every other Thursday evening. Sign up for E-News by clicking here. Upcoming issues: Jan 8, Jan 22, Feb 5, Feb 23, Mar 5, Mar 19
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Christmas Day 2014 Print E-mail

TonyRev. Tony Wike
Homily, December 25, 2014

Luke 2:1-14(15-20)
According to the St. Paul's website and newsletter, Our Christmas Day Service is a quiet, contemplative service, a service of contemplation and Eucharist. At one level this is a way of saying to visitors that there will be no music, no organ, no instruments of any kind...

Hear audio of Tony's homily: Click here.

 
Christmas Eve 2014 Print E-mail

george_adamikRev. George Adamik
Homily, December 24, 2014

I am becoming more and more convinced in my life that we are not human beings looking for what it means to be spiritual, but rather we are spiritual beings looking for what it means to be human. That may sound like a reversal of what we usually think...

Hear audio of George's homily: click here

 
Childrens Homily Christmas Eve 2014 Print E-mail

cathy-deats-120Rev. Dr. Cathy Deats
Children's Homily, December 24, 2014

God grant that your word only may be spoken, that your word only may be heard, for Christ's sake, Amen. You know when we teach children about worship around here, we teach them there are five parts to worship. I won't tell you all of them...

Hear audio of Cathy's homily: click here

 
Do Not be Afraid, Mary Print E-mail

candy08Rev. Candace Snively, Deacon
Homily, December 21, 2014

Luke 1:26-38
Well, here we are, the fourth Sunday in Advent. For the last month we have been preparing, we have been waiting, and our wait is almost over. During this time we anticipate Jesus' coming knowing that Christ is already in our midst...

Hear Candy's homily in MP3 audio. Click here.

 
Event Reports & Photos Print E-mail
Click the links for photos from recent events:
greening-2014 Greening of the Church, Dec 21, 2014
pageant-2014 Christmas Pageant, Dec 14, 2014
pageant-2014-rehearsal-1 Christmas Pageant Rehearsal, Dec 13, 2014
st-nick-and-george-2014-60 St. Nicholas Day, Dec 7, 2014
brown-bag-nov-29-2014-60 Go Do Youth Ministry Partners with Brown Bag Ministries, Nov 29, 2014
pumpkincarving-2014-1 Pumpkin Carving, Chili Cookoff, Halloween Carnival, Oct 26, 2014
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News and Notes Print E-mail
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Facilities for Children
  • St. Paul's Kids' Club offers free childcare by trained staff during 9:00 and 11:15 AM services.
  • Cry Room offers a place where you can be a part of Sunday services and also let the little ones relax and be themselves! Read more.
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