Annual Meeting (Nov 8)

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in the church following the 9:00 AM service on Sunday, Nov 8.  Please plan to attend this important meeting to elect Vestry members and to hear parish updates.  In lieu of coffee hour in the Parish Hall, coffee will be served by the Vestry in the narthex before the meeting. Learn about the vestry candidates for the class of 2016.

A Vision for Outreach

During the last 5 months this team of Bill Holmes, Dan Loughlin, Dave Mackie, the Rev. Sarah Phelps, Anne Pilgrim, Tad Richard, Kevin Swann, and Aleta McClenney, has worked towards a goal of providing St. Paul’s with a deeper, broader, richer sense of how we might live out our call as Christians to extend our faith beyond the pew on Sundays and to work, in service, with those whom Jesus blessed and whom we are called to love as we love ourselves. Information collected through adult education, surveys, listening circles, and one-on-one conversations falls into three broad categories: Philosophical, Financial, and Structural...Continue reading

Vestry Candidates Announced

The slate of candidates for Vestry has been announced. Four candidates will be elected to the Vestry at the Annual Meeting on November 8. Click the following links for each candidate’s responses to questions about St. Paul’s, their experience, and their vision for the future: Rick BradleyLaQuinta JerniganJeff KagerFrank LaneyKevin McIntire, and Karen Smith. Handouts of these responses are available in the narthex. Be sure to attend the annual meeting at 10:10 in the church on Nov 8. Read November 2015 Newsletter, page 2.

Magic, Luncheon, or Wine & Cheese? You Pick!

Please join us to share your vision and thoughts about your personal connection to our church and the role of St. Paul’s in your life.  Your voice is important as we move forward in the parish growth and development process.  Events will be led by parish development specialist Peter Saros, M.Div.

Please select one of the following events and RSVP through Sign-Up Genius, or with an email to, or by phoning the church at 919-467-1477.

  • Friday, November 6, 6 pm – 8 pm a pizza dinner for young families.  Children will eat with their parents and then treated to a magic show while their parents participate in the discussions.  Kid’s Club will also be open.
  • Saturday, November 7, 12 noon – 2 pm a catered luncheon for seniors.
  • Saturday, November 7, 7 pm – 9 pm a wine, cheese, & dessert event, for members of any/all ages, those who don’t fit into the above categories, or can’t make the other events.  Childcare will not be provided for this event.

Please make every effort to attend one of these three events. We want to hear from YOU about YOUR vision for St. Paul’s!