What's Happening at St. Paul's?
The Adult Formation Committee and the Racial Justice Planning Group are teaming up to offer conversations and evening prayer on Wednesday evenings from 7 – 8 p.m. starting October 4, 2023, on Zoom. Please sign up in advance so that we can send the Zoom link and share any brief readings ahead of time. For October 4, participants should read the following: two articles from NPR, here and here, and an article from The Washington Post (gift link). Email Aleta McClenney at email@example.com with any questions.
October 4 marks the feast of St. Francis of Assisi which provides us with an opportunity to acknowledge how grateful we are for our connections to creation in general, and particularly to our beloved pets. Check out the photo gallery from our event on Oct. 1, 2023 at St. Paul’s, and a photo collection from Faith and Leadership, a publication of Duke Divinity School.
600 members of ONE Wake institutions and neighborhoods across Cary turned out for a strictly non-partisan assembly with 5 of 9 candidates for Cary Town Council in September. Together we called on candidates to work with us to address the pending displacement of Chatham Estates mobile home park residents, and small business owners at the adjacent Chatham Square shopping center. Read more in this article from the N&O, and learn more on ONE Wake’s website.
RSVP NOW! to come and celebrate with friends on Sunday, October 8 from 4 – 7 p.m. We’re preparing a low country boil to be enjoyed by all (chicken and vegan options will be available as well) – Don’t miss this opportunity to come and have fun, especially if you are new or have been away for awhile. Connect and/or reconnect over a fun meal. If you would like to help cook/clean/make a dessert, please email Alana Loughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s time to plan the pageant again! All families of St. Paul’s are invited to participate in our Christmas Pageant, a magical way to celebrate the birth of Christ. All roles (speaking and non-speaking) are played by children ages preschool through 5th grade. Older children are welcome to volunteer to help. We want to include all who want to participate. The pageant will take place during the 9 a.m. service on December 17th. All information, including rehearsal dates, can be found on this registration page.
Join us in the Parish Hall on Sunday, October 15 during coffee hour for a ministry fair! Leaders from many of our ministries will be on hand to share stories about what they do and how you can get involved. Whether you are new, visiting or just looking to reconnect, this is a great way to learn about what is going on. Contact Lanny Wase at email@example.com if your ministry would like to participate.
The Holy Eucharist will be livestreamed on St. Paul’s Facebook page at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2023. A Facebook account is not required.
- Holy Eucharist: https://facebook.com/stpaulscary/live
Sunday Bulletin: October 1, 2023 – Sunday Holy Eucharist
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Like what you see and hear? If you have a question, or you would like to connect in person, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help you find your way.
Please join us October 8 for a wonderful parish celebration from 4-7 p.m. I can’t wait to see you all and enjoy this meal together. We ask that you RSVP this weekend. Read George’s Letter
Plan to join us on Sunday, October 1, at 1 p.m. in the St. Paul’s Courtyard for the annual Blessing of the Animals as we cherish the earth and all its creatures in the spirit of Francis of Assisi. Bring your pets and their friends, invite your neighbors … all are welcome.
The Resilience Ministry at St. Paul’s has invited local mental health professionals to a panel discussion on Sunday, October 1, 2023 from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The discussion will include ideas on how we as a faith community can support our youth’s mental health and will be moderated by the Rev. Alice Graham Grant, Associate Rector for Children’s and Youth Formation.Continue reading