What's Happening at St. Paul's?
Ash Wednesday Services, Feb 26, 2020:
7:00 a.m.: Ash Wednesday Service, Imposition of Ashes
12:00 Noon: Ash Wednesday Service, Imposition of Ashes
6:00 p.m.: Ash Wednesday Service for Families, Imposition of Ashes
7:00 p.m.: Ash Wednesday Service, Imposition of Ashes
St. Paul’s will host a screening of the award-winning documentary “Same God” on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The film will be followed by a question and answer session with the woman at the heart of the film, Dr. Larycia Hawkins, and the director, Linda Midgett.Continue reading
Sunday, March 1, 2020 is Hermano Day (Farmworker Day). Representatives from the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry will be here to tell us about the work being done to help our farmworker brothers in Christ. St. Paul’s helps by donating work clothes and bedding and by offering financial support. Please bring your donations to church that day. Continue reading for more and to see what donations are needed.Continue reading
Easter Lily envelopes will be available in the pews through Sunday, March 22, 2020. Giving a lily that will decorate the altar and worship spaces for the Easter services is a beautiful way to remember and/or give thanks for the special people in our lives. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
You are invited to join us for the Diocesan Wide Lenten Book Read. We will be one of many congregations of the Diocese reading Howard Thurman’s book, Jesus and The Disinherited. The Rev. Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was a minister, educator, theologian and civil rights leader. There will be two classes available in March: Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Continue reading for more and to sign up.Continue reading
On March 1, 2020 coffee hour will be hosted by the Hermano Day ministry. Representatives from the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry will be here to tell us about the work being done to help our farmworker brothers in Christ. St. Paul’s helps by donating work clothes and bedding and by offering financial support. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
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St. Paul’s will participate in the upcoming Episcopal Coalition H4H build beginning at 8:15 a.m. on February 29, 2020 at Habitat Wake’s Construction Facility, 2615 Westinghouse Boulevard, Raleigh. St. Paul’s only gets 5 volunteer slots on this day, but is responsible for supplying most of the volunteers on the following Saturday, March 7, 2020. Continue reading for more and to sign up.Continue reading
The Appalachia Service Project (ASP) Spaghetti Dinner will be held Friday, March 20, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Come support ASP and enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner prepared by the St. Paul’s Men’s Group. The dinner is in the parish hall. Individual plates are $5.00 for children, $8.00 for adults, and $20.00 for families. No reservations are necessary. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross, a vowed, non-residential community of Episcopal women, who strive to live a life of simplicity and prayer, invite you to attend a Lenten Quiet Day on Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Church in Hillsborough. Continue reading for more and to RSVP.Continue reading
Members of the Memorial Garden Ministry, along with a few faithful volunteers, will begin early on Saturday morning, March 28, 2020 to prepare the Memorial Garden for Easter and Spring. Please join us for a morning of work and camaraderie. Coffee and biscuits will be provided! Continue reading for more and to learn about the Memorial Garden ministry.Continue reading
The Fellowship Events Team (FET) will host a Seder ceremony and meal led by Fr. George on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. in the parish hall. All are welcome. Please join us for the ceremony and the meal. Tickets will be on sale on Sunday, March 15 and Sunday, March 22. Family $6.00, Individual $3.00. If you have any questions or you wish to find out more about our ministry contact, Sheila Reilly: SKreilly7@gmail.com or Raymonde Koonce: Raykoo83@gmail.com .
Each year, the men of St. Paul’s gather in Emerald Isle for a week of fun at the beach – just to have a great time! This year, Men’s Beach Week runs from Sunday, April 19 through Sunday, April 26, 2020. Choose to come for one or more nights – the sign-up sheet is in the narthex. Click HERE for the registration form. For more info, please contact Mike McInerney at Michael.email@example.com or 919-656-4629.
St. Paul’s Women’s Beach Week is open to all St. Paul’s women over 18. All are welcome! We have houses reserved in Emerald Isle NC. The dates are Sunday April 26 – Sunday May 3, 2020. The cost is $50 a night. This is a wonderful way to meet, reconnect, relax, and have fun with other members of our church. The sign-up poster is in the narthex, with forms and information. For questions, call or text Yvon Daniel, 919-747-1199, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Paul’s will host a two-day Racial Equity Institute Phase 1 training on Apr 30 and May 1, 2020. Moving the focus from individual bigotry and bias, the REI Phase 1 workshop presents a historical, cultural, structural and institutional analysis. Continue reading for more and to sign up.Continue reading
Thank you, St. Paul’s, for providing 183 rolls of toilet paper to Dorcas in January. Did you know that you can’t use food stamps to buy paper goods – like toilet paper? With current monthly toilet paper donations, Dorcas Food Pantry can provide families in need with 2 rolls of TP/month. Look for the green bin across from the choir room to put your TP donations or contact Gail Cowper at email@example.com.
The Care and Share Committee provides transportation for those in our parish who need a ride to appointments or to attend a Sunday service. We are putting together a team for a new parishioner in Apex who is willing to attend either the 9:00 or the 11:15 a.m. service. We will need four drivers, one for each Sunday! Please contact Lesley Dinwiddie (919) 616-8140, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts & Crafts Festival raised $7,558 for outreach ministries in 2019. We need your help to continue this good work in 2020. We’ll begin planning in the spring for our festival in November. We have openings for committee members to head up the different areas of the festival. Please consider joining the committee. It’s a great opportunity to help raise money for outreach while getting to know other St. Paul’s parishioners. Please contact Sally Moller at email@example.com.
Click HERE for photos of the annual Murder Mystery dinner theater, performed by the youth of St. Paul’s on February 15, 2020.