What's Happening at St. Paul's?
The Winter Mini Ministry Fair will be held in the parish hall during coffee hour on February 2, 2020. Different ministries are highlighted at the three mini fairs each year. Here are some of the groups which will be on hand at this fair: Children’s Ministries, Eucharistic Ministers, Episcopal Farmworkers Ministry, Fellowship Events Team, Greeters, Lectors, Mystery Book Group, ONE Wake, Refuge for Refugees, Ushers, Veterans and Military Outreach, Wheels4Hope, and Memorial Garden.
Sunday, January 26, 2020: There is a parish update in the church following the 9:00 a.m. service. In lieu of coffee hour in the parish hall, coffee will be served by the vestry in the narthex before the meeting. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
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Looking for something special to do with your younger child or grandchild? Join us February 8, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in the parish hall for our special Teddy Bear Tea! Children are welcome to bring their favorite doll or stuffed animal and enjoy some special treats and fun. All children aged birth through elementary school are welcome! Children need to be escorted by a parent, grandparent, or guardian. Light refreshments will be served. Click HERE to RSVP by February 2.
Have you noticed there are new faces in the church? Or perhaps individuals who just seem new but perhaps you do not know? Join with the Invite, Welcome, and Connect Committee Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. in the parish hall to explore how we can improve how we connect with our neighbors in the pews. Continue reading for more and to sign up.Continue reading
St. Paul’s will recognize the citizenship and volunteer efforts of all Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and their leaders at the 9:00 a.m. service on February 9, 2020. All scouts and adult leaders are asked to wear their uniforms. Click HERE to sign up or contact Stephany Enders at email@example.com. Continue reading fir more.Continue reading
Shrove Tuesday pancake supper will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall. Costs are $7 per adult, $3 for each school-age (K-12) child, free for pre-school-age children, and there is a cap of $20 per family. This event is sponsored by the Men’s Group and is a great way to start off your Lenten journey.
St. Paul’s will host a screening of the award-winning documentary “Same God” on Saturday, February 29 at 5 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
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
At a parish meeting on Jan 12, 2020, next steps in St. Paul’s capital project were discussed. Five options for the upgrading of St. Paul’s facilities were presented. Continue reading for more on the five options and future plans.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guess Who’s Calling? Someone taking the PULSE of St. Paul’s . Three times a year, each of the seven members of the Pulse Ministry will call 12 parishioners to ask two simple questions and jot down the responses. You may be one of these randomly selected parishioners called! Continue reading for more.Continue reading
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, email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONE WAKE is now the official name for the advocacy body to effect change in Wake County, formerly known as Wake County Sponsors! Along with the new name, we will prioritize THREE issues needing change in our county communities: (1) Affordable housing for all, (2) Quality education for all of our children (3) Living wages and quality jobs for all. Continue reading for more.Continue reading