There will be a Newcomer class on three consecutive Thursday evenings, Oct 22, Oct 29, and Nov 5, 7:00-8:15 PM, in the Youth Wing, for all who are interested in learning about St. Paul’s. The class will be led by Father George, while other clergy and ministry leaders will come in to share information about the many opportunities in which to participate. For more information, contact Frank and Anne Laney, email@example.com, 919-460-0835.
The annual Blessing of the Animals is scheduled for Sunday, Oct 4, 2015, 2:00 PM, rain or shine! The blessings will be held in the Courtyard if the weather is good, otherwise it will be held in the Parish Hall. All animals welcome. Dogs should be on leashes, cats and other animals in carriers. See photos from previous years of Blessing of the Animals.
VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION COFFEE HOUR this Sunday following the 9:00 service. Whether you’re a front-and-center or behind-the-scenes volunteer, whether you offer a few hours a month or many hours each week, whether your tasks are large or small, the Ministry Leader Resource Committee would like to honor and thank you. Be sure to stop by the parish hall for cake and giveaway goodies.
Wasn’t the St. Paul’s Kick Off Sunday wonderful? The energy of the day reflects the joy and excitement that lives within our parish community. And we succeeded in breaking last year’s attendance record for Kick Off Sunday. There is renewed energy around church growth this year, too. I am delighted to invite you for a presentation by Peter Saros, M.Div. on Wednesday, Oct 14, 6:30 PM. Please Continue reading below and please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org whether you can attend or not.Continue reading
LOBSTER FEST is Saturday OCTOBER 3. Deadline for on-line (confirmed) ordering is Wednesday, September 30. (Items will be available day-of Fest, on a first-come basis). Order your lobsters and Lobsta Rolls now! Go to: www.lobsterfestcary.com. Read October Newsletter, page 3. Read article in Cary Citizen.
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September 30, 2015: Life of the church goes on, rain or shine. And we’ll be busy this weekend with Lobster Fest on Saturday and Blessing of the Animals on Sunday. The forecast is for more rain, but at least lobsters and lobster rolls will be just the ticket for a cool, rainy day. Unfortunately, all those lobsters will have to be cooked outside in the rain. Thankfully, jobs for the youth are indoors! …Continue reading
Join Center for Hope and Healing (CHH) counselor Ruth Burnett to learn more about advances in brain imagery that have led to a better understanding of how trauma affects the brain and mental health. Learn about treatment options that have proven effective. Two class offerings: Tues. Sep 15 10:30 AM to 12:00 noon and Thursday Sep 17 at 7:30 – 9:00 PM. To reserve a place at this class contact Ruth Burnett. 919-800-8530
The annual Backpacks for Veterans will be Oct 18 – Nov 1. We will be collecting items in the narthex. We need help in sorting and filling the backpacks in the Parish Hall during coffee hour on Nov 1. Continue reading below for a list of items needed….Continue reading
The Annual Pumpkin Carving and Chili Cook-off will be October 25, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. All ages and stages are welcome! Please bring your “gutless” pumpkin (remove seeds and pulp at home), carving tools, your adorable children (in costume, if desired), a pot of chili to be judged (optional, but prizes are awarded!) and a non-sweet side dish to share. Dessert will be provided. Continue reading below for details…Continue reading
All of St. Paul’s is invited to join PreEYC at the “Yam Jam” for the Society of St. Andrew on the morning of Oct. 17, 2015, from about 9:00 to 11:00. We will be gleaning sweet potatoes at a local farm to be donated to local food banks and homeless shelters. Please email email@example.com to RSVP.Continue reading