Weekly Update Aug 28, 2020: A Letter from the Rector
Dear Friends, This week’s letter is about racial justice, homeless ministry, voter registration, book studies, and a link to Sunday worship. Click HERE for George’s letter.
It’s time for ONE Wake to Launch!
It’s been several years in the making. Wake County residents from many different neighborhoods, faiths, and backgrounds have gotten organized. We are formally launching ONE Wake by holding a Founding Assembly (via Zoom) on October 13, 2020. Continue reading to register.Continue reading
St. Paul’s Preschool is offering a Virtual Preschool for 1-2 year olds (once a week) and 3-4 year olds (twice a week). We are excited to offer this option for our families who wish to stay at home this fall. For a Virtual Preschool flier, click HERE. Continue reading for more about plans for preschool this fall.Continue reading
Vulnerability and Belonging
This week in the Hope for the Journey series, Fr. Javier reflects on the myth of self-sufficiency: “Our modern way of life has trained us to believe that we can be an island unto ourselves, but Christian discipleship involves a radical repudiation of anything of the sort—we are limited, finite creatures, dependent on the God in whom we live and breathe, and members of a Body much larger than we can imagine.”Continue reading
Family Promise: How You Can Help
The week of August 23, 2020 was supposed to be this year’s 3rd host week for Family Promise and although we cannot be there to support the families physically, you can still help by donations. Continue reading to support families.Continue reading
ONE Wake Voter Registration Drive at St. Paul’s
NEW: Click HERE for a video about St. Paul’s Voter Registration Initiative.
As a member of ONE Wake — a coalition of over 35+ religious institutions and non-profit organizations around Wake County — St. Paul’s will be participating in a strictly nonpartisan, countywide voter registration effort. A committed team of St. Paul’s members plan to call every family in our parish to provide information and resources for voting this Fall. Continue reading.
Deadline Sep 1, 2020: Job Retention Grant Program
Maria Gillespie, diocesan director of finance and administration shared news of the Job Retention Grant, a grant for for-profit or non-profit employers with payroll costs who did not apply for the PPP Loan/Grant program. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Emergency Meals for Children
The food security emergency is still going on and many of our neighbors are struggling. Wake County has asked us to continue distributing meals through the end of the year. Click HERE to see how you can help by donating food or supplies or volunteering.Continue reading
Weekly Update Aug 21, 2020: A Letter from the Rector
This week I would like to share information about an Episcopal Farmworker Ministry online offering, a school supplies drive for farmworker children, a wonderful success story from St. Paul’s Refuge for Refugee Ministry, as well as a reminder to join us for Sunday worship and coffee hour. Click HERE for George’s letter.
The Climate Crisis
In this week’s Hope for the Journey (Aug 19, 2020), Fr. George shares a letter about the climate crisis.Continue reading