What's Happening at St. Paul's?
Notice, 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb 20, 2020: The office is closed and all choir practices are canceled.
When decisions are made about cancellations or delays of St. Paul’s services or events due to the weather, we will publish them here on St. Paul’s website. Click HERE for the Inclement Weather Standing Announcement.
Click HERE for photos of the annual Murder Mystery dinner theater, performed by the youth of St. Paul’s on February 15, 2020.
On February 23, 2020 the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) will host coffee hour. ASP is a home repair ministry to needy families of central Appalachia. Youth and adult participants grow spiritually , gain self-confidence, and build relationships as they work together. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
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Rainbow Gathering: All Are Welcome to join Rainbow Gathering on Friday February 21, 2020 in the youth wing at 7:00 p.m. This month we will discuss notable LGBTQ people of color and current events. For more information please contact Andrea at email@example.com.
New to ASP? Would you like to learn about this transformational service experience? The Appalachia Service Project ministry would like to invite interested adults and youth to join us between services in the parish hall for coffee and information on Sunday, February, 23, 2020. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Update Feb 19, 2020: We still need social hosts for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday and overnight hosts for Wednesday and Thursday.
Our first Family Promise host week of 2020 is Feb 23 – Mar 1 and we need volunteers. Click this link to see what volunteer slots are open and to sign up: tinyurl.com/StPaulsFP . Continue reading for more.
The Fellowship Events Team (FET) is delighted to host an IMPROV show with THE UNINTENTIONALS, on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This is a family/church friendly comedy event for all of the family. Suggested Donation: $5 per Family, $2 per individual. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
ONE Wake (formerly Wake County Sponsors) will have an internal meeting on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. in the conference room as we plan for ONE Wake’s official launch on the Feast of Pentecost (May 31). Continue reading for 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.
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 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
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
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
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.firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Annual Reports from Ministry Groups and Committees for 2019 have been assembled. Click HERE for a PDF of these Annual Reports.
After the response and feedback from our Capital Project Update of January 12, 2020, the building committee met with the architect and building contractor to discuss revisions to the project that might better align our construction budget with our needs. Some great news was shared during the vestry’s Quarterly Update to the Parish, Sunday, January 26, 2020. Click HERE for a voice recording of the January 26 meeting. Continue reading for more details of the meeting.Continue reading
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