Tad Richard and Fr. Javier will be hosting an informal “Movie Discussion Night” each month on the subject of race and racial equity. The first movie discussion will be around the movie “Selma” and will take place on…Continue reading
It is not enough for us to be non-racists, we must become anti-racists. How do we begin? How do we move from a comfortable position of not desiring to block racial equity, into an often-uncomfortable position of actively supporting racial equity? One way to start is by examining what it means to be a White person in America. In many ways, being White has more to do with racism in America than being a Person of Color.
We still have openings for Wednesday afternoons for a study of the book, Waking up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race…Continue reading
“Our commitment to be an inclusive church is not based on a social theory or capitulation to the ways of the culture, but on our belief that the outstretched arms of Jesus on the cross are a sign of the very love of God reaching out to us all. While I understand that many disagree with us, our decision regarding marriage is based on the belief that the words of the Apostle Paul to the Galatians are true for the church today: All who have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male or female, for all are one in Christ.”
To view a video of the Most Reverend Michael Curry’s full statement in response to the Primates Meeting, please click here: https://www.facebook.com/episcopalian/videos/10155010038437925/?theater . Also read “Majority of primates call for temporary Episcopal Church sanctions.”
During the last 5 months this team of Bill Holmes, Dan Loughlin, Dave Mackie, the Rev. Sarah Phelps, Anne Pilgrim, Tad Richard, Kevin Swann, and Aleta McClenney, has worked towards a goal of providing St. Paul’s with a deeper, broader, richer sense of how we might live out our call as Christians to extend our faith beyond the pew on Sundays and to work, in service, with those whom Jesus blessed and whom we are called to love as we love ourselves. Information collected through adult education, surveys, listening circles, and one-on-one conversations falls into three broad categories: Philosophical, Financial, and Structural…Continue reading
Please join us to share your vision and thoughts about your personal connection to our church and the role of St. Paul’s in your life. Your voice is important as we move forward in the parish growth and development process. Events will be led by parish development specialist Peter Saros, M.Div.
- Friday, November 6, 6 pm – 8 pm a pizza dinner for young families. Children will eat with their parents and then treated to a magic show while their parents participate in the discussions. Kid’s Club will also be open.
- Saturday, November 7, 12 noon – 2 pm a catered luncheon for seniors.
- Saturday, November 7, 7 pm – 9 pm a wine, cheese, & dessert event, for members of any/all ages, those who don’t fit into the above categories, or can’t make the other events. Childcare will not be provided for this event.
Please make every effort to attend one of these three events. We want to hear from YOU about YOUR vision for St. Paul’s!