What's Happening at St. Paul's?
Outreach Listening Circles (Aug 12)
What does Outreach mean to you? What type of service work motivates you to commit a couple of hours per month toward it? What project in support of our community would you like to join fellow St. Paul’s parishioners in making a reality? The Outreach Visioning Team would like to hear from you on ways we can deepen, broaden, and enrich our outward focus as a parish.Continue reading
Outdoor Cinema (Aug 15)
August 15: Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come watch the movie Home outside on a big screen at St Paul’s. Think drive-in without a car! It’s a family-friendly movie for a hot summer night. The screen will be set up in the courtyard. We will sell concessions (popcorn, candy, and drinks) and accept donations to go toward future mission or pilgrimage trips. The movie will run from 8:30-10:30 PM.
Prayer Stitchers Schedule
Prayer Stitchers’ meets Wednesdays at 10:30 AM and Thursdays at 7:00 PM. Join us for prayer and fellowship as we make items for others. Contact: Beth Barnes, firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-380-7214, or Marilyn Mitchell, email@example.com, 919-800-7043. Read October Newsletter, page 4Continue reading
Little Red Wagon for Urban Ministries
The Little Red Wagon stands ready to receive your contributions every week. Current needs include dry pasta, dry beans, canned pasta (like Spaghettios), canned fruit and vegetables, and packaged drinks for kids. All contributions will be delivered to Urban Ministries to help feed needy families in Wake County. We’re also happy to have your extra paper or plastic grocery bags, for packing groceries for the families that come to Urban Ministries for help. Thanks as always for your continued support.Continue reading
People of all Colors and Cultures Together
People of All Colors and Cultures Together meets on first Tuesdays at 7:00 PM in the Youth Wing. We will continue our discussion on race relations and diversity in our community and America. Please join us! For more information text Andrea at 919-348-9599
Memorial Pavers Offered
The St. Paul’s Vestry is offering an opportunity for parishioners to honor their families and friends with a permanently engraved Memorial Paver in the Circle, across from the main entrance to the church. The memorial pavers will line the existing pathway in the garden. Each of the rectangular pavers (9.25 x 6″) can hold up to four lines of text with a possible maximum of 20 characters on each line. The price of a paver is $125, enough to cover the cost of the paver and the engraving.Continue reading
Rainbow Gathering is a group for LGBTQ individuals, friends, and families. Our goal is to provide a safe zone where we can celebrate and affirm our identities and fellowship with each other. We meet every 3rd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM in the Youth Wing. Text Andrea at: 919-348-9599.
Bishop Anne Hodges-Copple Named Bishop Pro Tem
The diocese has announced that the Rt. Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple has been appointed to serve as Bishop Pro Tem during the time of our diocese’s bishop transition. The full statement is posted on the diocesan website. November 1, 2015 is the working date for Bishop Hodges-Copple to begin serving as Bishop Pro Tem. See video. Additional details will be provided.
Bishop Curry Elected Presiding Bishop
Michael Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church on Saturday June 27, 2015. Bishop Curry will be the Episcopal Church’s first African-American presiding bishop. He will be installed in the position on Nov 1 at the National Cathedral in Washington. Read article in Raleigh News and Observer: Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina to guide nation’s Episcopalians. Read Diocesan homepage and General Convention webpage.
Join the Lay Weeders
Do you like to garden? Have you ever noticed how beautiful St. Paul’s campus is? Want to help keep St. Paul’s courtyard looking its best? Then join Lay Weeders!
We are looking for folks who would like to use their time and talent to keep the weeds at bay in the courtyard and plants looking their best. If you are interested in volunteering an hour or two a month please contact Julia Rudy, firstname.lastname@example.org