Hello and Goodbye

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As we prepare to welcome the Reverend Marcus Halley, we will also say goodbye to the Reverend Lydia Huttar Brown. Lydia has journeyed with us as our transitional priest since 4 January, 2016. Her last Sunday with at Saint Paul’s will be 26 February. We will send her off with our prayers and gratitude, and pancakes. For Ash Wednesday and the first several Sundays in Lent, the Reverends Leonard and Lindsay Freeman will preach and celebrate with us. We will welcome … Read More

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From the Parish Archives: Reverends Past

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In 1963, the financial report showed a deficit of $2,071. The money to finance operations had to come from trust funds. The Vestry approved a budget with a surplus of $155 if pledge revenue kept up to anticipation. The Rev. Foster made some changes in the use of space in the parish house. He moved the rector’s office to the first floor, making it more accessible. Miss Dorothy Kimball’s employment as a professional Christian Education … Read More

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New Rector is Announced

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Reverend Marcus Halley

The Search Committee is pleased to announce that Reverend Marcus Halley has accepted the call to be the next rector of St. Paul’s. The search committee, in collaboration with the diocese, vestry, and staff, completed a robust search process. That search process began with a review of the MAP work, continue with the discovery of how the MAP would translate into attributes we would seek in our new rector, and concluded with interviews, a service led by the candidates and a lot of … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 27 January 2017

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The Vestry is pleased to announce the call of the Reverend Marcus Halley to become the next rector of Saint Paul’s. Many thanks to the Search Committee for their diligence and hard work. Click here to read a letter from our rector-elect. Thank you to the Outreach Commission for hosting coffee hour. Next week: the Altar Guild. The Faith Formation Commission will be meeting after the liturgy in the Thurston Room. Grab your coffee and ascend the stairs! Food and … Read More

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E-pistle for Sunday 22 January 2017

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As Donald Trump is inaugurated as our country’s 45th president, let us join with others throughout the nation and the world to pray for our country in this time of transition; for Barack Obama and his family as they leave the White House; for Donald Trump and his family as they assume the role of First Family; for our new president and all in authority, that they may make wise decisions for the common good … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 13 January 2017

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Saint Pauls Lake of the Isles in winter

A note from Lydia+ Following the liturgy on Christmas Day, someone threw bricks through several windows in the parish hall and the church. There was no entry to the church, and nothing was taken or damaged apart from the windows. A police report has been filed, and damage will be covered by our insurance. We are moving toward securing the building more regularly, rather than having all doors open during the day. At this time we are locking … Read More

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From the Parish Archives – Stained Glass Windows

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by Rose Nightingale On January 1, 1963, the house in Edina of the Rev. Vernon Johnson was sold back to him. The church had purchased it from him when he became rector, to be used as the rectory (years ago the church used to own the house the rector lived in. Now the rectors buy their own). After more than 13 years the Rev. Johnson was resigning due to his personal struggle with alcoholism. His … Read More

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