I’m With Her: Holding Mom’s Hand at the Crossroads

Jacob ManierChurch News

by Jacob Manier In our Baptismal Covenant, we pledge to respect the dignity of every person. We make this promise with utmost sincerity even as we wrap it in liturgies that cling nearly exclusively to masculine pronouns and imagery. In our scriptures, hymns, and prayers, we extol the limitless virtues of God The Father, of Activist Bro Jesus and his burly gang of do-gooders, of Grandfatherly Holy Spirit (who we just do not know how … Read More

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Contemporary Service – from the archives

Saint Paul's ChurchHistory

In the 1960s winds of change swept the church as well as society. City population declined sharply, including that of Minneapolis. With it went the membership of  inner-city churches. Civil rights and peace movements weighed on everyone’s consciences. Ancient languages of the church came under criticism, as new biblical translations and archeological discoveries opened new horizons of faithful understanding for many church people. A study for revision of the hymnal and prayer book began in … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 24 February 2017

Saint Paul's ChurchChurch News, E-PISTLE

We said goodbye to the Reverend Lydia Huttar Brown on 26 February, thanking her for her me with us as our transitional priest. 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 Father Marcus Halley, our rector-elect, around the end of March, and his first Sunday with us is scheduled for 26 March. Watch the E-pistle for updates. We … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 17 February 2017

Saint Paul's ChurchChurch News, E-PISTLE

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. We welcome Rabbi Sim Glaser as our guest preacher from Temple Israel. He and Dean Goldberg, who will give a presentation at coffee hour, will be speaking to our joint vision of outreach to the … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 10 February 2017

Saint Paul's ChurchChurch News, E-PISTLE

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. We welcome the Reverends Leonard Freeman and Lindsay Hardin Freeman to Saint Paul’s for one more week as Lydia wraps up her visit to Belize. While away, our Senior Warden is in charge of … Read More

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