E-pistle for Friday 31 March 2017

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Thank you to the Altar Guild for hosting coffee hour today. Next week: the Faith Formation Commission. The Pastoral Care Team will be meeting in the Bishop Thurston room following the liturgy. Please get some coffee and a treat, then join us up the stairs! Join us for a fun Outreach activity for parishioners of all ages to help our homeless neighbors! We will assemble Blessing Bags in the Undercroft after today’s liturgy. These bags will be … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 24 March 2017

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Thank you to the Worship Commission for hosting coffee hour this Mothering Sunday. Next week: the Altar Guild. Food and personal care items are collected each Sunday and delivered to Groveland Food Shelf’s ministry to homeless youth. Please consider bringing an item or two weekly as part of your offering; for the month of March (and specifically Lent, beginning on 1 March), our food shelf theme will be canned or pouch tuna packets, salmon, or mac … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 17 March 2017

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The Reverends Lindsay Hardin Freeman and Leonard Freeman complete their rotation as our March interim clergy this week. Thank you, Lindsay and Len, for the support you’ve given Saint Paul’s during this time of priestly transition! Thank you to the Outreach Commission for hosting coffee hour. Next week: the Worship Commission. Food and personal care items are collected each Sunday and delivered to Groveland Food Shelf’s ministry to homeless youth. Please consider bringing an item or two weekly … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 10 March 2017

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The Reverends Lindsay Hardin Freeman and Leonard Freeman continue to preach and preside during our March interim. Please greet them at coffee hour. Thank you to the Finance/Administration Commission for hosting coffee hour. Next week: the Outreach Commission. The Pastoral Care Team will meet after the liturgy in the Thurston Room. Secure your coffee and treats, then join us up the stairs! Food and personal care items are collected each Sunday and delivered to Groveland … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 3 March 2017

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We welcome the Reverends Lindsay Goodwin Freeman and Leonard Freeman as guest clergy during our March interim. Please greet them at coffee hour. Thank you to the Building and Grounds Commission for hosting coffee hour. Next week: the Finance/Administration Commission. Food and personal care items are collected each Sunday and delivered to Groveland Food Shelf’s ministry to homeless youth. Please consider bringing an item or two weekly as part of your offering; for the month of March (and specifically Lent, beginning on 1 March), our … Read More

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Thomas Cranmer and the Great Litany

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submitted by The Rev. Lindsay Hardin Freeman The Rev. Leonard Freeman On the first Sunday in Lent at Saint Paul’s (March 5), we participate in a masterpiece, The Great Litany, crafted by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556). The litany is traditionally read or sung in Episcopal congregations on the first Sunday of Lent, and is only service that remains in its original form from the First Book of Common Prayer (1549). The pleas in the litany … Read More

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