E-pistle for Friday 30 June 2017

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Make one, wear one: Don’t forget to stop at the nametag kiosk as you enter and leave church. Greetings are much more memorable with names! Joyce Upton Food Shelf will be receiving Paul’s donations on a weekly basis, owing to renovations under way at Groveland. We continue June’s theme of CONDIMENTS (ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, mayo, etc.), but other non-perishable items are always welcome. Please bring items to church and place them in the baskets at the Narthex doors. Reminder: Church attendance can be … Read More

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Fr. Marcus Halley – A God Who Undoes Unnecessary Rivalries

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At the beginning of his book Just Mercy, which explores the need for compassion in our criminal justice system, attorney, law professor, and Equal Justice Initiative Executive Director Bryan Stevenson tells the story of how he stumbled into this area of advocacy. It begins with a nervous encounter with a man sentenced to death in the State of Georgia. His name is Henry. Bryan, a paralegal intern at the time, was sent from Atlanta to … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 23 June 2017

Saint Paul's ChurchChurch News, E-PISTLE

Make one, wear one: Don’t forget to stop at the nametag kiosk as you enter and leave church. Greetings are much more memorable with names! Joyce Upton Food Shelf will be receiving Paul’s donations on a weekly basis, owing to renovations under way at Groveland. We continue June’s theme of CONDIMENTS (ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, mayo, etc.), but other non-perishable items are always welcome. Please bring items to church and place them in the baskets at the Narthex doors. Reminder: Church attendance can be … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 17 June 2017

Saint Paul's ChurchChurch News, E-PISTLE

Make one, wear one: Don’t forget to stop at the nametag kiosk as you enter and leave church. Greetings are much more memorable with names! Thank you to the Faith Formation Commission for hosting coffee hour. Next week: the Parish Choir. Groveland Food Shelf accepts Saint Paul’s donations on a weekly basis, as part of our Outreach offering to the community. June’s theme is CONDIMENTS (ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, mayo, etc.), but other non-perishable items are … Read More

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Fr. Marcus Halley – On the Holy Trinity and Hospitality

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May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be always acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer. In the name of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Some of you know that I am a historian and a huge proponent of lifelong learning. In fact, tomorrow I will begin a series of yearly summer classes at the University of the South because I just can’t … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 09 June 2017

Saint Paul's ChurchChurch News, E-PISTLE

Make one, wear one: Don’t forget to stop at the nametag kiosk as you enter and leave church. Greetings are much more memorable with names! Thank you to the Parish Life Commission for hosting coffee hour. Next week: the Faith Formation Commission. Groveland Food Shelf accepts Saint Paul’s donations on a weekly basis, as part of our Outreach offering to the community. June’s theme is CONDIMENTS (ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, mayo, etc.), but other non-perishable items … Read More

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Fr. Marcus Halley – Tongues of Peace

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I grew up in a Baptist church that became increasingly more and more Pentecostal and Charismatic as I grew older. If you know anything about these movements then you know that isolated instances of charismatic worship have popped up in Christianity since the beginning, but took on new energy and fervor in the early 1900s when William Seymour, a black preacher from Louisiana, traveled to Los Angeles where his preaching launched a three-year revival. You … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 2 June 2017

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Make one, wear one: Don’t forget to stop at the nametag kiosk as you enter and leave church. Greetings are much more memorable with names! Families and children, we need YOU! Before we hire a teacher and develop curriculum, we’d love to get input from both parents and children –your hopes and dreams– for the Christian Education program that will begin next fall. Join us for a brainstorming conversation this Sunday. The children will have their … Read More

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