E-pistle for Easter 2018

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Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations of personal care and non-perishable food. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in the baskets at the Narthex doors. Ready, set, EGG HUNT! Join us in the Narthex immediately following the liturgy for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, to be held in the Biem Neighborhood House. All young people (and those young at heart) are welcome!! Are … Read More

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Father Marcus Halley – Holy Week Beings with Protest

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[Sermon Preached on Sunday, March 25, 20178 (Sunday of the Passion) at Saint Paul’s Church on Lake of Isles – Minneapolis, Minnesota] [You can listen to this sermon as well as some additional thoughts by checking our the latest episode of the Word Made FRESH Podcast]. Holy Week begins with protest. I am not simply referring to the hundreds of thousands who took part in the March for Our Lives demonstrations that took place yesterday … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 23 March 2018

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Please gather in the Undercroft at 10:00am for the Liturgy of the Palms, from where we will process to the Nave for the Eucharist. Hosanna! Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations of personal care and non-perishable food. our theme for March is SOAP, but other contributions are welcome. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in the baskets at the Narthex doors. Blessing Bags … Read More

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Fr. Marcus Halley – Planting and Hoping

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[Sermon preached on Sunday, March 18, 2018 (Lent V, Year B) at Saint Paul’s Church on Lake of the Isles – Minneapolis MN] [The audio of the sermon can be heard on the Word Made FRESH Podcast.] Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. John 12:24 (NRSV) I ran into a crisis of … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 16 March 2018

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Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations of personal care and non-perishable food. our theme for March is SOAP: laundry, dish, hand, etc., but other contributions are always welcome. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in the baskets at the Narthex doors. We are in need of parishioners to deliver our collection to the food shelf each week. Please sign up in the Narthex … Read More

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Fr. Marcus Halley – Leaning into the Darkness

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[Sermon preached on Sunday, March 11, 2018 (Lent IV, Year B) at Saint Paul’s Church on Lake of the Isles – Minneapolis MN] [The audio of the sermon can be heard on the Word Made FRESH Podcast.] And this is the judgement, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil. John 3:19 (NRSV) Gospel lessons like the one we just heard are hard to … Read More

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Dcn. Peggy Schnack – Holy Distractions

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[Sermon preached on Sunday, March 4, 2018] Shalom, friends. I just came back from the temple, have you been yet? Yes, you went earlier? Did anything interesting happen? Same old-same old, just like every other time you’ve been to the temple? Hmm, nothing much to report or say, huh. Well, have I got a story for you. You guys aren’t going to believe what happened. You know how it usually goes, the temple is a … Read More

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Fr. Marcus Halley – Fighting Fire with Grace

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[Sermon preached on Sunday, February 25, 2018 (Lent II, Year B) at Saint Paul’s Church on Lake of the Isles – Minneapolis, Minneapolis] But turning and looking at his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, ‘Get behind me, Satan! For you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things.’ Mark 8:33 (NRSV) I wasn’t always this tall and good looking. There was a time when I was quite a bit shorter … Read More

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E-pistle for Friday 9 March 2018

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Spring AHEAD! Daylight Saving Begins Sunday! Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations of personal care and non-perishable food. our theme for March is SOAP: laundry, dish, hand, etc., but other contributions are always welcome. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in the baskets at the Narthex doors. We are in need of parishioners to deliver our collection to the food shelf each week. … Read More

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