Saint Paul’s Church on Lake of the Isles Worship and Programming Guide

September-December 2023 – stay up-to-date on our Events page with the latest changes and additions

Ongoing events:

  • Sunday worship, 10:00AM; Rev. Ramona Scarpace presiding and preaching unless noted— Coffee Hour follows in Undercroft
  • Wednesday choir rehearsals, 7:00-8:30PM September 2023
  • Sun, September 24; Faithful Innovation: “Dwelling in the Word” following Coffee Hour
  • Tue, September 26 – 7:00-8:15PM via Zoom; Faithful Innovation: “Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi, Part 1”, led by Rev. Ramona Scarpace

October 2023

  • Sun, October 1 –  Faith in Action: Blessing Bag item collection begins
  • Tue, October 3 – 7:00-8:15PM via Zoom Faithful Innovation: “Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi, Part 2”, led by Rev. Ramona Scarpace
  • Wed, October 4 – 6:00-7:00PM Worship discussion group, Undercroft
  • Sun, October 8 – All-Parish Meeting, Stewardship campaign kickoff following Coffee Hour; Faith in Action: Blessing Bag item collection continues
  • Mon, October 9 – church office closed in observance of Indigenous People’s Day
  • Tue, October 10 – 7:00-9:00PM Vestry meeting, Conference Room
  • Fri, October 13 – time TBD set-up for Antiques Appraisal Fair – Undercroft, Nave
  • Sat, October 14 – 10:00AM-4:00PM Antiques Appraisal Fair – Undercroft, Nave, Searle Mansion
  • Sun, October 15 – Feast of Saint Francis Blessing of the Animals outdoors, weather permitting; Faith in Action: Blessing Bag item collection continues; Stewardship campaign continues
  • Wed, October 18 – 6:00-7:15PM “Wings and a Prayer” dinner, Labyrinth discussion – Undercroft
  • Sun, October 22  – 10:00AM guest presider, preacher TBD (Rev. Scarpace on vacation); Faith in Action: Blessing Bag item collection continues; Stewardship campaign continues
  • Thu, October 26 – 7:00-8:15PM Beloved Community Action video and discussion, Undercroft
  • Sun, October 29 – Faith in Action: Blessing Bag assembly after Coffee Hour; Stewardship campaign continues

November 2023

  • Thu, November 2 – 7:00-8:15PM Beloved Community Action video and discussion, Undercroft
  • Sun, November 5 – Feast of All Souls guest presider, preacher TBD (Rev. Scarpace on retreat); Stewardship campaign continues
  • Tue, November 7 – 7:00-9:00PM – Vestry meeting, Conference Room
  • Thu, November 9 – 7:00-8:15PM – Beloved Community Action video and discussion, Undercroft
  • November 10-11 – ECMN Convention in Eagan
  • Sun, November 12 – Stewardship campaign closes
  • Wed, November 15 – 6:00-7:15PM  “Wings and a Prayer” dinner – Undercroft
  • Thu, November 16 – 7:00-8:15PM Beloved Community Action video and discussion, Undercroft
  • Thu, November 23 – 10:00AM via Zoom Thanksgiving Service
  • Sun, November 26 – Feast of Christ the King

December 2023

  • Sat, December 2 – 9:00-11:00AM Greening of the Church
  • Sun, December 3 – First Sunday of Advent; Faith in Action: Southside Care Center gift collection begins
  • Tue, December 5 – 7:00-8:30PM via Zoom; Faithful Innovation: “The Gospel of Saint Luke: An Overview”, led by Rev. Ramona Scarpace
  • Fri, December 8 – 7:00-9:00PM A Festival of Lessons and Carols; reception follows in Undercroft
  • Sun, December 10 – Second Sunday of Advent; Faith in Action: Southside Care Center gift collection continues
  • Tue, December 12 – 7:00-9:00PM Vestry meeting, Conference Room
  • Sun, December 17 – Third Sunday of Advent Faith in Action: Southside Care Center gift collection concludes
  • Sun, December 24 – Fourth Sunday of Advent; Christmas Eve liturgy with choir, 5:00PM; desserts and beverages follow in Undercroft
  • Mon, December 25 – 10:00AM Christmas Morning liturgy
  • Week of December 26-30 – church office closed for long winter’s naps
  • Sun, December 31 – 10:00AM Lessons and Carols with Eucharist