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This Sunday at Saint Paul's

As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem. 
Isaiah 66:13

Ninteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Celebrate the Eucharist with us at 10:00AM from Saint Paul’s altar; the service will also be livestreamed on Zoom. You may view or download the bulletin here. We welcome guest organist Trevor Wolter this week as Jacob enjoys some well-deserved time off. Thank you for sharing your ministry of music!

Kids’ Bible Story Time is available following the liturgy for our youngest worshippers.

Join us for Coffee Hour in the back of the Nave for fellowship and laughter!

Prayer Calendar

 

 

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the Anglican Church of Tanzania.

In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for all participaing in the General Convention of the Episcopal Church July 7-14 in Baltimore. The legislative process of General Convention is an expression of The Episcopal Church’s belief that, under God, the Church is ordered and governed by its people: laity, deacons, priests, and bishops. We pray also for all who will attend ECMN camps, and all embarking on mission projects during the summer.

Saint Paul’s weekly Parish Prayer List can be found here. If you wish to be contacted by a member of our Pastoral Care Team and/or priest, request prayers for yourself or someone else on the Parish Prayer List, or simply make someone aware of an acute or ongoing need, click the blue button below.

Common Book of Prayer & The Hymnal 1982

provided for your prayers and meditations, and song

SERVING THIS WEEK

SUNDAY EUCHARIST
 TBD 
usher

Jim Smith
crucifer

The Reverend
Janet MacNally
deacon, preacher

The Reverend
Ramona Scarpace
presider

John McDaris
lector

Frank Johnson
vestry announcements

Trevor Wolter
guest organist

Team I
altar guild

Barb & Jim Smith
hospitality

Caytie & Mark
Anderson
vestry tellers

The Pastoral Care Team has a request for all: Take a few minutes every day to call someone to see how they are doing – to reach out and say a prayer with them and/or find out if they need anything. If there are those who need help, please let us know and we will figure out how to assist; if you are that person, please reach out to Reverend Ramona or Pat Trumbull. As Jesus said: Love one another.

Upcoming Events

4 July Mon – Saint Paul’s offices will be closedfor the holiday. Celebrate safely!

21 July Thur – The July Vestry meeting will be held from 7:00-9:00PM. All are welcome to attend the general proceedings. If you have an item to add to the agenda, please contact Senior Warden Steve Riendl.

9 Aug Tues – Van Gogh and the Olive Groves: Join us for a summer field trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art! We will meet at MIA at 10AM to explore the exhibit, then visit the Agra Culture Café for an optional light lunch after to discuss the experience. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time on the Institute’s website. Contact Deacon Janet or Julie L’Enfant with questions


View all of our events on our Event Calendar page!

 

Faith in Action

Resettlement Update 6/30:
Our sponsored family from Afghanistan is settling into their new home quite well! There are no household requests right now, but keep an eye to this spot to check for updates.

Food Shelf Challenge:
July is Keep it Clean month!
 We will be collecting personal care products for our food shelf partners: soap, shampoo, deodorants and the like. You may drop off items each week in the basket in the Narthex. Your generosity is very much appreciated!

Can you help deliver donations? They can go to any Food Shelf convenient to you. Please contact Laurie Larsenwith questions, or to volunteer for delivery.

A message from Joyce Uptown Food Shelf:
“We can purchase food at our food banks much cheaper than you can purchase food right now: for every $1.00 donated we can purchase about $2.20 worth of food.”
Please visit their websiteand look for the yellow DONATE button on the home page.

Saint Paul’s Little Library: We are now in a good position for summer, typically our busiest season; however, our Little Library and Books for Africa always need recent adult fiction and children’s picture books.
The Ukraine Crisis Response Fund is still accepting donations to aid those displaced by the Russian invasion. Donate here.
YouthLink now has a wish list on Amazon for direct purchasing of needed items. If this is a more convenient option for you to help them, visit their list here.
 
And the king will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.”
Matthew 25:40

General Announcements

Attention Ministers in Liturgy: Please help us fill gaps in coverage for the month of July and beyond; visit your Google sheet to sign up for a position or two. Guidance will be emailed.
Are you enjoying Coffee Hour? Love chatting with fellow parishioners? You would make a marvelous host for the Hospitality table – and it couldn’t be easier! Sign up on this Google sheet for the week/s you prefer; guidance will be emailed. 
Rev. Ramona’s office hours: Mon 12:30-3:30pm, Wed 11am-3pm. Other times, including evenings, are available by appointment. Please schedule via e-mail or call 612.201.6634 (cell). For pastoral emergencies, phone or text at any time.
If you know a parishioner who would benefit from receiving our weekly E-pistle newsletter via snail mail in printed form, please email Angie.
Do you have an announcement for next week’s E-pistle? Submit your announcement online to the E-pistle, or call Angie at 612-483-4187 by noon on Thursdays.
Subscribe to our Bridge of Song playlist, now on YouTube.  Is there a hymn or song you’re particularly longing to hear, your requests are welcome, and may be e-mailed to Jacob Manier. Click the thumbnail of the video you would like hear to play.

Food Shelves

Have you taken the Saint Paul’s Food Shelf Challenge?

The need for grocery assistance never wanes. Let’s fill the baskets each week!! Donate today!

Upcoming Events

Pastoral Care

The Pastoral Care Team has a request for all: as we practice our social distancing, do not let that extend to social isolation. Take a few minutes every day to call someone to see how they are doing – to reach out and say a prayer with them and/or find out if they need anything. One of the things that is so important right now is to connect with our community. If there are those who need help, please let us know and we will figure out how to assist; if you are that person, please reach out to Deacon Janet or Pat Trumbull. As Jesus said: Love one another.

Saint Paul’s Leadership

(click a name to email)

Ramona Scarpace
priest-in-charge

The Reverend
Janet MacNally

deacon

Mark Anderson
vestry senior warden

Steve Riendl
vestry junior warden

Gene Tierney
vestry junior warden

Tom Lockhart
vestry treasurer

Jacob Manier
choirmaster-organist

Pamela Hofstadter
bookkeeper

Kelly Belanger
sexton

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Jesus said to her,
      "I am the resurrection and the life."

John 11:25a

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