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This Sunday at Saint Paul's

For the Lord knows the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked is doomed.  Psalm 1:6

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 (see instructions above). You can view or download the bulletin here.

Join us for Coffee Hour following the liturgy in the back of the Nave.

Prayer Calendar

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

In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for all hospital chaplaincies, counseling chaplaincies, and Spiritual Directors throughout ECMN; our faith community nurses, health ministers, and all those who minister to the sick; and for all farmers and laborers working with the harvest, especially San Jose Obrero Mission in Montgomery. We also pray for the parish of the Good Samaritan (Sauk Centre).

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


Barb Smith

JIm Smith

The Reverend
Janet MacNally
deacon, preacher

The Reverend
Ramona Scarpace

John McDaris

Steve Riendl
vestry announcements

Jacob Manier

Team I
altar guild


Paul Hanson
Steve Riendl
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

11 SEPT: Homecoming Sunday 2022! This festive start to the new program year will feature the return of the Parish Choir to the stalls, as well as a special Coffee Hour. Come one, come all!

28 SEPT: A Meet-and-Greet Social Hour will be held in the Narthex from 6:00-7:00PM. This casual mixer is open to all – join us for snacks, beverages, and good conversation!

View all of our events on our Event Calendar page!


Faith in Action

Food Shelf Challenge:
September’s theme is after-school snacks:
granola bars, crackers, nuts, fruit snacks, and the like. Each week place your donations in the basket in the Narthex. Email Laurie (or call 612-849-1348) to help with delivery to the site of your choice. Thanks to Donald Childress for volunteering.

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 click the DONATE button on the home page.

Saint Paul’s Little Library and Books for Africa always need recent adult fiction and children’s picture books. Your generosity is appreciated!
The Ukraine Crisis Response Fund is still accepting donations to aid those displaced by the Russian invasion. Donate here.
YouthLink has placed a wish list on Amazon for direct purchasing of needed items. If this is a more convenient option for you to donate, you can view 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

The office of Saint Paul’s Church will be closed on Monday 5 September in observance of Labor Day. 
Our Undercroft project is transforming daily! Click the following links for all sorts of information:
NEW! Undercroft update 9/1
reconstruction floorplan
visual rendering of the new space
project description and Frequently Asked Questions
A new and improved Beloved Community Discussion Program is being planned for the fall, following the completion of work in Saint Paul’s Undercroft…
continue reading
Ministers in Liturgy and Hospitality Hosts: Please help us fill the (numerous) gaps in coverage for the month of September and beyond! Visit your Google sheet to sign up for a position or two; customaries will be emailed. Note: starting 11 September we will return to scheduling two each of Greeters, Ushers, Lectors.
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

The Reverend
Janet MacNally


Mark Anderson
vestry senior warden

Steve Riendl
vestry junior warden

Gene Tierney
vestry junior warden

Tom Lockhart
vestry treasurer

Jacob Manier

Pamela Hofstadter

Kelly Belanger


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

John 11:25a

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