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This Sunday at Saint Paul's

Jesus said, ”If you love me,
you will keep my commandments.”  John 14:15

Feast of the Holy Family

Celebrate the 10:00AM Eucharist with us, either in the pews or via Zoom (see instructions above).

Join us in the Undercroft for Coffee Hour fellowship following the liturgy.

Prayer Calendar

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the Church of the Province of West Africa.

In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for all academic graduates, educational institutions, and the specialized chaplaincies in those institutions: remembering especially ECMN’s School for Formation, Breck School, and Shattuck-Saint Mary’s and their chaplains; Circle of the Beloved, University Episcopal Community, and all those who work with campus ministries. We also pray for the parish of the Ascension (Stillwater).

Saint Paul’s 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


Judy Johnson

Steve Clarke

Pat Trumbull

The Reverend
Ramona Scarpace
presider, preacher

Meredith Johnson
Peter Montgomery

Caytie Anderson
vestry announcer

Jacob Manier
choirmaster, organist

Team II
altar guild

Laurie Larsen
Hazel Turner

Peter Montgomery
Angie Paulson
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

The Programming Guide for Winter/Spring 2023 has arrived! You may view and download both the letter from parish leadership and the Guide here:

Worship and Programming Guide Feb-May 2023

13 MAY: Spring Clean-Up Saturday is this weekend! 9AM-noon, weather permitting. Read all the details here, then RSVP to Frank Johnson (952-929-2908) so he can plan appropriately.

16 MAY: The Most Rev. Michalel Curry, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, will be speaking at Saint Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church in Plymouth. “Faith & Love: Holding onto Hope” will be presented at 7:00PM, in person or via livestream. More information can be found on their Faith & Life Series website.

28 MAY:The Feast of Pentecost will be celebrated at 10:00AM. This is also the final Sunday of the program year for our Choir. Coffee and special desserts will follow the liturgy; details to come. Plan your red regalia now!

Faith in Action

May’s food shelf donation theme is SNACKS: pantry-friendly items such as nuts, granola, fruit leather, applesauce cups, etc. Each week place your items in the bins outside the Undercroft.
Donations in Eastertide will be shared with Saint Nicholas Food Shelf in Richfield, which provides assistance to 80 families each week. Email
Laurie (or call 612-849-1348) to help with delivery. 

From Joyce Uptown Foodshelf:
“Monetary donations are the most helpful and can be made through the PayPal link here or sent to Joyce Uptown at 3041 Fremont Ave S, Minneapolis 55408. For every $1.00 donated we can purchase $2.20 of food from our foodbanks.”

Saint Paul’s Little Library can always use more recent adult fictionand children’s picture books.
Your continued generosity helps make this neighborhood outreach possible – thank you.

The Ukraine Crisis Response Fund is still accepting donations to aid those displaced by the Russian invasion. Donate 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

Watch this space for updates as the ECMN Faithful Innovation process begins. Gene Tierney, Judy Johnson, and Don Childress will be serving as Saint Paul’s representatives, sharing the practices learned while working with others from around the state.
Ministers in Liturgy and Hospitality Hosts are needed for Eastertide and beyond. Please look ahead to check your availability, then visit our Google sheet to sign up for a position or two, or more; helpful customaries will be emailed. Contact Jacob with questions regarding the MIL, or Laurie Larsen regarding easier-than-ever Hosting.
Adorn the retable with flowers to mark important occasions or people in your life. Reserve the date you wish to give flowers on the kiosk in the Undercroft with your name and your desired thanksgiving/memorial. Payment can be made via Realm or a check made out to Saint Paul’s Church, with “flowers” in the memo; suggested donation is $50.
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 Saint Paul’s parish-at-large? Submit your news to the E-pistle, or call Angie at 612-483-4187 by noon on Thursdays.
Church News

New Book: Windows of Our Soul

The latest book about Saint Paul’s is hot off the press and available to order! This beautiful archive of our stained-glass windows has been researched by historian Kathy Kullberg and photographed by artist Pringle Rodman. It is the perfect companion to the Beim...

Last week 49 peoplewere in the pews, and 10 more joined us via Zoom.
You can play a part in growing these numbers: Invite people to visit, then graciously greet and welcome newcomers each week!

For those who love data, click the link to see our Sunday and year-to-date numbers.
You can help make them grow: invite people to visit, then graciously greet and welcome newcomers each week!

(things you may have missed)
Our channels:
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
Rector (NEW!)

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

created from parishioner responses, 29 January 2023


created from parishioner responses, 29 January 2023


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

John 11:25a

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