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1917 Logan Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Worship

Sundays: 10:00AM

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If you wish to join by telephone, dial 312-626-6799.
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This Sunday at Saint Paul's

Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful.

Hebrews 10:23

Ninteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The Eucharist will be celebratedfrom our altar at 10:00am; it will also be livestreamed on Zoom (see link above) and archived for one week on our YouTube channel. You may view or download this week’s bulletin here.

Kids’ Bible Story Time will be held for 15 minutes immediately following this liturgy. Children of all ages are welcome!  *Masking and social distancing will be observed.

The 2021-2022 Stewardship Campaign concludes this Sunday with the final chance to turn in your pledge cards – oh, and PIE! Contact Beth Carlson if you’d like to bring a pie to share for the Pie Walk (baked or purchased).
Check our Every Perfect Gift hub to scroll through all communications.

20 NOVEMBER: A Celebration of Life for longtime Saint Paul’s member Anna Wafler will take place in-person at our altar and via Zoom (see above). Visitation will begin at 9:00am, and the liturgy at 10:00. All are welcome to attend.
Eternal rest grant to Anna, and let light perpetual shine upon her.

Prayer Calendar

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

In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the Minnesota Commission on Indian Work (MCIW), and for the Hispanic, Hmong, Liberian, Karen, and numerous multicultural ministries and faith communities throughout the Episcopal Church in Minnesota; and for the 164th ECMN Convention, held virtually 5-6 November. We also pray for the parishes of Saint Clement (Saint Paul) and of the Christ (Albert Lea, Austin, Frontenac, Grand Rapids, Red Wing, Woodbury).

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

provided for your prayers and meditations

SERVING THIS WEEK

SUNDAY
EUCHARIST

Barb Smith
greeter

Steve Clarke
Norm Mitchell
ushers

Jim Smith
crucifer

The Reverend
Janet MacNally
deacon

The Reverend
Ramona Scarpace
presider

Tom Lockhart
John Harrer
lectors

Jacob Manier
organist

Lu Whitney
announcements

Team III
altar guild

tbd
hospitality

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

18 NOV – The November Vestry meeting is scheduled for 7:00-9:00pm in the Undercroft at Saint Paul’s; all are welcome to attend the regular session proceedings.

21 NOV – Kids’ Bible Story Time will be held for 15 minutes immediately following this liturgy. Children of all ages are welcome!  *Masking and social distancing will be observed.

23 NOV – Exploring Our Creeds: In worship we make a statement of belief when we recite the Nicene or the Apostles’ Creed… continue reading

25 NOV – Thanksgiving Morning Liturgy: Cook the turkey, watch the parades, and worship and give thanks! Join the Saint Paul’s faith community in a Zoom worship service at 10:00am.

27 NOV – The annual Greening of the Church will take place at 10:00am, led by the Altar Guild; with all hands, we should be done by noon. Hot cider provided. Interested in helping us deck the halls? Contact Kathy Kullberg.

5 DEC – An organ recital will be offered at Saint Paul’s by guest organist Graeme Shields at 4:00pm. This is a free eventand open to the public; masking is required. Suggested donation of $10.

View all of our events on our Event Calendar page!

Fall Programming Guide debut: Please click here to read a message from our clergy and Wardens, and to discover all Saint Paul’s has to offer throughout the next four months!

Faith in Action

Giving Tree returns! 
The season of giving is upon us, and once again we have opportunities to share Christmas blessings with those less fortunate than ourselves… continue reading

Welcome to Minnesota: The Commission for the Diaconate, and all ECMN deacons along with Bishop Loya are inviting all faith communities within the ECMN to take part in Advent for Afghanistan: Welcoming Our Newest Neighborscontinue reading

Saint Paul’s Outreach: Winter Edition

Even though Collection Saturdays are on seasonal hiatus, we will continue our… continue reading

No clearer moral imperative: A letter from Bishop Loya

“Beloved in Christ, the scenes that have unfolded in Afghanistan over the past few weeks have been heartbreaking for all of us. It is hard to watch the violence, the desperation and fear, and…” continue reading

A message from Joyce Uptown Food Shelf:

“Monetary donations are welcome! Right now we are doing a prepackaged food model, and so have a need for specific items. 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 website and look for the yellow DONATEbutton on the home page.

 

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.


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.
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
Matthew 25:40

General Announcements

Do you feel called to be more involved at Saint Paul’s? Candidates for two Vestry Members at Large positions are now being solicited; the election will take place at the parish’s Annual Meeting in January. If you are interested, please speak with Senior Warden Mark Anderson or Junior Warden Steve Riendl.
COVID Response Team: After meeting on Wednesday 17 November, the Response Team has an updated report for Saint Paul’s, viewable here.

Attention all Ministers in Liturgy: Please use our Google sheet to sign up for reading and serving opportunities at ALL liturgies in November and December. You can contact Pat Trumbull with questions.

We are seeking a few fine hosts for our Coffee Hour table after the liturgies – minimal commitment, maximum fun! Sign up on the MIL Google sheet, or speak with Jacob Manier to choose your Sunday/s to share hospitality with those gathered.

1915 Logan Avenue–formerly the Beim House–is once again a private residence. Out of respect for our new neighbors, please refrain from using the north stairs and terrace from the driveway; our entrances will be the south staircase and the Undercroft ramp. Thank you!
Rev. Ramona’s office hoursMondays 12:30-3:30pm, Wednesdays 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 mailed to them 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.
YOUTUBE CHANNEL
(things you may have missed)
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

Ramona Scarpace
priest-in-charge

The Reverend
Janet MacNally

deacon

Mark Anderson
vestry senior warden

Steve Riendl
vestry junior warden

Jacob Manier
choirmaster-organist

Brad Lien
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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