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This Sunday at Saint Paul's

If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!   2 Corinthians 5:17

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.

Stay with us following the liturgy for Kids’ Bible Story Time, the March All Parish Meeting, and a special hospitality table honoring Deb and Terry Jones’s anniversary.

Prayer Calendar

 

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma).

In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for those involved in specialized licensed ministries throughout the Episcopal Church in Minnesota, including lay preachers, Eucharistic ministers, visitors, and readers; and for our musicians and worship committees. We also pray for the parish of the Good Shepherd (Windom).

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
Paul Hanson
greeter

tbd
usher

Pat Trumbull
crucifer

The Reverend
Janet MacNally
deacon, preacher

The Reverend
Ramona Scarpace
presider

John Harrer
lector

Steve Riendl
vestry announcer

Jacob Manier
choirmaster-organist

Team 4
altar guild

Laurie Larsen
Deb and Terry Jones
hospitality

Judy Johnson
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

The Spring 2022 Programming Guide has arrived! So many opportunities for worship, formation, and outreach – read the message from leadership, then download the catalogue and mark your calendars!

29 MAR – The Church Cracked Open by Stephanie Spellers is the subject of our Lenten book discussion, meeting Tuesdays in March from 7-8PM on Zoom. Join us for the fourth session this week – all are welcome!

30 MAR – “Vincent Van Gogh and the Beauty of Lent” is a spiritual devotional led by Julie L’Enfant, combining scripture, meditation, and Van Gogh’s images. The fourth installment will be held at 6:00PM on Zoom.

View all of our events on our Event Calendar page!

 

Faith in Action

Saint Paul’s Little Library continues to be very popular with our neighbors, and the warmer the weather, the busier it becomes! Do you have any books you would be willing to donate to the library? We especially need newer titles in adult fiction and children’s picture books. Your donations can be placed in the red Books for Africa bin by the elevator on the ground floor, or by the red bookcase across the hall from the kitchen.

This is an important way we can connect with our neighbors, and your donations are very appreciated!

 

Mirzada Family Update

1 March 2022

To those of you who donated and moved furniture, bought and delivered supplies and groceries, the MCC staff who have been in the apartment say that the home looks amazing, beyond expectations – all beds are there, chairs, kitchen things, even food! Thank you!

Kathryn Berger
Minnesota Council of Churches

 

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

The Lenten Food Shelf Challenge:

Each time you go to the grocery store this month, add a jar of peanut butter or jelly (or one of each if budget allows) to your cart. Place in the baskets in the Narthex for distribution to our food shelf partners. Contact Laurie Larsen with questions.
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

General Announcements

The sign-up for Easter flower memorials and blessings is available by the Baptism font. In order to be included in the Eastertide bulletins, please PRINT your name and your designation on the form by 3 April. Please also include your designation on the memo line of your check, and place in the offering plate.
Ministers in Liturgy are needed for Lent, especially as greeters, ushers, and hospitality hosts. Please sign up on our Google sheet to sign up today for the liturgies in the month of April and beyond
The Renovation Committee has been hard at work discerning Saint Paul’s needs following our separation from 1915 Logan. You can read their considerations for the lower level of the church here; to see the architect’s initial rendering of proposed ideas, click here. This is the starting point for securing bids and budgeting – more information and discussion to come at the Annual Meeting. Contact any Committee member with questions.
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

Jacob Manier
choirmaster-organist

Pamela Hofstadter
bookkeeper

Kelly Belanger
sexton

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Jesus said to her,
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John 11:25a

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