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This Sunday at Saint Paul's

Hallelujah! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, in the congregation.  Psalm 111:1

14Jan2024

The Eucharist will be celebrated at 10:00AM, in person and via Zoom; login details above. You may view or download the bulletin here.

Saint Paul’s Annual Meeting and lunch will be held following the morning liturgy in the Undercroft (in-person only). The Annual Report may be viewed or downloaded here. All are welcome to participate in being the church, and enjoy a meal together.

St Paul's Prayer Candles

Prayer Calendar

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

In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for all who serve those in need of food, clothing, and warm spaces during the cold winter months; for all ministries for our youngest members within the Episcopal Church in Minnesota; and all those involved with faith formation ministries with children, youth, and young adults. We pray also for the parish of the Holy Communion (Saint Peter).

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

SERVING THIS SUNDAY AT 10AM


SUNDAY 10AM 
Donald Childress
Angie Paulson
ushers

Bryan Jones
crucifer

The Reverend
Dr. Penelope Warren
concelebrant

The Reverend
Ramona Scarpace
concelebrant, preacher

Angie Paulson
Meredith Jones
lectors

Laurie Larsen
vestry announcer

Jacob Manier
choirmaster-organist

Team IV
altar guild

Vestry members
hospitality

Laurie Larsen
 *NAME* 
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.

View Our Sermon Archive

Upcoming Events

Wednesdays: Quiet Nights: On Wednesdays during Epiphany, drop in for a few minutes (or more) from 5:00-6:30PM to walk our labyrinth, or to pray in candlelit silence.

View all of our events on the church calendar


28 JAN: Saint Paul’s Annual Meeting and lunch will be held following the morning liturgy in the Undercroft (in-person only). The agenda may be found here. All are welcome to participate in being the church, and enjoy a meal together.


Spring 2024 Programming Guide: There will be much to look forward to beginning in February. Offerings include a Lenten class TBD, a grief discussion/support group, quiet days, Lenten “Soup and a Psalm” dinners, Beloved Community Action discussions, and possibly a retreat! Watch for details at the end of January.
 

Faith in Action

January’s food shelf theme is BEVERAGES: juice/tea/coffee/etc, in every pantry-stable form conceivable. Each week place your items in the bins outside the Undercroft. p.s. General donations are always welcome! Email Laurie or call 612-849-1348 to assist 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.”

Blessing Bags are still available for distribution! Check the cubbies outside the Undercroft, and keep them in your car for distribution to neighbors in need.
Saint Paul’s Little Library is still popular even as the temperatures drop. Children’s picture books are most needed, as well as metal bookends; all donations can be placed in the bins outside the Undercroft. Your continued generosity helps make this outreach possible!
Episcopal Relief & Development accepts donations to aid those in need both at home and abroad. Click here to donate in a way meaningful to you.
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

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

General Announcements

Rev. Ramona will be on retreat February 3-10. Rev. Dr. Penny Warren will preside and preach on February 4, as well as provide pastoral care coverage.
“Forward Day by Day” print booklets are available in the Narthex (quantities limited). If you prefer to access these daily devotions online, click here
Stars and Stripes update: Thank you to Rev. Penny for the donation of a new flag, given in memory of her brother, David K. Muehl (1949-1979). 
Ministers in Liturgy and Hospitality Hosts are in high demand during Epiphany and Lent! Please check your availability, then click here to sign up for a position or several; helpful customaries will be emailed. Contact Jacob with questions regarding the MIL, or Laurie Larsenregarding the easier-than-ever Hosting.
Volunteer opportunity: The Hospitality Coordinator (aka Coffee Hour scheduler) position is opening in February. If you’ve been looking for a way to share your social gifts, this is the job for you (or you + a friend)! Training provided – and you don’t even have to like coffee. For details, contact Laurie at 612-849-1348.
Adorn the retable with flowers to mark important occasions or people in your life. Reserve the date you wish to give flowers and your desired thanksgiving or memorial by contacting Kathy Kullberg. Payment can be made online 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 in printed form via snail mail, 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. 

A Message from Our Rector

ATTENDANCE

For those who love data, click the link to see our attendance from the first weeks of 2024. 

YOUTUBE CHANNEL
(things you may have missed)
Our channels:

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

The Reverend Dr. Penelope Warren
priest associate

Jacob Manier
choirmaster-organist

 

Gene Tierney
vestry senior warden

Caytie Anderson
vestry junior warden

Tom Lockhart
vestry treasurer

Pamela Hofstadter
bookkeeper

 

SAINT PAUL'S, IN SO MANY WORDS II<br />
created from parishioner responses, 29 January 2023

SAINT PAUL'S, IN SO MANY WORDS II

created from parishioner responses, 29 January 2023

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

John 11:25a

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