This Sunday at Saint Paul's

Your Weekly E-pistle for Sunday 11 November 2018

Thank you to the Parish Choir for hosting Coffee Hour this week; next week, the Parish Life Commission and PIE SUNDAY.

Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves joyfully receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations. November’s theme is grab-and-go snacks (granola bars, fruit snacks, nuts, etc.); they also have need of personal care products. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in the baskets in the Narthex.

Upcoming Events and General Announcements

The fall Altar Guild training day will be this Saturday, 10 November from 9:30-11:30am. This will be a great chance to refresh our procedures before the busyness of the holiday season! Contact Kathy Kullberg if you will be able to attend.

Commission Saturday! Mark your calendars for 17 November at 8:30 am and register now for our November Commission Saturday Ministry Gathering. You can register by using our online link or by submitting a paper form from the Parish House.

Painting has begun in all areas of the church proper. Volunteers will find their names posted beside their adopted wall panel/s; instructions have been emailed, and are also posted in the Chapel. The goal for completion is 21 November. Enjoy the transformation!

Stewardship Follow-Up: If you haven’t completed a pledge card and would like to offer your generous financial support for Saint Paul’s Church this year, please contact any member of our staff to receive a 2019 Stewardship Packet. 

The Story of Jesus According to Luke: Join us for the final class of our Fall Tuesday Night Theology series, beginning on Tuesday, 27 November at 6:30 pm. Register by using our online link or by submitting a paper form found in the Parish House.

The residents of Southside Care Center will once again receive Saint Paul’s gift donations from our Advent Giving Tree. Watch for the tag-covered tree with gift ideas for residents (and gift cards for staff) in December!

Saint Paul’s Vestry is searching for a few good folks willing to serve a two-year term as Vestry member. The Vestry, the lay governing board of Saint Paul’s Church, works in tandem with the Rector to set the agenda for the church’s mission and ministry. We meet monthly and each member serves as liaison to a commission. If you a baptized member of Saint Paul’s Church, you are welcome to serve. You may speak to either Warden (Jacob McCray-Reeves or Meredith Johnson), Jill Westendorp, or Jim Huismann.

The Episcopal House of Prayer in the City invites all to join for their weekly Contemplative Prayer Practice each Monday at 6:30pm in the Auxiliary Classroom. Whether you are looking for a way to revitalize your prayer life or just searching for space and quiet, pray-ers of all abilities are welcome. If you are new and would like an orientation, feel free to come at 6:00 pm.

Father Marcus’s office hours at Saint Paul’s are on Mondays and Wednesdays, 9am-5pm. To make an appointment, please call or e-mail him, or use his calendly link; evening or Tuesday/Thursday appointments may be made at his discretion.

Food Shelves

Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves joyfully receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations.

October’s theme is commonly used baking ingredients and spices; they also have need of personal care products. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in the baskets found in the Narthex.

Pastoral Care

If you have need to be visited by a member of our Pastoral Care Team (including our rector or deacon), want to request prayer for yourself, place someone’s name on the parish prayer list, or simply want to make someone aware of an acute or ongoing need, please click the button below.

Recurring Events

1st Sun 3p
WONDER Eucharist
Mon 6:30p
Contemplative Prayer
1st Wed 1-3p
Saint Lydia’s Circle

Prayer Calendar

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba.

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 multi-cultural ministries and faith communities throughout the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. We also pray for the parishes of Saint Martin (Fairmont, Minnetonka Beach).

Our Parish Prayer List in its entirety can be found here.

Pastoral Care at Saint Paul’s: If you have need to be visited by a member of our Pastoral Care Team (including our rector or deacon), want to request prayer for yourself, place someone’s name on the parish prayer list, or simply want to make someone aware of an acute or ongoing need, please e-mail care@stpaulsmpls.org.

This list is maintained to assist you in praying for the parish and the larger community throughout the week. To add your friend or loved one to this list, e-mail Deacon Barbara with your request and any additional details: barbara@stpaulsmpls.org. Your request will be shared with our pastoral care team, as well as Saint Paul’s clergy.

From the Organ Bench

Choir Diary for 11 November

Voluntary: Pastorale (C.S. Lang)     
Psalm: Psalm 127 (Charles Villiers Stanford)
Anthem: Locus Iste (Anton Bruckner)
Voluntary: Fugue (C.S. Lang)

Serving This Week

 

Nancy & Pringle Rodman
greeters

Paul Hanson & Steve Riendl
ushers

Jacob McCray-Reeves
crucifer

The Reverend
Marcus G. Halley
presider

The Reverend
Barbara del Caro Scaia
deacon

Jill Westendorp
Craig Carnahan
lectors

Julie L’Enfant & Norm Mitchell
eucharistic ministers

Jacob Manier
choirmaster-organist

Kathy Kullberg
master of ceremony

Team II
altar guild

Jacob McCray-Reeves
Jill Westendorp
vestry tellers

Parish Choir
coffee hour hosts

Coffee Hour Corner

Food Shelf

Upcoming Events

Sun 26

Morning Prayer

May 26 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am CDT
Sun 26

Holy Eucharist

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Jun 08

PopUp Choir Rehearsal and Performance

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 8:30 pm CDT
Jun 17

Vestry Meeting

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

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