This Sunday at Saint Paul's
The Office of Morning Prayer is said each Sunday from 8:00-8:30am in the Chapel. All are welcome.
Thank you to the Finance Commission for hosting Coffee Hour this week; next week, the Worship Committee. Parish Directory entries can be updated and photos taken this week (and next).
WONDER Eucharist will be offered the first Sunday of the month) at 3:00pm in the Chapel. Bring your littlest worshippers for a brief liturgy of stories, sacrament, and fun!
NEW! View The Year in Photos
(thanks to Angie Paulson for compiling and creating the video!)
Hands to Service
Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves joyfully receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations. Our theme for May will be canned protein sources. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in baskets in the Narthex.
Food Shelf Challenge – bring FIVE items during the fifth month!
DCEH’s spring Household Goods Drive is going on now through May. Donations large and small are welcome. Click here to read details on how you can help someone newly housed make a home.
The Bridge for Youth is seeking a partnering organization –which could be Sant Paul’s– to assist with gardening projects this summer. Want to use your green thumb to guide young people? Read more details here.
Upcoming Events and General Announcements
18 MAY: Don’t miss the Bigger Hearts Philanthropy Party: 100% of proceeds from this free community event will benefit Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness, First Nations Kitchen, and the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery. Click here for details.
18/19 MAY: Flowers and veggies and herbs, oh my... Now that spring is finally here, are thoughts of garden beds filling your dreams? Saint Paul’s can help make your perfect garden a reality, and you in turn can help Saint Paul’s. Check here for updated details of our Spring Plant Fundraiser.
20 MAY: LIVE from Saint Paul’s Church on the shores of beautiful Lake of the Isles, it’s your monthly Vestry meeting! The business meeting of the parish will transpire from 7:00-9:00pm in the Bishop Thurston Room. All are welcome to attend.
31 MAY: The deadline for inclusion in Saint Paul’s printed parish directory is MAY 31. Please contact any member of the Evangelism Commission with questions, or to get your family entered. Don’t be an addendum!
1 JUNE: Mark your calendars for Saint Paul’s Spring Clean-Up Day; rakes and shovels will fly at 8:30am, and lunch will be provided. Bring gardening gloves if you have them. Sign up on the bulletin board by the Nursery.
Arriving for Pentecost: a new printed Parish Directory! The project kicked off on Easter Sunday, and continues through this month. Be sure to check your entry for completeness, provide missing info, and get your family’s picture submitted (or snapped on-site) during coffee hours in May for our own Book of Faces.
Saint Paul’s Author Forum: Are you or someone you know a creator of written word? Read here about the formation of an Author Forum.
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 6:00pm.
Have you taken the Saint Paul’s Food Shelf Challenge?
It’s the fourth month of the year, so the challenge is to bring four items in MAY.
Only four items spread across the whole month of MAY?? That’s just one each week – you can do it!
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.
Father Marcus’s office hours at Saint Paul’s are on Mondays and Wednesdays, 9am-5pm. To make an appointment, please contact him directly.
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Saint Lydia’s Circle
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the Anglican Church of Melanesia.
In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, we pray for all academic graduates, educational institutions, and specialized chaplaincies in those institutions, especially ECMN’s School for Formation, Breck School, and Shattuck-Saint Mary’s and their chaplains; University Episcopal Community; and all those who work with campus ministries.
Our Parish Prayer List in its entirety can be found here.
Our Parish Prayer List can be found here.
If you wish to be visited by a member of our Pastoral Care Team (including our rector or deacon), request prayers for yourself or someone else on the Parish Prayer List, or simply make someone aware of an acute or ongoing need, please e-mail email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.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 10:00am Eucharist
Voluntary: Chorale prelude on Durch Adams Fall (Gottfried August Homilius)
Psalm: Psalm 148 (John Blow)
Anthem: The King of love my shepherd is (Craig Carnahan)
Voluntary: Jig Fugue (Dietrich Buxtehude)
Serving This Sunday
Brandon & Jacob
Marcus G. Halley
Barbara del Caro Scaia
master of ceremony
coffee hour hosts
Father Marcus’s office hours at Saint Paul’s are on Mondays and Wednesdays, 9am-5pm. To make an appointment, please contact him directly
From the Pulpit
Catch up on our most recent sermons
From June 30, 2019 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis It’s the Sunday before July 4, Independence Day. The reading we had from Paul’s letter to the Galatians is all about freedom. So I think we need to go there. But I have to be honest with...
Ash Wednesday holds two truths: Our sin and God's grace. Listen to Father Marcus' sermon from March 6, 2019.