This Sunday at Saint Paul's
Your Weekly E-pistle for 26 August 2018
Flowers on the retable are given to the glory of God and in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Curt and Kathy Kullberg’s wedding here at Saint Paul’s on 27 August 1988.
Groveland and Joyce Uptown Food Shelves joyfully receive Saint Paul’s weekly donations of personal care and non-perishable food. Please bring items to church as part of your weekly offering, and place in the baskets at the Narthex doors. Thank you.
LAST CALL!! Our annual School Supply Drive for Jefferson Community School ends this week. Click here to view and print the shopping list. Donations are amassing on the large table in the Narthex through this Sunday, and will be delivered next week during the first week of school. The Outreach Commission thanks you for your wonderful generosity to our neighborhood children in need!
Thank you to the Worship Committee for hosting Coffee Hour; next week, the Finance & Administration Commission.
Upcoming Events and General Announcements
Gift Cards for God: Bring your unused gift cards to the church over the next few week and help us listen to our neighbors. The New Vision Committee is ready to send out our community survey to our neighbors, and your gift cards will help entice our neighbors to provide feedback. Any gift card will do, so long as it can be used locally or online.
Further Painting Project news from your Vestry! Read about our next steps forward here.
Meetings of Saint Paul’s Vestry are open to all who wish to attend. The next meeting will be Monday, 20 August at 7:00pm in the Thurston Conference Room. Minutes of past meetings will be on our website soon; until that time, you can find a reference copy of all approved minutes in a box across form the Rector’s office, in the Resources box, or by contacting the Clerk of the Vestry, Jeff Gosnell.
Confirmation Registration: If your child age 12-18 and wishes to deepen their faith and learn more about the Episcopal Church, please contact Father Marcus and let him know. Our next class will be confirmed by Bishop Prior in May 2019.
Community Coffice™ Hours in August will be held at Dunn Brothers Coffee on Wednesdays 10am-3pm. Join Father Marcus for coffee and conversation, on any topic! Drop in or set an appointment (private meetings can be scheduled with the Rector).
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 hospital chaplaincies, counseling chaplaincies, and Spiritual Directors throughout the Episcopal Church in Minnesota; for our faith community nurses, health ministers, and all those who minister to the sick; and for all farmers and laborers working with the harvest, especially San Jose Obrero Mission in Montgomery.
On our Parish Prayer List, we pray for Adeline, Alex, Anna and Steve, Bob, Dianne, Eva, Greg, Harvey, Jennie Beth, Joan, John, Karen, Kate, Katherine, Kathy, Krista, Laura, Liz, Mary, Nancy, Natalia, Norman, Pat and Steve, Philip, Richard, Sue, Susan, and the Coopergard, del Caro Scaia, and Paulson families.
We also pray for the repose of the soul of Christopher James Ross, son of Jim Ross; may he rest in peace and rise in glory.
From the Organ Bench
Beautiful music played by Jacob Manier, choirmaster/organist.
Serving This Sunday
Julie L’Enfant & Norm Mitchell: ushers
Tom Lockhart: crucifer
The Rev. Marcus G. Halley: presider
The Rev. Barbara del Caro Scaia: deacon
John Harrer & Craig Carnahan: lectors
Meredith Johnson: intercessor
Pat Champ & Pat Trumbull: eucharistic ministers
Jacob Manier: organist-choirmaster
Jim Smith: master of ceremony
Team IV: altar guild
Meredith Johnson & Tom Lockhart: vestry tellers
coffee hour hosts
From the Pulpit
Catch up on our most recent sermons
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