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 Worship Committee for hosting Coffee Hour this week; next week, the Altar Guild. This week is the final Coffee Hour to update your Parish Directory entry and have photos taken!
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
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.
9 JUNE: Come dressed in red and be red-y to celebrate the Feast of Pentecost at the 10:00am liturgy! We will be baptizing Sara-Katherine Koening (daughter of Errik and Whitney-Lehr), and commemorating the confirmations of Joe Austrian, Max Diaz, Audie Munn, and John and Simon Struyk. Please join us!
11 JUNE: The final author reading of The Hidden One will be held at 7:00pm. Join our own Norm Mitchell for intrigue and insights at 6800 France Ave, Suite 580 in Edina.
Have you taken a Faith Formation class at Saint Paul’s? Never taken one, but have ideas or needs? Please take a moment to fill out this anonymous survey and help us create interesting, helpful, and innovative class offerings. Paper copies of the survey can be found in the Parish House.
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.
Two of our tenants have outgrown their rental spaces in the Beim House, and will be moving elsewhere at the end of June. If you know of any non-profit organizations in need of space, please contact Junior Warden Beth Carlson.
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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In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the all members of the Anglican Communion around the world.
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. We also pray for the parish of the Ascension (Stillwater).
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 firstname.lastname@example.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: email@example.com. 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: Ground (Henry Purcell)
Psalm: Psalm 67 (Zachary Wadsworth)
Anthem: Thy Perfect Love (John Rutter)
Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in F, BWV 556
Serving This Sunday
Nancy & Pringle Rodman
Marcus G. Halley
Barbara del Caro Scaia
Julie L’Enfant &
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.