Whitsunday, or Pentecost, is a Principle Feast in the Episcopal Church. That means it is one of the seven “high-holy days” of the church year. For the past several years our celebration of Pentecost has included readings in many different languages to demonstrate the powerful miracle of comprehension brought about by the Holy Spirit through the preaching of the apostles. This year, instead of a few multilingual verses, we will…Keep Reading
The church is the people of God, and wherever God’s people meet together in the name of Christ, it is there you can find the church. Last summer we began a new experience of worship and fellowship on the Second Wednesdays of the summer months. We will continue with our House Eucharists this summer, but start a little earlier. 6:00-6:30 Gathering 6:30-7:00 Holy Eucharist 7:00-8:30 Food & Fellowship Look for…Keep Reading
Have you called yourself one of God’s beloved children today? Join us Wednesday evenings beginning at 5:30pm with Evening Prayer in the Sanctuary, a simple soups supper at 6:00pm, followed by instruction and facilitated discussion by Dr. Gillian Cook, O.P. on the theme at 6:30pm. We close the evening together with Compline at 7:20pm. You are invited to join in for any part of the evening that you can. Children…Keep Reading
Diocesan Council is in session, follow these links to keep up to date on Council happenings. Election of the Bishop Suffragan Diocesan Council 2017 Website
Parishioners are welcome to join the SPEMS community in a Spirit Night with the San Antonio Rampage game on Sunday, March 5 at 3 p.m. A Pre-Game FREE Skate for kids from 12:30-1:45pm is included with tickets. *A portion of every ticket sale goes directly back to St. Paul’s Episcopal Montessori School! St. Paul Night Flyer 16-17
Science Fair Our Primary and Elementary students have been working hard on their Science Fair projects for the last few weeks. They have selected a wide range of topics for presentation and we know you’ll be impressed. Join us on February 24th from 9-11 a.m. in the Parish Hall to see these projects in action! Click here to volunteer as an “expert” (no science background required).
The Episcopal Peace Fellowship and the Military Matters Committee of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church invite all this coming Friday, February 10th, following the 11:00am Eucharist to participate at whatever time you can in a 24 hour vigil for peace and reconciliation leading up to the consecration of the new bishop suffragan for the Armed Forces on Saturday, February 11th, at 10:00am. You can sign up for a time slot by…Keep Reading
We will be commemorating Candlemas on the Eve of The Presentation with a service of Holy Eucharist, Wednesday, February 1st at 6:30pm including candle blessing. Candlemas commemorates the presentation of Jesus and the purification of Mary in the Jerusalem Temple forty days after Jesus’ birth, in accordance with the requirements of Jewish law (Lv 12:2-8). The feast is celebrated about forty days after Christmas. According to the account of Lk…Keep Reading
Sunday, January 22nd Combined Worship at 10:00am There will be NO 8:00am Service Parish Meeting at 11:30am with Lunch included Join us to learn where St. Paul’s ministries will lead in 2017 and to elect the new slate of Vestry candidates.
November 27 marks the first Sunday of the season of Advent, a time of preparation for the celebration of the coming of the Savior. There will be no Godly Play on Sunday, November 27. Instead all are invited to an intergenerational advent wreath making event in the Parish Hall during the Formation Hour of 9:15 am – 10:15 am. (The Adult Forum will be held as usual in the Parish…Keep Reading
“Grief and the Holidays” Workshop For Anyone Who is Grieving the Loss of a Loved One Grief can be a powerful and overwhelming emotion that changes your life. Understanding, compassion from others, and a commitment to allowing the experience to heal you can take you on a journey of discovering meaning in life again. The holidays are an especially hard time. The season renews memories, family ties and traditions. We…Keep Reading
The Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist will be observed with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 6:30pm on Friday, June 24th. In an effort to embrace our catholic witness, St. Paul’s has committed to observe all Principle Feasts and Other Feasts of Our Lord. This is an acknowledgment that the liturgy is not just something we do on Sundays, but a sacramental vision that leads to…Keep Reading