Grief and the Holidays

Grief and the Holidays

“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

Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist

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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

Adult Forum during Eastertide

Adult Forum during Eastertide

Two Adult Forum courses are being offered during Eastertide. They are: Finding God in Fiction and Fantasy (Sundays, April 3-May 8, 9:15-10:15 am, Parish Hall) Finding God in Fiction and Fantasy will help us to understand the intent of authors like Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and even J. K. Rowling. Various members of the congregation will facilitate discussion. What, after all, are parables, metaphors and allegories if they are not teaching…Keep Reading

St. Paul’s Book Club

Plan to join fellow readers on Tuesday, March 8, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM, to discuss Ivan Doig’s The Bartender’s Tale. “[This is] possibly the best novel yet by one of America’s premier storytellers.” [Kirkus Reviews] Novels to be discussed in future meetings are: April 12 – Elif Shafak, The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi (2010) May 10 – Donna Leon, Death at La Fenice (1992) St….Keep Reading

Lent at St. Paul’s

Lent at St. Paul’s

Lenten Forums Wednesday evenings: February 17 and 24 March 2, 9, and 16 5:30 PM Evening Prayers in the Sanctuary 6:00 PM Simple soup supper 6:30 PM Workshop for adults in Parish Hall / Children in Godly Play Treehouse Nursery available 7:25 PM Compline (Night) Prayers in the Parish Hall

Two New Christian Formation Offerings for Lent

Two New Christian Formation Offerings for Lent

You, O Lord, are the Potter…and we are the clay. Looking to go deeper? Join us Sundays at 9:15am for Christian Formation classes. Nursery is available beginning at 9am. Animate Faith: An imaginative exploration of Christianity’s big questions Feb. 14 – God Feb. 21 – Jesus Feb. 28 – Cross March 6 – Salvation March 13 – Church *located in the library Death & Dying in the Christian Tradition Feb….Keep Reading

2016 Lenten Forums

2016 Lenten Forums

The Lenten Forums will be held on the following Wednesday evenings: February 17 and 24 March 2, 9, and 16 Each Wednesday will include: 6:00 PM Simple Soup Supper (homemade soups and bread) 6:30 PM Workshop for adults in the Parish Hall Children’s interactive program in Godly Play Treehouse Atrium Nursery available 7:25 PM Closes with Compline (Night) Prayers in the Parish Hall The Lenten Series will conclude on March…Keep Reading

Rites of Renewal Classes

Rites of Renewal Classes

If you are new to St. Paul’s and are interested in learning more about being baptized, confirmed, received, or reaffirmed in the Episcopal Church, please join us for Rites of Renewal classes during the Sundays of January, beginning January 3rd. Fr. Brad, along with other mentors, will lead this class during the Sunday school hour (9:15 am – 10:15 am) in preparation for the bishop’s visit on our patronal feast…Keep Reading

Epiphany

Epiphany

St. Paul’s will celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on January 6 at 6:30 PM with a Sung Eucharist. The Feast of Epiphany, which follows the twelve days of the Christmas Season, celebrates the “showing forth” of the Christ light as the Magi arrive with their gifts for the young King.

Christmas Eve at St. Paul’s

Christmas Eve at St. Paul’s

Christmas Eve at St. Paul’s Thursday, December 24 4:30 PM Sung Eucharist with Carols 10:15 PM Carols for the Christ Child 10:30 PM Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity

Advent at St. Paul’s

Advent at St. Paul’s

November 29 marks the first Sunday of the season of Advent, a time of preparation for the celebration of the coming of the Savior. Special events of song and worship are planned for Sunday, December 6 and Sunday, December 13. A congregational Evensong is scheduled for December 6 at 4:00 pm. Then on Sunday, December 13 at 4:00 pm, the Adult Choir and Choral Scholars along with the St. Cecilia…Keep Reading

Oikos Summer House Eucharists

Oikos Summer House Eucharists

Summer is a great time to experiment with new traditions, and the Summer House Eucharists will be an organic expression of our common life and common prayer together. I invite you to experience St. Paul’s core values in a series of three Summer House Eucharists. This is taking our liturgy “on the road” literally to where our people live. These mid-week Eucharists are meant to be casual, meaning you can come…Keep Reading