The Day of Pentecost

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

Summer House Eucharists

Summer House Eucharists

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

Wednesday Evening Lenten Program

Wednesday Evening Lenten Program

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

Vigil for Peace and Reconciliation

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

Candlemas

Candlemas

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

Patronal Feast and Parish Meeting

Patronal Feast and Parish Meeting

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.

Advent at St. Paul’s

Advent at St. Paul’s

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

The Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin

The Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin

The Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin will be observed with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 6:30pm on Monday, August 15th. In an effort to embrace our catholic witness, St. Paul’s has committed to observe all Principle Feasts, Other Feasts of Our Lord, as well as Marian Feasts (BCP 15-16). This is an acknowledgment that the liturgy is not just something we do on Sundays, but a sacramental…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

Holy Week 2017

Holy Week 2017

PALM SUNDAY April 9th, 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Liturgy of the Palms, Reading of the Passion, and Holy Eucharist MONDAY, TUESDAY, and WEDNESDAY April 10,11, and 12, 12:00 PM Holy Eucharist STATIONS OF THE CROSS Wednesday, April 12, Following the Noon Eucharist THE TRIDUUM (March 24-26) MAUNDY THURSDAY, April 13 6:30 PM Institution of the Lord’s Supper and Stripping of the Altar (choral) GOOD FRIDAY, April 14 12:00 PM Solemn Liturgy (choral) HOLY SATURDAY, April 15…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

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.