Archive for 2022

St. Paul’s History Project

Are you curious about the history of this Church? Who were the people who sat in the pews,what was it like when folks walked through the door, were they radically welcomed, or did theyexperience feelings of not belonging? Who were the priests and what was their leadershipstyle like and how did it influence who we […]

  Continue Reading
  September 26, 2022   No comments

Getting to Revisit our History

Gail Bindley-Taylor writes: Have you ever wondered whether our Church was involved in the trans-Atlantic trade in persons also known as slavery? Did members or priests in the Episcopal Church own enslaved people? How long did this last? These are just a few of the questions that a small group of parishioners have undertaken to […]

  Continue Reading
  July 19, 2022   No comments

Letter from Fr. Daniel 6/24/22

Dear St. Paul’s Community,  With today’s action by the Supreme Court handing down a ruling that overturns Roe v. Wade, we enter an even more difficult chapter of our already divisive national life. It will affect us unevenly; those who will suffer the most under these policies will be those with the fewest resources and carrying […]

  Continue Reading
  June 24, 2022   No comments

Juneteenth – A Refelection

I have never celebrated Juneteenth-June 19th.  Nor did I know anything about it’s history until I started reading about it and its significance as it became a federal holiday.  I am originally from the Caribbean, so freedom and independence for me have meant very different things. Slavery was abolished in the British Caribbean on 1 […]

  Continue Reading
  June 14, 2022   No comments

R&SJ Videos

The Race & Social Justice Coalition will  meet on Wednesday, June 15 via Zoom; sign on here — You are invited to watch one or more of the following videos which we’ll discuss.   For Children and Parents  Race Matters: America in Crisis, A PBS NewsHour Special  ECCT Poor Peoples March. Moderated by our fellow member […]

  Continue Reading
  June 13, 2022   No comments

Our Resurrection Mandate

In today’s Gospel of John Jesus says: “As the Father has sent me, so I send you” That is the resurrection energy in a nutshell: As me, so you. Jesus is the prototype, the mandate, for our lives. I want to talk with you about what this resurrection mandate might look like in our lives […]

  Continue Reading
  April 26, 2022   No comments

Regathering Update

Dear friends, Since the very beginning of this pandemic we have taken a careful approach to safety in our gatherings, and have made our decisions about COVID protocols at St. Paul’s based on the guidance of public health experts and local government requirements. Beyond those guidelines, our mandate has always been to safeguard those most […]

  Continue Reading
  April 16, 2022   No comments

Meet Ethan Haman

Ethan Haman from Fremont, CA, is the organist and assistant conductor at Noroton Presbyterian Church in Darien, CT, and organist at Yale University’s Marquand Chapel. He completed a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance in 2021 at the Yale School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music studying with Jon Laukvik and Craig Cramer. […]

  Continue Reading
  March 1, 2022   No comments

Meet Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson is a candidate for the degree of Doctorate of Musical Arts at the Eastman School of Music, where she studies with David Higgs. A native of Garland, Maine, Sarah began her organ lessons with Kevin Birch, organist and music director at Saint John’s Catholic Church in Bangor, where she was recently featured as […]

  Continue Reading
  February 28, 2022   No comments

Meet Josh Ehlebracht

Joshua Ehlebracht is 23 years old and pursuing a master’s degree in organ from the Yale School of Music in the studio of Prof. Martin Jean. Joshua has always had a passion for music and his previous studies include a Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance from the Eastman School of music studying with Professors […]

  Continue Reading
  February 24, 2022   No comments