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What is “More Than Enough?”

This year our theme is “More Than Enough” and you may well say “More than Enough” of what? Well, this year’s theme is rooted in the story of Jesus and the five loaves and fishes.Remember when the disciples questioned whether there was enough to feed the crowd of 5,000 as all they had from a […]

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  August 29, 2023   No comments

2023 Back to School Drive

Help fill a backpack for a Norwalk student! Requested Donations – Pencils Loose leaf paper Single Subject notebooks Highlighters Pens Erasers Binders Crayons Markers Colored pencils Scissors Tape Glue. Sturdy backpacks Gift cards (Wal-Mart, Staples, Walgreen’s, Shop Rite, etc. – anywhere school supplies are sold!) Supplies will be blessed on August 27th at St. Paul’s […]

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  July 31, 2023   No comments

Taking Inventory

“Stewardship is not just the pledge campaign – it is how we approach our relationship with each other and all of God’s gifts to us all year round. Whatever the resources we have been given is what we must work with to accomplish the mission of the church – these include our time, our talent, and […]

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  July 25, 2023   No comments

Visit to the Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American Museum

As part of their commitment to continuous learning about issues of race and justice, some members of the Race and Social Justice Coalition, many of whom are St. Paul’s parishioners, recently visited the first African American Museum in Stratford, Connecticut. The Museum was founded by Jeffery Fletcher from artifacts which his mother, Ruby Fletcher, had […]

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  July 25, 2023   No comments

Stewardship – Giving & Pledging

Stewardship is defined by the Episcopal church as a practice of gratitude and generosity which allows us to “grow more and more into the likeness of the loving, generous God in whose image we are created. Episcopalians believe that it is by virtue of our baptism that we are called to this ministry of stewardship.”  […]

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  July 18, 2023   No comments

History Project at St. Paul’s

The history project continues its research work on slavery in Norwalk and the complicity of our Church in this practice. We recently visited the History Room at the Norwalk Library where we are able to access documents such as records of signed papers of the enslaved being released after paying their wages now owed to […]

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  July 11, 2023   No comments

A Beautiful Counterpoint

Thank you for your wishes of comfort!Last Thursday, I “miscalculated” a step while vacuuming our stairs at home and fell hard onto my left hip. It was a bad injury which required a full hip replacement. It was unfortunate and I’m in a lot of pain, but of course, there is a beautiful counterpoint. The […]

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  July 3, 2023   No comments

More Than Enough

And taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. And all ate and were filled. What was left over was gathered up, twelve baskets of broken pieces. Luke 9:16-17 Stewardship is a ministry to […]

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  June 29, 2023   No comments

Treasured Gratitude

 Many thanks to all who helped to make Treasures in the Churchyard such a wonderful day.  From the large committee which met multiple times to plan, to the many parishioners helping out on campus over several days, the event was a wonderful demonstration of all we can do when we work together.        Many thanks also […]

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  June 27, 2023   No comments