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Traveling Together on the Road to Easter

   Click here to download this page as a PDF flyer. Holy Week Palm Sunday – Sunday, March 28 Palm Procession at St. Paul’s – 9am Gather with the St. Paul’s community for a glad-hearted procession led by the children & their families around the church campus, Online or RSVP at this link to attend […]

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  February 13, 2021   No comments

“My life at St. Paul’s” by Joe Shafranek

My life with St. Paul’s started June 21, 2009. My spouse Tom Hickey and I were looking to deepen our spiritual life together. We had gone to the PRIDE event the day before and got information about St. Paul’s and their services. When we came to services, we were greeted by Gwen and Walter Briggs […]

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  February 3, 2021   No comments

A Transition for Brad McKinney

Dear St. Paul’s parish community, I am writing today with the sad-for-us news that Brad McKinney, our St. Paul’s Treasurer, will be relocating to Tennessee by the end of January. Brad and his husband, Ted, have found a wonderful home with land in the Memphis area, and will be putting down deeper roots in a […]

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  January 20, 2021   No comments

Floor nominations at the Annual Meeting

The nominations committee has, in accordance with parish bylaws, put before the parish nominees for co wardens, vestry members, co treasurers, clerk and delegates to the annual convention of the diocese. The bylaws and church canons provide for nominations from the floor except for the office of warden. Any person so nominated must agree to placing […]

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  January 16, 2021   No comments

Epiphanies — from the Parish Wardens

Most of the conversations we’ve had in late December and the 1st of January have included some version of “I’m sure glad to see the end of 2020!” Indeed! And, yet, we might also pause to reflect on the Epiphanies many of us have had – both small and large. What were yours? An awakening […]

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  January 9, 2021   No comments

Love Came Down at Christmas

Looking back over Advent, I count over 50 different St. Paul’s gathering events where we’ve participated in prayer, reflection, socializing, and giving. In addition, many of you have continued to check in on one another weekly and sometimes daily. In this way we have been able to reach out, connect, and care for one another […]

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  December 22, 2020   No comments

A Reflection on Middle Collegiate Church by Fr. Daniel

Many of you may have heard of the tragic fire that destroyed Middle Collegiate Church in New York City this past week (read Pastor Jacqui Lewis’ post here). Middle Church is the oldest continuously gathered congregation in America, dating from the earliest Dutch settlement on Manhattan. The church building was historic and beautiful, and its […]

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  December 9, 2020   No comments

“Connection” by Sandy Bria

This past week we celebrated the Thanksgiving Holiday. For me, suffice it to say, the week was like no other as my family was forced to quarantine under the threat of Covid. While test results eventually came back negative, we were not able to celebrate in person on the holiday. I discussed my disappointment with […]

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  November 30, 2020   No comments