Volunteers Needed for Treasures in the Churchyard

The beautiful St. Paul’s churchyard will be the site for an inaugural antiques show with area vendors and a church “White Elephant” sale, to benefit the church. This is an “All hands on deck” event! There are a variety of opportunities before, during, and after the event. Please consider volunteering to help with set-up, logistics […]

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  May 24, 2023   No comments

White Elephant Donations Needed

During the antiques show, Ginny Green will be hosting a “White Elephant” sale. We’re looking for donations of gently-used collectibles and antiques. These items* can be dropped off at church starting June 1. Please contact the parish office or e-mail Co-Warden Ginny Balser for details and drop off times. *Donated items accepted are: 40+ years […]

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  May 24, 2023   No comments

Meet Jacob Montgomery

Jacob Montgomery, a native of Raleigh, NC, is a doctoral candidate in the studio of David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music. He graduated from the studio of David Higgs with his Master of Music in Organ Performance in Literature in 2020 after receiving degrees in both chemistry and music performance from East Carolina University […]

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  May 1, 2023   No comments

History Project Update 4/24/23

So, what’s happening with our history project that’s looking at discovering and documenting“historic complicity in racism in our parish of St Paul’s and communities?” Well as you can seefrom all the books and papers in this picture, we have been hard at work. Reading andresearching books and records, getting advice from other parishes who have […]

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  April 25, 2023   No comments

Why Morning Prayer

“Guide us in your way oh God; and we shall follow where you lead!”For many mornings during the pandemic of 2020 when I had no idea what the day would bring, these words were the only comfort. The months of March, April, May and even June were full of terrible anxiety. People I knew and […]

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  February 28, 2023   No comments

Sandy Bria on Sacred Ground

My name is Sandy Bria and I wanted to take a minute to share my experience withSacred Ground, which is described on its website as “a film- and readings-baseddialogue series on race, grounded in faith.” Click here for a message from BishopCurry. When I first heard the term Sacred Ground, it felt a little ominous […]

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  February 20, 2023   No comments

Absalom Jones Celebration

“What a joy to be a part of the Absalom Jones celebration this past Sunday in Thanksgiving forthe Life and Ministry of the first black priest to be ordained in the Episcopal church and hisfounding of the first black Episcopal church, St. Thomas African Episcopal Church. It was fittingthat this service of thanksgiving was held […]

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  February 16, 2023   No comments

Dulce Weigel on Sacred Ground

The reasons that people give for participating in Sacred Ground probably equals the number of people in the circles. I think my own seed was planted when my daughter was in Honors US history in high school. She was studying for a test and was getting frustrated by the amount of material she had to […]

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  February 13, 2023   No comments

My Experience in Sacred Ground – Paul Carling

As a relatively new parishioner at St. Paul’s, I was eager to find ways to spend some in-depth time with small groups of parishioners, and Sacred Ground proved to be the perfect choice!  We started by sharing our own stories and how they intersected with the experience of people of color in our country, and […]

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  February 7, 2023   No comments

History Project

“Sometimes we need to look at our history, troubled as it may be to see the hand of Godleading us in the struggle through human heroes that are sent to guide and console us.”[Rev. Canon Leonard L. Hamlin, Canon Missioner and Minister of Equity and Inclusion atWashington National Cathedral.]This to a large extent was the […]

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  February 6, 2023   No comments