Dear St. Paul’s, It is with great joy that I write to you today, as I prepare to become your next rectorbeginning November 8. Having had the pleasure to interact with your Search Committee,Wardens, and Vestry I have felt the spirit of hospitality, welcome, and love that you all at St.Paul’s embody. I am so … Continue reading A Message From Rev. Kate Byrd
In preparation for Bishop Rodman’s visit, we will have a Workday on Saturday, October 9, beginning at 10:00 AM. Our goal is to pick up and organize all the rooms in the church and spiff things up so that we can celebrate with the bishop, knowing that St. Paul’s looks its best. If we have … Continue reading St. Paul’s Work Day October 9th
The Rt. Rev. Samuel S. Rodman will be joining us at St. Paul’s on Sunday, October 17th. He will be preaching, celebrating the Eucharist at the 11:00 service, and he plans to meet with your Vestry. We do not have any baptisms or confirmations scheduled, but a couple of folks have expressed an interest in … Continue reading Bishop Rodman Visiting St. Paul’s
The parish of St. Paul’s welcomes their new Rector, the Rev. Kate Byrd, and her family, Drew (husband), Libbie (4 year old daughter), Thomas and Patrick (19 month old twins), and their two dogs Sissy (Labra-doodle) and Radar (Shih Tzu Bichon). Rev. Kate is a native of Arlington, VA and grew up at Christ Church … Continue reading St. Paul’s Calls New Rector
Our sister congregation, La Iglesia Episcopal San José, hosted their first Covid vaccination clinic on Sunday, May 23 from 2-5 p.m. in Lawrence Hall. The vaccine was free, and sign-ups through the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry as well as walk-ups were accommodated. St. Paul’s provided the location, donated drinks, and supported the clinic with our presence. … Continue reading Vaccination Clinics At St. Paul’s
St. Paul’s Search Committee took a big leap forward this month, finalizing the Ministry Portfolio located at https://www.episdionc.org/clergy-positions/ on the Diocesan website. Information in the portfolio began with consideration of your survey responses, followed by structuring that data, along with fact-checking and opinions of the Search Committee members, into a document that we felt best … Continue reading Parish Profile Published!
St. Paul’s celebrated the Eucharist for the first time in over a year on Easter Sunday with distribution of Communion taking place on the labyrinth. Pictures from the service are below We are planning to resume limited in-person worship at the 11 a.m. servicebeginning April 11, the Sunday after Easter. At present we are limited … Continue reading The Lord is Risen Indeed! Alleluia, Alleluia!
St. Paul’s is pleased to announce the formation of a Search Committee to identify and recommend a new parish rector. The committee is chaired by Allen Wellons, who is assisted by Linda Armstrong, Leo Daughtry, Nancy Gibbs, Joyce Kilpatrick-Jordan, and Sherrill Weathers, with Don Overby serving as Vestry liaison. Because congregational input and support is … Continue reading Rector Search Begins
After breaking for the summer, the ECW held their first meeting on Saturday, September 19. It was a delight to see members in person and was a very productive gathering. We are not letting the pandemic thwart our fundraising efforts and have come up with a creative solution for both our October Souper Sunday and … Continue reading ECW News
Rev. Jill Beimdiek has accepted the vestry’s call to be St. Paul’s Interim Rector while the search for a permanent rector is underway. Since she cannot immediately meet everyone during the pandemic, her introductory letter follows: Dear People of St Paul’s,I am very much looking forward to joining the St. Paul’s family as your Interim … Continue reading St. Paul’s Welcomes Interim Rector
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