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
Following the retirement of Fr. Jim Melnyk after almost 10 years with St. Paul’s, the parish is preparing to call an interim rector and embarking on the year-long process to call a new rector. Information on this process will be updated regularly here.
On Saturday August 15, 2020, St. Paul’s had a farewell parade for Fr. Jim Melnyk. Photos from the event are here in our Gallery.
Through a Facebook post the Outreach committee was made aware of a local project to financially support. The committee was given a generous donation with a request the funds go locally to help during our current health crisis. The Facebook article seemed like the perfect opportunity to make this request come true. FLAG … Continue reading St. Paul’s Outreach Committee Supports FLAG Project
Episcopal Relief & Development and Diocese of NC Offer Guidance in Responding to Coronavirus Concern
Common Sense Guidelines April 1, 2020 By The Rev. Dr. Jim Melnyk What follows below are a series of updates dealing with the fallout of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest updates from our Diocese are at the top of the list: The link below, will bring you to the most current update from our Bishops … Continue reading Episcopal Relief & Development and Diocese of NC Offer Guidance in Responding to Coronavirus Concern
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