St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Sacred Trust Fund - Applications for both INREACH and OUTREACH funding from the Sacred Trust Fund will be due in the office TODAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015. Forms are available on the St. Paul's website or from the office. Honorarium applications will NOT be considered at this time.
BSA Troop 4 will hold a Spaghetti Supper here at ST. Paul's on Friday, February 6th from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM in Wilkinson Hall. Tickets are $6 per person and $5 for seniors. Tickets are available from any scout and also at the door.
Sacred Trust Meeting will take place Sunday, February 8 in the Chapel. Members please attend!
Nicaragua Service Trip - St. Paul's next service trip to Nicaragua is scheduled for August 1 -10, 2015. If you are interested in joining the trip, please contact Rob Page, Donna Regan or Nancy Harrington. Information about service trips can be found at www.elporvenir.org or by speaking to anyone from St. Paul's who went to Nicaragua in 2014. A $100 deposit, information and waiver forms are due by February 15. There will be room for up to twelve people on the trip.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper - Tuesday, February 17, anytime between 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Price is $6 for adults and kids over 12, $3 for kids 5 - 12, and kids under 5 eat for free. There will be kid-friendly activities to get the children ready for Lent, including pancake races at 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM. Invite friends!
Ash Wednesday Services - February 18 - 7:00 AM Holy Eucharist & Ashes, 12:!0 PM Holy Eucharist, Ashes & Music, 7:00 PM Holy Eucharist, Ashes & Music.
Parish Annual Report - Copies of this year's Report are available at both church entrances today, and from the parish office during the week.
Offering Envelopes for 2015 are on a table in the back of the sanctuary. All boxes have names on them and are placed alphabetically. If there is not a box with your name on it and you would like offering envelopes, please contact the parish office.
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Thrift Shop News - The bag sale just gets better in February. Buy one bag of clothing for $5 and get a second bag for FREE! Home decor, glassware & linens are also abundant! Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 10 AM - 1:00 PM. Please like us on Facebook (St. Paul's Thrift Shop) and share with friends!
Items needed in Nicaragua: El Porvenir, the group St. Paul's works with in Nicaragua, is looking for the following items, new or used, in working condition.
* 8 Android phones, version 2.1 or higher, for monitoring & evaluation surveys
in rural areas
* 5 digital cameras (5MP+) to document project construction
* 5 computer projectors for health education workshops
* 5 laptops for Nicaraguan staff (desktops are welcome, but are harder to
* Working UPS/stabilizers
* Quality motorcycle helmets
* 5 first aid kits: one for each regional office
Please contact the parish office if you would like to donate any of these items.