Welcome to St. Paul's
This Sunday, October 19
Rite I at 8:00 a.m. and Rite II with Holy Eucharist and Baptism at 10 a.m.
Godley Play and Child Care at 9:45 in the Parish House
Prelude: Nancy King, piano; Gabe Kalcheim, violin; John Davies, clarinet
See you on Sunday!

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Weekly Update – October 16, 2014

This Week’s Walking the Way” Reflection
by the Rev. Thomas Eoyang (click HERE to view)

This Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
We celebrate the Baptisms of Christoph Powell Newsome and Lilliana Mae Newsome at the 10:00 a.m. service.

Walking the Way

“Walking the Way” is our process we’re using to reflect on God’s generosity to us and our practical response to that generosity in terms of time, talent and treasure. You will see “Walking the Way” under Calendar & News in the menus above, and you can read there the stewardship reflections from our members and from people in the wider church.

Sermons

Anchors

As many of you know, Vaunie’s mother, LeVaun Pendergast Bell Lippincott, known as “Pendie,” passed away on August 7. Vaunie is strong and fine. She is in Maine for a few days, visiting our daughter Sarah and also spending time at Prout’s Neck, a place that Pendie enjoyed like no other. I want to thank […]

A Leap of Faith

In St. Mathew’s Gospel, Jesus has just demonstrated the power of the kingdom of heaven by feeding the 5,000. Sharing the Good News and the reality of the kingdom of heaven will soon be the disciples’ job. What kind of faith has he instilled in them? In today’s reading, we see that faith tested. “You […]

On the Nature and Future of Christianity

God, through Jesus, does feed crowds–all the crowds that make up the populations of the world, all the crowds that in their differences often treat each other harshly, all the crowds that the paragons of correctness insist must be forced to become alike. Acknowledging that openness is to understand the heart of the Gospel and to decisively challenge the view that religion must require us to be correct in just one way.

Know that I am with you

“Know that I am with you and will keep you wherever you go.” When will we hear it? We may be in some place or relationship or conversation, or in some circumstance of whatever kind. We may not even be thinking about anything to do with God or the holy. But suddenly we will become aware of levels in this moment that we did not imagine.

Encountering Jesus

Easter is not just about a tomb that was empty on that first day of new life, of Easter life. Easter is even more about Jesus’ presence with his community on every Sunday and about his presence in our hearts and in our lives every single day of our lives.