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Services December 21-28
Sunday, December 21: Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m.
Brunch follows. Bring a favorite dish to share!
Christmas Eve: 5:30 p.m. Eucharist (5 p.m. music)
Christmas Morning: 10:00 a.m. Eucharist and Carols
Sunday, December 28: Lessons and Carols with Communion at 10:00 a.m.
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Weekly Update – December 17, 2014

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One Service This Sunday at 9 am!
Farewell Brunch: Right after the nine o’clock service this Sunday we’ll have a potluck brunch to say farewell to Tom and Marthe! Bring a favorite dish to share, and we’ll raise our coffee cups to toast Tom’s retirement in style. Please call Natalie at 298-3443 if you have any questions.

Choir rehearses in church at 4:15 p.m. on Christmas Eve and at 9:00 a.m. on December 28.

Christmas Flowers and Special Music. Contributions are welcome. Checks may be sent to the office or put in the offering plate. You may email names in memory of or in honor of to stpaulsstockbridge@gmail.com or fill in a form at church and put it in the offering plate.

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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.


Prepare the Way of the Lord

How do we prepare the way of the Lord?  The change starts within us. As we sang a few minutes ago,  “Let every heart prepare a place Where such a mighty guest may come.”  And to show us the way to do this,  God gives us prophets. No one has done this better than the […]


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.