The Rev. Samuel J. Smith is our Priest-in-Charge
Our Sunday Services are at 8 and 10 a.m.
with childcare at the later service.

Latest News

Weekly Update from St. Paul’s – July 30, 2015

From Our New Priest: It’s almost here! I am eagerly anticipating our first Sunday together—only a few days away. The last few weeks have been filled with heartfelt goodbyes, warm welcomes, and lots and lots of boxes. Don and I are especially grateful to members of the Vestry (especially Vaunie, Kendra, Natalie, and Matt) who […]

Weekly Update from St. Paul’s – July 16, 2015

This Sunday, July 19, is Parish Clean-up Day. Let’s all pitch in and clean up gardens and grounds at St. Paul’s after 10:00 a.m. service. There is plenty of work for everyone to find a job they can handle. We can share a simple lunch after our work is done….or on a break! Families with […]

Announcement from the Bishop’s Office

The Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts New Priest-in-Charge at St. Paul’s June 19, 2015 The people of St. Paul’s, Stockbridge, have called the Rev. Samuel J. Smith to be Priest-in-Charge effective August 1. Sam comes to us from the Diocese of New York where he has served as assistant at St. Michael’s in Manhattan since […]

The Rev. Samuel J. Smith – St. Paul’s New Priest

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Here is a June 15 message from Senior Warden, Vaunie Graulty:

Greetings to friends and parishioners of St. Paul’s Church,

Yesterday was a very exciting day for our church! As you know, we called our new priest in charge, Samuel J. Smith. He was the unanimous choice of both the Search committee and the Vestry. We feel very blessed as Sam so beautifully matches the aspirations we have for our future. I am very eager for you all to meet him.

At the 8 and the 10 a.m.services on behalf of the Vestry, I read Sam’s bio and a letter from him to all of you. There are links HERE to the bio and letter and two of Sam’s sermons. One sermon includes him singing! He has a wonderful voice.

With gratitude and joy,

Vaunie Graulty
Senior Warden
St. Paul’s Church

Vestry Minutes – May 16, 2015

Present: Vaunie Graulty, Senior Warden; Kendra MacLeod, Junior Warden; Natalie Boyce, Linda Day Others Present: Libby Wade, Interim Priest-in-Charge The meeting opened with a prayer. Minutes: A motion was made by Kendra MacLeod and seconded by Natalie Boyce to approve the Vestry minutes of April 18 and April 29, 2015. Motion carried. Treasurer’s Report: Vaunie […]

Vestry Meeting Minutes – April 18, 2015

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Stockbridge, MA 01262 Vestry Meeting April 18, 2015 Present: Vaunie Graulty, Senior Warden; Kendra MacLeod, Junior Warden; Donna Touponce; Matt Fillio; Natalie Boyce; Michael Cosby; Linda Day Also present: Libby Wade, Interim Priest-in-Charge Also present at the conclusion of the Vestry’s business meeting: the Search Committee members present but not currently […]

Vestry Meeting Minutes – March 21, 2015

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Stockbridge, Massachusetts Vestry Members Present: Vaunie Graulty, Senior Warden; Kendra MacLeod, Junior Warden; Michael Cosby; Natalie Boyce; Donna Touponce; John Davies, Treasurer; Linda Day, Clerk Others Present: The Rev. Libby Wade, Interim Priest-in-Charge; Carl Sprague; Nancy King The meeting began with opening prayer. Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by […]

Vestry Meeting Minutes – February 21, 2015

Vestry Members Present: Vaunie Graulty, Senior Warden; Matt Fillio; Michael Cosby; Natalie Boyce; Linda Day Others Present: The Rev. Libby Wade (Interim Priest-in-Charge); Jennifer Carmichael (Assistant Treasurer) The meeting began with opening prayer. Approval of Minutes: Tracy Johnson will assume the vestry class of 2016 slot vacated by Kendra Macleod who now serves as junior […]

Minutes of the February 8, 2015 Annual Meeting

Minutes of the February 8, 2015 Annual Meeting  Following a church brunch, the meeting was opened by Senior Warden Vaunie Graulty at 10:45 am. Linda Day was appointed clerk. Church members were asked to sign an attendance record. Interim Priest-in-Charge Libby Wade led a general thanksgiving prayer and a prayer for transition. Priest-in-Charge Libby Wade […]

Sermons

Sometimes We Need to Stop on the 4th Floor

Proper 8B, 6/28/15     St. Paul’s         Mark 5:21-43 If we had a marquee out front with a sermon title on it, then today’s sermon would be named “Sometimes We Need to Stop on the 4th Floor.” The sermon begins with a personal story. One hot summer Sunday several years ago, I left the church after the […]

Sermon at St. Paul’s – July 12, 2015

Sermon — July 12, 2015 — St. Paul’s, Stockbridge The Rev. Libby Wade, Interim Priest-in-Charge   This is my last Sunday with you as your Interim Priest-in-Charge, so I’m going to claim a bit of privilege and not preach a sermon based on the lectionary scripture readings for today. You can spend all afternoon contemplating […]

Patience – June 21, 2015

Today we had a wonderfully graphic Gospel lesson. It’s one that we all know in one way or another. And though I have some sea stories to tell, I will leave this lesson to you to contemplate. We also had lesson from the book of the Prophet Job. It is a vivid, exciting, and challenging […]

Easter 5B, May 3, 2015

Acts 8:26-40 In today’s reading from the book of Acts, Luke draws us into the story of Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch by giving lots of details that portray the qualities of openness, nurturing guidance, and discovering meaning.  If we listen closely, Luke may very well set us on our own journey of discovery. It’s […]

April 19, 2015 at St. Paul’s

We are in the midst of the Great Fifty Days of Easter, a time for building momentum as the people of God. We proclaim “Alleluia! Christ is risen!” all year long, but in this season we sometimes add a few extra “Alleluias” along the way.