Judy Breny

Judy Breny

I am a retired Episcopal priest from the Diocese of Western New York. I have lived & served in Buffalo, the city of good neighbors. I chose to retire to Wilmington because my family lives here and also nearby in MD, Taize services initially drew me to St....
Conversion of St. Paul; Annual Meeting

Conversion of St. Paul; Annual Meeting

On Sunday we celebrate our patronal feast, The Conversion of St. Paul.  We will also have our Annual Meeting between the services (9 a.m.).  This is the closest thing we have to a “Homecoming” Sunday.  It is a day when we celebrate all that is St. Paul’s: past,...
Stephanie Schlosser

Stephanie Schlosser

I was raised in Asheville.  My parents still reside in the same home I grew up in.  I was baptized at All Souls Episcopal Church in January 1985. I was not confirmed during my high school years like most Episcopalians; however, my brother and I were acolytes in the...
Pastoral Care Committee Invites You

Pastoral Care Committee Invites You

The Pastoral Care Committee meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Library. If you have previously attended or are interested in becoming part of Pastoral Care at St. Paul’s, please join us. The meeting will be no more than 1 hour in...
Herb Gant

Herb Gant

My life in the Episcopal Church began with my confirmation in 1961 after I had decided that (1) catholicism  — with a little “c” — is the only expression of Christianity that makes sense, and that (2) the Episcopal Church is catholic. I still believe (1)...
Karen & Bill Smith

Karen & Bill Smith

Hello St. Paul’s!! Although we are both only children, our immediate family includes 21 members beginning with five children, two girls and three boys, plus one fur baby. We are a joyous, diverse group with a blended heritage and ethnicity which includes English,...
Conversion of St. Paul; Annual Meeting

Christmas Letter

Beloved of St. Paul’s, A manger is a food trough, a common place where all the animals gather to eat.  It is the last place we might expect to find a newborn King, and yet, we do. Bethlehem is overcrowded; there is no room in the inn. No room for Mary, Joseph, and...
Ashley Eason

Ashley Eason

I grew up in Richmond, Va., but have lived all over including Georgia, Belgium, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, California, Washington, Oregon and Black Mountain, N.C. I was baptized at All Saints Episcopal Church when I was 13, was confirmed a year later and...
Marshall Foster

Marshall Foster

Although I grew up in Wilmington, I’ve lived away more years than I’ve lived here. After New Hanover High School and East Carolina University, I moved to New York, landing on the Upper West Side for the next 30 years. I wanted to work in the music industry...
Bill & Elaine Anlyan

Bill & Elaine Anlyan

Bill and Elaine met while working for a U.S. Congressman who was running for the U.S. Senate in 1972. They had three children by 1984 and seven grandchildren by 2019. They moved to Wilmington in 1992 for Bill to become vice chancellor of development at UNCW. A few...