Angels and Animals

Angels and Animals

Dear St. Paul’s Family, Angels and Animals We have entered into a portion of the liturgical year that focuses on God’s created order. Yesterday we celebrated St. Michael and All Angels with Holy Eucharist and the most gorgeous Choral Evensong I have ever experienced. ...
Angels and Animals

Prayers in the Deluge

Dear St. Paul’s Family, We have had quite the deluge over the past 3 days.  The Gentlefolk of Noble Poverty (our awesome group of volunteer handy people) are happy to report that the gym is bone dry.  The French drain that was installed after the flooding of Hurricane...
Angels and Animals

Parish Administrator Appointed

Dear St. Paul’s Family, It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of April Cook as Parish Administrator at St. Paul’s.  April has more than 17 years of experience in customer service, sales, and service administration and management.  It was clear in conversations...
The Redemptive Work of the Cross

The Redemptive Work of the Cross

An Excerpt From a “Hymn for 9/11”by JMA Wright The years have passed and now we markThe depths of that dark day,As we draw closer to the OneWho promises the wayTo move beyond our brokenness,Of days like nine elev’nTo build twin towers of peace and loveAnd make earth...
Angels and Animals

Settling In

Beloved, I am still “settling in” to St. Paul’s.  I continue to listen as I encounter each of you.  In meeting with you I am hearing about all of the ministries and experiences of St. Paul’s as well as who you are as beloved children of God.  Amid the listening, I...
Angels and Animals

Here We Go Again

Beloved,  Here we go again. As we all are probably aware, New Hanover County has issued a mask mandate for all indoor places open to the public effective Friday, August 20 at 5pm. Therefore, it is necessary for us all to wear masks when we gather for worship and other...