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This Sunday, September 13, we are gathering together for worship and a parish picnic at Long Leaf Park (Shelter #4) beginning at 10:30 a.m. I am happy to announce that we are fully booked for this celebration. Eventbrite reservations for the picnic are no longer being...
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Compassion for Louisiana

I am excited to join you on September 13th at Long Leaf Park for our parish picnic. In my dreams I imagine it will be a sunny day of 72 degrees with no humidity. I always wake up from such a dream and am reminded that we live in South Eastern North Carolina where a...
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A Plentiful Harvest

I grew up in a Christian denomination called the Church of the Brethren. It was about as nonliturgical a church as one could find. Holy Communion was offered just twice a year. When I was 16, I discovered the Episcopal Church because I was offered a part time job as...
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Children’s Services Begin!

This past Sunday members of St. Paul’s Children’s Ministry held its first Children and Family Eucharist. The service was held in our parking lot and each family unit was invited and required (I grant that sounds less hospitable) to sit together in their own circle. We...
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The Road Ahead

We devoted our Vestry meeting last Monday night to working on St. Paul’s Strategic Plan. It is an exciting and ambitious plan. In many ways, its foci are self evident and interconnected. The plan is not just some good ideas we ought to try, it addresses urgent needs,...
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Transfiguration

The Transfiguration: Luke 9:26-3   Today, August 6th, is the day the Church observes the Transfiguration.  Did you know that all 3 of the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) include a version of this event?  John’s Gospel does not include this event...