Many frozen turkeys are needed for San Lucas y San Pablo for Thanksgiving. Please bring to St. Paul’s by Sunday, November 23rd. Thoroughly cooked turkey breasts and cans of cranberry sauce are also needed for an anticipated attendance of at least 100. Drop off at St. Paul’s kitchen by noon on Tuesday, November 25th.
St John's Pantry Food Drive
Thank you for your tremendous generosity with the food donations so far. We've averaged about 20-25 grocery bags each week! Claudia Green, the staff person at St. John’s, is thrilled and so very grateful. Let's keep it going! The drive will continue up to and including November 23rd. Warm clothing donations were much appreciated as well and are gladly accepted at any time - there is always the need.
Bishop Ian's Visitation: Sunday Nov. 23rd
Bishop +Ian will celebrate and preach at both services and baptize two of our children. Following the services, we will have a "meet and greet" titled "Ask the Bishop: Our Common Life in God’s Mission," an opportunity to meet your Diocesan Bishop and ask any questions, large and small. Bishop +Ian’s visitation will conclude with a meeting with the Vestry, staff and leadership of the parish.
Have an Extra Seat at Your Thanksgiving Table?
If you can invite one or two parishioners who don’t have family meals planned it would be a blessing for all involved. Just sign up at St. Paul’s Central or call the office and let us know.
Advent Lessons & Carols: Sunday Nov. 30
On Sunday afternoon, November 30 at 5 pm, we will mark the new season of Advent with our annual Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent, sung by the St. Paul's Choir. Thought provoking scripture passages will be interspersed with the great hymns and music of the Advent season. This service is always a special treat. Please join us!
St. Nicholas Fair: Saturday Dec. 6th
Fair setup day is right around the corner on Sunday, November 30th! Please contact co-chairs Kristi Miller or Melissa Clear if you can help. We need lots of volunteers for many brief and fun opportunities the day of the fair! Sign up sheets are on the bulletin board in the hallway. Jon Gable is also looking for concession stand volunteers for the tree lighting, please email him if you can help.
Men's Gathering: Tuesday Nov. 25th
7:30 pm in Room 108. This Special Thanksgiving meeting will include a discussion of the particular things in our lives we are most grateful for. Let John Ogletree or Rich Hagedus know if you can bring some eggnog or cookies.
Our adopted social worker Margot Goldberg has five families in her caseload. Please help us provide a Holiday meal for these families. Contact Linda Shackleton for shopping list. Two size 7/8 teen girls need both practical and fashionable clothing. Boys 3T/4T winter clothing as well as men’s clothing, especially jeans, is also needed. A double stroller is requested for one of Margot's clients. Contact Linda if you can help.
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