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Did you hear?
Mother Alice gave birth to Calvin James Graham on January 16, and we hear that that everything is going well! Join us in giving thanks for this blessing!
And while we’re announcing…
Fr. George is pleased to announce that Ben Bricio has accepted the staff position of Part Time Interim Youth Coordinator. Ben will be working with St. Paul’s Youth as well as the Youth Committee, Clergy, and adult volunteers. Ben grew up here at St. Paul’s and participated in youth ministry, and recently served as a summer counselor at Camp Trinity held each year at Trinity Center in Pine Knoll Shores, NC. Please join us all in welcoming Ben.
February Episcopal Youth Community (EYC) highlights:
Sunday February 5th PJ night: - wear your favorite comfy PJs
Sunday, February 12th: Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating
Sunday, February 19th: NO EYC - Presidents’ Day Weekend
Sunday, February 26th: Bowling at Buffaloe Lanes (EYC and Pre-EYC) please note the time change on this - 5:00-6:15 pm - NO DINNER
Pancake Supper and Mardi Gras
The Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper is returning this year on Tuesday, February 21, 5:00-7:00 pm in the Parish Hall. This is a fun family evening with pancakes and sausage cooked by the Men’s Group. $8 for adults, $5 for children (under 5 are free).
St. Paul’s is having services for the Imposition of Ashes on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 am, 12:00 noon, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm. The 6:00 pm service is our Children and Families’ service, but all ages are welcome at any service. We invite you to join us for a reflective start to the season of Lent.
ASP is gearing up for 2023, starting with the FUNd-raising Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, March 10. We need lots of help making this a success so that we can cover the cost of our trip. Even if you are not able to join us on the trip, we could use your help with the dinner. Sign up here Please come and join us - it’s a fun event!
If you want to reserve your spot on our trip this year, please contact Kevin Swann. Registration is now open - don’t miss your spot!
It has been a tradition for the Men and Women of St. Paul’s to rent houses at Emerald Isle in April to get away from the routine and enjoy some fun and friendship together. Men’s Beach Week this year is April 23-30; Women’s Beach Week is April 30-May 1. No minimum stay is required. See the St. Paul’s website for full details.
Questions? Contact Rachel Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org
We could use some help covering our weekly meals and supervision for EYC gatherings. Parent volunteers provide dinner and supervision so that our Youth can have a safe environment for fun. We ask a parent from each household to volunteer at least once this spring. See the links below: