St Paul's Episcopal Church

The Messenger Online


St. Paul's Church in Englewood

in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark
113 Engle Street,  Englewood, NJ 07631

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Summer Church
The Holy Eucharist is celebrated on Sunday at 8 in the Chapel and 10:30 in the Air-Conditioned Parish Hall.
You are welcome at St Paul's 
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Parish Notes

New Acolyte and Layreader/Eucharistic Minister Schedules are now available. Click on the link at the bottom of this email.


Breakfast A Continental breakfast is served along with drinks and conversation, in the Parish Hall, 8:45 am-9:30 am.


The 10:30 am Eucharist moves for the rest of the summer to the Parish Hall this Sunday for A/C and a more informal venue. The 8 a.m. Eucharist will remain in the air-conditioned chapel.  


Coffee Hour: Join host Steve Im in the Lobby/Reception Room in a spirit of fellowship following the 10:30 am service.


Summer Choir: Anyone of any age or ability may join us-just arrive at 9:45 o'clock in the Parish Hall to learn an anthem for the service. The choir plays a crucial role in leading the music of the liturgy. Come and be a part of this ministry for one week or more! For more information, contact Mark,


Day Camp at St Paul's: All Children entering Grades K-6, Monday-Friday, July 22-26, 8 am-6 pm. Cross Roads Camp Counselors will lead. $120 per child. Scholarship assistance is available on request. For more information, contact Kai Alston at


Stroke Screening: Early detection is key to prevention, and we are pleased once again to welcome Life Line Screening to St. Paul's Parish Hall on Monday, July 29. A flier with more information plus a pre-registration form is available in the Parish Office. Alternatively, you may sign up by calling 888.653.6450 or faxing the form to 866.628.2847.


Summer Pledges: We have done a wonderful job in keeping our pledge payments current so far this year. Please remember to make timely arrangements for paying your pledge this summer, when the usual routines are disrupted but the bills keep coming. Thank you for making St Paul's possible!  


St Paul's Van is available every Sunday to transport parishioners to and from Church. Contact Gary Mason at 201.569.6417.

Schedule, July 14-21

Office Hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


SUNDAY, JULY 14                         

Pentecost VIII, Proper 10C 

8:00 a.m. Eucharist with Music, Chapel

9:30 a.m. Adult Forum 

9:30 a.m. Summer Choir, Parish Hall 

10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist, Parish Hall 


5:00 p.m. Folk Dancers, Parish Hall
7:00 p.m. AlAnon, Conference Room

TUESDAY, JULY 16                   

5:30 a.m. Top Stone Church, Chapel

9:00 a.m. WIC Program, Guild Room

7:30 p.m. Vestry, Vestry Room 


WEDNESDAY, JULY 17                  

5:30 a.m. Top Stone Church, Chapel

10:00 a.m. Overeaters Anon., Reception Room

11:00 a.m. Parish Staff Meeting, Rector's Office

6:30 p.m. Sung Vespers and Eucharist, Chapel 

7:00 p.m. Women's AA, Library

7:00 p.m. Potluck Dinner, Reception Room 

7:30 p.m. Debtors Anonymous, Conference Room

8:00 p.m. Top Stone Church, Chapel


THURSDAY, JULY 18          

5:30 a.m. Top Stone Church, Chapel

7:30 p.m. AA, Reception Room

7:30 p.m. Salsa Class, Parish Hall

St Paul's Choir rehearsals resume in the fall  


FRIDAY, JULY 19                      

5:30 a.m. Top Stone Church, Chapel 
12:15 p.m. AlAnon, Reception Room
7:00 p.m. Salsa Class, Parish Hall
7:30 p.m. AA, Choir Room

SATURDAY, JULY 20                   

9:00 a.m. Kol HaNeshama, Parish Hall

9:00 a.m. Search Committee, Vestry Room 

9:15 a.m. Altar Guild, Sacristy


SUNDAY, JULY 21                           

Pentecost IX, Proper 11C   

8:00 a.m. Eucharist with Music, Chapel

9:30 a.m. Adult Forum 

9:45 a.m. Summer Choir rehearsal, Parish Hall 

10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist, Parish Hall 

Ministers of the Liturgy

All Ministers of the Liturgy: Please remember to notify Azim Mayadas ( or 201.568.3276 when you make a substitution in the Sunday schedule.

Click on the links below for the Acolyte and Layreader schedules. We are using track 2 of the Revised Common Lectionary.  



Pentecost VIII, Proper 10C: July 14 

Altar Guild: Meta Barrow, Robin Jackson   

8 a.m.Acolyte: Aleik Tahir; Eucharistic Minister/Reader:

Dolores Murray   
10:30 a.m.: Eucharistic Ministers/Readers: Patrick O'Neil, Sandra Bonnick, Kai Alston; Acolytes: Christian Neils, Haili Nelson, Ryelle Huggins, Audrey Leak; Ushers: George Gill, Sheryl Gill, Sandra Bonnick

Deuteronomy 30:9-14
Psalm 25:1-9
Colossians 1:1-14

Luke 10:25-37
Readings may be found here

Pentecost IX Proper 11C: July 21 

Altar Guild: Dolores Murray, Peg Slaven   

8 a.m.Acolyte: Aleik Tahir; Eucharistic Minister/Reader:

Patrick O'Neil  
10:30 a.m.: Eucharistic Ministers/Readers: Kai Alston, Ken Acquah, Lionel Garrison; Acolytes: Shane Nelson, Ariana White, Ken Acquah, Leah Baker; Ushers: Ruth Herrick, Edith Holiday, Stanley Lokko, Kay Hammond

Genesis 18:1-10a
Psalm 15
Colossians 1:15-28
Luke 10:38-42
Readings may be found here.  

Pentecost X, Proper 12C: July 28  

Altar Guild: Kay Hammond, Pam Abner, Myrtha Span   

8 a.m.Acolyte: Aleik Tahir; Eucharistic Minister/Reader: Helen Yeisley   

10:30 a.m.: Eucharistic Ministers/Readers: Helen Yeisley, Princess Ibeabuchi, Andrea Bills; Acolytes: Veronique Dhont, Kyra Acquah, Annele Neils, Tobe Ibeabuchi; Ushers: Myrna Harrison, Florence Lokko, Cynthia McDonald

Genesis 18:20-32
Psalm 138
Colossians 2:6-19
Luke 11:1-13
Readings may be found  here.


in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark

113 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201.568.3276    Fax: 201.871.7349


The Rev. Robert L. Shearer, Priest-in-Charge:

The Rev. James Warnke, Priest Associate:  

Mark A. Trautman, Director of Music:

Kaileen Alston, Director of Christian Education:  

Azim Mayadas, Parish Administrator: 

Lydia Zapico, Accountant: 

Daniel Elivo, Sexton:

George Gill, Sunday Sexton:

Gary Mason, Sunday Sexton: 







8:00 am

Holy Eucharist

with Music

10:30 am

Choral Eucharist



6:30 pm

Sung Vespers

and Eucharist

7:00 pm

Potluck Supper

7:30 pm

Bible Study


Saturdays at 5 will
resume in September