The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost:
October 28, 2018
8:00 am - Simple Celebration of Holy Communion
10:15 am - Festive Celebration of Holy Communion

Childcare is available in the Walker Room Nursery each Sunday from 9:00 to 11:30 am

Today!
SPC Choir Open House  
Today at 5:25 pm
First floor - Flickinger Ministry Center
Everyone is invited to this year's SPC Choir Open House!

Director of Music, Jonathan Scarozza. Questions? Please email jonathan@spcbuffalo.org
This Sunday:
What are your questions about God, faith and spirituality? ASK YOUR QUESTIONS IN CHURCH THIS SUNDAY! 
All of us have questions! What are yours? On Sunday, all will be invited to submit questions via index cards. After the index cards are collected, Dean Derrick will randomly select cards and offer an off-the-cuff sermon based on the questions submitted. Come and explore! 
Sunday Adult Formation: "Called to Be Community:
The Cathedral Covenant & the Book of Acts"
October 28th & November 11th & 18th at 9:15 am in the Walker Room
To help the cathedral community live into the 2018-19 theme "Better Together," all are invited to explore the recently crafted Cathedral Covenant and the essentials of Christian community as found in the Book of Acts. We will link each point of the covenant to a passage from Acts. In addition, we will look at the Presiding Bishop's "Way to Love." Bibles will be provided for those who do not wish to bring their own. This six-session series will be facilitated by Dean Derrick and Deacon Jason. How might the earliest expression of Christian community influence our common life today?
Worship Survey Discussion  
This Sunday, October 28th at 11:30 a.m. in the Walker Room, all are invited to discuss the results of the survey and the changes to worship that will go in effect beginning in December and January. Thank you for your participation!
Upcoming Events:
Rite 1 Series to Begin with Feast of All Saints Evensong  
Thursday, November 1st at 7:00 pm in the Cathedral
Rite 1, the form of worship using traditional Elizabethan-inspired English (think Shakespeare) , will be used at various worship services throughout the year. This will be known as the "Rite 1 Series." The series will begin with Choral Evensong in celebration of the Feast of All Saints on November 1st at 7:00 pm featuring the St. Paul's Choir and scripture readings from the King James Version of the Holy Bible. The popular Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols to be held on December 23rd will be part of the series. A complete schedule is being devised. Stay tuned!! 
All Saints' Sunday (Nov. 4th) - A "Be-at-Church Sunday"  
On All Saints' Sunday, we will remember the saints of the past as we celebrate the "sainthood" of every Christian and add more saints to the Body of Christ through sacrament of Holy Baptism (we're baptizing at least six candidates!!) at the 10:15 am service. All Saints is one of four major feasts the Episcopal Church celebrates with many other branches of Christianity. It will be extremely festive with meaningful music and ritual, including a Litany of Remembrance (see below for more information). This is an important Sunday in our common life, so please try to make it!! 

Response Requested -  
Names for Litany of Remembrance for the Feast of All Saints  
At the services on November 4th, we will remember those who have died over the past year (since the last Feast of All Saints). If you wish to submit names of loved ones who have died, please go to our All Saints form  online or add the name(s) to the list at the Sign-up Center. Names will be read as part of Eucharistic Prayer and a candle will be lit after each name is read. 
Ecclesia Ministry  
Sunday, November 4th at 1:00 pm
Every first Sunday of the month, an Ecclesia volunteer will come to SPC to collect sandwiches and take them to Fireman's Park for Buffalo's "Street Angels." If you'd like to make sandwiches, please put them in baggies and in the church refrigerator.
 Submitted by: Rev. Judy Breny
Friends of the Night People  
Sunday, November 4th
As is our custom, and has been since the early 1990’s, a group of volunteers from St. Paul’s Cathedral, went to the Friends of Night People at the corner of Allen and Hudson to help serve dinner. Present were Bob Ludwig, Peter Snodgrass, Daryl Huston and myself. It was a busy evening and over 150 dinners were served.

Perhaps you would like to become a part of this worthwhile ministry? Because we need a group of 5-6 volunteers on the first Sunday of every month, if everyone who is able to do so would volunteer for one Sunday during the year, we would have a steady stream of helpers. The next opportunity to help our less fortunate neighbors is November 4 th . A sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board near the Pearl Street entrance to the Walker Room or you can sign up online at here . We would love to see YOU there!
Submitted by: Michael Bonilla
Buffalo Master Chorale to sing at St. Paul's Cathedral
Sunday, November 4th at 5:00 pm in the Cathedral
Buffalo Master Chorale will sing Songs of Faith , the main work is Bernstein  Chichester Psalms ; and also including pieces by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Copland and Boulanger. Donation at the door: $5 Students, $15 Adults.
Submitted by: Jonathan Scarozza
SPC Choir Hymn Marathon
Friday, November 9th at 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Cathedral
Saturday, November 10th at 9:00 am to TBD in the Cathedral
A hymn marathon is an enjoyable and ‘somewhat’ relaxing fundraiser at which the choristers sing through the entire Hymnal 1982 of the American Episcopal Church. This is no small task as it can take longer than a full day of singing. The choristers will gather on Friday evening at 5:30 pm, November 9th to begin the singing. Friday’s singing will conclude at 8:30 pm.

The choristers will return on Saturday morning at 9:00 am to continue their journey through the hymnal. An end time will only be known after an assessment of progress sometime around noon. If you like to sing or even listen, please come and join us. The more, the merrier!
 
Proceeds earned from this fundraiser will go toward the choristers’ tour to Ireland in July 2019. Please email Jonathan ( jonathan@spcbuffalo.org ) to sponsor a chorister or two for this fundraiser! Submitted by: Jonathan Scarozza
Altar Guild Meeting
Saturday, November 10th at 9:30 am
All members are asked to attend. We will meet with Dean Derrick, and discuss all the Advent and Christmas services for which we will be responsible.
Latest News:
Daylight Savings Ends  
Remember to turn back your clocks before bed on Saturday, November 3rd!
The Garden of Love is Expanding its Service.
Can You Help?
Every Wednesday, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
You may remember that the Garden of Love began with members of the cathedral hanging mittens, hats, and coats on a trellis near the sculpture of Homeless Jesus in Cathedral Park. While we continue to offer free clothing, we feel that there is also a need for more. Read more.
Submitted by: Anne Simet & Michael Bonilla
Name Tags
To help foster better community at St. Paul's, please remember to wear your name tag during worship. If you do not have a name tag, please sign up for one at the name tag kiosk in the back of the church. Thank you!