February 13, 2019

The Church office will be closed on Monday, February 18, in observance of Presidents' Day.

Community Dinner at 5:15 pm -  Parish Hall

Celtic-inspired Healing Eucharist at 6:15 pm -
Chapel of the Good Shepherd

Book study group at 7:00 pm - Room 108

This Sunday, February 17, 2019
The Sixth Sunday After the Epiphany

  8:00 am:   Holy Eucharist, Rite I 
10:00 am:   Holy Eucharist,  Rite II
11:30 am:   No Coffee Class
11:30 am:   Chili Cook Off (until 1:00 pm)
  5:30 pm:   Grace Notes
Wednesday Evening:   Celtic-inspired Healing Eucharist, 6:10 pm in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd.  All are welcome. 

ST. PAUL'S CHILI COOK OFF: February 17th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.  Sponsored by St. Paul's Youth. Also, for  Ducks and Beavers fans! Once again SPY will be holding a silent auction for tickets to this year's Civil War game OSU vs. UO November 30, 2019 at Autzen Stadium. Come to the cook-off ready to make your highest bid for these amazing tickets in support of St. Paul's Youth!


ST. ANNE'S GUILD MEETING:   Tuesday, Feb. 19th. 1:00 pm social hour, 1:30 meeting. Guests are welcome. Questions? Call Judy Kleen at 503-588-9036.

BRING US YOUR PALMS!  Palms distributed last year on Palm Sunday should be returned to the church to make the ashes for this year's Ash Wednesday observance. Bring your palms on Sunday, February 27, or Sunday, March 3. We will burn them together as part of our Shrove Tuesday Mardi Gras celebration on March 5.

HELP US EAT UP THE BUTTER!! Please join us for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, March 5 from  5:00 - 7 pm. St Paul's has hosted Fat Tuesday 
dinn ers for at least 40 years (does anyone remember exactly when we started?). What a wonderful way to share the end of Epiphany and the start of Lent with our parish family. Pancakes, butter, applesauce, sausage, all for only $5 for those 12 and older, $3 for under 12, FREE if you are 3 or under, with a maximum of $15 for a family.

ASH WEDNESDAY: Services for Ash Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 am in the Chapel and 12:10 pm and 7:00 pm in the Church.

SALEM-KEIZER HOMELESS COMMUNITY CONNECT:  March 26, Salem First Baptist Church.     St. Paul's is a proud sponsor of this local initiative coordinated by the Salem Leadership Foundation. Last year's event assisted 436 of our neighbors experiencing homelessness or other forms of critical insecurity. Scheduled this year for March 26, organizers are seeking volunteers as well as donations of cash and other items, including sleeping bags, tents, socks, etc. For more information and ways to help, please visit the Salem Leadership Foundation website:    https://www.salemlf.org/connect2019/

Announcements:   Want to have an announcement in the E-Board or bulletin? Send announcements to stpauls@stpaulsoregon.org by 
Wednesday morning if you would like to have an announcement included.

Online Prayer Request Form:  We have an online prayer request form available on our website. You can click the link above to submit a name. You can also visit  www.stpaulsoregon.org and click "Church Forms" on the homepage, then click Prayer List Request. 

Cover Image:   
Sermon on the Mount (detail of the altarpiece), Henrik Olrik, circa 1860. A Danish painter and sculptor, Olrik studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and in Paris. His work included portraits of members of the Danish Parliament and representatives of Danish and Scandinavian high society, including Sigurd Ibsen and Henrik Ibsen. He also painted religious works, including the monumental altarpiece of which this image is a detail. Sankt Matthaeus Kirke (Church of St. Matthew), Copenhagen, Denmark.