November 21, 2018

The church office will be closed on 
Thursday, November 22.  
Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Wednesday , November 21, 7:00 pm

THIS SUNDAY - November 25, 2018
The Last Sunday after Pentecost
Christ the King Sunday

  8:00 am:   Holy Eucharist, Rite I 
10:00 am:   Holy Eucharist,  Rite II    
11:15 am:  No Coffee Class
11:30 am:  Junior SPY
  5:30 pm:   Grace Notes Rehearsal
  6:30 pm:  Senior SPY 
Morning Prayer:  Morning Prayer is said at 9:00 am, Monday - Thursday in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd.  All are welcome.

Thanksgiving Eve Service:  Instead of the regular  Celtic-inspired Eucharist and Healing Service,  on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, a special will be held in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at 7:00 pm.  All are welcome. There will be no community dinner this evening.

CELEBRATION: Please join us this Sunday, November 25,  f or a special coffee hour to celebrate the adoption of Korbin with the Kidd-Owen family.

ADVENT QUIET DAY SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 : The St. Benedict's Guild warmly
invites you to a retreat day of prayer and contemplation at the Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist in Portland, Saturday, December 1. Beginning with Eucharist at 8:30a.m., meditations will be offered throughout the day, with abundant opportunity for private reflection, study, or spiritual counsel, concluding about 3:00 p.m. The theme will be Anglican-Benedictine spirituality and intentional community, led by 
Fr. Andy McQuery.

PREPARING THE WAY: As we enter the season of Advent join us for our annual  St. Nicholas Brunch and Advent wreath making on December 2, following the 10:00 am service! Wreath forms and candles will be available or bring your own from home. There will be other craft activities and resources for you to use at home for the four weeks of Advent.

POINSETTIA PICK-UP Poinsettias will be available for pick-up on Sunday
December 2nd at the St. Nicholas Brunch. Thank you to everyone who supported St. Paul's Youth and Children in this fundraiser! Thank you to Egan Gardens for providing beautiful plants again this year!

100th Birthday Greetings for Edie Badenoch!: Edie will be turning 100 years "young" on December 8th.  You are encouraged to bring a birthday card or greeting to St. Paul's by December 2nd, and leave it in a designated basket, either in the office or in the Narthex on Sundays. Edie is a long time member of St. Paul's Church and is now living in a retirement facility. For questions or more info., call Marge Walling at (503) 580-1374.

A  CUP OF FRIENDLY WELCOME: When you join us for the coffee hour on Sundays after 10 am worship, you'll see that the Green Cups are back.   If you are new to St. Paul's, or just want to meet new people, please take a Green Cup for your coffee or tea. The rest of us want to greet you, and this way we'll see you're someone we want to get to know.

EVENSONG CONCERT SERIES - A concert of Advent-themed music for organ will be
presented by Bill Crane on December 2nd, at 4:00 pm, as a part of the May Dudley Memorial Organ Concert. Bill is a Portland-based organist where he substitutes regularly at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Mr. Crane is a native of Missouri and studied organ performance at Florida State University. He also has advanced diplomas from academies in France. He has served Episcopal Churches on the east and west coasts of the United States. Organ music by J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms and Louis-Claude Dacquin will be performed by Mr. Crane following the service of Evensong, which will be sung by the St. Paul's Chamber Singers. The public is invited. Donations to the St. Paul's Music Guild are gratefully accepted.

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Cover Image:   
Christ before Pilate, Duccio di Buoninsegna, painting on panel, circa 1308-11. This is a detail from the reverse side of Duccio's greatest work, is the Maestà altarpiece of the Siena cathedral. The Maestà was commissioned by the Siena Cathedral in 1308 and it was completed in 1311. Today most of this elaborate double-sided altarpiece is in the cathedral museum but several of the predella panels are scattered outside Italy in various museums. Compressed within the compass of an altarpiece is the equivalent of an entire program for the fresco painting of a church, telling the story of the life of Christ. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Siena, Italy.