16th Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 7.24-37

Friday, September 7, 2018
St. Paul's Blogosphere:
Organ Practice with Kurt
Sunday Lectionary
Food Pantry
Item of the Month 

(Canned/boxed fruit items, applesauce, orange slices, pears, fruit cocktail, raisins, dates, etc.)

Please also consider
Paper Towels

And, remember,
Paper grocery sacks are always welcome
("Paper or plastic"? - choose paper).

Please Also Consider
Personal Care Items
Thank you !

Haiti Report

Haitian Proverbs

"Chita pa bay."
"Sitting doesn't yield."

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Weekly Worship


Saturday 5 p.m.

Holy Eucharist    



8 a.m.

Holy Eucharist



Sunday 10:30 a.m. 

Holy Eucharist



Sudanese Service

1 p.m.



Tuesday 12:05 p.m. Holy Eucharist


Wednesday 6:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist 






The Episcopal Cafe


Rector's Notes

Please mark your calendar, for September 15 & 16.  We will have an ordination at 2 p.m. on the 15th (see below) we will not have a service at 5 p.m. on Saturday or 8 a.m. on Sunday.  The newly ordained person will be celebrating for the first time at the 10:30 Holy Eucharist on Sunday, September 16th.  The Rt. Rev'd & Dean Neil Alexander will be our preacher that day. I hope everyone who normally comes to the two cancelled services will come to the 10:30 service on the 16th.  I also hope many of you will join in the celebration of the ordination on Saturday the 15th at 2 p.m.   

Christian Formation

This Sunday
3rd & 4th grades 
3rd floor 
beginning at 10:20

5th grade through Adults
Garden Room
beginning at 9:30

A Proposal from the Presiding Bishop:

Ordination of 
our parishioner
Warren Swenson
@StP on 
September 15 @ 2:00 p.m.
Reception to follow in the Parish Hall.
Oktoberfest 2018

2018 Oktoberfest Trophies

Save the Date
September 22, 2018, 6 p.m.
4th Annual
St. Paul's  Oktoberfest &
Choral Competition,
Masskrugstemmen Competition,
Authentic Oktoberfest attire Competition,
Great German food, music, and beverages!
All this for the benefit
of our
Parish Outreach M inistries

(click above)

Wanting to be on the 
Mark you calendars for
"Bierock Night @ St. Paul's Kitchen" 
Tuesday, Sept. 18.
RSVP to Chef Bierock 
for more info
If you can't make it, there will be opportunities for cooking at home.

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) September Meeting: Thursday, Sept 13, 7pm

Current and prospective ECW members are invited for an evening of English cheeses and German wines as Fr. Stan and Laura Long discuss SPEC's faith-based European tours:
Anglican Heritage in Great Britain - June 2019
German Reformation - Sept 2020.
Join them in the church's 2nd floor conference room to learn how the trips help support the food pantry and our connections to the Episcopal & Western  faith traditions. Call 816-674-9004 for more information.

Anglican tour

emergency food
Volunteers Needed
There are two urgent needs for volunteers.  
1) We need a someone to be a regular "manager" for the Wednesday night Sr. Commodity Pick up session from 5:30-7:30.  This is an established program, it just needs someone to be a regular presence. 
2) On Saturday, September 15
we need some helpers for the 8:30-noonish, Emergency Food Distribution distribution.  Several of our regular volunteers are out and we need a good staff this Saturday morning because we need to get done before the Ordination event starts getting busy around here.  Contact Melissa for more info and/or to let her know you are coming
St. Paul's Parish Life Events

Parish Life Calendar of coming events:

Parish Life Calendar
Sep 2nd: Birthday Sunday
cookies and lemonade on the patio

Sep 9th:
Celebrating Meals on Wheels
at Coffee Hour

Sep 15, 2 p.m.
 Warren Swenson's 
ordination to the 
priesthood at St. Paul's

Sep 16
Meet the Right Rev'd Neil Alexander
Dean of the Seminary at the University of the South

Sep 22: 
Oktoberfest and Choir Competition
6 p.m.
Sep 30th: Coffee Hour at Day School
view the newly-renovated Middle School space
Oct 7th: Birthday Sunday
cookies and lemonade on the patio
Oct 14th: Pie Classic Sunday
contest pies and judges needed
Outreach Ministries will share info during coffee hour
Oct 28th: Hayride at the Rudy Farm
fun for the whole family - more info to come!
Nov 4th: Birthday Sunday
cookies and lemonade on the patio?
Nov 11th: Feast of St. Margaret
bagpipe music and Scottish delights
Dec 2nd: Birthday Sunday
cookies and lemonade on the patio?
Dec 2nd (tentative): Progressive Dinner
Dec 7th: Advent Luncheon
Dec 16th: Train Day and set-up for Pantry Shopping Day
Dec 17th: Pantry Shopping Day

Request from The Pantry
Plastic Water Bottles

For a limited time, the pantry will be delighted to take off
your hands all your plastic
water, cola, juice and like
bottles (8 - 20 oz),
Rinsed and with caps, please.
Thank you !
Christian Formation
3yo thru 4 grade
3rd Floor, 10:20 starting this Sunday, September 9

Coffee Hour Hosts
Please Let Alison know

October 7--Birthday Sunday on the NW Patio
October 14-Pie Classic in the Undercroft
October 28-????
November 4-Birthday Sunday, NW Patio or Undercroft
November 11-Feast of St. Margaret, Scottish reception in Parish Hall
November 18-????
November 25-????
December 2-Birthday Sunday in the Undercroft
December 9-????
December 23-????
December 30-????

Hosting Coffee Hour is a fun and easy way to get to know other St. Paul's members! The host brings the food and the church provides the drinks. An example of what a host might bring would be: two large pans of brownies (cut very small), maybe a bowl of fruit (oftentimes grapes cut into small clusters), and a bowl or two of pretzels or popcorn. If you have questions or wish to co-host with another member, please contact  Alison.  Dates are available.

The North-Central-Metro Youth Network  is an organized group of churches who find additional opportunities for Christian fellowship fun!  These activities are found on the  youth ministry calendar  This event is for all the youth of the Metro, including our St. Paul's Youth.  Please register using the blue link below to join in the fun.

For Other Upcoming Youth Activities :  

check WEMOYouth  for more details
As always, if you'd like to stay connected with what is happening with youth ministry in our network and diocese, please check out our Youth Network Facebook site.

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