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Almighty God, who created us in your own image: Grant us grace fearlessly to contend against evil and to make no peace with oppression; and, that we may reverently use our freedom, help us to employ it in the maintenance of justice in our communities and among the nations, to the glory of your holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

—Book of Common Prayer

Please join us in worship

Sundays at 8 a.m., Rite I; and 10 a.m. Rite II with organ & choir. The later mass is live streamed on YouTube.

Here is the bulletin for Sunday, Dec 04

To learn about our worship service and about the Episcopal Church, click here. And click on that shelf of red books to get a short, cute introduction to our time-honored Book of Common Prayer.

Click here for the on-line Book of Common Prayer

Click here for Scripture Readings

Bishop Scharf

Meet our new bishop

The Right Rev. Dr. Doug Scharf has returned to the diocese where he was born and raised and is well known. He was elected at a special convention April 2 as our bishop coadjuter and was ordained as bishop September 24 in Sarasota. He will become the sixth bishop of the Diocese of Southwest Florida on Dec. 10, when Bishop Dabney Smith retires.

The newest—and at age 43 probably the youngest—bishop in the Episcopal Church in America was born and raised in Ft. Myers, where his father was an Episcopal priest. He served several parishes in the Diocese of Southwest Florida before moving to Palm Beach County to become rector of Good Shepherd in Tequesta.

"There are few moments when a priest is speechless, but this is one of them. I have been so humbled and honored to have been a part of this journey with you all and to be elected, I am truly overwhelmed. I feel the presence of God’s grace in this moment,” he said when he received the news of his election via a phone call from Bishop Smith. The assembly reacted with a joyful applause.

Help Wanted: We're seeking a music director

If you are an experienced organist and choir director looking for a part-time position, we would like to talk with you!. More information can be found here.

Reflect and Connect

This group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the library to discuss the previous Sunday's sermon. All are welcome.

Sacred Ground Series

This is a series of videos, readings and small-group discussions about race. This is highly recommended if you have questions about "critical race theory," a topic needlessly politicized. To watch an introduction, click here.

Interested in pursuing Sacred Ground further? As in participating in a small-group study? Contact Nora Broszeit or Tom Connolly.

Farmers' Market reopens this Saturday

If you are a prospective vendor, please call the office, as we are looking for certain vendors for the 2022-23 market year.

Welcome to the easy in-and-out St. Paul's Farmer's Market! Stop by the hospitality pit and introduce yourself to new friend! The market is open November through April, Saturdays from 8 a.m.to 1 p.m. Lots of fresh produce and select items of interest for sale.

For more information about the market, click here.

Supporters of Tumaini Fund

Dr. Susan Wilson, an English family physician, is full of energy and zealfor the Lord. She founded Tumaini (the word means "hope") Fund to put her faith to work in the AIDS-ravaged Kagera region of Northwest Tanzania. There she established an orphanage for thousands of children who lost their moms and dads to AIDS. In addition to monitary contributions, the ladies of our church, the ECW (Episcopal Church Women) have sewn numerous dresses, as seen here with Dr. Wilson.

Parishioners Mike Moore and Roger Conant are directors for the fund in the United States.

Supporters of 'ERD'

Episcopal Relief & Development

Episcopal Relief and Development is a charity you can trust to use your resources wisely and lovingly. Click the logo above to learn more and make a donation.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

All the links

Sunday worship service, 10 a.m. Stream on your smart phone, computer or television. Subscribe to our YouTube channel using this link. We have a new setup, with three cameras and good audio for home viewers.

Sunday bulletin

Wednesday evening adult education, 6:30 p.m. Read the first two chapters of the Gospel of John to get up to speed on our current adult ed offering with Fr. Tom. Approximately one hour, class is held in the library, Serson Hall.

Thursday wine time, 6 p.m. Join us with your favorite libation for an hour or so of conversation on Zoom This is a popular and relaxing chat room open to everyone who wishes to join in. Usually called "Thursday wine time," it's on Friday when the vestry meets, usually on the third Thursday of the month.

Join us for coffee after the Sunday morning worship service. It's a time for fellowship and to meet new friends. Parishioners bring snacks to share, and there's always plenty for everyone.

New Pathways available Click on the image above to read or download the latest edition (October 2022) of Pathways, the parish newsletter.

Previous editions of Pathways can be found here


There's a place for you to exercise your ministry at Saint Paul's! We are the hands and feet of the Risen Lord in the modern world that is in great need. Some of our ministries are listed here.

Wearing your name tag is an act of hospitality! We want visitors and our members to feel comfortable at services and coffee hour. If you don't have a name tag, call the office during the week to get one.

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Episcopal News Service

Former Archbishop of Canterbury joins other faith leaders in climate pilgrimage on Wales’ ‘holy mountain’

[Church in Wales] Three senior faith leaders took part in an interfaith pilgrimage to Wales’ holy mountain on Nov. ...7 to highlight climate justice. Bishop of Monmouth Cherry Vann and [.....................]

Historic church in Tombstone, Arizona – ‘the town too tough to die’ – gains new life

[Episcopal News Service] In Tombstone, Arizona, the spirit of the Old West lives on, embodied in the costumed characters that stroll the dusty streets, the gunfight reenactments – and the [.....................]

Anglicans raise voices at COP27

[Anglican Taonga (Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia)] Anglican delegates at COP...7 have backed faith leaders’ call to world leaders, which demands practical action to mitigate climate damage. [.....................]

Pajama drive brings Northwestern Pennsylvania community together to help children in need

[Episcopal News Service] There’s a good way to tell it............17...s November in Oil City, Pennsylvania: Sarah Margherio has 4...7 sets of pajamas gift-wrapped in a bedroom of her home, and [.....................]

Bishop issues pastoral letter on deadly mass shooting at Walmart in Southern Virginia

[Episcopal News Service] A gunman opened fire at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, late Nov. ......, killing six and wounding four, before shooting and killing himself. Chesapeake is just south [.....................]

Shannon Duckworth consecrated as bishop of Louisiana

[Diocese of Louisiana] The doors of Christ Church Cathedral opened, and the celebration began the way any true Louisiana celebration should – to the sound of a jazz band playing [.....................]

3901 Davis Blvd., Naples, Florida 34104   239-643-0197   Office hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday

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