In last Sunday’s Gospel reading, Jesus admonished the disciples to “pray always and not lose heart” and ended with a question — “And yet, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?” Today’s Gospel story is, in a way, his answer to that question and he does it with a parable. READ MORE: god-have-mercy-bishop-alan-shin
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A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
Saturday, November 12, 10 AM to 4 PM
-LANTERN GIFT SHOP: Holiday Gifts, Handcrafts & Decorations
-SOUP & SANDWICH LUNCHEON: 11:30 AM to 2 PM
-Gift Basket Raffle; Bake Sale; Order Fresh Christmas Wreaths; Attic Treasurers [Read more…]
In today’s reading from Jeremiah, the prophet speaks of a time when God will “write my law upon your hearts”. I love this image. A writer writes his words carefully, knowing that once they have left his pen, they are forever outside of him. God promises to write his word on our hearts. What was once only his, is now ours as well. The word of God is written on our hearts. Of all places, our hearts. More
Our after-school on Fridays and Mondays, Fri., Oct. 7 – Fri., Dec. 9, 3 PM to 5 PM. Our program provides small group music lessons for children (ages of 4 and 17) in singing, drums or and guitar. Here our young singers work on rhythm by dancing while singing “Let Me Call You Sweetheart.”
We give thanks most gracious God, for the beauty of the earth and sky and sea; for the richness of mountains, plains and rivers; for the songs of birds and the loveliness of flowers; and for the wonder of your animal Kingdom. We praise thee for these good gifts, and pray that we may safeguard them for our posterity. Read Rev. Chris Jones’ sermon on Jesus and the leper and see more photos of the Blessing of the Animals! Click here.
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS, Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 9:30 AM. In celebration of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Paul’s is celebrating the liturgy of The Blessing of the Animals. Pets of all sorts and sizes will receive special blessings.