To love God is a call to action. Strengthened by prayer and worship, we strive to love our neighbors and, through service, to address the world’s deep needs.
As Christians, we are directed to graft the love of God into our hearts. We work to make our beliefs and actions align with the teachings of Jesus. And, we cannot neglect the effort to live our lives better.
We are called to be just and to do right, to do no wrong, to avoid injuring others in our speech, not to judge, to give without seeking reward, and to love and serve our neighbors. And, we must help our neighbors and the world at large. Only in serving others, we can experience the deepest love of God.
We Episcopalians believe in a loving, liberating, and life-giving God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We believe in following the teachings of Jesus Christ, whose life, death, and resurrection saved the world.
We believe that God loves you – no exceptions.
We have a legacy of inclusion, aspiring to tell and exemplify God’s love for every human being; women and men serve as bishops, priests, and deacons in our church. Laypeople and clergy cooperate as leaders at all levels of our church. Leadership is a gift from God, and can be expressed by all people in our church, regardless of sexual identity or orientation.
As constituent members of the Anglican Communion in the United States, we are descendants of and partners with the Church of England and the Scottish Episcopal Church, and are part of the third largest group of Christians in the world.
At St. Paul’s, we spread the light of God’s love through our fellowship and service to our neighbors.
Members of St. Paul’s serve the congregation and the broader community through a variety of outreach activities and support of local nonprofit organizations and local initiatives.
We have hosted the Ossining Emergency Shelter, a winter refuge for the homeless, offered after school music programs at low cost to children from throughout Westchester County, provided food for Loaves and Fishes at Trinity Church Ossining, and grown vegetables for Ossining Children’s Center’s families, and are active members of REPAIR, Rivertown Episcopal Parishes Action on Inclusion and Race.
We also have had picnics, evening meals and Mothers’ Day teas. We have enjoyed fellowship with our Muslim neighbors.
Further, St. Paul’s has provided a home to AA and the Old Mill Singers.