1 Samuel 3:1-20 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD under Eli. The word of the LORD was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his room; the lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down…

The Renewal of Ministry: Welcoming a New Rector Spread the news! St. Paul’s will be celebrating the new ministry of Fr. John M. Atkins on February 1, 2018. The service begins at 6:00 pm in the main church, followed by a dessert reception. This date marks one full year with our new priest.  Come meet Fr. John and join i…

Matthew 2:1-12 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” When King Herod heard this, he was frightened, and all…

Gospel of John 1:1-18 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  2  He was in the beginning with God.  3  All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being  4  in him was life, [a]  and the life was the light of all pe…

Due to illness and the cold, the New Year’s Eve Prayer Service that was planned for this evening has been cancelled!! We hope to offer it again next year. From Fr. John and the staff at St. Paul’s, we wish all of you a safe and happy New Year’s celebration and a bright, prosperous 2018!! God’s Peace.…

Christmas Eve 2017 Gospel of Luke 2:1-20 2In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered.  2 This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.  3 All went to their own towns to be registered.  4 Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth…

Advent 4 Year B 2017 Gospel of Luke 1:26-38 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth,  27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary.  28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with…

You’re invited to celebrate Christmas at St. Paul’s! Here are the services for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Sunday December 31: December 24 – 8:30 am – Advent 4, in the Chapel December 24 – 10:30 am – Christmas Eve Family Eucharist & Pageant, in the Main Church December 24 – 8:45 pm – Harp Prelude, in the Main Chu…

Gospel of John 1:6-28 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.  7 He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him.  8 He himself was not the light, but he came to testify to the light. 19 This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jer…

Isaiah 40:1-11 40Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God.  2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that she has served her term, that her penalty is paid, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins. 3 A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD, make straight in t…

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