St. Paul's Announcements for April 20, 2014

Trivia Night
. Trivia Night is Back! Friday, May 16 at 6:30 in the Youth Room. St. Paul's favorite fundraiser is back and better than ever! With prizes, mini games, and as always delicious food and drinks. Tickets are on sale.

Candidates for Baptism. 8:30 am, Jacob Steel Martin and Abigail Christina Woods. 11:00 am, Ayla Jane LaRoche.

Changes This Week. Office Closed Monday, April 21 in observance of Easter. NO Wednesday services this week.

Spring Youth Retreat. April 25-27, Dubose Conference Center, Monteagle, TN. Open to all 6th-12th graders. Our spring youth retreat promises to be a weekend of rest, refreshment, friendship, and fun! We will be discussing evil: Where does it come from and what is God doing about it? Registrations are available in the parish hall and are due Wednesday, April 16 and the trip costs $100 (scholarships available).

Senior Birthday Luncheon. Senior parishioners (ages 70+), please mark your calendars for our next Senior Birthday Luncheon, to be held Thursday, May 1 at 11:30 am. Please note that the luncheon will be held in the fellowship room located in the basement of Central Christian Church (404 East Main Street.)  Parking is available adjacent to the church. Invitations containing additional details will be mailed soon. If you are eligible and don't receive an invitation within the next few days, please contact Laney Golden.

Women's Retreat. St. Paul's Annual Women's Retreat will be held May 2-4 at St. Mary's Sewanee. Joyce Moyer-Hostetter, author, will be our main retreat speaker. Dot Jackson will be telling her story Friday night followed by a session with Art Therapist and former Youth Minister, LeeAnn Love. New this year will be breakout sessions Saturday late afternoon. Information/registration forms available in the Narthex or at Cost for the weekend is between $100-$150 depending on your selected room type. Please contact Kiffin McCoy, retreat chair, with any questions. Go to www.stpaulsmboro/womensretreat for more information.

Save the Dates for VBS. Dates for VBS are June 9-14, 2014. 4 years old - 5th grade (rising 6th.) More information to come regarding volunteer opportunities.

Catechesis Training. Catechesis of the Good Shepherd training! Level III (the 9-12 year old child) - Part 1 will be led this summer by Donna Turner at Aquinas College in Nashville. Dates are July 8-12 and July 14-16, 2014. Part 2 will be held in June 2015. Aquinas College is also hosting Part 2 of Level I June 11 - June 17, 2014.

Episcopal Peace Fellowship. In response to the 2014 diocesan focus on poverty, St. Paul's Episcopal Peace Fellowship will meet on April 24 at 7:00 pm at Ellen Donovan’s home (207 Grandview Drive, Murfreesboro) to discuss Peter Singer's The Life You Can Save. Copies of the book are available from all major booksellers as well as in Nook and Kindle formats. Singer argues for increased charitable giving to end the most extreme poverty across the globe. Also, Ron Messier will report on two interfaith projects. All are welcome to join us. For more information, contact Ellen Donovan.

Graduates. If you are an upcoming graduate at any level or know one that you would like recognized, please email Kathy at with a name, school, graduation date, and level of education or degree that is being received.

Super Awesome Youth Night. Open To all 6-8th graders Sky High Late Nighter: Meet at the church on May 2 at 6pm and we'll carpool to Nashville to jump our heads off at Sky High Trampoline Park. The cost of the event is $25 for trampolining, gas, and dinner at Waffle House afterwards. Make sure you visit their site and get a waiver form signed or you can find the link at our youth page:

Tablecloths. We are missing several of our long white tablecloths. If anyone has some of them, please return them to the Parish Hall before Easter. Thanks!

Main Street's 18th Annual JazzFest .May 2-3rd join us for JazzFesst. Free, family-oriented and fun! Volunteers are needed! To volunteer go to 

Our Neighbors' Space. Please DO NOT block the driveways of our surrounding neighbors of St. Paul’s. Leave plenty of clearance on each side of their driveways for visibility when you are parallel parking. Thanks for your cooperation in this important request.

Danube River Cruise. November 2014. Information is on the back bulletin board in the Parish Hall. For more information contact Gene or Janelee Wise.

Sermons. To receive a written copy of Fr. Polk's or Fr. Colin's sermons, please contact the parish office, 893-3780.

Newcomers. If you are a newcomer and desire to become a member of St. Paul's please call the church office to schedule an appointment with Fr. Polk and Fr. Colin.

Calendar for the Week

Sunday, April 20
7:15, 8:30 and 11:00 am. Holy Eucharist
10:00 am. Easter Egg Hunt
NO Children's Church
NO Christian Education

Monday, April 21
Office Closed
9:00 am. Drug Intervention
3:00 pm. 3rd Grade Girl Scouts/Gaither
4:30 pm. Drug Intervention
6:30 pm. EfM

Tuesday, April 22
6:00 pm. DOK Training
6:30 pm. Webelos II/ John O
7:00 pm Boy Scouts/Kirkham

Wednesday, April 23
9:00 am. Bible Study
10:30 am. Knitting/Crochet
3:00 pm. Youth Wednesday
5:00 pm. Weight Watchers
5:00 pm. Youth Chapel Rehearsal
6:00 pm. Studio Time
7:15 pm. Choir rehearsal

Thursday, April 24
5:45 pm. Webelo I/Harper
6:30 pm.Scout Pack Meeting

Friday, April 25
6:30 pm. Spaulding Wedding Rehearsal

Saturday, April 26
6:30 pm. Spaulding Wedding