St. Paul's Announcements for September 28, 2014

Christian Education Today
. For both youth and adults. Adult Education: "What Do Episcopalians Believe?" taught by Dr. David Rowe meets in the Chapel. Today’s topic: "What’s our future?"

Thank You, Fr. Colin. The Vestry, on behalf of the St. Paul's family, wish to recognize and give a very heartfelt thank you to Fr. Colin for his extraordinary efforts, patience, and love shown to the members of our parish family these past three months. We also extend our sincere thanks to our staff and volunteers who have worked together to keep our family rolling along smoothly!

Pilgrimage. Pilgrimage 2014/2015 has launched! Mondays at 6:30 pm at the Heritage Center, 225 W. College Street. This program is designed to answer your questions about the Episcopal Church and how we live out our faith as Anglican Christians here at St. Paul's. Registration forms are available on the bulletin board in the hall of the Nursery Building.

Calling All Drummers: Help the Youth Chapel Band. The youth chapel band is currently looking for some adults to help out in our rhythm section. Youth Chapel is our youth centered liturgical service happening every Sunday at 8:30am in St. Andrew’s Chapel. If you are interested in volunteering to play drums on Sunday mornings 1-4 times per month contact Charles McClain

Military Personnel Package Assembly. We will be assembling packages to mail to military personnel Saturday October 4, 9-10 am in the Wall Building. Please join us! Contact Lisa Richardson if you would like to donate items or add an address to our list.

Weight Watchers Report. Over 6000 lbs. lost! We need a few more new/returning members to keep this 6 year Weight Watchers meeting going strong. Please call Libby Willis for more details.

ECW Annual Meeting. Fall Luncheon and elections. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 11 am -1 pm. at Walnut House. The cost is $10 to help defray the building rental, but please do not let money a reason for not attending. Lunch will be provided as well. After a brief business meeting we will elect officers for the 2015 calendar year. We will also hear from grant recipients Janet Arning and LeeAnn Love about their project with the Cheatham Housing Development. Please register online at

Women’s Hiking Club. A hiking club is forming this fall! Dates for hikes this fall will be the fourth Saturday of the month -September 27, October 25, and November 22. We will meet at 8:30 in the church parking lot and drive to a trail (within an hour’s driving time). September 27th’s hike will be at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. Bring bottled water and bag lunch! Contact Rachel Kirk or Liz Huber.

St. Paul’s Annual Golf Scramble . Golfers of all shapes, sizes, gender, and handicaps are invited to join your friends at Champions Run Golf Club, Rockvale Saturday October 11 for fellowship and fun! Registration at 10:30 am with a Shotgun Start at noon. Cost is $60 per player and includes appetizers and prizes after the outing. Sign up sheet in the Nursery Hall beginning August 31. Contact Mike Becker for details.

Dates to Save.

  • Cursillo Weekend - October 23-26
  • Progressive Dinner. Friday, November 21.

Benefit the National MS Society. One of our church members, Jason Baird, is participating in a 110 mile bicycle ride to benefit the National MS Society. He is asking the members of St. Paul's to support his effort by making a donation. Your gift helps support cutting-edge research and programs and services for everyone impacted by Multiple Sclerosis. You may contact Jason about making a donation.

Love Your Neighbors Potluck Dinner. October 19, 3 pm at Barfield Crescent Park, Pavilion #7. An interfaith gathering of neighbors to grow in love and understanding for each other. Bring a dish to share! Please label all dishes for meats and allergens.

Anglican Heritage Tour. Coming May 1-10, 2014, brochures and registration forms available on the bulletin board in the hallway of the Nursery Building as you exit the building.  There will be an informational meeting Thursday, August 21, 6:00-8:00 in the Wall Building. If you have questions call or email David Rowe.

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. Colin.

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

Calendar for the Week

Sunday, September 28
7:15 am. Holy Eucharist
8:30 am. Holy Eucharist
8:30 am. Youth Chapel
8:30 am. Children's Church
9:45 am. Christian Education
11:00 am. Holy Eucharist

Monday, September 29
9:30 am. Archives
9:30 am. Alcohol/Drug
4:30 am. Alcohol/Drug
6:00 pm. Stewardship Meeting
6:00 pm. EfM
6:30 pm. Pilgrimage

Tuesday, September 30
7:00 pm. Troop 1108/Kirkham

Wednesday, October 1
7:00 am. Holy Eucharist
9:00 am. Bible Study
10:30 am. Knitting/Crochet
Noon. Holy Eucharist
4:45 pm. Weight Watchers
5:00 pm. Youth Community & Youth Band Rehearsal
5:00 pm. Chorister Rehearsal
7:15 pm. Adult Choir Rehearsal

Thursday, October 2
10:00 am. Prayer Meeting
5:30 pm. Cub Tigers
6:00 pm. Ladies & Mens Clubs
7:00 pm. Cub Webelos I/Knox

Friday, October 3
3:30 pm. 1st Yr Juniors/Reeves & Parrish

Saturday, October 4
9:00 am. Military Package Assembly

Sunday, October 5
Welcome Back Reception for Polk between services
7:15 am. Holy Eucharist
8:30 am. Holy Eucharist
8:30 am. Youth Chapel
8:30 am. Children's Church
9:45. Christian Education
11:00 am. Holy Eucharist
4:00 pm. Animal Blessing Service