St. Paul's Announcements for December 21, 2014
New Vestry Members Class of 2017: Carol Detmer, Rick Penney, Chuck
Phillips, Stephen Smith
Service Schedule for the Holidays
- NO Wednesday services on December 24 or December 31
- Christmas Eve Services December 24 at 4:30 pm and 10:30 pm
- Christmas Day Service at 10:30 am
Office Schedule for the Holidays. The Parish Office will be
closed on the following days
- Christmas: The office will be closed December 24, 25, 26, reopening on Monday
- New Year’s: The office will close at noon on December 31 and will reopen on Monday, January 5
Lessons and Carols. Join us today at 4:00 pm here at St. Paul’s for
Lessons and Carols. St. Paul’s Choir and Choristers with brass quintet and organ
with a reception to follow in St. Andrew’s Chapel.
Gifts for Life. Today is the last Sunday to participate in the Gifts
for Life program. Last Advent St Paul's replaced our Heifer
International program with ERD's Gifts for Life. This advent we will provide St
Paul's with the opportunity to participate again in Gifts for Life. Episcopal
Relief & Development works with Church partners and other local organizations to
save lives and transform communities worldwide. They rebuild after disasters and
empower people to create lasting solutions that fight poverty, hunger and
disease. Working in nearly 40 countries, their programs impact the lives of
approximately 3 million people around the world. All of Episcopal Relief &
Development’s international development programs strive to reduce extreme global
poverty by one-half by 2015. Core areas of focus include: Alleviate Hunger and
Improve Food Supply, Create Economic Opportunities and Strengthen Communities,
Promote Health and Fight Disease, Respond to Disasters and Rebuild Communities.
For more information check out the table in the Narthex.
Stewardship. Need a pledge card? Please see an usher or contact the
church office! You may mail them in this week. Please mail to St. Paul’s, 116 N.
Academy St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130.
Couples Workshop, January 16-18. For more weekend dates and
registration go to http://jennieingram.com. An intensive two-day workshop for
married and unmarried couples to rediscover the joy and spiritual potential of
being together while using their relationship for personal change and growth.
Anglican Heritage Tour. Coming May 1-10, 2014. Deadline approaching. For further information contact
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 or
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, Dece.ber 21
7:15 am. Holy Eucharist
8:30 am. Christmas Pageant
8:30 am. Children's Church
9:30 am. Christian Education.
11:00. Holy Eucharist
4:00 pm. Lessons and Carols
Monday, December 22
9:30 am. Drug Intervention
4:00 pm. Drug Intervention
Tuesday, December 23
7:00 pm. Troop 1108/Kirkham
Wednesday, December 24
No 7:00 am or noon service
4:30 pm. Christmas Eve Service
10:30 pm. Christmas Eve Service
Thursday, December 25
10:30 am. Christmas Day Service
Friday, December 26
Saturday, December 27
9:00am DOK Christmas Brunch