St. Paul's Announcements for May 29, 2016

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. Wesley Arning is a Postulant for Holy Orders from the Diocese of Tennessee, a middler (second year) at Virginia Theological Seminary, and a lifelong member of St. Paul’s.

Office Closed. Monday, May 30 the office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Summer Breakfast and Service Schedules for Summer. The summer worship schedule: the 8:30 and 11:00 am service will run through September 4, and will revert back to the fall schedule on September 11 (7:15, 8:30 and 11:00 am). Summer Breakfast begins June 5, 9:30-10:45 am. All Christian Education will resume on September 11.

Summer Choir. The St. Paul's Choir will begin our summer schedule on Sunday, June 12. There are no Wednesday night rehearsals; instead, we meet at 10:00 in the choir room and sing at the 11:00 service. It's a great way to try us out without a midweek commitment. For more information, contact Angela Tipps at

VBS--Come Visit Galilee with St. Paul's. Come visit Galilee with St. Paul's this summer. June 6-10, 2016, 9 am - 12 pm Ages: 4 years old (must be potty trained) - 4th grade (rising 5th). Please register online at the link on the church website. Volunteers are needed. Please contact Ca'Tricia Robinson with questions.

VBS Supply Needs We are in need of donations for VBS. Please look for the bulletin boards in the Parish Hall and take a fish or two to help us go to Galilee By-the-Sea. Thank you.

Youth Civil Rights Pilgrimage. The Youth traveling on the Civil Rights Pilgrimage are selling stock certificates. Please look for them in the Parish Hall. Anyone who purchases stock will be invited to a dinner in August, where you will hear stories from their trip and view their pictures. Thank you for investing in our Youth!

Trivia Night Youth Fundraiser. Join us on Saturday, June 11, 6-9 pm in the Parish Hall to compete for fabulous prizes in the annual Trivia Night Youth Fundraiser. Assemble your team of up to 6, or we can put you on a team. Childcare available at no charge! Tickers $20 per person covers entry, diner and beer/wine. Tickers available from any youth or youth volunteer. More information, call Rick Byrne.

New Blinds in Parish Hall and Wise Room. You will notice that there are new blinds on the first floor of the Parish Hall and Wise Room. Please do not pull forcefully on the cord that lowers and raises them. A gentle pull is all it takes! Also, there is new window film on the Parish Hall doors and the Wise Room balcony doors. PLEASE do not attempt to clean these doors. We have been advised to refrain from cleaning for 30 days to let the film “set.” Thank You!

Senior Ministry. If you are 50 or older and haven’t already done so, please complete the Senior Ministry Survey. The survey can be found in the Parish Hall, on line or by calling the Parish Office. Please complete the end of May. Thank you! 

Sounds Game. A night at the Nashville Sounds baseball game. There's a sign-up sheet in the Parish Hall. The game is Sunday evening, June 26 at 6:30 pm. Ten tables are reserved that seat 4 people each. Price is $20 per seat. Make checks payable to St. Paul's and note Sounds Game. Contact Coach Tom Washerto arrange payment. Your seat is guaranteed upon payment.

70th Annual Laymen’s Conference, Episcopal Churchmen of Tennessee. The 70th Annual Laymen’s Conference is August 19 -21, 2016 at the Dubose Center in Monteagle. See the posters in the Parish Hall or on the Episcopal Churchmen’s web site, for details. Registration can also be completed at this web site or you can mail it in. There is a discount rate for first time attendees, early registrants, and seniors (65 and older). Information regarding accommodations will be provided soon. For additional information, please contact Chuck Wright or Tom Washer.

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 Fr. Colin.

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