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St. Paul's Announcements for March 1, 2015


March 4 Lenten Speaker
. This week we will hear from Maidel William, representing The Doors of Hope. The Doors of hope is a non-profit organization to our community. Their mission is to collaborate with members of Business, Community Agencies, Tennessee Corrections Facilities, Faith Community, and other Stakeholders to connect citizens as mentors who provide guidance, encouragement and help finding resources for ex-offenders to overcome challenges and re-enter society successfully.

Spring Forward with Daylight Savings Time. Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 am. Please mark your calendar to move your clocks forward. Happy Spring!

Part-Time Sexton Needed. We are looking to hire a part-time sexton. Qualifications are: must be willing to work 15 hours a week and a member of a faith community other than St. Paul’s. If you know of anyone interested please contact the Parish office at 893-3780.

Dates to Remember for Lent through Easter

  • Wednesdays, through March 25 - Lenten Series Program meets in the Nave at 6:00 pm. (NO Lenten Soup Suppers due to the construction phase.)
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday through March 31 - Evening Prayer at 6:00 pm
  • Friday through April 3 - Stations of the Cross at 6:00 pm
  • Palm Sunday, March 29
  • Maundy Thursday, April 2, service at 6:00pm
  • Holy Week March 30- April 4
  • Good Friday, April 3, service at noon and 6:00pm (NO Lunch)

Senior Birthday Luncheon. Senior parishioners (ages 70+), please mark your calendars for our next Senior Birthday Luncheon, to be held Thursday, March 12, 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. An elevator is available for those who wish to use it. Written invitations will be mailed this week to parishioners who have identified themselves as 70+ eligible!

The Book of Remembrance. St. Paul’s Book of Remembrance is a way to honor our loved ones who have died. When a donation is made to the book in honor of, memory of, or thanksgiving for a deceased person his or her name will be written in the book. Donated funds will be placed in the memorial fund. For more information contact the Parish Office.

YAMS Event. March 20,St. Patrick Day Celebration at 6:00 pm at the home of Meagan and Michelle Stewart.

Opportunity to Serve. The Journey Home is a Christian Outreach Center for the homeless and at-risk individuals and families in Rutherford County. Journey Home is looking for a group of 6-8 people to serve lunch the 3rd Friday of every month. The volunteer time is approximately from 11 am to 1:30 pm. I am looking for volunteers who would be interested in helping me out with this ministry. If you can’t do every month that is fine. Please let me know if you think this would interest you and I can give you more details and set up a schedule. Liz Huber.

Episcopal School of Nashville. As you may know, there are plans well along the way to bring the Episcopal School of Nashville to life. The leaders are seeking input and support from throughout the entire Diocese, not just support from the Nashville churches. Ed Arning is serving as their ambassador here at St. Paul's. He can answer questions you may have. Here is a link for further information: www.esnashville.org.

Save the Date. Women’s Retreat is May 15-17. We are looking for musicians to join the team. If you are interested, please contact Kiffin McCoy. Registration will be April 15-May 3.

Can You Guess? What do The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame de Paris, the Arc de Triomphe, Normandy Beach, Rouen and Honfluer have in common? Yes, they are all in France, but best of all they are all places on the Itinerary of the Tour with the Wises to Paris and a Cruise on the Seine River to Normandy. Please consider joining the tour scheduled for October 21-29, 2015. Brochures are located on the bulletin board in the hallway across from the Nursery. Questions? Please contact Fr. Gene or Janelee.

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.

Calendar for the Week

Sunday, March 1
7:15 am. Holy Eucharist
8:30 am. Holy Eucharist
8:30 am. Children's Church
9:45 am. Christian Education. & Catechesis
9:45 am. Gifts and Talents Workshop
11:00 am. Holy Eucharist
2:00 pm. VDC

Monday, March 2
9:30 am. Archives
9:30 am. Alcohol/Drug
1:00 pm. Organ Rehearsal
3:30 pm. 1st Yr Brownies & 1st Yr Cadettes/Diana/Gina
4:00 pm. Alcohol/Drug
6:00 pm. EFM
6:00 pm. Evening Prayer
6:30 pm. Pilgrimage

Tuesday, March 3
1:30 pm. Staff meeting
6:00 pm. Evening Prayer
6:30 pm. Special Eucharist
7:00 pm. Troop 1108/Kirkham

Wednesday, March 4
7:00 am. Holy Eucharist
9:00 am. Bible Study
10:30 am. Knitting Group
noon. Holy Eucharist
3:30 pm. Youth Community
5:00 pm. Chorister Rehearsal
6:00 pm. Lenten Series Program
7:15 pm. Adult Choir Rehearsal

Thursday, March 5
8:00 am. Building Committee
5:30 pm. Cub Tigers
6:00 pm. Evening Prayer
6:00 pm. Ladies and Men’s Club
7:00 pm. Cub Webelos I/Knox

Friday, March 5
3:30 pm. 1st Yr. Jrs./Reeves/Parish
6:00 pm. Stations of the Cross

Saturday, March 7
8:00 am. Flower Guild Set-up
9:00 am. Commission on Ministry
9:00 am. Cursillo Servant Community for the Diocese