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Almighty God, who created us in your own image: Grant us grace fearlessly to contend against evil and to make no peace with oppression; and, that we may reverently use our freedom, help us to employ it in the maintenance of justice in our communities and among the nations, to the glory of your holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

—Book of Common Prayer

Join us in worship

Sundays at 9 a.m., in church and live streamed on YouTube.

Here is the bulletin for Sunday, May 22

To learn about our worship service and about the Episcopal Church, click here. And click on that shelf of red books to get a short, cute introduction to our time-honored Book of Common Prayer.

Click here for the on-line Book of Common Prayer

Click here for Scripture Readings

DougScharf

Meet our new bishop

The Very Rev. Dr. Doug Scharf will return to the diocese where he was born and raised and is well known. He was elected at a special convention April 2 as our bishop coadjuter and will be ordained as bishop September 24 in Sarasota. He will become the sixth bishop of the diocese when Bishop Dabney Smith retires, within three years.

Four final candidates introduced themselves at "meet & greets" around the diocese. All the q&a sessions can be seen here.

Fr. Scharf was born and raised in Ft. Myers, where his father was an Episcopal priest. He served several parishes in the Diocese of Southwest Florida before moving to Palm Beach County to become rector of Good Shepherd in Tequesta.

"There are few moments when a priest is speechless, but this is one of them. I have been so humbled and honored to have been a part of this journey with you all and to be elected, I am truly overwhelmed. I feel the presence of God’s grace in this moment,” Fr. Doug said when he received the news of his election via a phone call from Bishop Smith. The assembly reacted with a joyful applause.

Reflect and Connect

This group meets at 9:30 a.m. (new time) Wednesdays in the library to watch and discuss the series, Chosen. We're just now starting the series, so newcomers won't feel lost. All are welcome to sit in and participate fully or to simply audit.

Sacred Ground Series

This is a series of videos, readings and small-group discussions about race. This is highly recommended if you have questions about "critical race theory," a topic needlessly politicized. To watch an introduction, click here.

Interested in pursuing Sacred Ground further? As in participating in a small-group study? Contact Nora Broszeit or Tom Connolly.

Home of the great Farmers' Market

Now closed until November. If you are a prospective vendor, please call the office, as we are looking for certain vendors for the 2022-23 market year.

Welcome to the easy in-and-out St. Paul's Farmer's Market! Stop by the hospitality pit and introduce yourself to new friends and have a hot dog, on us! The market is open November through April, Saturdays from 8 a.m.to noon. Browse and buy books, jewelery and lots of produce.

For more information about the market, click here.

Supporters of Tumaini Fund

Dr. Susan Wilson, an English family physician, is full of energy and zealfor the Lord. She founded Tumaini (the word means "hope") Fund to put her faith to work in the AIDS-ravaged Kagera region of Northwest Tanzania. There she established an orphanage for thousands of children who lost their moms and dads to AIDS. In addition to monitary contributions, the ladies of our church, the ECW (Episcopal Church Women) have sewn numerous dresses, as seen here with Dr. Wilson.

Parishioners Mike Moore and Roger Conant are directors for the fund in the United States.

Supporters of 'ERD'

Episcopal Relief & Development

Episcopal Relief and Development is a charity you can trust to use your resources wisely and lovingly. Click the logo above to learn more and make a donation.

Monday, May 23, 2022

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Sunday worship service, 9 a.m. Stream on your smart phone, computer or television. Subscribe to our YouTube channel using this link.

Sunday bulletin

Wednesday evening bible study, 6:30 p.m. In this series we are examining the culture in the time of Jesus. Join us in person in the library or through the internet.

Thursday wine time, 5:30 p.m. Join us with your favorite libation for an hour or so of conversation on Zoom

Join us for coffee after the Sunday morning worship service. It's a time for fellowship and to meet new friends. Parishioners bring snacks to share, and there's always plenty for everyone.

New Pathways available Click on the image above to read or download the latest edition (April 2022) of Pathways, the parish newsletter.

Previous editions of Pathways can be found here


There's a place for you to exercise your ministry at Saint Paul's! We are the hands and feet of the Risen Lord in the modern world that is in great need. Some of our ministries are listed here.

Wearing your name tag is an act of hospitality! We want visitors and our members to feel comfortable at services and coffee hour. If you don't have a name tag, call the office during the week to get one.

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Episcopal News Service

House of Deputies prepares to elect new president, vice president as candidates declare

[Episcopal News Service] There are at least two announced candidates for president of the House of Deputies, and more may come forward in the next two weeks, with opt-in candidate [.....................]

Guatemalan bishop visits LA diocese to forge relationships for future ministry

Bishop Silvestre Romero of Guatemala (fifth from right), along with Bishop John Harvey Taylor and Canon to the Ordinary Melissa McCarthy, meets with Hispanic clergy and those who minister in [.....................]

General Convention budget committee debates funding for proposed anti-racism coalition

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] Questions about the financial details of a proposed new churchwide anti-racism coalition commanded much of the discussion this week at a two-day meeting [.....................]

World Mission committees hear call to acknowledge and grieve colonialism

[Episcopal News Service] General Convention’s legislative committees on World Mission heard testimony May 16 on Resolution A...17, which calls The Episcopal Church to “acknowledge and grieve” its past practices of [.....................]

Diocese of Florida elects Charlie Holt as bishop coadjutor, to become ninth diocesan bishop

[Diocese of Florida] The Episcopal Diocese of Florida selected the Rev. Charlie Holt as its bishop coadjutor-elect during its ............ Special Electing Convention on May 14 at St. John’s Cathedral [.....................]

Archbishop of Canterbury issues call to prayer for the 15th Lambeth Conference

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has issued a call for people to pray for the Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops, and to set aside Trinity Sunday [.....................]

3901 Davis Blvd., Naples, Florida 34104   239-643-0197   Office hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday

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