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Welcome to the website of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cary, NC. At St. Paul's, we strive to be a faith community where all are welcome.

We recognize that each of us brings varied experiences, talents, and beliefs, and we rejoice in our diversity. We are committed to deepening our faith through worship and learning, as well as to being sent forth in service to make this world a better place for all God's children.

Join us in this journey of faith. There is a place for you at St. Paul's!


221 Union St., Cary, NC 27511
Phone: 919-467-1477, Fax: 919-467-0152
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Summer Sunday worship services: 7:30, 9:00, 10:45 AM

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Children's Update Print E-mail
Read article in Diocesan website: Children at St. Paul's Go Do! by Christine Ingram. Click here for PDF.
vbs-2014-60 Vacation Bible School (VBS) update:
Parents: Take Children's Ministries Summer Survey
childrenministrylogocolor-100 Children's News & Events
Summer Newsletter, pages 8, 9
Sign up for Sunday School
Teach Children's Chapel
Children's Ministries on Facebook
Planning ahead:

PRESCHOOL: Register for Preschool now at
Read Summer Newsletter, page 8
Preschool now accepting applications

Click here to sign up to teach Children's Chapel.

Youth Update Print E-mail
youth-group-80 Episcopal Youth Community (EYC)
Youth News and Events
Summer Newsletter, pages 10, 11
Youth and Parents: Click here to take the 2014-15 Youth Sunday School Survey.
hermano60x40 Farmworkers Clothing Drive, Jul 6-27 
Diocesan Youth Event, “Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk HumblyJul 24-27, Summit, Haw River State Park
asp-sendoff-7-6-2014-60 Appalachia Service Project (ASP):
See pictures of ASP week 2014
Planning ahead...
  • Aug 8: Serve lunch at Shepherd's Table 
  • Aug 16: Parish Movie Night and mission trip fundraiser
SIGN UP FOR EYC online: Click here, fill in, submit!
Outreach / Inreach Update Print E-mail
little-red-wagon See pictures of Basic Bags for Urban Ministries, held July 13. A Little Red Wagon is in the narthex to collect food for Urban Ministries.
Planning ahead:
  • Jul 6-27: Farmworkers Clothing Drive sponsored by middle school youth
  • Sep 20: Blood Drive
  • Oct 26-Nov 2: Veterans Back Packs collection
  • Nov 2: Build Veterans Back Packs in Parish Hall
Read about Outreach in Summer Newsletter, pg 12, 13
Wheels4Hope 14th anniversary is Sep 20. Donate your used car.
Take the Bishop's Challenge to Go Do
Join Care and Share volunteers. Click here to sign up for Care and Share.
Church Business and Stewardship Update Print E-mail
vestry-logo Vestry nominations wanted by Sep 1
Quarterly parish update: Jul 27, 10:10 AM.
7-09-2014-1121-60 Columbarium update:
See Financial Statements, login req'd.

Memorial pavers offered. Honor someone.

time-and-talent Offer your time and talent to St. Paul's
Adult Education Update Print E-mail
curry-the-eucharist See "Eucharist," a powerful You Tube video from Bishop Michael Curry 
Women's Study Group: Meets Aug 12, 12:00 noon in the Cry Room to discuss David & Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell 
julian-of-norwich73x120 Julian Gathering: 2nd & 4th Wed, 9:15 AM, Cry Room. Next meeting Jul 23
bible1 Daily Office Recordings by St. Paul's readers. Readings of Psalms, Old Testament, Epistle, New Testament.
Worship and Music Update Print E-mail
cantata-arab-2012 Sign up now for the Music Program
Go to: Music Signup Page
Summer Newsletter, Pages 13, 14
Music Newsletter, week of Jul 6
Planning ahead:
altar-flowers-50 Donate Weekly flowers in memorial and thanksgiving
Adult and Fellowship Update Print E-mail
Join St. Paul's Treasure Keepers, scrapbooking ministry.
Planning ahead:

Coffee Hour, 10:00, Sundays:
Jul 27: Vestry (Quarterly Parish Update)
Aug 3: Care and Share
Aug 10: Altar Guild

Read Prayer Stitchers schedule
Communications Update Print E-mail
Assisted listening devices are available in the lobby.
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Let the Mystery Be Print E-mail

cathy-deats-120Rev. Dr. Cathy Deats
Homily, July 20, 2014

Matthew 13:24-30,36-43
Well I think we're solidly into summer now. We've made that final slide after the wrapping up of the school year, planning a vacation, and all kind of nice warm weather coming our way. I can almost feel the little reduction in activity...

Hear audio of Cathy's homily: click here

The Sower Print E-mail

TonyRev. Tony Wike
Homily, July 13, 2014

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
Beautiful Boy, Darling Boy
is a song written by John Lennon for his son Sean. The lyrics contain the famous Lennon quote, "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." These words are frequently on my mind these days...

Hear audio of Tony's homily: Click here.

Help Wanted Print E-mail
Your used car is needed to help a deserving family: Wheels4Hope
Kitchen Volunteers Wanted
Bread Deliverers Wanted
Sign up to teach Children's Chapel
Can you help mow St Paul's Lawn?
Episcopal Newsfeed Print E-mail

presiding-bishop Click here for Episcopal News Service


Event Reports & Photos Print E-mail
Click the links for photos from recent events:
asp-sendoff-7-6-2014-60 Appalachia Service Project, Jun 6-12, 2014
vbs-2014-60 Vacation Bible School (VBS), Jun 23-27, 2014
parishpicnic14-6-xl-001 Parish Picnic, Jun 8, 2014
confirmation14-21-xl Confirmation, Jun 1, 2014
youth-work-day-5-18-2014 Youth Work Day, May 18, 2014
carr-last-day-60 Celebrating the Ministry of The Rev. J. Carr Holland III, May 4, 2014
messy-games-night-2014 EYC Messy Games Night with Church of the Good Shepherd & St. Ambrose, Apr 27, 2014
shark Men's Beach Week, Apr 20-27, 2014
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Facilities for Children
  • St. Paul's Kid's Club offers free childcare by trained staff during 9:00 and 11:15 AM services.
  • Cry Room offers a place where you can be a part of Sunday services and also let the little ones relax and be themselves! Read more.

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