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Welcome to St. Paul's Print E-mail

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!

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221 Union St., Cary, NC 27511
Phone: 919-467-1477, Fax: 919-467-0152
Questions? Email: stpauls@stpaulscary.org
Sunday worship services: 7:30, 9:00, 11:15 AM


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Holy Week 2014 Calendar (Apr 13-20) Print E-mail
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    • Sunday, Apr 13 - Palm Sunday Service, 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, & 11:15 AM
    • Monday, Apr 14 - Holy Eucharist, 7:00 PM
    • Tuesday, Apr 15 - Holy Eucharist, 7:00 PM
    • Wednesday, Apr 16 - Holy Eucharist, 7:00 PM
    • Thursday, Apr 17 - Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist, 7:00 PM
    • Friday, Apr 18 - Stations of the Cross for Children and Families, 10:00 AM
    • Friday, Apr 18 - Good Friday Holy Eucharist, 7:00 PM
    • Saturday, Apr 19 - Easter Vigil, 8:00 PM
    • Sunday, Apr 20 - Easter Egg Hunt, 10:20 AM
    • Sunday, Apr 20 - Easter Sunday Service, 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM (child-friendly service), & 11:15 AM

 Click here for a summary of Holy Week and Easter services

 
Outreach / Inreach Update Print E-mail
WIHN Homeless Ministry Week is Apr 27-May 4. You can volunteer to help the homeless!
PLM Families Together "Build-a-Basket" event, May 18 
little-red-wagon Participate in "Basic Bags Day" for Urban Ministries, Jul 13. A Little Red Wagon is in the narthex to collect food for Urban Ministries.
Wheels4Hope is back as an Outreach Mission
bazaar-pendant-60 Bazaar to be held Nov 1, Vendor commitments wanted by Jun 1
Take the Bishop's Challenge to Go Do
chh-logo-house-50 Visit CHH's new website: www.chhcary.org. Read CHH Update in April Newsletter, page 4
Care and Share is St. Paul's "inreach" ministry. Click here to sign up for Care and Share.
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Read about Harvest for Hospitality, the NC Diocese program to support farmworkers. See photos from Hermano Day 2014.

 
Church Business and Stewardship Update Print E-mail
groundbreaking-6 Read Memorial Garden Expansion Update.
See pictures of the Groundbreaking for the Columbarium, Apr 6, 2014.
Visit the Memorial Garden Expansion Project table at the back of the church after the 9:00 and 11:15 services.
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See Financial Statement: February 2014 (login req'd)
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Memorial pavers offered. Honor someone.

Quarterly Parish Update, Apr 27. See reports from Quarterly Parish Update, Jan 26.
time-and-talent Offer your time and talent to St. Paul's
 
Adult and Fellowship Update Print E-mail
savory-foods Food items needed for Easter Coffee Hour
mbw-2013-fishing Guys: There's still room at Men's Beach Week, Apr 20-27 (especially early in the week). Stay as many days as you want. Sign up online
Planning ahead:
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Coffee Hour, 10:00, Sundays:
Apr 20: Fellowship (EASTER)
Apr 27: Vestry (Quarterly Update) 

 
Adult Education Update Print E-mail
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A History of Christianity, Apr 16 at 10:15 AM and again at 7:00 PM.
Inquirers Class, May 4, 11, 18

fr.thomas.keating53 Centering Prayer Videos with Thomas Keating at Cary Presbyterian Church, Fridays, Apr 25 - Jun 20 at 9:00 AM
Women's Study Group, May 13, Jun 10, 12:00 noon in the Bride's Room
Julian Gathering: 2nd & 4th Wed, 9:15 AM, Cry Room
bible1 Daily Office Recordings by St. Paul's readers. Readings of Psalms, Old Testament, Epistle, New Testament.
 
Children's Update Print E-mail
childrenministrylogocolor-100 Children's News & Events
April Newsletter, pages 6-7
Sign up for Sunday School
Teach Children's Chapel
Children's Ministries on Facebook
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PRESCHOOL: Register for Preschool now at Preschool@stpaulscary.org.
Read April Newsletter, page 5
Preschool now accepting applications

Summer Fun Camp for children age 3-6. Three sessions: Jun 2-5, Jun 9-12, Jun 16-19 
vbs-2014-logo-lt-blu-50 Start planning for VBS - Wade in the Water! VBS is now about half full. Better sign up now before all 100 spots are taken!

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

Click here to sign up for Sunday School
 
Help Wanted Print E-mail
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fill-painting-150 Your help is needed for Work Day, Saturday, May 3, 8:00 - Noon
Your used car is needed to help a deserving family: Wheels4Hope
asp-logo50 ASP Adult Volunteers Wanted, Jul 6-12. Sign up for a wonderful, rewarding experience!
  Be an Office Volunteer
kitchen-60 Kitchen Volunteers Wanted
  Bread Deliverers Wanted
childrens-chapel Sign up to teach Children's Chapel
  Can you help mow St Paul's Lawn?
 
Music and Worship Update Print E-mail
cantata-arab-2012 Sign up now for the Music Program
Go to: Music Signup Page
April Newsletter, Page 10
Music Newsletter - Holy Week
Planning ahead:
altar-flowers-50 Altar Guild Seeks New Members.
Donate Weekly flowers in memorial and thanksgiving
 
Youth Update Print E-mail
youth-group-80 Episcopal Youth Community (EYC)
Youth News and Events
April Newsletter, page 8
- Calendar of EYC events

Apr 27: Messy Games Night
Apr 27, May 4, 11, 18:
Confirmation Class
May 10: ASP Chore Day
May 11: Youth Sunday at 9:00 AM Service
May 18: High School Senior’s Appreciation Night
Jun 1: Confirmation with Bishop Curry
Jun 15-18: Middle School Trip to EFwM in Newton Grove
Jul 6-12: Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

SIGN UP FOR EYC online: Click here, fill in, submit!
 
Palm Sunday 2014 Print E-mail

j_carr_holland_2-120Rev. J. Carr Holland III
Homily, April 13, 2014

Matthew 26:14-27:66
What do you prefer to have in your hand today? The palm? The thirty pieces of silver? The Eucharistic bread which was celebrated on this night in this gospel and which we will receive here? A pillow for sleep? The defending sword? The helpful touch of the cross like that of Simon of Cyrene? The nails and the hammer?...

Hear audio of Carr's homily: Click here.

 
Sam Print E-mail

candy08Rev. Candace Snively, Deacon
Homily, April 6, 2014

John 11:1-3,7,17,20-45
I think we've all heard the story of Lazarus many times in our lives. Ironically, this account only appears in John's gospel. Matthew, Mark, and Luke do not mention it at all. And you can imagine that biblical scholars all have different suppositions of why this is. But that's not my focus this morning...

Hear Candy's homily in MP3 audio. Click here.

 
Communications Update Print E-mail
Please use these new email addresses:
PleasePost@stpaulscary.org: For posting on St. Paul’s website, E-news, or Facebook
SundayBulletin@stpaulscary.org: For inclusion in the Sunday bulletin
Newsletter@stpaulscary.org: For inclusion in the monthly hardcopy Newsletter
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St. Paul's E-News is emailed every other Thursday evening. Sign up for E-News by clicking here. Upcoming issues: Apr 17, May 1, May 15, May 29, June 12
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Event Reports & Photos Print E-mail
Click the links for photos from recent events:
seder-plate-2014 Seder Dinner, Apr 6, 2014
groundbreaking-3 Groundbreaking for the Columbarium, Apr 6, 2014
musical-3-16-2014-60 Pictures of Children's Musical, Mar 16, 2014
YouTube of Children's Musical
Audio of the Children's Musical
eycseniorlunch-3-16-2014-60 EYC Lunch for Seniors, Mar 16, 2014
pre-eyc-plm-work-day-3-16-2014-60 Pre-EYC work day in support of PLM Families Together, Mar 16, 2014
hermano-day-2014-60 Episcopal Farmworker (Hermano) Day Mar 9, 2014.
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News and Notes Print E-mail
Comments and Questions
Items of Interest
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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