Posts by Joan Carney

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May 28, 2020: St. Paul’s Family Worship Weekly Postcard

by Joan Carney

Blessings to St. Paul’s Beloved Family Eucharist Congregation!  God Sightings Where have you noticed God this week? Introducing…God Sightings. The new “where have you seen/noticed God?” section of our weekly family postcard. You are invited to share the moments you notice God in your daily life. Snap a picture or create a piece of art, like […]

Greetings from St. Paul’s 5.22.20

by Joan Carney

The Rev. Dr. John Koenig was an expert on the Letters of Paul and was one of the New Testament professors when I was a student at The General Seminary of the Episcopal Church. Dr. John Koenig helped his students immerse into the new life of Christ in the communities Paul founded. As one of […]

May 21, 2020: St. Paul’s Family Worship Weekly Postcard

by Joan Carney

Blessings to St. Paul’s Beloved Family Eucharist Congregation!  God Sightings Where have you noticed God this week? Introducing…God Sightings. The new “where have you seen/noticed God?” section of our weekly family postcard. You are invited to share the moments you notice God in your daily life. Snap a picture or create a piece of art, like […]

May 1, 2020: This Week’s News

by Joan Carney

The May issue of The Messenger is here!Click here to view or download.You can also view it on our website:http://stpaulsmaine.org/wpblog/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/May-2020-5-compressed-the-messenger.pdf  Also for your review:February Vestry MinutesMarch Vestry Minutes The Fourth Sunday of EasterMay 3, 202010:30 Morning Prayer, on Facebook Live  Bulletin                  AnnouncementsClick here to join the Zoom Coffee […]

Blessings to St. Paul’s Beloved Easter 2020

by Joan Carney

Gather with us for prayer and worship opportunities daily on Facebook live. Everything is loaded on our St. Paul’s website: booklets, links for direct access and sermon manuscripts.  We are also using Zoom video conferencing links are provided below. SATURDAY7:30 p.m. ZOOM Light the New Fire of the Resurrection and the Pascal Candle and the Saying of the ExultetUse this link […]

Christmas Message

by Joan Carney

In the December section of my daily Dietrich Bonhoeffer reader, I found this Christmas poem. It is not a “champagne-filled, warm-fuzzy, feel-good” poem. Rather, it is one that stopped me, sobered me up as a Christian and set me to really meditating on the meaning of the birth of Christ, Emmanuel, God With Us. “Who […]

Horsehair Soap and Elbow Grease

by Joan Carney

Cleaning of the stained glass is underway; should be done shortly. The solution used to clean the glass is a pH neutral soap, similar to that used to wash down a horse. As the cleaner noted, “That’s all it takes: horsehair soap and elbow grease.” The floors in the east transept and vestibule have been […]