August 26, 2012

Sunday worship will be held in the air-conditioned Parish Hall at 9:00 a.m. this Sunday, September 2 and September 9 due to construction.

General Convention Update  The General Convention of The Episcopal Church met in early July.  Please gather with those interested in learning more at a Forum after the 9:00 a.m. service on Sunday, August 26.  We will meet in the Parish Hall after some time spent sharing refreshments and conversation following the service.

Parish Retreat—Have you opened your Parish Retreat invitation yet? Most of you have received one via email, and we hope you will sign up for this weekend of re-connection and renewal!

  • Where: Camp Bishopswood, near Camden.
  • When: September 7-9.
  • Theme: “Trusting God in Transitions”
  • Cost: $50 for the weekend; $30 for Saturday only.

In addition to several musical Taize services, there will be opportunities for Bible study, prayer, guided discussions, writing, art, yoga, swimming, games and more.  If you like, you may fill out a registration form and mail or hand-deliver it to the office.  Forms are inserted in today’s bulletin.  For more  information, please contact Myrna Koonce (725-7103) or Hugh Savage (729-8026)  The deadline for registration is today, August 26!

The Discernment Committee is pleased to announce that the position for St. Paul’s new rector has opened on the Diocese of Maine’s website, and will remain open for ten weeks.  If members of the St. Paul’s community know any potential applicants, please encourage them to apply through the Diocese.

Do you love flowers?  The Flower Committee is looking for new members.  Members arrange the    altar flowers with a partner on a rotating basis, usually one Sunday a month.  Please call Abigail at    725-9062.