Blessings to St. Paul’s Beloved Family Eucharist Congregation!
Join us for Worship
All are welcome to join us on Christmas Eve for worship! Both services will be held in the Nave and on Facebook Live, and include Holy Eucharist. Please note the COVID safety protocols to help us all gather more safely this blessed season.
4pm Family Service with “hybrid” pageant
7:30pm Candlelight Holy Eucharist
Please click on this LINK and watch a short video for important information on gathering safely for indoor worship.
Based on the most recent CDC instructions, please follow our guidelines for safer in-person indoor worship:
- We will require that you wear a mask. (sanitizer & masks will be at each entrance)
- We will require that you sign in for contact tracing purposes.
- We will encourage three feet of physical distancing. (Seating will be clearly marked and ushers will help us keep our distance. Please only pass the peace to those near you to limit movement around the Hall and Nave)
- We will say the responses, but no congregational singing. (The choir will sing)
- We will not come forward to receive the bread or wine; communion of one kind from pews.
- We will limit two people or family units in each restroom, masked.
CHRISTMAS AT ST. PAUL’S
Christmas Eve Worship 12/24
4:00 pm Family Service (in Nave & on Facebook Live) Click here for Bulletin.
7:30 pm Candlelight Holy Eucharist (in the Nave & on Facebook Live) Click here for Bulletin.
Family Ministries Sunday Schedule
December 26th, The First Sunday After Christmas
There will only be one service at 10:30 am on 12/26. All are welcome!
January 2nd, The Second Sunday After Christmas
There will only be one service a 10:30 am on 1/2 for our Life Together Worship Service.
YOU ARE LOVED!
Here at St. Paul’s we are committed to making sure all feel welcome! No matter who you are and what body you walk this life in, you are loved by God and by us. You were perfectly made just as you are and are becoming! Check out this article from Build Faith on Gender Inclusive Children’s Ministry. Soon we will offer pins to be worn during 9am worship to help us honor the chosen pronouns of each individual.
Mask up St. Paul’s!
9:30 am Sundays
Family Group follows 9am worship on Sundays
in the Great Hall and on Zoom.
Join as we pray, play, and spend time in story!
Our gathering will end at 10:15.
If you are interested in joining a Family Group please reach out to Rev. Katie.
Please wear a mask, practice physical distance
All Things Youth
Hello St. Paul’s Middle & High School Youth! 2nd & 4th Sundays 12-1pm.
Please wear a mask, practice physical distance, and bring your own water and snack should you need them.
When Jesus instructed his followers to love their neighbors as themselves, nobody was thinking of vaccines…. read more thoughtful words by Dr. Daniel Summers, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Summers is a pediatrician and regular contributing columnist at Arc Digital, and his writing has appeared in The Washington Post, the New Republic and Slate, among others. Dr. Summers is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Summers is on-staff at Children’s Hospital, and MassGeneral Hospital for Children. He lives in southern Maine with his husband and their four children.
Please follow this link to read more.
MCHPP Program Support
Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program
Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program
So far for 2021, they have processed 1,055,600 lbs. of food and have had 8,550 visits for people to pick up groceries. These figures show that food insecurity is an ongoing problem in Brunswick and our surrounding area. Now that we are in the Christmas season and families and seniors have to make difficult choices, they know that MCHPP will help them be able to have a Christmas meal. The check that you send will enable MCHPP to multiply the food that they can furnish to those in need. Send your much needed donation to MCHPP, 12 Tenney Way, Brunswick, ME 04011