13 June 2022

  THE GABRIEL
Parish Newsletter for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
  Church Office: 812-282-1108
email: stpaulsjeff@gmail.com
June 13, 2022
   World-famous recording artist, harpist and vocalist Erin Hill will be performing at St. Paul’s on Saturday, July 2 at 7:00 pm. The concert is free and will support Bliss House, a residence for women in recovery.
Be a sponsor for $25 or a business sponsor for $35.
Help us spread the word. Invite family and friends! You will be amazed and delighted!
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Calendar Reminders:
June 13 6:00 pm NA Meeting, Ed. Wing
June 18 9:30 am AA Meeting, Parish Hall
June 19 10:15 am Holy Eucharist with Rev. Suzanne Barrow. Also broadcast on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsJeff/live_videos
Jun 26 9:00 am Vestry Meeting
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Collect for 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, June 19 (Proper 7)
O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your loving-kindness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
The Lessons for 2nd Sunday after Pentecost June 19 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a Psalm 42 & 43 Galatians 3:23-29 Luke 8:26-39
Hymns for 2nd Sunday after Pentecost (June 19):
Opening H82 493 O For A Thousand Tongues Closing H82 533 How Wondrous and Great
[ DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE HYMN? WE’RE LISTENING! ]
Prayers of the People
Pray for the coming of the Holy Spirit!
Please say a prayer for the Universal Church, its members and mission. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the Nation and all in authority. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the welfare of the World. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the concerns of the local community. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for those who are suffering or in trouble. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for the departed. (now, listen...)
Please say a prayer for what’s on your heart and mind...
Lord, hear the prayers of thy people; and what we have asked faithfully, and strengthen us to do thy will. Amen.
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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!
Help us publicize Erin Hill! Erin is known throughout the world for her amazing harp playing and gorgeous voice BUT IT IS UPTO US TO LET THE COMMUNITY THAT ERIN WILL BE GIVING A CONCERT HERE ON JULY 2nd at 7:00 to BENEFIT BLISS HOUSE! PLEASE BE A SPONSOR FOR $25 OR ASK A BUSINESS TO SPONSOR FOR $35. SPREAD THE WORD!
_____ Yes, I will be an individual sponsor for $25. (Name in program or remain anonymous.) Name: _____________
______ Yes, business sponsor for $35. (Business info or Card in program.) Business Name: ___________________
We WELCOME you to worship! St. Paul’s is a WELCOMING Faith Community and Christ’s Table is open to all. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a long-time member you are a Blessing to us. You are invited to worship with us live on Sundays at 10:15. (Plan on joining us for coffee after the service!} You can also tune in on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsJeff/live_videos/
Also, check YouTube for videos of past services:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCynD2CNlCMbJ5YOb1Euce5Q
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Don’t forget—the little red wagon is waiting to be filled with food donations for the Center for Lay Ministries! Please note that the wagon has been moved to the Parish Hall entrance, on your left as you enter.
LICENSED LAY EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS, Dennis and Charlene McAndrews, remain ready and eager to bring communion to any who are unable to be present at _ services. Whether you regularly attend Sunday service but cannot get here for any reason on a given Sunday, or you are homebound and would like to have the Eucharist brought to you once, or on a regular basis, please contact Marylee at the church office: 812-282-1108, or stpaulsjeff@gmail.com .
MANY THANKS for your continued faithful responses to the need for funds.
PARISH OFFICE HOURS: MTWF 12 Noon to 4:30pm Th – no office hours. If you have something you’d like to add to the next newsletter (including a brief update on
what you and/or your family have been doing since last we met together), let us know at stpaulsjeff@gmail.com
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   At Last! After a process beginning in faith and hope and continuing for ten years our new(!) pipe organ came to life under the fingers of organist Janie Spitznagel. How amazing it was to once again hear the sound of an organ resonating through our sanctuary. Along with the fire and the flood the story of our organ is a seminal part of our church history and is instrumental (pardon the pun!) in defining our parish as one of faith and resilience. We are looking toward a dedicatory recital where we can properly recognize and honor Jim Miller and Wesley and Randy and Alex and all those who contributed to the birth (and it is a birth) of this wonderful instrument that will take its place as one of the most beautiful in our community!
 Take a look at this beautiful banner that was displayed last Sunday for our Pentecost service. By a bit of serendipity Carol and Max invited Patty Simmonds and her husband Ed to worship yesterday. Patty had attended St. Paul’s several years ago and we were amazed to discover that the banner was created for Patty’s mother Gerri!
The designer was Suzanne Johnson and the year was 1984. Patty and Ed, it was wonderful to have you join us in worship and may the Pentecost banner serve as a reminder that as members of the Body of Christ the Holy Spirit binds us together in ways we can’t imagine!
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