16 May

  THE GABRIEL
Parish Newsletter for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
May 9, 2022
Calendar Reminders
May 16 6:00 pm NA Meeting, Ed. Wing
May 21 9:30 am AA Meeting, Parish Hall
May 22 10:15 am Holy Eucharist with Rev. Suzanne Barrow. Also broadcast on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsJeff/live_videos
Upcoming!
May 29, 9:00 Vestry Mtg. 10:15 Holy Eucharist with Father Larry Minter
June 5, 10:15 Holy Eucharist with Rev. Suzanne Barrow. Pentecost, the Birthday of the Church! Come celebrate!
     Warm, welcoming, inviting... This is who we are!
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Collect for 5th Sunday of Eastertide
O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; 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 the 5th Sunday of Eastertide
Acts 16:9-15, Psalm 67, Revelation 21:10,22-22.5, John 14:23-29
Hymns for the 5th Sunday of Eastertide:
Opening H82 365 Come, Thou Almighty King Offertory H82 383 Fairest Lord Jesus Closing H82 178 Alleluia
[ DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE HYMN? WE’RE LISTENING! ]
Prayers of the People
Please say a prayer for the Universal Church, its members and mission.
(a moment of silence)
Please say a prayer for the Nation and all in authority.
(a moment of silence)
Please say a prayer for the welfare of the World.
(a moment of silence)
Please say a prayer for the concerns of the local community.
(a moment of silence)
Please say a prayer for those who are suffering or in trouble.
(a moment of silence)
Please say a prayer for the departed.
(a moment of silence)
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,
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TWO IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS!
1. ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS! Join us Sunday, June 5, for the celebration of PENTECOST, the Coming of the Holy Spirit and the Birthday of the Church!
2. MUSIC! The Enjoyment of Music is one of God’s greatest gifts! If you like to sing, please join our Special Music Group. No special abilities needed, just a love of singing and a desire to praise God through song. Our goals are to enrich our congregational singing and offer special music from time to time. We also invite you to submit a favorite hymn! Music is for everyone! Help us make St. Paul’s a singing congregation! See Mariane or Jim with questions!
We WELCOME you to worship! St. Paul’s is a WELCOMING Faith Community and 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 Sunday 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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    What a Wonderful Nurturer’s Brunch! Many thanks to all who planned and contributed!
Before, During, After!
Thank you, Larry, for the painting and Dennis for the installation of our two (!) new gas stoves. Such a dramatic improvement to our kitchen and right in time for the BRUNCH!
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