Sun, 22 Oct 2017

Next Events:

22 Oct 2017, 10:00AM
Worship Service & Euchrist
22 Oct 2017, 11:30AM
Islam for Christians
24 Oct 2017, 10:00AM
Prayer Group
25 Oct 2017, 04:00PM
Community Pasta Supper
29 Oct 2017, 10:00AM
Worship Service with Eucharist and Bishop's Visit
29 Oct 2017, 03:00PM
Nashoba Symphonic Band Concert
31 Oct 2017, 10:00AM
Prayer Group

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Gordon's  24 September 2017 sermon is available. Simply navigate to Rector's Corner-->Sermon Audios (or take this link to 2017 sermons)

A Short Introduction to Islam for Christians Continues Through October 22

A Short Introduction to Islam for Christians will continue on October 15 and 22 in the Parish Hall following the Sunday service.  The class is free and open to the public, so you are welcome to bring any friends or neighbors you think might find this important topic of interest.

Visitation of Bishop Alan Gates on October 29  

On Sunday, October 29, the Right Reverend Alan M Gates will be celebrating the Eucharist at St. Paul’s during the 10:00 a.m. service.  Bishop Gates was born in Springfield, Mass. and holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass.  He was ordained to the priesthood in 1988.  Prior to the seminary he was a Russian language translator, researcher, and intelligence analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense.

Bishop Gates was ordained and consecrated a bishop on September 13, 2014 and is the 16th bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts. 


Help Needed for Bishop Gates reception on October 29th.

October 27th: Friday 2:00 p.m. set up parish hall with tables and chairs ETC.


October 28th: Saturday make finger rolls sandwiches at Jane Desilets house 233 W Main St Hopkinton.

October 29th:  Please come early and help set up food tables.  Need servers to help with coffee and tea.

Please let Jane Desilets (508-435-6477) know where you can help or if you have any questions.

Parish Meeting November 5

A brief parish meeting will be held during coffee hour on November 5, which will include the most up-to-date recent financial outlook for St. Paul’s.  Please plan to attend this important meeting. 

Invitation to Participate in Art Show November 11 Do you paint, sculpt, carve, knit, photograph, sew, write poetry or express your creativity in any way?   The you are invited to share your creativity in an art show that will also celebrate the paintings of parishioner Phil Mercurio and which will take place on November 11, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.   Please share your efforts with us by joining in the exhibition.  Contact Laurie LaBrecque by phone (774-253- 4432) email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or in person. 

Fresh Thanksgiving Pies Enjoy a homemade apple pie this Thanksgiving while supporting a good cause.  St. Paul’s is hosting a pie sale fundraiser for our church organ repairs, with all proceeds going to this worthy cause. Order forms will be available starting October 15th and can be picked up on tables near the church entrance or in the dining hall during coffee hour.    Deadline to order your pie(s), which are $10 a piece,  will be November 15th.   The pie making will take place in the church kitchen on Tuesday, November 21st starting at  9:00 a.m. and will continue throughout the day, with pick up of the pre-ordered pies running from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

 Help Needed to Make Pies Our goal is to make 50 pies, but your help is needed.  Please contact Pam Main at 508-435-3422 if you can help her in making the apple pies at the church November 21st.  A sign-up sheet is available on the bulletin board in the dining hall or you can call her at home.  The tasks will be divided up:  apple peeling, pie crust making, sugar & spice mixture, rolling out the pie crusts, and assembling the pies.

Save the Dates:

A Short Introduction to Islam                     Continues until October 22 every Sunday after the service

Parish Update Meeting                               November 5 11:30 a.m.      

Community  Pasta Supper                         October 25, 5:30 p.m.

Visitation of Diocesan Bishop

The Rt. Reverend Alan M. Gates              October 29

Pie Orders Collected                                   October 15 through November 15

Pie Making                                                    November 21 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 Parish Update Meeting                               November 5 11:30 a.m.