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Outdoor in-person service at St. Paul's for Pentecost Sunday, May 23!  St. Paul’s will be hosting an outdoor, in-person service at the side of the church at 9:30 a.m. on Pentecost Sunday, May 23.  Pastor John Stendahl will be officiating, and we will be following COVID protocol of social distancing, masks, individually wrapped wafers for the Eucharist, etc.   You are welcome to bring your own lawn chair, although chairs will be available.  If the weather does not cooperate and we have to cancel you will be notified via email by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22.  We hope to see you there! 

Next Remote Social Hour and Conversation Thursday, May 13 at 5:00 p.m.   The next Remote Social Hour will be held on Thursday (please note new day of the week), May 13 at 5:00 p.m.  (We are moving the social hour to Thursday evenings so as not to interfere with any summer weekend plans.) Again, you can participate via telephone or Zoom – the choice is yours.  This is a chance to safely reconnect and check-in with each other, so please mark the date on your calendar.  Bring your own beverage of choice and snacks and enjoy some fellowship with your church family.

Plant and Bake Sale at Community Covenant Church May 8  Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Community Covenant Church will be hosting a plant and bake sale on Saturday, May 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon.  The plant sale will include inexpensively priced perennials, cottage garden favorites, and vegetables; and the bake sale will include cookies, brownies, and their famous Swedish Rye bread.  Community Covenant Church is located at 2 West Elm Street, Hopkinton.  COVID safeguards will be in place.

Form of Evening Prayer on Fridays through Pentecost  Sue Ramsley has graciously agreed to lead St. Paul’s parishioners and friends in a form of Evening Prayer Rite II on Fridays at 5:00 p.m., starting this Friday, April 23 and continuing until the Friday before Pentecost (May 21).  This will be done via Zoom; you will receive a Zoom invite via email.  Please join us for this time of prayer and reflection as we embrace the end of the day. 

Go Fund Me Page for St. Paul’s  Laurie LaBrecque has set up a Go Fund Me Page on behalf of St. Paul’s  to raise monies to paint the exterior of the church, and to also restore a historic certificate regarding the consecration of  St. Paul’s.  Please share this link with friends, family, parishioners and especially social media. Hopefully we can raise funds for painting the church and salvaging the consecration certificate.  https://gofund.me/95ee7db9

Let’s See if We Can Reach $2,000 in Red Barn Coffee Fundraiser! The  Red Barn Coffee Fundraiser has raised $1003.40 for St. Paul’s – now let’s see if we can make it to $2,000!  Bags of coffee are $13 each, and 12 pack of pods (for Keurig and similar coffee machines) are $10.00 each.  As always, a portion of the proceeds of the coffee sale will benefit St. Paul’s.  For more information please contact Pam Main at 508-736-6955 or Barb Beale at 508-497-0913 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  They will also arrange a way for you to pick up the coffee while maintaining social distancing. 

The Coronavirus Telephone Prayer Session Continues Weekly  The Telephone Coronavirus Prayer Session continues to hold these  sessions weekly during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Prayer sessions are held every Saturday at 10:00 a.m.  You (and your friends and family) are invited to call the number below and take part – either silently or aloud – as we offer up prayers regarding the coronavirus. We will pray for our country, the world, those on the ‘front lines’ – and any specific personal concerns you want to share.  There is no specific agenda except to join together and ask for God’s help and guidance. 

Simply dial 978 -990-5149 and when prompted, enter the access code 1520667# (note the # at the end).  We hope to hear from you.  Please note there is no commitment to “attend” Prayer Group every week; just when you are moved to do so.