We invite you to learn more about Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church – a welcoming and friendly community of Christians in Evansville, Indiana. We hope that what you find on our website will encourage you to join us for Sunday worship. We know that we will be enriched by your presence. Saint Paul’s is an historic parish, formed more than 150 years ago. We are proud of our roots and heritage; we are also excited about who we are now and who we are becoming. We are focused on being instruments of God’s compassion and reconciliation in the world. The Book of Common Prayer describes that mission of the Church in this way: “The mission of the Church is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ… The Church pursues its mission as it prays and worships, proclaims the Gospel, and promotes justice, peace, and love… The Church carries out its mission through the ministry of all its members.” BCP 1979 p. 855 Our worship and Christian education, our ministry in the larger community and our fellowship events all help us to be equipped for the ministry God calls us to as our mission. We draw on the strength and encouragement we together find in God to be able to offer loving and compassionate care for those outside our doors. Inviting new people into our parish family to share our hopes and their dreams is a pleasure and a delight. You have honored us with your visit to our website. You will find that you are always welcome at Saint Paul’s. If you are looking for a church home we would encourage you to join us for worship.
God’s peace be with you,Fr. Richard
November 30, 2014
Mission Statement: Seeking God Loving People Changing the World
- LESSONS FOR DEC 07 : Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; II Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8
- We welcome Rev. Roger Walker as celebrant and preacher today.
- Special thanks to everyone for helping us exceed our Rescue Mission goal by collecting 556 boxes of Jiffy Cornbread Mix! (And thank you Lisa and Anna Watson for your work in delivering them to the Rescue Mission!)
- Please sign-up to help with the Greening of the Church on December 14th and lunch for the workers.
- Please sign up on the list in Webb Hall indicating what you would like to bring for the Christmas Eve Reception this year.
- Parents, if you haven’t signed up yet, be sure and see the J2A members or sponsors to get in on the Parent’s Day Out next Sunday from 12-4. (Pssst… it’s a good time to Christmas shop)
In 1 John 4:16 we read, God is love.” God’s love is evident in his giving. “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16). Because of his love, God gave us the gift that we needed the most – our Savior. Out of love and gratitude for who God is and what he has done for us, we strive to live as Christ did. Through our giving, we become like him. The more we give from hearts filled with love and gratitude, the more we reflect Christ’s likeness.