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Eucharistic Ministers: George Wiemann, Ruth Carlson (Second Chalice), Pike Stephens, Christopher McCall

 

Acolytes: Ainsley Massey, Madelynn Massey, J.T. Massey

 

8/27 Eucharistic Ministers: Joe Farina, Mary Rose (Second Chalice), Pike Stephens, Widgette Kelly

 

8/27 Acolytes: Liam Kelly

 

 

 

Lectors: Patty Berger, Patrick Callanan

 

 

 

Ushers: Ann Laughlin, Nancy Hunter, Nancy Dunston, Kelly Family, Maureen McGraw, Ted Hopkins

 

 

 

Altar Guild: Team C: Linda Chinn, Carol Fox

 

 

 

Flower Guild:8/27 Lisa Farina

 

 

 

Counters:  Michael Kelly, George Wiemann

 

 

 

Intercessions: In your prayers this week, please remember the following members of St. Paul’s Parish Community and their families:

 

Peter LaRosa, nephew of Ann Laughlin

 

Erich and Kris Uhlenbrock

 

Steve Rubenstein

 

Richard Howard, uncle of a parishioner

 

Judy Miller, sister of Leon Psculkowski

 

Jim Picarro

 

Mary Howe

 

Polly Wright

 

Bill Angell

 

Cynthia Zayon

 

Lisa Kelly, sister of Erich Uhlenbrock

 

Paula Laughlin

 

Mark Elliott

 

Lynda Butcavage

 

Kristen Wheeler

 

Tracy Thomas

 

Janella Place, friend of Lynn Gibson

 

Michael Blakesley

 

Alexandra McCullum

 

Matthew Ragusa

 

Annette Ragusa

 

Valerie Gardner

 

Helene Grande

 

Nina Kirk and baby Grace

 

Jean Ruger, sister of June Psculkowski

 

Betsy Kitzman, cousin of Donna Leonardis

 

Carolyn Sadowski

 

Gail Kessling

 

Paul Sullivan

 

Mary Jo Jenkinson, friend of Robyn and Allan Mohr

 

Dorothy Schmidt

 

Bonnie, friend of Nancy Dunston

 

Elaine Grande

 

Harold J. Wilson, Sr.

 

Rose Libby, great- grandmother to Liam and Alex Kelly

 

Faye Gomez

 

Nancy Deakin, grandmother of Grace Deakin

 

Jake Urich, friend of the Kirk family

 

Paul U. Stebner, father of Erika Canterbury

 

 

 

Birthdays:

 

Jay Dozier (8/21)

 

  Michael Kelly (8/21)

 

  Heather O’Donnell (8/21)

 

  Sam Brumbaugh (8/23)

 

  Timothy Donato (8/24)

 

Olivia Frustaci (8/25)

 

  Joan Sturtevant (8/25)

 

 Jeffrey Wheeler (8/26)

 

 

 

Marriage Anniversaries:

 

William and Carol DelPizzo (8/20)

 

George Wiemann and Andrea Benack (8/23)

 

Grant and Misty Palmer (8/25)

 

 

 

Hymns for 8/20:

 

Processional: 371 Thou, whose almighty word

 

Sequence: 380 From all that dwell below the skies

 

Communion: 530 Spread, O spread, thou mighty word

 

Closing: 686 Come, thou fount of every blessing

 

 

 

Events: (highlights of the week)

 

Friday 8/25: 12 Step Group Meeting 7:30 p.m., Paxson Hall

 

 

 

Announcements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aid for Friends next cooking day is Saturday, August 19th.

 

Come help others and enjoy some fellowship. Casseroles or main courses are needed. Meats are available in the freezer as well as pasta on the shelves.

 

Hope to see you there at 9:00 in the church kitchen!  Any questions call Steve Rubenstein 215-345-9276.

 

 

 

 

ALTAR GUILD MEMBERS…

 

There will be an Altar Guild Clean-up Day

 

WHEN:  Saturday, August 19th, 2017

 

TIME:  10:00AM

 

WHERE:   We will meet in the church

 

Breakfast will be provided. 

 

Hope to see you all there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Block Party-

 

Saint Paul’s will open its doors during the Doylestown Art Festival and Bike Race on Sunday, September 10 for a Community Block Party.  

 

We are in the beginning stages of planning.   Please contact Mary Ann Gosnell if you are interested. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 215-491-3411

 

 

 

 

 

Beginning on Sunday, September 3rd, we will return to our Program Year Worship Schedule.

 

8:00 a.m.                          Holy Communion

 

                                                                                                              9:45 a.m.                       Sunday School/Youth Group (begins on Sept. 10, with Parent Meeting at 9:30 a.m.)

 

10:00 a.m.                        Holy Communion

 

 

 

 

We are quickly approaching the end of summer and it is time to begin to think about the fall stewardship campaign.  There will be much more information about this in early September.

 

The Stewardship committee is looking for a few good men/women to help us with this critically important ministry.  Please consider sharing a little bit of your valuable time with this ministry.  You will find it rewarding on many levels.

 

If you can spare even a little bit of your time please speak to Robert Ball, Kay Johnson or Mary Ellen Wilson.

 

Please keep the Stewardship committee and their important work for St. Paul’s in your prayers.

 

 

SAINT PAUL’S MARKET IS OPEN

 

Gardeners:  If you are growing more than you can use, please bring in your extras!

 

Buyers:  Please make a generous donation for what you take.

 

The offerings may be small as our gardens get going, but be sure to check each week to see what is available.

 

Proceeds benefit the ‘Little Red House’ Collection, to be used to buy food for the residents of the Doylestown Homeless Shelter.

 

THANK YOU for your support!!

 

 

 

 

We are excited to announce that we will be using the Living the Good News curriculum for our Sunday School program this year.  

 

Sunday School will begin on September 10th with a brief parent meeting at 9:30 AM.  Sunday School registration forms are attached to this email and can be found in the September edition of Passages, online, and in the track rack as you enter Paxson Hall.

 

 We are still looking for Sunday School teachers.  If you are interested in volunteering for the first half of the program year, or all year, please contact Widgette Kelly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jim Massey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

 

 

 

Backpack Ministry

 

Look what you've done! St. Paul's has supplied 23 backpacks and many assorted school supplies to the Bucks County Housing Group for 2017.

 

Thank you for your generosity and valuable contributions to the education of our children.  -Maureen McGraw

 

 

 

 

Sermons Available on Website

 

Father Smith’s sermons are now available on the church’s website. Please visit www.stpaulsdoylestown.org and click on the Sermons button located on the home page to find them.

 

Printed sermon copies are also available below the TV in the atrium for those who do not have Internet access.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A History of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

 

has arrived!

 

Pick up your copy in Paxson Hall on Sunday morning or in the Church Office during the week.

 

 

 

·        Your copy is ready for pick up if you paid for your book when you placed your order.

 

·        If you ordered a book without payment, please bring your payment of $25.

 

·        If you didn’t pre-order a copy, there are extras to purchase for $25.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Prayer Shawl Ministry will be meeting the 3rd Saturday of September (Saturday, September 16) at 11 am in the Library.  

 

We begin another busy year of projects and fellowship.  All knitters and crocheters are welcome.

 

Bring what you are working on or get some ideas and yarn from our Stash.  Also, bring a snack, drink or sandwich if you would like.

 

Any questions, please contact Marie Ciampa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 215-723-4999 or Jacky Grande at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 215-491-6113.

 

 

 

Trinity Episcopal Church, Buckingham, PA —

 

The Trinity Buckingham Academy is looking for nurturing, creative people to join our team. 

 

Part time positions are available in our Kindergarten and pre-school programs.  Past teaching experience, ECE or Elementary education degree is preferred.

 

For more information or to apply, please contact TBAcademy director Stephanie Elliot at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Trinity Buckingham Church and Academy are located at 2631 Durham Road in Buckingham, PA at the intersection of Routes 413 and 202.

 

 

 

St. Paul’s Church is now on Twitter and Instagram

 

To follow St. Paul’s, go to the home page of the church’s website http://www.stpaulsdoylestown.org/

 

and click on the Twitter

 

 

and Instagram icons

 

 

found on the left side of the page, below the Facebook icon.


 

 

Readings for 8/27

 

Exodus 1:8-2:10

 

Psalm 124

 

Romans 12:1-8

 

Matthew 16:13-20

 

 

 

From the Ledger:(pledge/plate)

 

Current Finances:

 

2017 Pledge & Plate needed each week                                                   $4,886

 

2017 Pledge & Plate received 8/13                                                            $2,238

 

Surplus / (Shortfall)                                                                                       $2,648)

 

2017 Cumulative Surplus / (Short)                                                              $8,444

 

Borrowed from Line of Credit for Operating Acct                                           $0

 

 

 

Sunday Attendance 8/13

 

8:00 a.m.             40

 

9:30 a.m.             52

 

                              92