Upcoming Events

Service time  changed:
On Sunday, May 27, St. Paul’s later Sunday service  changed from 10:45 am to 10:00 am. Please make note of this time change.
This change will be in effect through September 2, 2018.
July 16-20 – Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School will be here before you know it!

This year’s theme for Vacation Bible School is Game On “Gearing up for life’s big game”. VBS will be for children 3 years of age through those entering 5th Grade in the fall. Rising 6th Graders are encouraged to serve as helpers. In a couple of weeks, online registration will be available at St. Paul’s website. Katie Sherman and Sydnor Greene are this year’s co-directors and will soon be asking for your help. Put the dates on your calendar and encourage your children, grandchildren, godchildren, neighbor children and friends to attend. Game on!

August 15 – Diocese Episcopal Church Women gathering at Trinity Center
The annual summer gathering of the Diocese of East Carolina ECW will be Wednesday, August 15, at Trinity Center. Registration will begin at 9:00 am, and the meeting will end after lunch. An exciting presentation is planned.  The speaker will be Barbara Lau, director of the Pauli Murray Project for the Duke Human Rights Center.  This project is inspired by the life and legacy of Pauli Murray, a lawyer and activist, raised in Durham, who became the first black woman ordained as an Episcopal priest. The cost is $20 per person, and we need a head count by August 5.  Please let Allison DuBuisson know if you plan to come (adubuisson123@gmail.com).  Checks should be made out to ECW Diocese of East Carolina, and left in the ECW mail slot in the office. Closer to the event, we can arrange carpooling for those who are interested.
August 16-19 – Diocese of East Carolina Conference on Church Music in the Anglican Tradition
The Diocese of East Carolina Conference on Church Music in the Anglican Tradition at Trinity Center brings choir members, organists, and
choirmasters together under the direction of a guest clinician. Clinicians are accomplished musicians who are known in their field for musical excellence, holding prominent leadership positions in church music. The Conference gives participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge of
musical resources available for the congregation and choir as well as offers an opportunity to share ideas, reunite with friends and sing in a large
choir…. all in a beach setting at Trinity Center at Salter Path, NC.
We welcome Malcolm Archer to Trinity Center to be the clinician for the 30th Annual Conference on church music August 16-19, 2018.
Malcolm is a renowned British composer, conductor, recitalist, and organist, currently serving at Winchester College in the United Kingdom.
If you are involved in church music, you have likely sung or played one or more of his compositions.
Conference information and online registration can be found on the website of the Diocese of East Carolina. Contact Kent Saunders
(kentsjr@gmail.com), Conference Registrar, with questions regard ing lodging and meals at Trinity Center.
Contact the Rev’d Canon Sonny Browne (sbrowne@diocese-eastcarolina.org) with questions about the conference’s sessions.
August 26 -Parish Picnic and Beach Day
St. Paul’s will hold a Parish Picnic and Beach Day on Sunday, August 26, as we kick-off our new Church year. We want you to attend. We will be gathering at the Beach House at the Trinity Center (on the Oceanside). Fried chicken will be provided – bring a salad, side, bread or dessert. Supper will begin at 4:30 pm. The Beach House will be open beginning at 2:00 pm so come early to sit on the deck or play on the beach. A sign-up sheet will soon be available on the Parish Hall bulletin board.