Wednesday Church Nights include Adult Formation twice a month; here is list of the remaining topics for the fall:
Dec. 6- What is a Deacon? Panel of deacons
Dec. 13-Looking ahead to the Lectionary readings for 2018
Dec. 20- GIFT evening- caroling at the
Pines senior living complex
GIFT- Growing in Faith Together
GIFT is held monthly and provides an opportunity for people of all ages to explore God's love for them by sharing the gift of each other and the gift of faith. Individuals, couples, and families are encouraged to attend! Events are held 6:30-7:30pm.
December 20 Caroling at Mount Royal Pines III
Come and engage in the spirit of Christmas by caroling for the elders who reside at the Mount Royal Pines Assisted Living complex. Meet in their lobby at 6:30pm All ages welcome!
Damiano Soup Kitchen
The first Monday of every month volunteers from St. Paul's prepare lunch from 8:30 am. to 11:30 and serve it from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. We usually serve between 250 to 300 meals. For additional information and to volunteer contact the parish office.
Gentle Yoga Mondays 1:00pm-1:45pm
In the Children’s Room. Some of the benefits of yoga include improved range of motion, better circulation & sleep, greater strength & joint mobility, and better posture & immune function. Enjoy Gentle Yoga while you relieve stress & anxiety. Beginners welcome (and encouraged)! Gentle Yoga is for every body! Questions? Email Colette at firstname.lastname@example.org Trial class is free, then $8 per class
All women of the parish are invited to attend our events designed for fun, relaxation, meeting new people and fitting into busy schedules. Come to a women's night out at a local establishment, engage in various artistic endeavors and retreats. Upcoming Events:
Meal Prep Night
Wouldn’t it be nice to come home after a busy day and know you have a meal ready to go from your freezer? Well now you can! Leslie Brunfelt, former owner of Meal Time, will lead us in preparing several meals in advance that you will be able to take home and have ready in your freezer! There will be options for serving sizes too, so you can make meals that serve 2-3 or a larger family! Because ingredients will need to be purchased, there will be strict deadline of January 12 to register and pay below. Cost of event will be determined by the number of meals/serving sizes you select after you register. Menu posted soon!
Join us at Camp Heartland in Willow River to take a deep breath from life and enjoy some much needed relaxation and rejuvenation! Whether you are single, in a relationship, married, parenting a toddler, a teen or an empty nester; women spend a lot of energy, time, blood, sweet and tears supporting their loved ones. This retreat is a chance to take time for yourself! Spend a relaxing overnight with other women sharing your hopes, dreams, joys and challenges of being a woman in today’s world! We will be staying at Camp Heartland in Willow River, a short 45 minutes away; with beautiful trails for hiking, cross country skiing and more! 3 meals and lodging are included in the $60 cost; scholarships available. Register online below:
God on Tap is all about bringing men of school age kids together to talk about matters of faith, spirituality, and meaning. No presentations. No experts. Just kicking around a topic at a local pub, sharing what matters to them. Email Fr. Bill to be added to the mailing list.
Women gather to enjoy dinner out at various restaurants, engage in creative arts and crafts and have days/weekends of reflection. Contact the office to add your email to the mailing list, or watch here for upcoming events.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study - The Tuesday morning Bible study group meets at 8:30 a.m. in the Olcott Room. The readings for the upcoming week is the focus of this group and it is led by Rev. Bill Van Oss
Evening Bible Study - Rev. Dr. Barb Elliott gathers adults each month for a discussion focus on our faith.
Our next session is Thursday December 14 from 6-8pm . It will be hosting at a member's house;. Please contact Rev. Barbara for details and location We are completing our discussion of Bishop Tutu and the Dalai Lama's book, The Book of Joy. This session we are planning to work through the Joy Practices in the appendix. We will be setting the dates for our meetings in 2018 as well.