Dr. Donald Fishburne will lead a Christian Education class at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., on Sunday, Oct. 7 and 21 on "Companions in Joy -- Building Strong Marriages," at 9:30 a.m. in Key-Andrews Hall. Families and Faith at 9:15 a.m. in Ava Wright Room is studying the book "Shepherding a Child's Heart." The class is open to parents with children of any age. "The ABCs of Christianity" will be Oct. 7-21 at 9:15 and is a series of short classes for people who have little or no experience of church.
Blessing of the Animals will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday on the front lawn or in Key-Andrews Hall in case of rain. A Choral Evensong featuring Canticles by Thomas Attwood Walmisley and music by Baynon, Moe, Sanders and White will be at 4 p.m. with a reception following.
A Spiritual Gifts and Talents Workshop will be Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., led by Pam Boaz and the Rev. Ann Weeks. Contact Ms. Boaz to register or for more information at 886-4054 or firstname.lastname@example.org.