Rev. Sam Payne Honored Sunday At St. Paul's Episcopal

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Rev. Sam Payne will retire on his 80th birthday on Monday, and he and his wife will be honored by the church on Sunday. He will preach at both morning services and will be honored at a reception from 9-10:15 a.m.

The Souper Bowl of Caring food drive will be on Sunday, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St.. Contributions of non-perishable food and money are needed. Collection barrels will be in Bonner Tower, Key-Andrews Hall and the Narthex. Monetary donations are accepted.

 



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