Discussion Time Sunday At St. Paul's Episcopal

Thursday, November 14, 2013

On Sundays, Nov. 17 and Nov. 24,  from 4:30-7 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., the discussion will be "What Does the Fox Say? What Do the People Say?" Please come have fun, eat, and dream about the future of St. Paul's Cradle to College Family Ministries. The evening will feature a movie night for kids K-5th grade, and nursery available for infant-preschool. RSVP to to have your voice be heard. 

 
Associate Rector Andy Olivo will preach at the morning worship services on Sunday.
In Christian Education Sunday at 9:15 a.m., Rev. Olivo will lead the Speaker Series on the lives of two of the most popular monastics in western Christianity, St. Benedict and St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits. This class will explore their rules for living spiritually in everyday life as participants explore how they too can develop a rule of life.  Huckabay Hall. 
 
In the Sunday Adult Study and Reflection, the group is reading and discussing the book, Wishful Thinking by Frederick Buechner. In this work Buechner puts the language of God, the universe, and the human spirit under his wry linguistic microscope. If you desire to be part of this enjoyable learning and sharing time, please contact Robin Miller, 622-0455, or Suzanne Barels, 332-1628, for more information.

At Faith and Families, the group will  discuss the book The 5 Love Languages of Children/Teenagers by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell. There are copies of the book available at Church. 


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