St. Paul's Episcopal Holds Candlelight Epiphany Banquet

Wednesday, January 1, 2014
A Candlelight Epiphany Banquet at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., will be Monday Jan. 6, at 6 p.m. in Key-Andrews Hall. Come as you are from the office or come wearing holiday attire. Leading our Charitable Conversations will be Chris Andersen, president of a Minneapolis community foundation with a national impact. Menu includes wine bar, $15. Pleased let us know of dietary needs. Carpool and designate a driver. Nursery and child care by reservation. Saint Paul's After Hours members may be seated together at reserved tables if you wish.
RSVP anytime by email or voicemail to Amy@stpaulschatt.org or 602-5660. 

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