Bishop Of Abredeen And Orkney Leads Services At St. Paul's Episcopal Feb. 1-2

Thursday, January 23, 2014

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, at 305 West Seventh at Pine Street, will host a Very Special Weekend with the Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney, Scotland, on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 1-2. 

A Quiet Day will be held on Saturday, Feb. 1.  The Mission Imperative will be "to be with Jesus and to go for Jesus." The Right Reverend Dr. Robert A. Gillies will lead meditations on Matthew 26:36-46 Stay awake with me, Luke 24:13-35 Stay with us and John 4:1-45 Come and See.

All adults are invited.  Make a reservation by calling 602-5660 or email amy@stpaulschatt.org to plan for lunch. 

The Feast of the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple will be Sunday, Feb. 2.  Tehre will be preaching and teaching by Rev. Dr. Gillies.  

Here is the schedule:  

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist - Sermon: Becoming holy and living God’s glory

9:15 a.m. Adult Forum - “Mary’s sorrow is predicted — how can we picture it ourselves?”

10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist - Sermon: Recognising, acknowledging and sharing the news of Jesus

4:00 p.m. Choral Evensong - A Celebration of the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple, with Candlemas Procession, Homily: Take courage and be strong. 



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