St. Paul's Episcopal Hosts Bishop Of Aberdeen This Weekend

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 805 West Seventh Street at Pine, will host the Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney, Scotland this weekend. The Mission Imperative is: To be with Jesus and to go for Jesus. The Right Reverend Dr. Robert A. Gillies, Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney, will lead meditations on the following passages:

Matthew 26:36-46  Stay awake with me.

Luke 24:13-35  Stay with us.

John 4:1-45  Come and See.

All adults are invited. Please use our rear parking lot and enter through the rear Tower doors.

RSVP to 602-5660 or amy@stpaulschatt.org.


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