Come, the door is open...
Collect for the Fifth Sunday of Easter
ALMIGHTY GOD, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.
Niagara Interfaith Police Memorial Service
Law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty will be honored at 7 pm, Wednesday, May 13, at the annual Niagara Interfaith Police Memorial Service. The service wil be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 400 Ridge St. in the Village of Lewiston (NY USA). Police agencies from across Western New York and Southern Ontario will participate in this observance of fallen brothers and sisters.This year's keynote speaker with be Major David Page, western district commander of the News York State Park Police. The Niagara Falls Block Club Council will host a reception after the service.
Are in order for St. Paul's very own Pat Walker, who has been chosen to receive a 2015 "Compassion in Action" award from Community Missions. Pat will receive this award on behalf of the Niagara Deanery of the Episcopal Diocese for her 3-year involvement in the diocesan Mustard Seed Project, and Sunday Cabaret series.
We're having a congregational meeting on May 17 at 9:00 a.m.
Lord, I lift up our priorities as a congregation. Give us ears to hear what Your spirit is saying to our church. Open our eyes to see things as You see them. Help us move beyond issues of immediate needs to pursuing Kingdom issues. Bring us to a place where 'Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven" is more than just words we say. Rev. 3:22; Ki. 6:17; Matt. 6:25, 33, 10
We're planning our yearly jumble sale to coincide with the local 10-Mile Garage Sale.
We'll have items of all kinds, a bake sale, and new this year, vendors will be set up on the
front lawn. The sale will take place June 13 and 14 from 9 am to 5 pm (both days). Now is the time to clean out closets, garages, sheds and attics. Call the church office (754-4591) if you would like to donate anything to the sale.
Discovery Sundays 2015
All Discovery Sunday events are sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York.
May 31 - A Sunday Afternoon at Forest Lawn Cemetery
Register for this event at http://bit.ly/ForestLawn
To learn more about these events or to download a brochure of all of this season's Discovery Sunday Events, visit the diocesan website at www.episcopalwny.org The Diocesan Center is located at 1064 Brighton Road in Tonawanda. Phone: 881-0660