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Lenten Worship Series

LENTEN WORSHIP SERIES Taize Service: Featuring chants from the Taize, France, community. March 26 in the  Parish Hall. Jazz Mass: John Winn & jazz musicians from St. James, Richmond. Featuring improvisational jazz music & liturgy. April 2 in the Parish Hall. Celtic...

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Join the Usher’s Guild And Mix Fun with Service

Smiling Faces Needed! Want an easy but important way to serve St. Paul’s? Please consider becoming an usher for either the 8:30 or 10:30 service. You choose the dates most convenient for you to serve, and an average commitment of only three Sundays per...

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Youth Day of Service on March 25

Spring Youth Day of Service at Shalom Farms! Come join the Parish Youth Ministry Committee and other 6th – 12th graders from all over the Diocese to serve anf give back to the community. This event is FREE and...

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Don’t Miss Out! VBS Is On the Way!

Note the dates for Vacation Bible School (VBS) are June 26 – 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children age 4 – 9 are invited to join us. The theme for this year’s week long activities is “Love...

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Annual Shrine Mont Work Weekend April 7 – 9

Volunteers needed to spend a fun and giving weekend to help get Shrine Mont ready to open for the new year. Join us Friday evening, April 7th, through Sunday lunch, April 9th (Palm Sunday). Room and board are provided....

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Registration is Open for Run for Life on April 8

Registration is now open for the 23rd annual Zeta Tau Run for Life 5K in loving memory of Paxson MacDonald. Click here to sign up now!

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Holy Week At St. Paul’s

Sunday, April 9 Palm Sunday 8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Palm Procession 9:30 a.m. Adult Forum & Sunday School for all ages 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Palm Procession 5:30 p.m. Celtic Eucharist Nursery care is available and a simple reception follows Wednesday, April 12th 9:30 a.m....

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Estonian Children’s Choir to Perform April 2

On Sunday, April 2, we are excited to host the Mariel Kids Choir from Viimsi, Estonia, together with the Washington Kids Choir from the Estonia Society School in Washington, D.C.  The choirs are touring as part of the 2017...

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The Carpenter’s Kids See Progress in 2016

Click here to read the very informative newsletter about the work and results of the Carpenter’s Kids program in 2016.

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Make a Difference at St. Paul’s and Sign Up!

This year, please consider joining one of the ministries at St. Paul’s Ivy. Friends with Flowers, Coffee Hour and Continental Breakfast need people with your talents to fulfill their missions. To sign up, or for more information, please click...

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Nzali Primary School Supplies

In our summer mission work in the Nzali Primary School in Nzali, Tanzania, we will construct books with the students. Donations of art supplies for this summer’s literacy project would be most helpful. Please bring donations to the church...

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Capital Campaign Update!

March 6, 2017 Dear Friends of St. Paul’s, Ivy, Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed to the Capital Campaign. To date, 107 households have contributed $840,945, 70% of our $1.2 million goal. While that is a great start,...

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Additional Lenten Resources

Are you looking for an additional source of devotions to guide you through the Lenten season? Episcopal Relief and Development has made available their 2017 Devotional here.

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Lenten Book Challenge!

It’s a tradition! Throughout Lent children can check out books from our Children’s Library and read (or be read aloud to by parents). Keep a log of your progress and all participants will receive a prize on Easter Sunday.

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Liturgy and Music in Lent

As we prepare for Lent, we also prepare to change the tone of our liturgy. For example, at the beginning of the service we omit the sung Gloria, and instead use seasonally appropriate parts of our prayer book such...

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