Category: News

Back to School Backpack and Supply Drive Begins July 24!

This year, we’re rolling out a new program to help local children have what they need to start the school year off right! Parishioner and retired teacher, Janet Boyd, has been in conversation with local public schools to see how we can best help those in need. Henley Middle School and Western Albemarle High School […]

Outreach Food Pantry Update

On the third Wednesday of every month, volunteers from St Paul’s Ivy and our neighbors from Mount Calvary share bags of groceries with families who visit our food pantry. The monthly food bags include pantry staples, canned fruit and vegetables, chicken thighs, ground beef, eggs and household cleaning supplies. As we enter late summer we […]

Episcopal Relief and Development in Ukraine

Supporting the Humanitarian Response to Crisis in Ukraine  Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) is the compassionate response of The Episcopal Church to human suffering in the world. Founded as a response to people fleeing violence in World War II, ERD continues to hear God’s call to seek and serve Christ in all persons and to respect the […]

Show Your SPIvy Spirit!

A big thank you goes out this week to parishioner Cindy Hargroves, who has been working hard to prepare an online SPIvy Spirit Shop with local retailer, Rivanna Gear & Apparel. A wide variety of apparel items are available to order now, with the St. Paul’s, Ivy logo printed and embroidered, in an array of […]

Giving for 2022

How should we look at the things in our life? Should we regard them as entitlements, or as gifts? St. Paul, our patron saint, gives us the answer: “What do you have that you did not? And if you have received it, why do you boast as if it were not a gift (1 Cor. […]