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This Sunday at St. Paul's: June 21

  8:00 am Holy Eucharist with Reflection (Chapel)

10:00 am Holy Eucharist with Sermon (Sanctuary)

11:30 am Coffee Hour (Great Hall)

11:30 am MOP Speaker Tinka Perry re: Episcopal Relief and Development Work

              (Lichtenberger Room) 

MOP Speaker Series this Sunday
Tinka Perry will speak about the amazing work that Episcopal Relief & Development does in over 40 countries.  Episcopal Relief & Development works to save lives and transform communities worldwide. They rebuild after disasters and empower people to create lasting solutions that fight poverty, hunger and disease. Please join us at 11:30 am in the Lichtenberger Room.
Summer Hymn Sing
During our summer Sunday services (mid-June through Labor Day weekend), we have an ongoing "hymn-sing," in which we sing hymns selected by members of the congregation. If you have a favorite hymn or two (or more), please let us know by submitting them on a piece of paper in the hymn-box located at the rear door of the church. We can't promise that all suggested hymns will make it into a service; but we will do our best to include all of your suggestions.
Capital Campaign Consultant Meetings
As you may have heard over the last few months, St. Paul's is in need of some significant repairs to the building, organ, and heating systems. Additionally, the Long Range Planning Committee identified a number of areas where St. Paul's has a significant opportunity to grow in our programs, mission, and outreach. To address some of these issues and potential opportunities, the Vestry voted to explore the possibility of starting a capital campaign. Over the last month, the Vestry, and the leaders of our last Capital Campaign 8 years ago, met with two consultants to hear proposals about how to potentially run a campaign. After careful consideration, Kairos & Associates was chosen as the group most able to help us based on their skills and our needs.Over the next month, the Vestry will be considering whether to enter into a contract with Kairos to do the Discernment necessary to carry out a capital campaign.  Please let the Wardens (Arlene Swan-Mahony and Chris Dulla) or anyone on the Vestry know if you have any questions or concerns, or if you would like to be part of the conversation.  Thanks!
St. Paul's 11th Annual All Parish Retreat: October 2-4, Save the Date
St. Paul's All-Parish Retreat will take place this year from Friday, October 2 to Sunday, October 4 at the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center in Greenfield, New Hampshire. The Retreat is a great opportunity to worship, reflect, relax and enjoy a beautiful country setting while getting to know people in the parish in new ways.
Serving Us This Week
Presider 
The Rev. Megan C. Holding         
Preacher  Tinka Perry 
Assisting Clergy  The Rev. Matthew Kruger 
Organist and Choir Director  Andrew E. Clarkson 
Verger 
Kendall Gray 
Crucifer  Kendall Gray 
Lectors
Jean Moses and Adelaide Xie 
Prayers of the People  Jeannie Baca 
Chalice Bearers  Elisabeth Choi and Wendy Luk 
Healing Prayers  Sharlene Wing and Lorraine Baugh 
Altar Guild   (8am) Ann Colageo (10am) John Ferguson and Elisabeth Choi     
Ushers  Walter Mucha, Robert Burke, and Sam Scott   
Greeters    Adelaide Xie, Brett Foster, Melissa Dulla, and Angie Marks 
Coffee Hour Host  Connie Donovan 
Click here to view the server spreadsheet. If you need to make a change, please find someone to swap with and let the office know so that the spreadsheet can be updated. 
Memorials, Prayers, and Celebrations
Birthdays:  Robert VanScoyoc, Thea Vanderschmidt, Genae Johnson, Nicholas Willcox, and Sarah Wing.
 
Memorials: The flowers on the altar are given in memory of Gerard W. Morgan.
 
Prayers:  Jennifer L., Janet R., Sue A., Felina R., David F., Dottie W., Katherine S., Albert L., Jae K., the children and staff of Mil Milagros, Shadi E., Liz A., Andy S.,
Ouida F., Emily Z., Amy C.,
Randy L. & Family, Elena J., Donna L., Kathy E., Jane L., Rev. John H., Edward J., Beth A., Eleanore W., Maryann K., Miriam G., those in the military: Lucas S. and Hana L., and we pray for the delegates to the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church as they gather in Salt Lake City this week. 
Scripture Readings
Job 38:1-11; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41
Wherever you are on your journey with or toward God, you are welcome and invited at St. Paul's!
Abundant Blessings,
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Brookline

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