Ministry Spotlight: Simpler Living

MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT is a new feature. Please feel free to contact Vicki about a ministry you are involved in. Remember ministries are not only through the Cathedral–you may be sharing your spiritual gifts with ministries outside the Cathedral, (such as Hands Up Food Pantry or Uptown Faith). To Spotlight your ministry email Vicki Hoppenrath at … READ MORE…

Welcome to our new Head Verger!

At Evensong on Sunday, the Rev. Canon Brooks Mason passed his ceremonial virge to Lisa Churchill, who will assume the duties of Head Verger.  Brooks remains Canon Verger, and will continue to perform much of the liturgical role associated with this position.  But because Brooks is now ordained clergy,  he can no longer act as … READ MORE…

Ministry Spotlight: Altar server (acolyte, chalice bearer, thurifer, verger)

MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT is a new feature. Please feel free to contact Vicki about a ministry you are involved in. Remember ministries are not only through the Cathedral–you may be sharing your spiritual gifts with ministries outside the Cathedral, (such as Hands Up Food Pantry or Uptown Faith). To Spotlight your ministry email Vicki Hoppenrath at … READ MORE…

Ministry Spotlight: Listening Hearts

MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT is a new feature. Please feel free to contact Vicki about a ministry you are involved in. Remember ministries are not only through the Cathedral–you may be sharing your spiritual gifts with ministries outside the Cathedral, (such as Hands Up Food Pantry or Uptown Faith). To Spotlight your ministry email Vicki Hoppenrath at … READ MORE…

Take the 40-Day Challenge: we need you!

Try googling “Lent”. On Wikipedia you will find that “The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer—through prayer, penance, repentance, almsgiving, and self-denial.” Most Christians would agree with this.  However, I would like to ask those of you in the St. Paul’s community to think about Lent as a time to volunteer.  … READ MORE…

The Word of the Lord

Have you attended church somewhere and had to put up with some bombastic reader, emoting his way through the day’s Old Testament lesson? Or, on the other hand, have you ever strained to hear what a reader is saying up there in the pulpit, guarding the words, and parceling them out sparingly as if they … READ MORE…

Call a Sacristan: the ministry of the Altar Guild

Lead a life … with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Eph 4:1 A wonderful summation a sacristan’s life! The sacristan – altar guild member – silver polisher, floral arranger, handy-person, team player, caregiver … READ MORE…

Meet our New Time & Talent Coordinator!

Vicki Hoppenrath recently joined the volunteer staff at St. Paul’s Cathedral as our new Time & Talent Coordinator.  Her ministry will be focused on helping people find ways to put their time and talents to work both here at St. Paul’s, in the community and the world.   Do you want to get connected to … READ MORE…

It’s Tax Time! Help is available.

“Free is good,” says the IRS in a television advertisement for its online tax-preparation service, Tax Act, available to single and married taxpayers with no dependents filing Form 1040 EZ or Form 1040A for single and married taxpayers with dependents and who may claim certain tax credits but do not itemize deductions.. If you are … READ MORE…

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