Go-o-d Af-ter-noon, St. Paul’s!
Inspired by Robin William’s greeting in the movie of the same name, “Good Morning, Viet Nam!”
Here are your short and sweet updates for this week:
Prayer request renewals due: Please notify the office ASAP if you wish to keep your name on the Prayers of the People list.
Retirement dinner for Father Fred: Seats are selling quickly for the Sept. 11 event, with about 50% sold just after one week. So, if you’re planning to go, please see Joni Michel or Michelle soon and secure your seat(s).
John Hubbard Memorial Service: A service for former parishioner John Hubbard will be held Saturday, August 16 at 1 pm at St. Benedict’s in Los Osos. John recently died as a result of a stroke. Please keep John and his wife Anne, in your prayers.
Barbara Miller Ordination: Thanks to those who will represent St. Paul’s at Friday’s ordination of Barbara Miller, our past Parish Administrator here at St. Paul’s. Please wish her luck from all of us!
St. Paul’s is now on Facebook, thanks to Leonard Kohout. Check us out.
FAQ: When is the meeting space in the Library/Chapel available?
Answer: Most weekday afternoons and evenings, as well as time on the weekends. These opportunities include:
Monday all day until 5:00 pm
2nd and 4th Tuesdays all day and evening; 1st and 3rd Tuesdays after 11:30 am through evening. 1,3,4 Wednesdays: Before 11:30 am and after 1:20 pm through evening.
2nd Wednesday: After 1:20 pm through evening.
Thursdays after 1:20 pm through evening
Fridays through 1 pm and after 3 pm (requires housekeeper notification).
Sundays, all day and evening.
Please note that an alternate available meeting space is the Parish Hall which is open before and after Senior Nutrition on Mondays and Wednesdays, and on Friday mornings before Senior Nutrition. The hall is also available most Saturdays and Sundays after the final coffee hour.
God bless Robin Williams! Comic, Academy Award winning actor, entertainer to overseas troops, husband, father, Episcopalian!
Here’s a short excerpt from one of his stand up routines; it always seems to bring chuckles:
Robin’s Top 10 Reasons to be an Episcopalian
10. No snake handling.
9. You can believe in dinosaurs.
8. Male and female God created them; male and female we ordain them.
7. You don't have to check your brains at the door.
6. Pew aerobics.
5. Church year is color-coded.
4. Free wine on Sunday.
3. All of the pageantry - none of the guilt.
2. You don't have to know how to swim to get baptized.
And the Number One reason to be an Episcopalian:
1. No matter what you believe, there's bound to be at least one other Episcopalian who agrees with you.
Have a wonderful rest-of-the-week!
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
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