Lenten Lunches begin today

Thursdays, February 26
Hosted at Salvation Army (58 Clinton Street), 12-1pm

$7.00 per lunch (to benefit Friends of Forgotten Children)
This Week: Author Joyce Ray: What compelled a Protestant to write about a Roman Catholic saint? Ray, local author of Feathers & Trumpets, a Story of Hildegard of Bingen, will discuss the 12th century’s most dynamic female voice and the obstacles overcome in bringing her to life for young adult readers.

The Rev. Harold Beliveau, 1925-2015

The Rev. Harold Beliveau died on Tuesday, February 24 at Concord Hospital after complications from pneumonia. He was nearing his 90th birthday and his 60th ordination anniversary. Father Harold died surrounded by his wife, family and the grace of the Holy Spirit.

Click here to read his obituary in today’s Concord Monitor.

All are welcome to the visiting hours and service, both at St. Paul’s Church:

Visiting Hours
Friday, Feb. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 21 Centre St.

Funeral Service
Saturday, Feb. 28, at 12 p.m.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 21 Centre St.
Committal will follow immediately at Blossom Hill Cemetery.

“In lieu of flowers donations may be made to All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 2375 Harrison Ave, Baldwin, N.Y. 11510, or to your own house of worship.”

Bevy of Bishops begins tonight

Wednesday, February 25
Hosted at St. Paul’s Church (21 Centre), including:

  • Worship (5:30)
  • Simple meal (6:00)
  • Guest speaker (6:30-7:30)

This Week: Bishop Rob Hirschfeld on Dignity. “What is dignity? How can we appeal to dignity when in conflict? When have we experienced dignity robbed and dignity restored?”

Winter Storm Warning

According to the National Weather Service, “RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO STAY PUT LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY AS CONDITIONS WILL BE TOO DANGEROUS TO VENTURE OUT. HAVE A PLAN IN PLACE TO SAFELY KEEP WARM IF POWER DOES GO OUT.”

Please stay home on Sunday, for your own safety. You can watch the Holy Eucharist at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC while under a warm blanket. The link is: Live Stream of the National Cathedral services.

As you know, Ash Wednesday services will be at:

10:30am Havenwood Chapel
12-1pm Eagle Square
6pm Grace Episcopal Church

See you all then!

God bless and stay safe!,
Father Jason Wells

Take-a-Tote needs

We pack 2 fruit cups or combinations of fruit plus applesauce or pudding each week.  That means we need these items on a regular basis. Could you pick up some packages of  any of these when shopping this week? They are usually in packs of 4 or 6. Larger boxes are also available at Sam’s Club.