Welcome to St. Paul's. Please join us at one of our three services on Sundays! Be sure to stay for Coffee Hour after the 10:00 A.M. service, not only is the company great - but our coffee is also wonderful... we serve Fair Trade Coffee! Take some time to look around and please call or email us with any questions you may have.
Introducing The Sherrill Hall Art Gallery
Starting immediately, Sherrill Hall will have artists' 2 dimensional work rotating to brighten the walls while supporting local artists. First up is our own Watercolor Connection, the women who paint in Sherrill Hall on Tuesdays and host Natick Artist Open Studios here too. If you would like to exhibit in Sherrill Hall at anytime, please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Report is now available Click here to download the Annual Report for 2017
From the Interim The Rev. Dr. Gale Davis
It feels good to be “home” after traveling around the globe on vacation. What a privilege it is to be able to travel and see the world from different viewpoints. I think we can do that without traveling around the world, merely by talking honestly with one another, but I am very grateful that I have been able to travel so widely and to feel myself enriched and broadened by the experiences and people I have encountered on my travels.
But I missed you! I understand that the new 5:30 service went well! The Wardens, Rob and Cynthia, did an amazing job of keeping the place running. Chris and Ellen and Beth were here to make sure there was a visible pastoral presence, not only on Sunday, but also during the week. All of them did far more than their “job descriptions” would have them do and be. They all serve this community so faithfully and well. Church School, both morning and afternoon, is up and running. The Search Committee has Co-Chairs and other leadership. Mom’s Group is meeting. Chris has begun a Bible Study. Choir is practicing on Thursdays again. Fall is officially launched!
To celebrate all that, we will have a parish picnic at our house Sunday afternoon from noon until 3:00. Everyone is invited. You provide picnic food: salads, fried chicken, sandwiches, chips, etc (We will not have Bar-B-Ques so bring food that doesn’t have to be coked). Ernie and I will provide beverages; juice boxes, beer, wine, waters and ice cream for sundaes! We would love to see everyone come. It is probably going to be too cold to swim, but the pool will be heated and the spa as well, so if you are brave, bring a suit and towel! Hopefully the rain will stay away!
You may park on the grass, facing in, to make room for more cars. I do not want to publish the address, but if you call the church for directions and address, we will give it to you! Also, maps will be available at church for directions.
Happy Fall Everyone. Too soon more than a few leaves will be changing and we will wonder how the summer passed so quickly! Blessings,
A Look Ahead - Save the Date – Mark Your Calendar
Introduction to the Bible Tuesday October 2
Holiday Fair November17, 2018 10:00AM to 2:00 PM
Financial Planning Speaker Series
This series, moderated by Karen Van Voorhis, will take place during coffee hour over three Sundays. This is part of St. Paul's ongoing educational efforts in the area of wellness for its parishioners, and an attempt to answer some of the many specific follow-up questions received after the four-part financial wellness series offered last spring. Topics and guest speakers will include: • January 28: Estate Planning: Essential Documents and Preserving Assets, with Natick resident Tricia D'Agostino (http://www.margolis.com/patricia-c-dagostino) • February 4: Senior Housing and Health Care: What's What? (Navigating Options and Costs), with Joan Harris (https://www.symphonycaremanagement.com/) The presenters are all seasoned experts in their fields, and we are lucky that they have generously volunteered their time for our benefit. Please grab a coffee and a snack at coffee hour on these three Sundays and join us for an invaluable education on these topics. See Karen Van Voorhis if you have any questions.
View the presentation from January 21, 2018 - Long Term Care Insurance
View the presentation from January 28, 2018 - Essential Estate Planning Tools
View the presentation from February 4, 2018 - Navagating Elder Care Resources.