Welcome to St. Paul's 

St. Paul's is a community of faith. We serve Jesus Christ through worship, prayer, study, and service in the tradition of the Episcopal Church in the Anglican Communion. We warmly welcome all persons to join with us in Christian worship and fellowship. For information on becoming a member, please click here.

Friends of Music will present Solid Brass in concert on Sun., Nov. 30th at 7:00pm.  This professional ensemble has performed to rave reviews for more than 500,000 people since the group was established in1982, including premiere concert halls such as Alice Tully Hall, Manhattan.  This 11 member ensemble (including percussion) will be a delight to the ears in St. Paul’s acoustics.   A reception will follow in the Cloister.

Grocery Gift Card Fundraiser 

We have a great ongoing fundraising opportunity with ShopRite, Stop&Shop, and Kings. If you buy a giftcard for those locations through St. Paul's, the church gets a 5% donation from these stores. So please consider this for your food shopping! Download the form and bring to Church. Thank you and happy shopping!

Click to download St. Paul's Grocery Card Order Form (pdf)

 Upcoming Events 

Book Group – Sunday, November 16th

St. Paul’s book group met in September and enjoyed a lively discussion.  They decided Sunday after church is the favored meeting time and selected the next book. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the selection to read and discuss on Sunday, November 16.  Adichie’s novel, Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and critically reviewed as “one of the best books of the year”, contains insightful observations about America from an immigrant’s view.

Altar Guild Meeting – Sunday, November 16th

There will be an Altar Guild meeting on Sunday, November 16th at 9am in the rector’s office.  There will be important information, please plan on attending.

Poinsettia & Christmas Plant Sale - Mission Trip Fundraiser

The mission trip youth are selling poinsettias and other Christmas plants to raise funds for their trip next summer to Charleston, West Virginia. The plants are very high quality and come from a great nursery in western New Jersey. If you plan to decorate for Christmas with poinsettias, paperwhites and amaryllis, please consider ordering your plants through this fundraiser. Mission Trip Youth will be taking orders after church through December 1. Order forms will also be left in the lobby and can be dropped off in the office. Plants will be available for pick up on Friday, December 5 after 4:00pm. Plants can be delivered locally for $5.00 (flat fee). You can also order a plant for a friend to be delivered. Please contact Erica Webber (webberfamily23@yahoo.com) or 908-233-4561 w/ questions.

Angel Tree Starts November 23rd

Our Angel tree goes up this Sunday. Our recipients are The Coalition for the Homeless, The Somerset Jail Chaplaincy, and The Seamen's Institute of New York and New Jersey. Our Sunday school children will be coloring the Angel Tags and putting them on the tree in the lobby. Please help out the less fortunate this Christmas and take an Angel tag or two. 

Solid Brass – Sunday, Nov. 30th TIME CHANGE 7:00pm

Friends of Music will present Solid Brass in concert on Sun., Nov. 30th at 7:00pm.  This professional ensemble has performed to rave reviews for more than 500,000 people since the group was established in1982, including premiere concert halls such as Alice Tully Hall, Manhattan.  This 11 member ensemble (including percussion) will be a delight to the ears in St. Paul’s acoustics.   A reception will follow in the Cloister.

November Outreach Donations

This month we will collect Angel Tree donations for needy children served by several local agencies. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

Santa Claus is coming to St. Paul's – Sat, December 6th 

Have breakfast with Santa on Saturday December 6th there will be two seating, 9:00am & 11:00am.  Tickets are $9 per person (children under the age of 1 are free) and will be available to church members only for a week before being opened to Day School Families.  RSVP by email to Donna Laterza at santabreakfast@gmail.com or (908)322-2824.  Please relay your preferred seating time w/ name, telephone, # of persons attending and ages of children.  Tickets will also be sold after services on the 16th.  Space is limited so please RSVP early. 

Mission Trip - Summer 2015

Registration is open for our trip to Steubenville, Ohio, July 19-24, 2015! This trip is a great combination of work and fun. The youth from St. Paul's really enjoy this crazy, busy, fun trip!  We will help local organizations with work projects. Youth completing grades 6-12 in June 2015 are eligible to join this trip. The dates are July 10-24 and the cost per person is $350. A deposit of $200 is required by November 10. Please either register on the sign up form outside Fr Andrew's office or contact Erica Webber webberfamily233@gmail.com to register or with questions.

Genesis Bible Study – Thursdays @10:30am in the lounge

We continue to read through the Book of Genesis.  This week we are beginning to read the Abraham stories starting in chapter 12 and what it means to ‘cut’ a covenant with the Lord.   Hope to see you there. Fr. Nathan

Parish Hall

Among the improvements to the Parish Hall are the ceiling fans and the drapes. Both are operated by remote control. Please do not try to pull the drapes.

Acolyte Sign Up

Any parish child, 11 or older, is welcome to sign up to join the acolyting team. Sign-up sheet is outside the rector's office or contact Lora 232-8506, x10 or parishoffice@stpaulswestfield.org Training times will be announced.

Board Members Needed for Plainfield Community Outreach

Plainfield Community Outreach is seeking Board members from congregations that volunteer with Grace's Kitchen. The three areas of Plainfield Community Outreach are Grace's Kitchen, ESL program, and 21st century afterschool program. Board members help to make decisions and support the program activities in these three areas. The Board meets the first Thursday of the month (usually 10 times a year).  Meetings are usually from 7pm until 8:45pm.  They hope to find people of faith who have a heart for outreach work and are willing to work to make a difference in the lives of others. Please consider donating your time and talents to the Plainfield Community Outreach Board.  For additional information, please contact Mary Testori, Board President at 732-752-1945 or mapates@hotmail.com

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