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.

Our blanket makers had a great time making fleece blankers for the Angels for Action Network

       

See what some of our members say about What St. Paul's Means to Them.

Christmas Services 
  • Christmas Eve Family Eucharist and Pageant,  Wednesday, 12/24 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve Choral Eucharist and Carol Sing,  Wednesday, 12/24 beginning at 9:45 p.m.
  • Christmas Day Eucharist,  Thursday, 12/25 at 10:00 a.m. 

 Upcoming Events 

Youth Group - Yankee Christmas Swap-Sunday, December 14th, 2-4pm Come decorate some cookies and bring a wrapped gift (approx. $10) to swap and/or have “stolen” by another youth group member. If you have never participated in a “Yankee Christmas Swap” be prepared to have some fun!

Christmas Pageant – Rehearsal Dec. 7th, 14th & 21st

Our first practice will be immediately after the 11:00am service this Sunday, December 7. This year’s Christmas pageant will take place on Wednesday, December 24 at 4:00pm. Additional rehearsals will be held immediately after the 10:00am services on December 14 & 21.  Attendance at these practices is mandatory. We need lots of kids and lots of adult volunteers to make our pageant a great one! Sign up forms for kids and adult volunteers will be posted after the 10:00am service this Sunday.  Contact Erica Webber or Anne Wargo (annewargo@ymail.com) with questions.

Angel Tree

Thank you to everyone who has already taken tags.  The tree is in the lobby and you can still take a tag. Our recipients are The Coalition for the Homeless, The Somerset Jail Chaplaincy, and The Seamen's Institute of New York and New Jersey.  Please help out the less fortunate this Christmas and take an Angel tag or two. 

Slate for Elections

   We will be nominating at our Annual Meeting in 2015:

         1 Warden

         The vestry will elect a Clerk of the Vestry

         Re-nominating for Vestry: Havlena, Kane, Nielsen, Wargo
         Vestry nominations: 2, 1 year unexpired term (Webber’s and Kinch’s)
       Re-Nominating Day School Board members: Hostler, Minchak

        1 MET Nomination:

        Diocesan Convention 3 seats nominating: Barbara Bach, Ed Tyjewski, Bing Bills, Geoff Dunham (Alternate)
       
Convocation 2 seats nominating: Barbara Bach, Cathy Harris

Christmas Flower Memorial Donations

Interested in donating Christmas Flowers in memory of a loved one?  The sign-up sheet is in the Narthex or email Lora at parishoffice@stpaulswestfield.org  Donation is $25.  Please sign up by December 18th.

Acolyte Sign Up For Christmas Eve Services

Please sign up for one of our Christmas Eve services.  December 24th at 4pm or 10pm. Signup on the bulletin board or email Lora at parishoffice@stpaulswestfeild.org

Bible Study – Thursdays @10:30am

Bible study with Fr. Nathan will recommence on Jan. 8 with chapters 29-32 of Genesis.  All are welcomed to attend this informal discussion and exploration of the book of Genesis.   Scheduled eachThursday at 10:30 following the Healing Eucharist.  

Grants Received

We are pleased to report the gift of a $5,000 grant from the Hyde and Watson Foundation to help cover the cost of the Parish Hall renovation. Also, an anonymous parish member has donated nearly $20,000 to be spent as the rector sees fit. We are grateful for these extraordinary acts of generosity!

December Outreach Donations

We are collecting outerwear of all sizes for our neighbors in need. Coats, hats, boots, gloves, scarves would be appreciated.  Donation bins are in the church hallway.

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.

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.

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St. Paul's Westfield
414 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
PH: (908) 232-8506
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