Antique Show --The Southeastern Antique Show and Sale held for 57
years at Christ Church, Pensacola is coming to Daphne February 5 – 8.
St. Paul’ Episcopal Church is the new home for the popular show.
Many dealers from the Christ Church show and others from the Southeast
will be selling furniture, sterling silver, estate and costume
jewelry, china, pottery, glassware, linens, antique maps, antique vintage
books, accessories and many other treasures. The show and sale will begin
Thursday evening with a Sneak Preview Party, including wine and Hors D’oeuvres
from 6 – 8 pm. The sale continues Friday and Saturday 10 am – 5:00
pm, and Sunday from 12 pm to 4 pm. Proceeds will benefit St. Paul’s
community outreach. The event is located at St. Paul’s Episcopal Life
Center at 28788 North Main St., Daphne, AL. Preview party tickets are
$25, and include readmission each day of the show. Show day tickets
are $8.00 and include readmission each day of the show.
Diocesan Men's Conference, March 6-8, 2015 --The annual Diocesan Men's
Conference will be held March 6-8, 2015 at the Beckwith Camp and Retreat
Center. The keynote speaker for the event will be The Most Reverend Frank T.
Griswold, 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. The theme for the
conference is Fully Human and Fully Alive, An Exploration of Prayer and Life in
Christ. Applications are available in the church office. On a personal note,
Presiding Bishop Griswold was Glenn and Sally Boom's rector before becoming a
bishop. Sally and Glenn can tell you what a wonderful speaker Presiding Bishop
Paul's is hosting a community wide conversation entitled Mobile in Black and
White on Thursday, January 29 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. in Malone Hall. The Mobile Black and
White Committee has had similar public forums in Mobile and is now doing
the same in Baldwin County. The thrust of these conversations is to get the
public to intentionally examine race relations within our community and to
foster means, through civil dialogue, of addressing any problems that exist.
The conversations will include a video presentation featuring local people and
their experiences of racism.
Candidates' Walkabout, January 21
- The four candidates for the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of the Central Gulf
Coast, along with their spouses, will be at St. Paul's on Wednesday, January 21
from 6:00-9:30 p.m. Registration will be from 5:30-6:00 p.m. in the church. The
candidates will answer submitted questions about their vision for our Diocese
and why they believe they are qualified to be our next bishop. The public is
invited to this event and everyone from St. Paul's is especially invited to
attend. Please note that food will not be served that evening for this event so
attendees are asked to eat before they come.
Confirmation Class --
Thack will be conducting a Youth Confirmation class beginning on Tuesday,
January 20, 2015. The class will meet from 4:00-5:15 p.m. and will run from
January 20 through March 24. The topics will include the sacraments, the
Bible, Book of Common Prayer, history of the Episcopal Church, historic Creeds,
evangelism, and Christian service. Parents, if your child is between the
ages of 12 and 16 and has not been confirmed, please consider having your child
attend our first session next Tuesday. We will gather in Malone Hall at 4:00
p.m. Thack will give a brief orientation about the class and discuss Christian
maturity and commitment. Please call if you have any questions at 626-2421.
Dinner will be held on January
23 at 6:00 p.m. in the Life Center..
Prayer has been moved to
Thursday, Janauray 22 at 6:30 pm, this month only. Normally it is the 3rd Thursday of
each month at 7:00 p.m. in the narthex. This week Paul will show a DVD
about Taize will be begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Paul
Tuesday Pancake Supper
will be held in Malone Hall at 6:00 p.m. February17
Bible Study meets at 10:00 am in the library. The current
study for the group is Unnamed Women of the Bible, hope you can join! Contact
the Rev. Mary Alice Mathison for further details.
Adult Confirmation/Inquirer's Class -- I have an Adult
Confirmation/Inquirer's that meets every Sunday from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Malone
Hall. If you are interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church, or
would like a refresher course on who we are and what we believe as
Episcopalians, please drop in and check it out. This Sunday's lesson includes a
discussion about the 1982 Hymnal,
Anglican music, the Holy Orders of Bishops, Priests and Deacons, and ministry
of the laity. Child care is available. Bishop Duncan will make his last pastoral
visitation as our bishop on April 12, 2015. He will conduct confirmations at
that time. If you would like to be confirmed into the Episcopal Church or would
like more information about confirmation and my class, please call me at
Men's Bible Study -- We have a Men's Bible Study that meets
every Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. We are currently meeting in a sitting room
at the Blake Retirement Center on Highway 90, two miles East of Highway 181 in
Daphne. We typically meet in Malone Hall but are meeting at the Blake until
Inman Ellis completes his physical rehabilitation there. Besides a good Bible
study, we have great fellowship. The coffee is free and it's a great way to
start the day. Please call me at 626-2421 for more information. Thack
Youth Sunday School
Class -- Our Middle and High
School youth meet in Conference Room B on the second floor of the Life Center at
9:20 every Sunday morning for Sunday school. We are currently studying the
meaning of Epiphany. All Middle and High School youth are invited to attend.
Revelation Christian Education Class Join us for an
four overview-study-discussion of the last book of the Bible. We will
meet in Malone. Contact the Rev. Mary Alice Mathison for more details.
New Sunday School class! -- Do you find it difficult to forgive others?...to
forgive yourself? …or difficult to help others to forgive? This 8 session
Sunday School DVD/discussion class explores our Christian duty to
forgive. The book, “Forgiving Forward” by Bruce and Toni Hebel will be
our guide. Join us Sundays @ 9:15 – 10:15 in Life Center conference room
A for coffee, donuts and good discussion. Buying the book is recommended
(paperback $13.20 or Kindle $6.99) but not necessary. Dates: February 8, 15, 22,
March 8, 15, 22, April 12, 19
Mark Costlow, facilitator Mark61342@gmail.com 251-391-1299
Ash Wednesday Services, February 18 will be held at 7:00 a.m., Noon, and 6:00
p.m.Great Wednesday @ 6 will
begin again on February 25th with a Lenten program. Plan to join us in
Malone Hall at 6:00 p.m. Bring a dish to share.