Rector’s Blog 9.24.17

After a couple of very stressful, and often chaotic, weeks, things seem to be coming back to some semblance of normalcy for us here in south Palm Beach County.  As we know, that is not the case with many other communities, including communities in our own diocese.  

One area that was particularly hard hit by Hurricane Irma is the Keys.  Today, we are collecting some critically needed items that relief workers in Marathon have requested: Home Depot gift cards, batteries, baby wipes, band aids, bug spray, and big garbage bags.  You can drop your donated items in the designated boxes located in the parish hall.  We will be transporting these donated items down to Marathon on Monday morning.  If you could not bring items to donate, but you would still like to help the relief effort, please considering making a financial donation.  Checks can be made out to St. Paul’s Church with “Hurricane Irma relief” on the memo line.

Today is “Social Media Sunday” in the Episcopal Church.  Social Media Sunday is the day set aside for Christians everywhere to use digital devices intentionally to share their life of faith with the world.  Here at St. Paul’s we invite you to take a photo at church and share it on the social media platform of your choice.  Inside today’s bulletin you’ll find some social media resources to help you grow in your faith. 

To celebrate Social Media Sunday, we are issuing our first ever “check-in challenge”.  The person with the most Facebook check-ins to St. Paul’s between now and Treasures and Trinkets gets a free raffle ticket for a Treasures & Trinkets raffle prize!  Good luck!!