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Advent 2019 at St. Paul's

Donald Winnicott, a British pediatrician and psychoanalyst, noted, famously, and with some controversy, that “there’s no such thing as a baby.” By this, he meant that there is no such thing as a baby, alone. A baby’s very existence requires a mother, or a mothering presence, and a baby can only grow and flourish in relationship. In Advent, we wait, with a hope that is pregnant with possibility, and know that the baby we await is not a baby without someone else. This baby is Jesus, and he was born into this world to be in relationship with us. Read more

Family Promise Sunday

Family Promise brings faith communities together to help families regain their housing, independence, and dignity.  It offers an opportunity for volunteers of all faiths to reduce homelessness and transform lives. http://www.familypromise.org Join us on Sunday, November 24th at 8am and 10am to learn more about this important ministry partnership!   Read more

Chatham Community Thanksgiving Service

Come join with Chatham friends and neighbors across all faiths and traditions in a joyous celebration of the many blessings and gifts we share.   Read more

Halloween Party!

On Friday, October 25th from 7pm - 9pm (in the Parish Hall), enjoy a fabulously fun Halloween Party for all ages. Food, activities, games, and costumes! 
All are welcome!!  Read more

Stewardship Reflections and Dates to Remember

Stewardship is about being grateful, responsible stewards of the gifts we receive from God. The tradition of giving back to God and to the church comes from the Biblical practice of “tithing,” which means to give back a tenth of our earnings to God (Numbers 18:26). Read more

Advent Retreat

Begin the season of Advent with a time set aside to reflect and slow-down.  Saturday, December 7th, 2019 from 10am - 5pm at the Convent of St. John Baptist in Mendham.  All are welcome!  Registration open until November 10th - $35 includes lunch and snacks, plus time for prayer and discussion.   Read more

The Bishop's Visit

On October 20 we welcome The Rt. Rev. Carlye Hughes as celebrant. Please join her in the parish hall after the service for a “town hall” style meeting and festive coffee hour. One service only at 10am; no 8am service.   Read more

Blessing of the Animals

Bring your furry friends for our yearly blessing. October 6 at 12noon on the front lawn. Read more

We've Got Friends! Teen and Young-Adult hangout for those with Special Needs

Friday evenings 6:30 -8pm: October 4, 18; November 1, 15; December 6, 20; January 10, 24; February 7, 21.  Food and Drink served. Come and hang out with friends, listen to music, play games!  Any questions email Rev. Mary Davis - rector@stpaulschatham.org Read more

Middle- and High-School Youth Adventure

On Saturday, October 12th our middle- and high-school students are invited to visit the Tamerlaine Sanctuary & Preserve in Montague Township (near High Point, NJ). Read more

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