Friday, December 20
Rib or Pork Plates $9 (includes beans, slaw and bread)
Whole Boston Butt $30
Whole Beef Brisket $40
The Men's Club of St. Paul's will host their annual Bar-B-Q Sale on Friday, December 20, 2013.
Place orders for your BBQ Chopped Pork or Rib Plates ($9 each), Whole Boston Butts ($30), and/or Beef Briskets ($40) in the narthex or parish hall following the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. You may pay by check or in cash.
If you prefer, you may also pay via paypal using the link below.
You may pick up your order between 6pm and 8pm on Friday evening, December 20, in the parish hall. If you have questions, please call Dwight Ellison at 770-301-1948 or the church office at 770-253-4264.
Proceeds will benefit the youth spiritual pilgrimage in June.
Don’t miss this chance to enjoy the best BBQ south of the Mason-Dixon Line while supporting our youth!
We find Mary’s song, the Magnificat, in the first chapter of Luke’s gospel. It is the song she sings immediately after the angel has brought her the gloriously impossible news that she will bear God’s son. The church took up the song in Morning and Evening Prayer throughout the centuries and one of the most beloved hymns in the 1982 Hymnal is based on the Magnificat. (# 438)
Tell out my soul, the greatness of the Lord!
Unnumbered blessings give my spirit voice;
tender to me the promise of his word;
in God my Savior shall my heart rejoice.
This Advent at St. Paul’s, we will experience Mary’s song, led by four gifted and creative presenters. Programs will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the library on Sunday mornings during Advent, beginning December 1. Come as often as you can and explore this powerful and beautiful text in a variety of ways. Here is the line-up:
1 December Led by The Rev. Karen Kagiyama, United Methodist chaplain at the University of West Georgia
Before there was Broadway, there was the opening scene in the gospel of Luke where Mary sings praise to God with words that have inspired poets, composers and artists through two millennia. Hear afresh the words of a young girl overcome with the responsibility and the promise of bearing God into a hurting world. The Magnificat will inspire, call, challenge, and ultimately lead you deeper into the mystery of the Incarnation.
8 December Led by Anne Hopewell Graner
Come learn a holistic spiritual practice for the season of Advent based on poet's Ann Weems' quote: "In each heart lies a Bethlehem, an inn, where we must ultimately answer whether there is room or not."15 December Led by The Rev. Dr. Don E. Saliers
Mary's Song is both prophecy and praise, prayer and song. This canticle has been part of Christian faith and liturgy from the beginning. When we join with her in "magnifying" the Lord, we are drawn into the whole range of the Gospel and its relevance to our contemporary world. What does this canticle ask of us, and what does it reveal of the God of Israel, Mary, and Jesus Christ we praise?22 December Led by Sherry Cook
Using as a guide Mary’s Song of Praise, The Magnificat, we will create our own Song of Praise through meditation and art.
The Rev. Karen Kagiyama is the United Methodist Campus Minister at The University of West Georgia. Prior to her work in campus ministry, she served four churches in North Carolina and Georgia. She volunteers with Girl Scouts and and enjoys singing in the church choir. She is married to David Newton, a college professor, and they have two children, Kelcy and Caroline.
Anne Hopewell Graner, a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, is a certified YogaDance teacher, workshop leader, and library media specialist with strong interests in spirituality, creativity, and holistic living.The Rev. Dr. Don E. Saliers, is the Wm. R. Cannon Distinguished Prof. of Theology and Liturgy, Emeritus at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Dr. Saliers is an author, musician, theologian and acclaimed teacher, one of Emory’s most distinguished faculty members. A long-time friend of Fr. Allan and Gretchen, Don was responsible for Fr. Allan applying to Candler in the first place and their friendship has included numerous performances together with the Emory Chamber Music Players. He is also the father of Emily Saliers, of the Indigo Girls.
Sherry Cook is an artist whose career has spanned over 25 years, beginning in the early 80's with a short stint as a middle and high school art teacher. She sells her work at art galleries and shows around the country. Sherry teaches art classes and workshops incorporating meditation and creativity. A member of St. Paul's, she lives and works in rural Coweta County with her children, and numerous pets.