Dec 22



Saturday, Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016

  • Early mass for families with young children:  5:30 p.m.
  • Carols beginning at 10:45 p.m.
  • SOLEMN MASS OF CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT beginning at 11:00 p.m.;  Mass Readings:  Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96:1-8; Titus 2: 11-14; Luke 2: 1-20; Preaching:  The Rector.  Anthems by John Rutter: Angels’ Carol; Candlelight Carol; Christmas Lullaby.

Sunday, Christmas Day, December 25, 2016 

  • Low Mass with Carols at 11:00 a.m.;  Mass Readings:  Isaiah 62: 6-12; Psalm 97; Titus 3: 4-7; Luke 2: 8-20; Preaching: The Rector. 

Sunday, Holy Name Day, January 1, 2016 

  • Low Mass with Carols at 11:00 a.m.; Mass Readings:  Numbers 6: 22-27; Psalm 8; Galatians 4: 4-7; Luke 2: 15-21; Preaching:  The Rector


  • Food Collection:  The last Sunday for donating non-perishible foods to our Sunday School’s winter collection for the Food Pantry of First Presbyterian, Brooklyn Heights, is January 1.  The food will be taken to the Closet in celebration of Three King’s Day (Epiphany), January 6.  Bins prepared for your offerings are placed in the rear of the church.
  • Third Friday Supper for Charity: January 20th!  Kick off the 2017 with the first of our Third Friday Suppers for Charity.  All proceeds support parish outreach.  Enjoy great food cooked up by great parish cooks, enjoy the convivial gathering, and enjoy not having to shop, cook, and clean up at home!   This is a convenient “drop in affair”, so you may come to eat between 6:30 8:00 p.m.  $15 for adults, $5 for children, max per family:  $30.  Bring friends.  Bring people  you don’t know.  In the love of the Lord you can even bring enemies.  
  • Parish Annual Meeting: January 22, 2017:  The stated purpose of an Annual Meeting in The Episcopal Church is the election of Wardens and Vestry Members.  Opportunity is also used to share with the congregation the parish finances and budget for the upcoming year, and to hear reports from various parish organizations.  The Meeting begins with the 11:00 a.m. Mass, and proceeds to balloting, fellowship, and a formal meeting for reporting.  For more information regarding the election process, please ask to speak with the Rector, or with Nick Mancino.
  • Thanks. The youth of the parish thank all those who donated to their sock drive; socks were delivered to CHIPS food kitchen for distribution.  The Outreach Committee thanks all those who donated books, and those who helped wrap them for distribution to young people via the Miccio Center in Red Hook.  And the fund Raising Committee thanks all those who purchased Christmas gifts at their Advent Coffee Hour table.  And the Vestry and its Stewardship Committee thank all those who fulfilled their 2016 pledges, and turned in pledge cards for 2017.


St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Clinton & Carroll Streets, Brooklyn.
718-625-4126  •  email:  •  Donate
Rector: The Reverend Peter Cullen  |  Music Director: Vince Peterson

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