St. Paul’s Springvilleis please to announce that our beloved Deacon, Jerry Hilfiker became Father Jerry in a much anticipated Service of Ordination, conducted by Bishop Sean Rowe of the Episcopal Dioceses of Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Father Jerry, along with Rebecca Harris, Patricia Lavery and Rosaleen Nogle of … More Congratulations to Father Gerald Hilfiker!
As most of you know, our very own Deacon Jerry Hilfiker was scheduled to have been ordained to the priesthood on Saturday April 18th in Erie, PA. Because of the current health crisis, the official action has been indefinitely postponed. However, the ceremony will just be the icing on the cake for a man who … More Deacon Jerry – Awaiting Ordination
The “Big Dig” is finished, and the walls of the church should be warm and dry this year. Many, many thanks to the Ladies of the Craft and Gab Group for financing this job. Many thanks also to Ron Miller for the wonderful job done in a timely and professional manner.
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE Palm Sunday, April 14 10:00 am Holy Eucharist with the Rev. William Webb Wednesday, April 17 7:00 pm Tennebrae Maundy Thursday, April 18 7:00 pm service at First United Methodist church, 474 E. Main St., Springville Good Friday, April 19 7:00 pm service (the Methodists will be with us) Easter Sunday, April … More Holy Week Schedule
On May 21st, St. Paul’s celebrated Rogation Sunday. We had beautiful weather for the event, as evidenced by the photos that were taken that day by parishioner Christine Wright. What is Rogation Sunday, you ask? The word “rogation” comes from the Latin rogare, which means “to ask”, and the Rogation Days are days set apart … More St. Paul’s Celebrates Rogation Sunday
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will once again be holding our Annual Spring Rummage and Bake Sale Extravaganza. This year the event will be held from Wednesday through Saturday, June 7 through the 10.
The hours for the event are 10am to 4pm on Wednesday through Friday and 10am to 2pm on Saturday. There will be an ‘Early Bird’ door fee of $1.00 on Wednesday and a Bag Sale at 1pm on Saturday. … More Spring Rummage and Bake Sale Extravaganza!
Labyrinths have been used in the Christian tradition to enhance prayer and meditation since ancient times. When you walk a labyrinth, you follow a path inward to its center. Symbolically, many think of this as the journey towards God. Once you reach the center, the same path leads you outward, or back to the world. … More Labyrinth
“May God’s grace be upon this shawl warming, comforting, enfolding and embracing. May this mantle be a safe haven, a sacred place of security and well-being, sustaining and embracing in good times as well as difficult ones. May the one who receives this shawl be cradled in hope, kept in joy, graced with peace and … More Prayer Shawl Ministry
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church welcomed the Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York, on Sunday, April 24th during its 10am service. Bishop Franklin called on St. Paul’s as a part of his annual visitation schedule of parishes throughout the Diocese. During his visit, the Very Rev. Gary Schindler, St. Paul’s … More Annual Visit by Bishop Franklin