St. Pauls Episcopal Church St. Pauls Episcopal Church
200 Riverside Avenue
Riverside, Connecticut 06878
Phone: 203-637-2447
Email info@stpaulsriverside.org

EASTER is Sunday April 5

Festival Worship

at 9 AM or 11 AM


All are welcome. Easter Egg Hunt

for the kids at 10:15 AM


March 29 - April 4 is Holy Week

Click here for complete service schedule.




Welcome to St. Paul's

We are a community of all ages and we come from many different faith backgrounds. We believe that the Gospel of Jesus Christ provides a life-giving word of hope, and we strive to welcome all to worship and to membership in our church. The bread and wine of communion is offered to all baptized people at our services, and baptism is always open to those who desire it.

To read the
latest edition of our weekly e-newsletter, the Beacon, click here.
  

News and Events

Sunday March 29, 2015  PALM SUNDAY
                  
    8 am             Blessing of Palms & Holy Eucharist Rite 2 in the church

   9:15 am         Discovery Hour
                            All ages are invited to prepare for Holy Week,
                           choosing from a variety of activities including bread
                           baking, cross-making, viewing a video about the
                           Art of the Cross or walking a labyrinth.  Labyrinth
                           will be in the downstairs conference room;
                            everything else in Selleck Hall. All are welcome!
            
   
10:15 am     Blessing of Palms & Holy Eucharist Rite 2 beginning outside,                               weather permitting (Selleck Hall, if not)
                          with Children's Chapel for young ones
                                during the first half of the service

       Children are always welcome in church -
Optional childcare available from 9:15 am until 11:30 am


Complete Easter and Holy Week Schedule here

We're starting a NEW CHOIR for older kids and adults who cannot commit to the "regular" choir and who might like a bit different repertoire.  It is also an opportunity for kids (4th grade and up) to sing with their parents (or other adults - parental participation is not required).

 We have lots of good singers, and we want to offer them the opportunity to learn and sing together. Regular rehearsals will be held on Thursdays from 8 to 8:45 pm. Rehearsals will be held weekly beginning April 9. If you're curious or want more information, please  or contact
me or David Johnson.
 
Have you RSVP-ed?: Join us on Saturday April 25 for
St. Paul's Auction Gala "Casablanca" to be held at the Riverside Yacht Club

Invitations have been mailed. To request one, email here.
Donation Form available here

As of this year, we will no longer hold our annual "Fair for All."  After 73 years, it is time to retire this wondeful tradition. We hope to hold a different event, to include our famous Book Fair, at another time of year. Click here to listen to the Rector's sermon which included the announcement.

Click here for a copy of the 2014 Annual Report and here for our slide show of life at St. Paul's in 2014



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Worship Services Schedule

We worship together on Sunday mornings
at
8 AM and 10:15 AM and in July and August, on Saturdays at 5 PM. We are always prepared to welcome guests.

The 8 AM service of Holy Eucharist (communion) alternates between Rite I (traditional language) and Rite II (modern language). The 10:15 AM service of Holy Eucharist is always Rite II with music. Children are always welcome in church. Optional childcare is availabled during the 10:15 service.

From September through May, on most Sundays we offer education for all ages, including Sunday School for ages pre-school through fifth grade, at 9:15 AM.



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