You are ALWAYS welcome to join us at:

– our 10am Sunday morning Eucharist service,

-our Hybrid 9am Matins ‘Morning Prayer’ (Wed. & Fri.); contact the office to be signed up

-our on-site 9am Matins (Mon-Fri)

-our in-house 11am Wednesday Eucharist

Our New Email:  stpaulshalifax1749@gmail.com

 

General position on Health and Safety: The SafeR Church Committee and Executive carefully created safety plans and approaches in light of the current and ongoing risk presented by COVID.  We realize that there is an important role each and every person plays in helping to make behavioural choices that consider their own health and safety, as well as the health and safety of others who would like to attend church in a safe manner. SafeR Church continuously reviews our plan, and adapts to any developing Public Health advice. We thank everyone of the Parish for their continued cooperation and support of our community, and for thinking about the health and safety of others.  Comments and questions can be addressed to the office.  We do recommend the wearing of masks although it is not mandatory.  We do ask that if you have symptoms of COVID, that you consider joining us at another time after you have tested negative.  We also appreciate that 6ft distancing remain in place and of course, regular hygiene practices as well.

 

Join us for worship and liturgy!

Sunday services are held at 10:00 am and alternate between the traditional (BCP: Book of Common Prayer) and contemporary (BAS:  Book of Alternative Services) format. In addition to the Sunday service, St. Paul’s also holds a Chancel Eucharist service each Wednesday from 11:00-11:30, to which all are invited to attend.  Also, we hold a Matins (Morning Prayer) service every Monday to Friday from 9-9:30 am in the church, to which all are welcome.  Please contact the office to sign up for the Hybrid option (Wed & Fri).  No need to pre-register for the in-person Matins … just show up!

 

We have Sunday school programs

Sunday school programs run each week during the 10am service, and the Sunday school program finishes in time to allow all members of the St. Paul’s spiritual family to enjoy Communion together.

 

We have a vibrant Youth Program which meets Tuesdays at 6:30pm!

The role of the Saint Paul’s Youth Group is to foster the parish-based Christian spiritual and intellectual formation of young people at Saint Paul’s, attending to the pastoral needs of the teens in general and the participating students in particular, and along the way helping them to form a community of mutual friendship and support. The mandate of the Youth Coordinator, the steward of this ministry, is to guide their transition from childhood to adult faith, helping young people to claim the Christian faith as their own by praying, learning, and building relationships among themselves, with those currently not parish members, and with the rest of their intergenerational parish.

The cornerstone of the Saint Paul’s Youth Group is the Tuesday Evening gathering at Saint Paul’s from 6:30-8:30 pm. All youth in grades 7-12 are heartily invited and welcome to these gatherings for games, prayer, and discussion!

Contact Isaac Grainger, our Youth Coordinator, at isaaccgrainger@gmail.com for details and questions or to be put on the Youth Group email list.

 

All are welcome

St. Paul’s welcomes all baptized Christians to partake in Communion, and invites all others to come to the Lord’s table for a blessing.  Please note that current Provincial Health protocols are being implemented (masks required, etc.).

 

Worship calendar and events

Click on the links below to view our current liturgy schedule:

2022-2023 Liturgies and Readings–Thanksgiving to St. Paul’s Day FINAL

2022 Liturgies and Readings–Trinity Sunday to Thanksgiving Sunday RR

2022 Liturgies and Readings–Ash Wednesday to Trinity Sunday–RRR

2021-2022 Liturgies and Readings–Thanksgiving Sunday to Ash Wednesday–FINAL RR

2021 Liturgies and Readings– Pentecost 3 to Thanksgiving Sunday–Draft

 

 

Music is an important feature of our worship

Music features prominently in the spiritual life of St. Paul’s, and worship services are enhanced through the work of the church’s extremely talented music team. Traditional services feature the St. Paul’s choir and music provided by the church’s grand organ. During contemporary services, music is provided by an instrumental ensemble featuring singers, as well as a variety of woodwind, percussion and stringed instruments.

Music Samples:

Sermons

Curious about the quality of preaching at St. Paul’s? To hear previous sermons visit our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnGBSkeN0KKO6NOoV1gsHcg

Apostles Creed Videos

Throughout the summer of 2020, for several weeks, our 2020 Divinity Intern Benjamin von Bredow published a series of short videos discussing the Apostles’ Creed. You are encouraged to use them as aids for re-considering and deepening your engagement with the fundamentals of the Christian faith. Each week there was also a resource sheet that he created, which had the text of the video, and a series of questions intended to spark personal reflection on themes from the Creed.
The link to the first video, on the words, “I believe,” is here:

week 1 = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFgmCWmYNbE

         week 2 = https://youtu.be/OlbL-RORkWY
         week 3 = https://youtu.be/lvkeR3BQGcM

         week 4 = https://youtu.be/_CGGKhyGvKA

         week 5 = https://youtu.be/Xo1dO5jZfbI
         week 6 = https://youtu.be/vsY1I_M03dk
         week 7 = https://youtu.be/sVSJXOxPju0