Children's Choir to Sing at Annual Conference

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St. Paul’s Children’s Choirs have been honored with the invitation to sing at the Opening Worship Service for the Texas Annual Conference on Sunday, May 27, at 7 pm, at The Woodlands UMC. 

Parents, you are welcome to drive your children, if you prefer. Otherwise, please meet at St. Paul’s at 3 pm that afternoon to board buses to The Woodlands. There, we will rehearse, eat dinner provided for us, and then sing for the evening service. After the service, we will board buses back to St. Paul’s, with a tentative arrival time of 9 pm.  

We will rehearse our songs in advance on Sundays, May 20 & 27 during our 11:05 worship service. Please let Anna Teagarden know if your child will sing by emailing annateagarden@msn.com

Amazing Parents, Amazing Kids

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Does your child have developmental, emotional, medical or learning differences? This parent group is designed to provide a time of connection and mutual support.  

First Sunday of every month 12:15-1:30 pm in J-204. Lunch and childcare provided. You do not have to be a member of St. Paul’s to attend.

The group is led by co-facilitators Helen Spaw, who holds a Masters in Art Therapy and Creativity from New York's Pratt Institute, and Jennifer West, who is working on a graduate degree in counseling.

RSVP and questions to Helen Spaw at hspaw@stpaulshouston.org

Kids Night Out

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Our popular Friday-night program for children 4 months to 5th grade includes a full schedule of games, crafts, play, snacks and supervised activities from 6 to 10:30 pm while parents enjoy an evening on their own. The cost is $25/child/night ($5/each additional sibling).  A light supper is served around 6:30. During December, this activity becomes Kids Day Out.

Kids Night/Day Out is available for families of St. Paul’s Church and School. Reservations, which are required due to limited space and staff, are accepted for each date up to two weeks in advance.

For questions or special needs, please contact Ellen Edwards via eedwards@stpaulshouston.org.

Coffee with the Pastors

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Are you new here? Join us for Coffee with the Pastors, a family-friendly time of coffee and conversations with our St. Paul’s clergy and others in the Jones Building Lobby.

 

Concert by National Cathedral Boy and Girl Choristers

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On Wednesday, June 13, at 7 pm, the National Cathedral’s boy and girl choristers will combine in a concert performance in St. Paul’s sanctuary, under the direction of Michael McCarthy, together with Cathedral organist Benjamin Straley.

The concert will feature music from the wide repertoire used in services and special events at the National Cathedral, including works by Felix Mendelssohn, Gustav Holst, Cesar Franck, Kenneth Leighton, Malcolm Archer, and Benjamin Britten’s Missa Brevis.

Thanks to the support of the St. Paul’s Chamber Music Society, this concert is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

Children’s LEGO© Healing Circle

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A Healing Circle for children using LEGO© bricks will meet April 15 and May 20, from 12:15 to 1:15 pm in J-120. A light lunch will be served.

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The children will use LEGO bricks to process life transitions and emotions while strengthening communication skills, creativity, self-awareness, and stress management skills in a supportive peer environment.

The Circle will be led by Helen Spaw, MPS, who holds a masters in art therapy and creativity from the Pratt Institute. Questions or RSVP: hspaw@stpaulshouston.org.

Chapter One Book Group

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The book for discussion June 19 is Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck. This replaces the previously announced Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill.

Chapter One Book Group is open to anyone who enjoys reading and discussing a wide variety of books. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 pm in J-202.

The book for discussion at the next meeting, July 17, will be Elinor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

To be added to the email list for group notifications, please contact Linda Harmes at hblinda@hibit.com.

RSCM Summer Course

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Come hear the RSCM Gulf Coast Summer Course choristers sing! As always, these worship services are open to the public. More at www.rscmgulfcoast.org