Pastoral Care in its most simple terms, includes the ways in which we all, not just the priests of the parish, minister to one another. Below, you will see some descriptions of our Pastoral Care groups that look after the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our members.
Altar Guild is a ministry of St. Paul's and works behind the scenes. We care for the vestments, linens and vessels by washing, ironing and polishing. Altar Guild switches out the hangings to the liturgical color for the season.
The Daughters of the King is an order for women who are communicants of the churches in the Anglican Communion or in the historic Episcopate. It was founded in 1885 and adheres to the Anglican tradition of faith and worship.Read More »
Eucharistic Visitors extend the communion table to include to those who are unable to be present in person. After the congregation has received communion , the EV's are invited to the altar with these words of admonition: "Go forth into the world bearing these holy gifts that those to whom you go may share with us in the communion of Christ's body and blood." The congregation re…Read More »
The Flower Guild is an extension of our Altar Guild. After services on Sunday, members of the Altar Guild will deliver the altar flowers to those in the parish that may be celebrating a major life milestone or may need some extra joy in their homes. It is our way of showing the members of the parish that we are thinking about them, when they are present with us and when they are not.
Being a coastal town, we experience hurricanes quite often. When a hurricane hits Eastern North Carolina, we have a Hurricane Response Team that checks in on our buildings and on our parishioners to make sure everyone and everything is safe after the storm.
When you are going through a period of time in your life where you do not have the time to cook meals for yourself or loved ones, or you physically cannot cook meals for yourself, please contact the church. We would be happy to create a Meal Train for you to make sure that you and your family are getting what you need. The people of St. Paul's love to cook. Let us support you in …Read More »
Whether you are a person that has been knitting for decades, or you are looking to learn a new hobby, you are invited to join the Prayer Shawl Ministry group. When gathered, this group creates beautiful knitted and crocheted prayer shawls for people going through all different kinds of transitions in their lives: sickness, new to the area, birth of a child, etc. We hope you will …Read More »