March 19, 2023

The flowers on the Altar are given by Brian Griffiths

in celebration of Pete's birthday


ALL ARE WELCOME! Come to the Coffee Hour following the 10:00 a.m. service in the Parish Hall! If you are visiting, please sign the guest register and fill out one of our WELCOME cards found on the back of the pew and place it in the offering plate. We treasure your presence with us.


SuStations of the Cross - Fridays, 5:30 pm

CoAll Fridays during Lent, Paul Mallatt will lead the Stations of the Cross service.


RainGRChoral Evensong, St. Paul’s Church

Sunday, March 19, 5:00 p.m.

This service will be for the feast of St. Jospeh, guardian of the infant Jesus and spouse of his mother Mary. Featuring the Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in D by Caleb Simper (as popular in his day as John Rutter is now), Preces & Responses by Robert Powell, Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine by James Kirkby and organ music of J. S. Bach.

St. Paul’s Hosts Sunday Community Meal, St. Paul’s Church

Sunday, March 26, 4:00 p.m.

This will be the first time we have sit down meal service inside the parish hall since the pandemic started!!! Consequently more help is needed for set up, serving, cooking, and clean up. If you would like to help, please call Katie Rosson at (510) 289-1604 or email her at Katie needs VOLUNTEERS!!!

Garden Club Meeting, St. Paul’s Church

Monday, March 20, 10a.m.

In honor of Spring officially starting, we are having a garden meeting. Anyone who is interested in becoming a part of this group are invited! The meeting will include a walk around the grounds as well.

Easter Potluck Brunch

Sunday, April 9

Following the 10 am service, there will be a potluck brunch and egg hunt. Bring your favorite dish

to share!

Online Giving Using Cell Phone:

New and easy way to make a donation/payment to St. Paul’s from your cell phone by sending a text message!!! Send text to 73256 For example, if you want to donate $50 to outreach, your text message would be…STPAULHB 50. You will receive a reply back saying, “You’re almost there”. A link is then provided to your giving account at St. Paul’s. Next you specify the fund (Outreach, Pledge, etc.) to direct your payment using a credit card or checking account. Call church office if you have any questions, 707-433-2107.

Altar Guild News: Keeping with our St. Paul’s tradition, we will be decorating the church with 6 inch potted Easter Lilies for our Easter services again this year. Lilies will be $12 each and after the Easter services, can be taken home to enjoy and possibly plant. Each Lily can be dedicated to a loved one and dedications will appear in the Easter Bulletins. Simply write your dedications on the “memo” line of your check and put in the Sunday Offertory plate or mail to the office. Last day to order your Lily will be April 5th.

Save the Date! On Saturday April 8th, the Altar Guild invites all friends of St. Paul’s Church to help decorate the church for Easter services. We will meet at 10:00 a.m. and should finish by 12:00. Please join us for this joyful event and if you have a pair of clippers bring them along! Contact Shelley Rust at or call 707-820-1228 with any questions.

Easter Potluck Brunch

Sunday, April 9

Following the 10 am service, there will be a potluck brunch and egg hunt. Bring your favorite dish to share!

ECW News:

Please join us on April 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall for our special Clothing and Accessories “Pay What You Will” Pop up Sale! Check our flyer for all the details regarding donations and the sale. See you on the 13th!

2023 Directories Available: If you would like a copy, stop by the church office to pick one up. Office is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday between 10 am – 4 pm.


Community Ministry Update

Needed Items: Razors; Socks, white, men’s athletic; Toothbrushes

Year to Date: 301 showers and 456 lunches

1,204 overnight shelter guests (Nov. - Feb.)

Weekly Sunday Dinner: 50 -60 meals per week

Held at St. Paul's Church

Hosted by Churches of Healdsburg Shared Ministry                                                         

Thank you for your ongoing donations of goods and time!

Many thanks to Healdsburg Food Bank, Farm to Pantry, Healdsburg Senior Center,

and the community at large for the food we are able to hand out throughout the week.

Ask us how you can get more involved! (707-433-2107

Winter Shelter Update

  • Open 90 out of 99 nights

November 1 to February 28

Record Setting!!!!!

  • 10 – 15 people stayed each night
  • 15 – 20 people ate dinner each night

1,620 Total Meals, (approximately)

  • 40 unduplicated individuals were provided shelter









On Going Announcements

Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. An altar in the world.

Every Wednesday, Mass in the Moss Room
Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave.

Second Wednesday of each month we have a Lectio Divina followed by a potluck dinner.

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Church
Choir Rehearsal

Practices take place in the church. Please come and join the fun even if you haven’t sung in a choir before. If you have any questions, reach out to our choir director, Paul Blanchard 415-350-1525.

Our Ministries Are In Operation!

Bible Study is on Zoom, Wednesdays, 3:45 - 5 p.m.

If you wish to join in with Zoom, please send an email request to the church by Wednesday morning.
You will then receive an email invitation with instructions how to join Zoom. We study the lectionary texts for the upcoming Sunday.