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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

To All Who Are Weary and Need Rest;

To All Who Are Lowly and Want Friendship;

To All Who Mourn and Need Comfort;

To All Who Pray and All Who Do Not, But Ought;

To All Who Sin and Need a Savior, and To Whomsoever Will Come...

The Church Opens the Door and Says in the Name of the Master...

Welcome to St. Paul's

Providing a Spiritual Home

Where We Share and Teach

God's Love

Always Expecting Miracles


The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, Bishop of Texas

 

Pastoral Leader - Keith Giblin

2012 Vestry

Senior Warden - Miles Hall, Jr.

Junior Warden - Ray Hancock

Don Marshall      John Breitenstein

Bill Smith    Bonnie Blanchard   John Carson   Jay Todd Cleaver  Miles Hall, III

 


Sunday Services:
8:00 am - Morning Prayer
10:30 am - Holy Eucharist Rite II

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

1401 W. Park Ave.
Orange, Texas 77630
409-883-2969

 




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What's Happening at St. Paul's


 


Our Lay Ministries

Altar Guild

Layreaders

Eucharistic Ministers

Prayer List for Family and Friends of St. Paul's

Daughters of the King

 


Our Outreach Ministries

Care Packages for Our Men & Women Serving Overseas

The Rainbow Room

Lifeshare Blood Center

The Donor Station is open Monday and Wednesdays from 9AM to 2PM.

Christmas Baskets

 


A Brief History of St. Paul's

St. Paul's Episcopal Church held its first services in 1863 in the home of Mr. & Mrs. Swinford where Mrs. Mary Trumble lived with her daughter Anna Trumble.  These two women were directly responsible for the start of the Episcopal Mission in Orange, Texas.  Around 1880, Mrs. Mary Trumble donated property at what is now 4th and Main Streets and with gifts of lumber from local saw mills a church was built. In 1887, St. Paul's was recognized as a mission congregation of the Diocese of Texas.

In 1920, St. Paul's became a Parish Church in the Diocese of Texas and in September of 1943, the Rev. Thomas M. W. Yerxa and members began planning for St. Paul's present structure at 13th and Park Ave.

The buildings are a concrete sign of our growth, but they do not show the true treasure of St. Paul's, our people.  From the very inception of St. Paul's, it has been the people who have made the difference. Our people are what make St. Paul's the warm caring community it is.  A welcoming community of Christ that is faithful to Him and welcoming to those around us.


 


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Links

The Episcopal Diocese of Texas
Website: http://www.epicenter.org

The Book of Common Prayer
Website: http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/bcp.htm

The Worship Well
Website: http://theworshipwell.org

The Lectionary Page
Website: http://lectionarypage.net

Contact St. Paul's

Email
Webmaster: webmaster@stpaulsorangetx.org
Church Office: office@stpaulschurch.us
WWW
Website: http://www.stpaulsorangetx.org




All Glory is to God!