Wednesdays in Lent: Sacred Stories & Walking the Labyrinth

Event details

  • Wednesday | February 21, 2018
  • 6:00 pm
  • Eucharist at 6 p.m. in St. Martin's Chapel - Dinner 6:30 p.m. in the Dining Room Programs 7 p.m. in Various Rooms Labyrinth in Tucker Hall

You are invited to deepen your spiritual journey this Lent! There’s something for everyone; join us for the program that interests you!

Come to the 6 p.m. Eucharist.

Stay for a simple supper and one of these Lenten offerings on four Wednesday evenings beginning February 21. (No meetings on March 14 due to Evangelism Matters conference.)

At 7 p.m., you have the option of participating in a video series discussion entitled Sacred Stories, or you may choose to walk the labyrinth in Tucker Hall.


Discover a Better Way to be Christian: Join Associate Rector Richard Israel who will lead a Bible study entitled, Way of Life, based on Brian McLaren’s book, The Great Spiritual Migration. In this study we will engage the spiritual, theological, and missional proposals that Brian McLaren will unpack in person when he visits St. Paul’s on April 28-29.  Each week’s session will feature a video presentation by McLaren that invites us into study of biblical texts and faith practices. contact the Parish Office to order study materials, (216) 932-5815.



A-TEC-Sheild_FinalGetting to Know St. Paul’s & the Episcopal Church: What does it mean to be an Episcopalian? How do we grow in and live out our faith at St. Paul’s? This series will look at both the Episcopal Church in general and St. Paul’s in particular: History, Mission, Worship, Formation, and Ministries. New to St. Paul’s? This program is for you. Were you raised in a different faith tradition and considering confirmation or reception in the Episcopal Church? This program is for you.  All who want to know about St. Paul’s and the Episcopal Church are welcome. Led by the Rev. Jeanne Leinbach and the Rev. Dale Grandfield, with special guests.


A-Wrinkly-in-Time-by-Madeleine-LEngleLenten Family Book Club : A Wrinkle in Time — Readers of all ages are invited to explore this classic book by Anglican author Madeleine L’Engle. This is an exciting and accessible book, full of big ideas and important Christian themes. Sharing this story is a great way for parents and children to observe the Lenten season together. Join us for one session or all four!  Plans are underway for a group screening of the new A Wrinkle in Time movie during the week of March 12. Copies of the book are available to borrow from the Parish Office. Childcare will be provided for our littlest ones. Please call to let us know your needs, (216) 932-5815.


bible-clipart-088I3H-clipartYouth Bible Study — On Wednesday, February 21, all youth are invited to join Leah Romanelli as she leads the first session of the Getting to Know… Lenten series (see above) on the history of the Episcopal Church. It will be a romp through the Renaissance and beyond!
On the remaining Wednesdays (except 3/14) a brand new bible study will be held for youth in grades 8 and up in the YAC room:
2/28     The Prodigal Father with the Inductive Method
3/7    The Vine & the Branches with Lectio Divina
3/21    The Rich Man and Lazarus with the African Bible Study Method
Come try a new style of bible study each week as we look at some of the most famous narratives from the gospels. Contact Leah for more information,




The labyrinth is an ancient symbol relating to wholeness that combines the imagery of the circle and spiral into a purposeful path of prayer, a walking meditation, and a metaphor for life. You are invited to enjoy the quiet time for prayer and meditation by walking the labyrinth from 7 to 8 p.m.