A young man asked Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” At St. Paul’s we seek to answer that question through our mission trips, connecting with people near and far. By expanding our definition of community, and seeing all whom we encounter as our neighbor, we are able to do God’s work in the world. We seek to form partnerships with those who are serving their communities, and to help them in their efforts. We believe all are called to serve their neighbors and we seek to provide opportunities for hands-on, relational encounters.
For almost a decade, St. Paul’s has provided loving support to the babies, children, teenagers, and staff of the Blessed Mustard Seed Babies’ Home in Hoima, Uganda. In addition to annual trips to Uganda, we provide financial support to cover school fees, and medical and dental care. Individual parishioners provide sponsorship to children residing in the home; and collectively…Read More »
We believe a good mission trip has three components: meaningful work, spiritual growth, and Christian fellowship. Since 2012, our youth have experienced this and more through our relationship with the Highland Educational Project (HEP) in McDowell County, West Virginia. Under the direction of Episcopal Appalachian Ministries, HEP provides mission groups with the opportunity to se…Read More »