IN THE NEWS
St. Paul's is growing in living our faith "out loud." We are called to be God's hands and feet in our neighborhood. Below are some recent press stories about what we've been up to.
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Joining Jesus in the World
"For the second year in a row, Saint Paul's Episcopal Church and the First Congregational Church in Southington teamed up to provide prayers and the ritual of ashes on the forehead for Ash Wednesday."
Feb 23, 202 | Fox61 News
July 15, 2022 | Record-Journal
"During Sunday services while the memorial is at the church, the congregation will gather outside as the names of all the victims are read. Prayers will also be said for the victims. Martin said while prayer is powerful, it does not replace action."
May 28, 2022 | Fox61 News
"'We are living in a time of trauma like humanity has never seen before' Rev. Helena Martin said. 'A gunman took two assault rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition into an elementary school. That sentence I just said is unfathomable.'"
May 28, 2022 | WFSB Eyewitness News
"Nearly two dozen people filled the inside of this church to remember the 21 lives lost this week in Texas. The church says the goal of tonight is not to just offer prayers but to bring awareness to end gun violence."
March 2, 2022 | WNTH News 8
"This is just one more way that Christianity is adapting to our culture and changing times, and people of all denominations are welcome."
July 8, 2021 | The Bristol Press
[Martin said,] "'I especially love that this was done by one of our young adults in their 20s. There’s this narrative that young people... don’t care about God or other people. I’m in my 30s and it’s not true. Those of us that are driven by faith want to do things to make the world better and go out of our way to make it happen.'"