The Way of the Resurrection

This Sunday marks the beginning of the 4th week of Easter and the introduction of what I hope will be a new tradition at St. Paul’s – the Way of the Resurrection.

The Way of the Resurrection (also known as the Stations of the Resurrection) is a form of Christian devotion meant to encourage prayerful reflection on the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. In it participants are led through a series of images or sculptures depicting some of the events immediately following Jesus’ rising from the dead, in particular the encounters of the disciples’ with the risen Jesus.

Just as the Stations of the Cross are meant to help people delve, through payer and meditation, into the spiritual meaning of Jesus’ suffering and death, the Way of the Resurrection is meant to help us delve into the mystery of Christ’s victory over death and the promise of new life.

Thanks to everyone who helped to create and share this artistic and prayerful experience of the stories of Jesus’ resurrection. We hope that both creating these works of artistic devotion, and our time spent prayerfully reflecting on the mysteries which they represent, will draw us all more deeply into the new life of Jesus and help us to live more fully the Way of the Resurrection.

We look forward to you joining us!


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Please remember the following in your prayers this week.
  • Dan B
  • Bobbi-Jo C
  • Loretta D
  • Barb G
  • Rick H
  • Dawn L
  • Paul R
  • Sue S
  • Erika W

    Curious about what difference the Resurrection of Jesus could possibly make for us today?

    “Surprised by Hope” is a six session video-based study featuring N.T. Wright that is designed to help us explore the full and breathtaking hope which Jesus and his Resurrection offers the world, and to better understand the implications of that hope for our lives today.
    Join us as we take a closer look at the power of the Resurrection with Anglican Bishop and world-class scholar N.T.  Wright.

    Wednesday Evenings 7:30 pm
    April 27 – June 1

    Please sign up online or at the back of the church

    Mothers’ Union – Decadent Dessert party
    May 15 2:00-4:00 pm
    Admission is a spring or Nurturing themed gift with a value of 15.00. These gifts will then all be auctioned off with the proceeds going to Mission and Outreach

    FAMILY CAMP – June 24-26

Enjoy the beauty of God’s creation with your family and ours as we unplug and unwind together. Bring your kids, your parents, your grandparents and whoever else is family to you.

We would like to know if you are interested in attending.  Please sign up online or at the back of the church.

 2nd Annual “Send a Kid to Camp” Dinner and Silent Auction!
Saturday, April 23
6:30 PM
168 Gunter Hill Road, Upper Gagetown

You can be a part of changing a child’s life just by joining us for dinner!

Contact the office at 832-3375 or for tickets
Tickets are $30

This year we are pleased to offer a wonderful roast beef dinner!
SEEKING: Donations of local products such as preserves/handiwork for the silent auction

The Mission: Stones Across the Water
May 28-29 at Camp Medley.

The conference is open to any youth ages 13-18 from the diocese. Through speakers and various workshops, the youth will learn how to be missional. There will be an emphasis on local mission opportunities but internationally as well.

The cost for the weekend is $25. Registration is available on the Diocese of Fredericton website. The YIG team is encouraging parishes to encourage their youth to participate.

If any adults who would like to volunteer, contact the YIG team. We could use your skills and assistance. Further information can be found in eNews, the YIG Facebook page or via email:


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