Support is provided to St. Paul’s ministries by groups as varied as those engaged in fundraising to those working hands-on behind the scenes. Among the fundraisers are those that invite the community to help support community service programs such as St. Paul’s food pantry. Other programs support programs such as our children’s Christian formation classes. Unsung are those who quietly fold Sunday bulletins, or answer phones, or work throughout the year creating crafts for sale or hosting quarterly yard sales. All these hard working volunteers are silent saints that we honor.
Desk Volunteers are probably the first voice a caller to St. Paul's encounters. These women and men who staff the reception desk every hour, every day the office is open, welcoming all who call or visit are a vital ministry. They answer questions, direct those unfamiliar with our offices, and assist the staff with other tasks. They fold the worship bulletins for weekly services a…Read More »
SS. Mary, Martha, and Ann's Guild members further the goals of many of the other St. Paul's ministries through volunteer service, raising financial support for church and community programs, and encouraging personal spiritual growth. Meetings are devoted to welcoming guest speakers, food preparation for the Christmas Bazaar and the Spring bake sale. Group discussions involve spir…Read More »
St. Lydia's Guild's mission is to provide financial support for St. Paul's own ministries and select community-wide programs. St. Lydia's members work throughout the year, preparing for Its principal fundraising program, its quarterly yard sale which is held in St. Paul's parish hall. Parishioners donate unwanted clothes, household items, books and furniture to these sales; St. L…Read More »
Stone Soup, one of St. Paul's principal fundraising events, was conceived in 2014 to raise money to support St. Paul's Food Pantry and to raise awareness of the need to help the hungry in the Greenville area, an area of significant amounts of food insecurity. At either lunch or dinner (or both), patrons choose from a selection of different donated soups, along with a salad, bread…Read More »
St. Paul's Christmas Homes Tour is the well-known and much-anticipated annual fundraiser. The Homes Tour, on the first Saturday in December, features homes beautifully decorated for the Christmas holidays. These homes are decorated for display by local families. Hundreds of people from Greenville and surrounding towns attend the Tour. St. Paul parishioners volunteer for months be…Read More »