23 April 2021

Our update after the news about the necessary new Public Health protocols and restrictions, means that we’re busy adjusting to an older Church pattern for at least the next few weeks. In addition to enduring protocols and restrictions there will be no Wednesday or Sunday on-site liturgies, no more than five in the nave at once, and take-out lunches only for our Rector’s Lunch. Grocery assistance, so vital to so many, will continue. If you don’t mind, please consult relevant St. Paul’s clergy, staff, and volunteer leaders for any cancellations and any alternate programme and committee and work group arrangements. The Sunday videos for 25 April -16 May (for now) will be produced by a team of five at St. Paul’s at 10.00 am that morning, and released as soon after as possible via the parish email list.

We have much to be grateful to God for in this Easter season. Let’s also offer thanks for our Public Health system and those who support it. And let’s keep in our prayers those anxious about vaccines, those suffering with the Covid virus, and those whose businesses and work lives have been damaged in such a way to make their current livelihoods and future precarious.

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Our doors are typically wide open to people from all backgrounds who wish to join us on our faith journey, as we follow Jesus Christ. Week by week for over 270 years, people from all walks of life have gathered in our building, in joyful celebration of the love of  God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  We look forward to re-opening to the public on weekdays once the Public Health restrictions caused by COVID19 have been lifted.  Our staff/volunteers continue working: please contact us to make any appointments.

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For more than 12,000 Sundays worshippers have gathered here to celebrate Christ’s death and resurrection, to read God’s word and to hear it preached from the pulpit, to bring before Him the needs of the world and to offer Him humble thanks for his goodness.

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St. Paul’s is the oldest building in Halifax and the oldest existing Anglican place of worship in Canada. Founded by proclamation of King George II in 1749, the building was erected in the summer of 1750.

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A sanctuary is a place of refuge from danger, and many have entered St. Paul’s Church with that in mind since the mid-eighteenth century. In its early days the most obviously vulnerable have sought refuge, or been carried to it, during catastrophes—the injured, the dying, the dead.

Parish Life & Parish Missions

Who We Are & What We Do

St. Paul’s has a rich and busy community life anchored in shared worship (liturgy). Our parish life includes community luncheons, Christian education, and other programmes, such as:

St. Paul’s also has a number of outreach programmes and missions in which we serve our community:

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