F. A. Qs.

I'm new, what should I know about St. Paul's?

St. Paul's Church is an historic Episcopal church located off Main Street in the heart of Nantucket. We are a community of faithful people who work together to share the knowledge and experience of God's loving presence throughout the Nantucket community and beyond. We happily welcome new members and visitors, and we have an open table where all are welcome to Holy Communion.

What is the music like at St. Paul's?

Music is an important part of our worship and parish life at St. Paul's Church. We have a thriving and dynamic music program that includes both adult and children's choirs, and also a handbell choir. We frequently feature gifted parishioner instrumentalists and musical guests, both at worship and frequent concerts throughout the year, ranging from classical to jazz.

 What are the times of worship?

Sunday Services

June 21 through September 1 

Holy Eucharist Services at 8:00 a.m. (Rite I) and with choir at 10:00 a.m. (Rite II)

September 8 through June 7 

Holy Eucharist Service at 9:30 a.m. 

 Wednesday Service

Holy Eucharist at 8:30 a.m. in the side chapel.

 If I have never attended an Episcopal Church, how can I learn more about The Episcopal Church and about St. Paul's?

Father Max welcomes your questions and comments, either informally at church or by appointment at the Parish House office.

How do I contact the priest in an emergency?

Call the office, or after office hours, please call Father Max at 302-542-5587. Please leave a message if no immediate response. 

Are you able to visit me, a relative, or friend who is homebound or in the Nantucket Cottage Hospital?

Yes, Father Max will visit non-parishioners and parishioners alike, please call the office or Father Max on his cell phone listed above.

How do I add someone to the prayer list?

Call or the office and ask the Parish Administrator to place the person on the prayer list. We pray aloud for those listed at our Sunday services and usually keep people on the list for four weeks. You may call and renew the request at the end of that time if you wish the prayers to be continued.

How do I get on the mailing list for the bulletin and newsletter?

Contact the Parish Administrator by emailing and leaving your contact information, or call directly 508-228-0916.

How do I list an announcement in the weekly bulletin? When is the deadline?

The deadline is usually Wednesday morning. Contact the Parish Administrator to submit articles or notices.

Are recent sermons or bulletins available on line? 

Both Sermons and Bulletins are available on this website under Resources.

What's going on at St Paul's this week?

Please refer to the section of this website titled Weekly News.

When is the church open to visitors?

The church is open for visitors each day from 8:00 a.m. until dusk.

How do I get married at St. Paul's?

Please contact the Parish Administrator by phone 508-228-0916, or to inquire about available dates, fees, and other information. We welcome non-parishioners and even non-Episcopalians to be married at St. Paul's. Father Max utilizes a couple survey for marriage preparation, and is also available for offsite weddings.

May I rent the kitchen and hall for a private event?

Please contact the for the information and the terms on how these facilities may be made available.

How do I donate altar flowers?

Please call the office to arrange for this donation.

How do I volunteer to help at the church or with community outreach?

Contact the Parish Administrator or Father Max.

 How do I volunteer to help with services by greeting, ushering, reading lessons?

Contact the Verger, Curtis Barnes.