There is so much to do here at St. Paul’s and we invite you to become part of our Worship & Ministry family.
SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE July 1 through September 2, 2018 –
Worship is at the heart of what we do at St. Paul’s – This is the schedule from September 9 through June 30:
- Sundays 8:00 a.m. Traditional Service: This service follows a more traditional format with familiar hymns and two scriptural lessons. Anyone is welcome to attend this more adult centered worship time which focuses on sharing the word and familiar music.
- Sundays 9:30 a.m. Family Service: This service follows a praise format and offers more contemporary songs and is geared towards families and those with children. There are water bottles, activity kits, and other kid-friendly tools to assist families in sharing worship together.
- 2nd Sunday Unity Service: Held every month on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 9:30 a.m. This service offers both traditional and contemporary music, two scriptural lessons and follows a format that is enjoyable for all ages. A fellowship hour follows the service and all are encouraged to bring a dessert or finger food to share.
Sunday Church School – For All Ages:
- Classes Run from the 2nd Sunday of September through the Last Sunday of May beginning at 8:30 a.m. (ending at 9:15 a.m.) There are classes for our children as well as continuing adult education for our more mature members. All are welcome to attend, and we are always glad to have volunteers to help out.
Ministries are wonderful ways to live the faith we practice and to get involved in the community in ways that share the Gospel Message of our faith.
Click on the links below to learn about what we have to offer and find out how to get involved. God’s Work, Our Hands.
- Alcoholics Anonymous – St. Paul’s hosts an A.A. Group which meets in fellowship hall every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
- Appalachian Service Project (A.S.P.) – The home repairs mission team travels to assist with repairs in the Appalachian region of the South-East. Adult volunteers and leaders along with youth age 13 and up are invited and encouraged to join this very special ministry. Each year sign ups begin in September, and the trips occur typically in late June or July. It is a life changing experience.
- Cemetery Committee – St. Paul’s is fortunate to have a cemetery for our members to consider as a place of eternal rest. Our Cemetery offers “perpetual care” which means we are tasked with maintenance and upkeep of our graveyard and it’s surrounding areas. We also handle record keeping and help with burial planning. If you are interested in helping out, let the Committee know.
- Christian Education Committee – Meets the 2nd Sunday of each month (except July) at 10:30 a.m. Teachers of our Sunday School, and those interested in being involved with Christian Education at St. Paul’s attend these meetings.
- Church Council – is by election. If you have an interest in helping to lead St. Paul’s into the future as a vibrant and growing faith community , please see Pastor to discuss running for this important team who helps St. Paul’s continue to be a wonderful place to worship.
- Cub Scouts – St. Paul’s hosts its Scouts on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. during the school year. If you are looking for a wonderful cub pack for your young man, be sure to check us out.
- Daisy-Brownies – St. Paul’s lends space to a Daisy-Brownie combined group which meets every other Friday at 6:30 in our downstairs classrooms. Please check with the Girlscouts of America for info on the troops we host. This is an outside group and is not sponsored by St. Pauls, but we do share the space.
- Fellowship Sunday – This is our fellowship ministry which occurs on the 2nd Sunday of each month right after our single 9:30 a.m. Unity Service. We ask everyone to bring a dessert or finger food to share, and to join us in the fellowship hall following worship on that very special Sunday for a time of sharing with your family of faith.
- Finance Committee – is by election. If you have an interest and financial skills, please see Pastor to inquire about this important church leadership team.
- Health Advocates – This committee is comprised of health oriented members, including nurses, doctors and other health care folks. Health Advocates focuses on providing information and services in our community. All those in a medical related field encouraged to consider this ministry.
- Junior & Senior Youth Group – This is our youth ministry and embraces students in grades 1-12. The youth and the leadership team meet on the 2nd Friday of each month in our fellowship hall.
- Lunch Bunch – Our monthly lunch group who nurture relationships among our “more experienced” community members. This group holds a lucheon on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. All are welcome to join the fun. Those attending pack a lunch and bring a coffee cup (Lunch Bunch makes the coffee), and to bring a friend along. Desserts are provided by the folks who have a birthday in the given Month of the meeting. There is always entertainment and there is always a new friend waiting. Please mark your calendar. Also, please save Redner’s Tapes to help cover the group’s costs. (You must be using the Redner’s Card to do so.)
- Lutheran Chicks – A gathering of the Health Advocates held on the 3rd Monday of odd numbered months at 12:30 p.m. in the library. Lunch is served and friends join in the fun.
- Men’s Breakfast – Calling all our men… come have fellowship over faith discussion as we eat a yummy breakfast on the 1st Saturday of the month at 8:00 a.m. Locations do change but at the moment we meet at Valley Cafe on rt. 663 in Pennsburg.
- Narcotics Anonymous – meets at St. Paul’s every Sunday at 8:00 p.m. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend
- Property Committee – Meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 7:00PM. Do you have special skills in reparing and maintaining property? This may just be the group for you. Consider helping out with meeting our specific property related needs.
- Soup Kitchen Committee (Victory House) – This group prepares food for those less fortunate and travels to “Victory House” on the 2nd Sunday of each month to serve and share time with those in need. If you want to prepare food or go along and serve, this is a wonderful opportunity to help.
- Sunday Church School – Includes educaitonal opportunities for both young people and adults. This happens each Sunday beginning the 2nd Sunday of September through the last Sunday of May. If you or your student would like to enroll please contact the church office at 215-679-5553 ext 110
- Theology on Tap – What could be more fun than faith-filled discussions on a wide variety of topics related to our journey as Christians over beverages at the local pub? We invite all 21 and older to join the discussion at the Main Street Hotel in Bally. This group meets from September through June on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
- Women’s Breakfast – For all the Ladies, how about discussing faith over a yummy breakfast on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m. Locations do change but at the moment we meet at the Pennsburg Diner on Rt. 663 in Pennsburg.