The “main course” of adult Christian Education at St. Paul. Class is held every Sunday year-round at 10:30am. A variety of subjects are covered. Some sessions treat a particular book of the Bible, while others examine a topic as it appears in all of Scripture. The format typically includes a blend of lecture and group discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend. Topics change approximately every 3 months. Check the bulletin or newsletter for current information.
Offered for pre-K through 8th grade Labor Day through May. For this year’s specific dates, see the calendar or pick up a copy of this month’s newsletter at church.
Brown Bag Bible Study meets every other Thursday from 12 noon to 1:30pm in the fellowship hall. We cover a variety of relevant topics pertaining to the Christian faith. We pray, we eat, and we sharpen our understanding of the faith. Bring your own “brown bag” lunch and your own Bible, if you like (or you can use one of ours). Dessert and coffee are provided.
The Women of St. Paul includes All of the women of our church. Some are active in the Women of St. Paul Circle or the Ruth Circle, the Altar Guild, and/or the Cover Girls (quilt makers).
All of our church women are welcome and encouraged to be active in something. The Women of St. Paul meets in the Fellowship Hall the second Monday of each month at 7:00PM. We have a Bible study, short business meeting, and a program. Our big money maker for each year is our Turkey Day in November where we serve turkey and dressing sandwiches and pie, have a rummage sale and a bake sale. Some of our other projects include participating in the LWML weekend service, preparing the meal or the dessert for the Reformation Service, making a meal for the Dubuque Rescue Mission, collecting mites for our Iowa East and national grants and serving “ Munchies for Mites” once a month to help with our mite collection, collecting food for the food pantry, ordering lilies and poinsettias, decorating the church for Easter and Christmas, taking care of the flower chart for altar flowers and delivering flowers to our shut-ins, collecting items for layettes for Lutheran World Relief and sewing quilts for Lutheran World Relief, raising money for camperships, and serving funeral dinners. We keep the Prayer Chain active throughout the year and we collect items for the Ready Set Recycle program to raise monies for the 2015 LWML National Convention in Des Moines. Some of our ladies attend the spring and fall zone rallies and go to the Iowa East Conventions and the LWML national conventions. We have ladies who are involved in the Finley Hospital Auxiliary and Luther Manor Auxiliary as well.
Belonging is a good way to get to know other women from St. Paul, to better understand what’s happening within our church, and to feel a sense of belonging as “We Serve the Lord with Gladness”.
Questions – call Diane at 563-556-5562.
Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! ~Psalm 150:3-6
St. Paul is a place where we use our musical gifts and talents for the glory of God.
We have a hand chimes choir that rehearses on Saturdays at 4pm in the music room. If you can count to 4 and enjoy music, please consider joining the chimes group! All ages and degrees of ability are welcome.
We now have an adult choir but it’s missing one very important thing: your voice! If you enjoy singing, consider joining the choir. Choir rehearsals are every Wednesday night at 6pm in the sanctuary balcony. The choir will sing at least once a month at the Sunday service. If interested, you are more than welcome to attend a rehearsal or speak with our choir director, Kevin Kuske, or the pastor.
If you have other musical talents or abilities that you would be willing to share to enhance our worship services, please speak to the pastor.