St. Paul's Lutheran Worship Schedule

Worship Schedule

Holy Eucharist:                                                                     Thursday, 7:00 pm Chapel

                                                                                        Sunday     8:30 am & 11 am Sanctuary

Regular  Worship Schedule:                                          Thursday, 7:00 pm Chapel

                                                                                         Sunday (Two services, 8:30am and 11am Sanctuary)

December 19th, Longest Night Healing Service          Wednesday, 7:00 pm with Holy Communion

December 16th, 3rd Sunday of Advent                             8:30am Worship in the Sanctuary

                                                                                        9:45am Adult Sunday School - Children and Adult

                                                                                       11:00am Worship in Sanctuary

This week sermon's teaser              ( click here )                                                                           

Sunday School 9:45 AM Sunday- Sunday School is offered from September through June on Sunday mornings from 9:45 am to 10:45 am. We offer classes for children from 3 years old through 12th grade. Children learn about God through Bible stories, music, discussion, and crafts. The first regular class will be Sunday, September 16, 2018. Last day in June 2019. If you would like additional information or to sign up, please contact the church office or Elizabeth Ohl, Christian Education council representative. 

Child too young for Sunday School you are welcome to come to the Nursery beginning September 16th with your child and enjoy conversation time with the other parents and Pastor Carolyn.

Adult Sunday School 9:45 AM - Pastor Dave Shank (Pastor Carolyn's husband) will be leading. We will be studying a new book. Richard Foster's "Celebration of Discipline". In order to get a book, and get more information, please email the church office, write on your "yellow sheet" and place in the offering plate Sunday with a check that has in the memo line "Adult Sunday School  book" or make a request directly to Pastor Carolyn.

Dave has a M.A.R. in Systematic Theology from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg and Yale Divinity School ad a Master of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary. His thesis at Gettysburg was focused on Bonhoeffer's work.

note: (This is a year round class)

Devotions Group First Tuesday of the month. The new "Devotions" Group meets in the Parish Hall starting, September 5th. This group discusses Bible Passages and their impact on our daily lives. All are welcome. Please attend as you are able. Next meeting October 2nd 10 am


Confession, Baptism and Marriage Counseling by Appointment .

Bible Readings

Readings for December 16th, 3rd Sunday of Advent

Zephaniah 3:14-20

Isaiah 12:2-6

Philippians 4:4-7

Luke 3:7-18

Readings for December 23rd, 4th Sunday Advent

Micah 5:2-5a

Luke 1:46b-55

Hebrews 10:5-10

Luke 1:39-45

Worship Assistants

Worship Assistants help the Pastor lead the service.  Our assisting ministers, lectors, ushers, communion assistants, and acolytes are all volunteers.  If you're willing serve, we're happy to show you want to do!

Worship Assistants for Sunday, December 16th

Serving in Christ's Presence

Assisting Minister

8:30am                                       Russ Werner

11:00am                                       Jim Gale


8:30am                                        Sandy August

11:00am                                        Megan Ball

Eucharistic Ministers

8:30am                                      Cathy Dymek and Mark Slater

11:00am                                       Donna Beall and Dan Swenson


8:30am                                         Nicholas Fato & Carla Heyser

11:00am                                         Megan Ball and Emily Ohl


8:30am                                         Mike Heyser and Larry Larson

11:00am                                          Ryan Dymek and Jack Frost

Altar Guild

8:30am                                        Judy Hewitt

11:00am                                          Donna Beall

Chapel Worship (Thursdays)       Carole Manges

Altar Care                                       Susan Meoni

Sacristy Lamp                                Randy Arndt

Lock-up                                          Lisa Slater

Our Pastor, Carolyn Shank and her husband Pastor Dave Shank

Please join us as you are able. There is a place for you here during the season of Advent

(picture taken during the season after the Epiphany which is green)

(Blue is the color of Advent)