St Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

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St Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church



I am very pleased that you have visited the Internet ministry of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) located south of Findlay in the beautiful farmland of Northwest Ohio.

St. Paul is a congregation of loving and caring people. We have many opportunities to share the love of God from worship services to our youth ministry; from our women's groups, to Dart Ball to Bible studies, and more. We are constantly looking for new ways to minister to our members and to the community and world around us.

We have been in the midst of a building project here at St. Paul. On September 2012 we broke ground on a new facility that will help us, and God's ministry, for years to come. We now have a new worship space, new fellowship hall, and new education space.

You are always welcome to come and worship, study, serve, or play with us.

Pastor Steve




MARK YOUR CALENDAR - Sunday, September 17th, 2017 - Service at 9:30am.

Celebration and Free German Meal - No Sunday School. More Info Below.



Please Join us on Sunday's for Worship!

Our First Traditional Service starts at 7:50 a.m.

The Second Traditional Service starts at 9:00 a.m.

Sunday School for all ages begins at 10:15 a.m.

Contemporary Service with Communion begins at 11:15 a.m.

Please join us for any or all Services to find the right one for you and your family.

ALL are Welcome!



August Events

August 8th, 2017– Sewing Day– The August Sewing Day will be on Tuesday, August 8th from 9:00AM –

2:00PM. Come all of the time or part of the time for FUN, FELLOWSHIP, GOOD FOOD, and the

OPPORTUNITY TO HELP OTHERS IN NEED. We always have a good turnout of ladies with an average of

about 12 ladies. If you can tie a knot, cut material, or can operate a sewing machine, we always welcome

everyone. The topper is, we always enjoy an awesome carry in lunch. We have 115 finished quilts to date.


August 20th, 2017- Rally Day and Teacher Appreciation Sunday.


August 30th, 2017 - HANCOCK COUNTY GOSPEL PAVILION Praise team will perform on Wednesday,

August 30th beginning at 5:00PM and the Vacation Bible School kids will perform beginning at 5:45PM.



September Events

Sunday, September 17th, 2017 - One Service at 9:30am. In celebration of the 500th Anniversary of

the Refermation, our congregation, St. Paul, Invites everyone to attend a special Sunday Service! This

service will included all of our congregation's musical groups which will commemorate the 15th year of our

Adult Bell Choir. There will be presentations by all of our musical groups. Following the service, a

traditional German Dinner of Brats, Sauerkraut, German potato salad, tossed salad, apple dumplings and ice

cream will be served. Hot Dogs and mashed potatoes will also be available. Tickets for this dinner will be

free although everyone attending must have a ticket so that we will know how many to prepare for. These

may be secured from Jane Wilch during the week at the Church Office or between services on Sundays until

Sunday, September 3rd. We hope that everyone will be able to attend this service that will celebrate the

Reformation, Shipwreck of the Famous Dove, and the musical heritage of St. Paul!



Praise Team Practices are on Wednesdays at 6PM.

Thursday Bible Study are Thursdays 10am-11:30 am. We are studying the book of Jeremiah.

New Bible Study! Our Newest Bible Study is during Kids Praise 6:30pm- 7:30pm. We will be studying the 10 Commandments!


Upcoming Youth Activities:

Our 2017 Youth Mission Trip was a Success! Check out Rock Point Mission Trip on Facebook for Pictures and Info!

First Sunday Activites are usually the First Sunday of Each Month!


Congratulations to our New Confirmands

On Sunday, September 18th , The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we welcomed six young people who became confirmed members of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran

Church. As they affirmed their baptism promise, may they continue to worship and serve the Lord. The young people who affirmed their baptism promise at the 11:15AM

service are:Dillon Edward Amos, Amber Denise Durliat, Kylee Ann Geissinger, Samuel Richard Luke, Abbie Jennifer Sheets, and Brandon Lynn Zuercher.



pastor-25 yrs

Congratulations to Pastor Steve on his 25th Ordination Anniversary!


VBS 2016



Vacation Bible School!! -This Year's theme was Cave Quest! Following Jesus- The Light of the World! Kids enjoyed many activities including Music,

Games, Crafts, Story Time and Theatre!

VBS for 2017 will be from Sunday, July 16th – Thursday, July 20th with the Church Picnic on Sunday, July 23, 2017.





Mission Statement

We celebrate God's love and

forgiveness by living the Word

and sharing the life, death, and

resurrection of Jesus Christ.


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