Service Opportunities

As a member congregation of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, St. Paul's is part of a global mission to share the Gospel message of salvation in Jesus Christ.  In addition   to supporting missionaries in other countries, the LC-MS also maintains universities and seminaries for the training of church workers.  It is also involved in media and publishing, making ministry resources available to congregations and schools.

St. Paul's is affiliated regionally with other churches in the Iowa District West.  Conferences, retreats, mission projects and consultations are part of the District's ministry to its member congregations and schools.

The Fellowship Club  Contact – Tim Draube

Mission: Usually meet once a month for a service project or fellowship to meet the needs of the younger members of the congregation.

Activities:  Decorate the church for Christmas, serve an Advent service supper and sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt, sponsor guest speakers, and have parties. There are several young children among the families in the Fellowship Club and they are always included by participating or having a separate activity

 

Social Concerns Committee – Contact - Kathy Coyle.

Mission: We as members of St. Paul’s Church, empowered by the spirit of God, seek to carry on Christ’s compassionate teaching healing ministry. We are moved to respond with deeds of kindness, sensitive to the needs of members of our congregation and our community.

Activities: Our church, in partnership with local agencies and organizations, cooperate in responding to hunger and poverty prevalent in our community. Relevant to financial and basis needs, we supplement food, clothing, shelter and health care by assisting our people in crisis situations. We strive to stabilize adverse problem areas in helping people to help themselves.

Our monthly “Dollar a Day” Program responds to specific needs of local and worldwide charitable organization as they carry on their extensive activities.

 

Sewing Circle  Contact – Beverly McCallister   Meets 2nd & 4th Monday of the month at 9 a.m. in the church basement.

sewing ladies

Mission: We make quilts for Lutheran World Relief, which are sent where needed in the United States and Foreign Countries.

Activities: Some of the group cut out three different sizes of squares from material either given to us or bought. The squares are sewn together and pinned around the outside, and then someones sews it together. They are collected twice a year and sent to Lutheran World Relief (or Orphan Grain Train)