St. Pauls Lutheran Church
Welcome to St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Grand Island, Nebraska. We invite you to look around and get a feel for things. If you are not currently a member of our church, we would like to take this opportunity to invite you to one of our weekly services. And of course, feel free to reach out and contact one of our pastors. We are home to an award winning Childcare and Preschool Center. For more information about our Childcare and Preschool click here. We hope you and your family will have a spirit-filled experience with us as we worship and celebrate Christ together at St. Pauls.
Pastor's Pace Exercise Group
Looking for some motivation to start exercising? Need something new to add to your present exercise routine? Or do you just want to get moving? Then join Pastor Jeff at the church Saturday mornings at 9am as he leads the Pastors Pace program! Drop by and enjoy some exercise and fellowship.
Generous Giving Study
Pastor Jeff has written a new book on Christian Stewardship, which will be the basis for this study. It will be every Sunday morning between the worship services beginning Rally Sunday. If you want to participate let Pastor Jeff know as soon as possible.
1st Letter of John Bible Study
Friday mornings at 10:00am beginning September 10th Pastor Jeff will teach on 1st John. The study will be held in the new Education Room.
Blessing of the Animals
October 10th at 3:00 on the grounds of the church Pastor Bill will hold the blessing of the animals. Bring a lawn chair and your furry, fuzzy, fluffy, feathered, finned or froggy friends for their blessing and give thanks to God for His tenderness to us in creating these wonderful creatures that bring such joy to our lives.
THRIVENT SHREDDER EVENT FOR HOPE HARBOR
Thrivent Shredder Event for Hope Harbor
October 13th from 5-7pm in the St. Pauls parking lot, Thrivent will hold a shredder event. For every vehicle that comes with papers to have shred- ded, Thrivent will donate $10 to Hope Harbor. There is a limit of 2 bankers boxes per car.
In addition to the shredding, Thrivent is encouraging the donation of hats/gloves/mittens/winter outerwear for Hope Harbor. However, it is not required to donate in order to have your papers shredded.
Thrivent at the Church
Thrivent will have a representative at the church October 17th between services at 9:30am to discuss community action teams and choice dollars. This will benefit our congregation immensely.
Godfather's Pizza Social
Sunday, October 17th there will be a time of fellowship at Godfather’s Pizza at 5:30pm. This is a time to socialize, get to know each other better and have some good informal faith talks with the Pastor. It is always fun to have some “talk at the table”.
Pastor Bill is taking the youth out to Knee-knocker Woods on October 17th at 6:30. We will meet at the church parking lot.
On Tuesdays at 6:30pm Pastor Jeff will lead a Grief Share class. This class will be helpful to anyone looking to process grief.
Wednesday Evenings This Fall (For the Entire Family!)
Kids Kingdom is underway and going gangbusters! We welcome all children and their families to attend. It would be great to see this ministry growing and growing. Following is the schedule for Wednesday nights
4-5:15 p.m. Kids Kingdom. Grades 3-5. The kids will enjoy a snack, learn a Bible story, sing songs, and play games. Any adults that want to help with this ministry, please contact Pastor Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call his cell 608-642-3673.
At 5:30 p.m. Worship service in the chapel. This will be a different worship service from Saturday evenings, and Sunday mornings, with different hymns, songs and sermon.
At 6:00 p.m. Home cooked meal. Carolyn and her helpers serve up wonderful home style meals. We are looking for parents/families and other volunteers to serve the meals and cleanup afterwards.
At 6:30 p.m Confirmation classes, WAVE, Esther Bible Study (starting Weds 15th) and High School Youth Group.
Join us for a fun filled and enriching evening as we grow in our faith! If you know of children in your neighborhood or friends of your kids who would be interested we’d love to have them come and share in this program.
We are making one of our rooms a very nice youth room with game tables. This will be a nice place for the youth to congregate for Holy Fun, as they hear God’s Word and have fellowship in Jesus name.
We are preparing a room for education with the purchase of comfortable chairs. This room will be equipped with Bible maps, television/DVD player, and writing boards. We plan on having many opportunities for study and spiritual growth.
Mark Your Calendars All You Fans of Martin Luther
On Sunday, October 31st, Pastor Pedersen will be showing a Martin Luther documentary at 2:00 p.m. It will give people a chance to learn more about the life of Martin Luther and the events that surrounded the Reformation.
Mark Your Calendars if You Love Tailgating
On Sunday, November 7th, we will be having a tailgate party with a brat and hamburger feed. We will play games and have wonderful fellowship. We will then watch the Kansas City Chiefs play the Green Bay Packers football game. The activities will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Watch our Weekly Worship Services:
9am Traditional Sunday Worship Service: September 26th 2021
11am Contemporary Sunday Worship Service: September 26th 2021
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