September 5, 2014

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September’s Mission Offering: The Ministry Formation Fund

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The Ministry Formation Fund is our September Mission Offering The St. Paul’s Stewardship Team is pleased to announce the formation of a new mission fund aimed at supporting church members who are pursuing an education for authorized ministry in the United Church of Christ.  We’ve been blessed to have a number of our members who […]

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September 4, 2014

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Rally Day: September 7th:  Let Your Light Shine!

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Consider giving Sunday School a WHIRL this year as we join in fun, fellowship, and service.  WHIRL is the brand new program we are using with our grade-school classes.  Children are accompanied on their faith journey by a number of funny, kid-relatable cartoon characters.  Together, they encounter Bible stories and are encouraged to ask questions […]

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September 3, 2014

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A Message from Pastor Matt

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Dear St. Paul’s Family, One of the major things I learned while preaching my way through Acts this summer is that God works in some pretty amazing and unexpected ways.  God used a group of haphazard, poorly educated disciples to continue the work of Christ.  The Holy Spirit came down on them at Pentecost, they […]

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July 11, 2014

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Youth Group Members attend Mid-Atlantic Youth Event

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Four members from St. Paul’s and one member from Trinity UCC in Berlin, PA departed on Wednesday for the United Church of Christ’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Youth Event.  Attending the event are: Becca Gary, Anna Geary, Colby Keim, Katelyn Matthews (Trinity UCC, Berlin), and Adam Yeckley.  Susan Geary and Westley Conn are the group’s chaperones. Participants […]

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July 8, 2014

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Check Out Our New Sermons Page!

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Mr. Westley Conn, St. Paul’s Summer Ministry Associate preached his farewell sermon on August 24th.  The sermon dealt with how we represent Christ in our work together as disciples August 24, 2014:  “Christ’s Foundation and Reputation” Rev. Matt Deal speaks about discipleship, burdens, and the crosses we bear. August 31, 2014:  “Get Behind Me!”

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April 18, 2014

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St. Paul’s Prayer Vigil Resources

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Thank you for joining our prayer vigil!  We hope that God will bless and guide you during your time a prayer and discernment.  You will find below resources to help you on the journey.  There are 8 gates to guide you on your way.  May God Bless and Keep You! GATE 1- PRAISE & WORSHIP- […]

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April 18, 2014

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Prayer Guide for St. Paul’s Prayer Vigil

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ 24 Hour Prayer Vigil Friday, April 18, 2014, 8:00PM – Saturday 19, 2014, 8:00 PM PRAYER GUIDE Take time to quiet yourself in God’s presence. Take a few deep breaths and relax.  You may read some scripture verses to quiet your spirit or be silent.  Sometimes we cannot stop […]

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March 5, 2014

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Observing Lent at St. Paul’s

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The Season of Lent is a time to reflect on your relationship with God and other people.  Acts such as worship, prayer, fasting, study, and devotion are just a few spiritual practices that guide us through our Lenten journey.  Sunday morning worship is a great place to start (we worship at 9:30am); we’d love to […]

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June 1, 2013

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Youth Group Mission Trip Retrospective

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Each day started with chores.  The animals needed fed:  alpacas, chickens, llamas, rabbits, not to mention the running of the sheep and goats!  Each day ended with chores and our youth made them happen.  “Here, sheep, sheep, sheep!  Here, goat, goat, goat!”  Was the call issued forth from the youth member leading the sheep and […]

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May 31, 2013

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60 Years Ago: Remembering the Ministry of Rev. Richard Shellenberger

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For more than a quarter of a century the members of St. Paul’s UCC had know only one pastor, Rev. Richard Shellenberger. Pastor Shellenberger began his ministry in Somerset on June 2, 1953, although he had served as supply pastor of the church several times before.  At that time, the Somerset Charge included the congregations […]

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