December 10, 2014

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Advent Devotional

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This year’s weekly Advent Devotionals are brought to us by the Penn West Conference Congregational Vitality Team.   Week 3 Joy 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 As the Advent Season progresses, the intensity of preparation for Christmas is rapidly increasing.  Shopping, decorating, and countless other activities as well as unrealistic expectations seem to hold our attention and […]

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December 10, 2014

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Sermons from St. Paul’s

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Sunday, December 7, 2014:  “Comfort My People”   Sunday, November 30, 2014:  “God Tears Down”    Sunday, November 23, 2014:  “More Than Just Doing Good”   Sunday, November 16, 2014:  “Talent To Spare!”

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December 2, 2014

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Children’s & Youth Musical: December 13th & 14th

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Please join us for our annual Children’s and Youth Musical!  Forty-four of our young people will present a fun-filled comedy about a camel salesman, his employees, and their accidental discovery of the newly born Christ Child.  “Camel Lot” is under the direction of Marcy Shellenberger and accompanied by Eyvonne Shaffer.  The musical will be presented on […]

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December 2, 2014

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Christmas Eve Services

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ has two worship services to celebrate the coming of the Christ Child.  We hope that you can join us in our Christmas celebration! The family Service of Lessons & Carols has undergone a facelift for 2014.  The first thing you will notice is a new time for the service.  […]

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December 2, 2014

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December’s Mission Offering: The Christmas Fund/Veterans of the Cross

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Since 1902, Veterans of the Cross has enabled the United Church of Christ to provide a financial “safety net” to individuals and families in need.  The Christmas Fund provides: Gift checks to low income retired clergy and their widowed spouses Emergency assistance to clergy in financial need Funding for pension and health supplementation plans to […]

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December 2, 2014

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A Message from Pastor Matt

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  Dear St. Paul’s Family, The art of waiting is one of those skills that we have to develop early in life.  I remember waiting for my dad to come home from the farm every night when I was a kid.  My heart still feels glad, even after all of these years, when I think […]

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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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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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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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