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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Pastor Matt is in the midst of preaching a sermon series on the book of Acts.  Please join us as we continue this exciting series! August 10, 2014:  “Costly Discipleship”

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July 2, 2014

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Join us for Community Vacation Bible School!

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Son-Treasure-Island is the theme for this year’s Vacation Bible School.  VBS will be held from July 7-11 from 9:00am until noon.  Children age 3 to sixth grade are invited to attend!  Bible School registration will take place in the church basement on the first day of VBS beginning at 8:45am.  Anyone who has completed 7th […]

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July 2, 2014

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July’s Mission Offering: Camp Living Waters

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Our church camp has played an important role in the faith formation of countless generations of people in our congregation.  Operating Living Waters is not a lucrative business.  Overhead is high and camp leadership feels called to keep tuition and user’s fees affordable so that campers young and old may enjoy the beauty of God’s […]

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June 1, 2014

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A Message from Pastor Matt

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Dear St. Paul’s Family, On Sunday, June 8th we will celebrate Pentecost Sunday by Confirming ten of our youth.  Historically, the Rite of Confirmation was the opportunity for youth to affirm their baptismal vows and become members of the church.  The meaning of church membership has changed over the years.  Way back when, during the […]

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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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