October 10, 2014

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October’s Mission Offering: Neighbors In Need

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This month’s mission offering is Neighbors in Need (NIN).  You may be wondering, “What is the purpose of the Neighbors in Need offering?”  Funds from NIN support the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) justice advocacy programs and are also distributed to a wide array of congregation and nonprofit organizations who work to support justice and […]

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October 10, 2014

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A Message from Pastor Matt

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Dear St. Paul’s Family, Change is a part of life.  We may not like it, but there is nothing we can do to change it!  The past couple of months have been a time of great change in my personal life and in the life of our congregation.  Welcoming Holly into the world was certainly […]

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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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July 8, 2014

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Check Out Our New Sermons Page!

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Sunday, October 19, 2014: “Presence” Sunday, October 12, 2014:  “The Invitation”

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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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