March 9, 2017

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Sermons from St. Paul’s

Sunday, March 5, 2017:  “Two Kingdoms”

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March 8, 2017

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March’s Mission Offering is One Great Hour of Sharing

This month we once again have the opportunity to reach out to our brothers and sisters in need.  The United Church Christ’s One Great Hour of Sharing offering encourages us to give generously of ourselves to help those suffering from the consequences of poverty and natural disasters.  The teachings of Christ provide for us an […]

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March 8, 2017

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A Message from Pastor Matt

Lent: A Journey for Life! Over the last few months I’ve faced a constellation of things that I despise:  Change, de-cluttering, packing, and moving.  My family and I have moved from our house in Somerset to a new little homestead on the outskirts of Friedens.  It’s been a goal of ours to find a house […]

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February 5, 2017

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Winter Worship at St. Paul’s!

We have a long tradition of being open all the time!  Whether it is sheltering the homeless or for those who just need a place for some solitude, the church is always open. Our inclement weather policy is that we will worship whenever two or three are gathered.  However, we ask that you  use your […]

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March 26, 2016

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Easter Worship–Sunrise 6:30am, Festival of Word & Sacrament 9:30am

Please join us for our Easter worship services as we celebrate Christ’s resurrection. The Easter Sunrise Service:  Sunday, March 27th, will be held in the Union Cemetery with a procession leaving the church at 6:30am. (weather permitting).  We will meet in the Edgewood Avenue Narthex.  The service will be followed by a breakfast served in […]

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March 23, 2016

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St. Paul’s Prayer Vigil Resources

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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March 23, 2016

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Prayer Guide for St. Paul’s Prayer Vigil

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ 24 Hour Prayer Vigil Friday, March 25, 2016, 8:00PM – Saturday, March 26, 2016, 7:00 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 […]

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September 10, 2015

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Salem Church: A Celebration 50 Years in the Making!

On Sunday, August 30th, the congregation of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their merger with sister congregation, Salem United Church of Christ, Lavansville, PA.  The following article was written by Denise Weaver following her conversation with three Salem Matriarchs.   Fond Memories of Salem Church The overarching sentiment of […]

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February 20, 2015

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Along the Journey–Finding the Holy in Lent

The Season of Lent is the 40 day journey that proceeds Christ’s suffering, death, and resurrection.  During Lent we are encouraged to think about our relationship with God and our neighbor.  Our relationships are often a complicated mix of emotions and experiences.  We sometimes fail miserably at them and inflict pain on others.  There are […]

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