January 15, 2021

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Worship Connection, January 17th

Here are our worship opportunities for the week ahead: Sunday, January 17th-Sunday, January 31st:  No in-person service. Worship on telephone or online platforms. While in-person services are suspended, you are invited to attended self-guided prayer and meditation in the Sanctuary this week from 9:00am-11:00am.  Pastor Matt will be on hand if you need to pray […]

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January 15, 2021

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Pastor Matt’s Musing: January 15th

Dear St. Paul’s Friends & Family, “As Samuel grew up, the LORD was with him and let none of his words fall to the ground” (1 Samuel 3:19) What does a leader look like?  What do you expect from a leader?  I doubt most of us would look toward a child for leadership, but that’s […]

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January 6, 2021

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Church Council Update: Worship in January

St. Paul’s Church Council held a special meeting on Monday, January 4th to set the worship schedule for the upcoming weeks.  Council carefully considered the current COVID-19 data in Somerset County, physician advice from within the congregation, the continuing increase in hospitalizations in our local hospitals, and the anticipation of a post holiday surge in […]

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January 1, 2021

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January’s Mission Offering: CWS Blankets

Since its formation in 1957, the United Church of Christ has worked with Church World Service (founded in 1946) to accomplish more together than it could alone, joining hearts and resources to create a tradition of help and a legacy of hope.  They work to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice […]

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January 1, 2021

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A New Year’s Greeting from Pastor Matt

Dear St. Paul’s Family, The tree may be down and the decorations put away, but the effects of Christmas are still with us.  Unlike 21st century hospitals, where mother and child have a short stay, Jesus and his family spent months, if not years in Bethlehem.  The story goes that it took the three kings […]

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April 10, 2020

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Good Friday Prayer Vigil

Please join us for our prayer vigil that begins on Good Friday evening and continues through Easter Day. Although we are distanced physically, let us draw to one another spiritually as we unite to pray for our church, community, country and world. The vigil can be accessed through clicking the link below.

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March 27, 2020

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A New Way To Give

The current COVID-19/Corona Virus pandemic has forced many individuals, businesses, and organizations to rethink how to accomplish day-to-day functions.  The church is no different.   St. Paul’s continues to do vital ministry: Reaching out to the homebound & lonely Caring for the sick Comforting the dying & their families Working with the Somerset Area School […]

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February 19, 2020

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Mardi Gras Worship!

Sunday, February 23, 2020, during & after worship Mardi Gras in the Christian tradition is a festive time of laughter and celebration right before the contemplative six weeks of Lent.  We will be celebrating our own Mardi Gras with some special surprises during worship.  Johnstown Brass Works will be with us providing some Dixieland style […]

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February 15, 2020

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Taste of the World

Sink Your Teeth into a New Experience at the Taste of the World Ethnic Food Festival! We invite those who love food and adventure to join us for this FREE family-friendly event. Community members from countries such as Brazil, Egypt, India, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Thailand will be present to offer samples of their traditional native […]

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