Come, the door is open...
St. Paul’s reaches out to share the Light of Christ. Our hands are open to help and our hearts open to love. We are an inter-generational church working to make a difference through compassion as we share God's love and grace with our community.
Feast of St. Michael Blue Mass
St. Michael the Archangel is the patron saint of police officers. Each year St. Paul's offers a worship service honoring law enforcement officers. This year our service will be on September 29 at 7 pm. All law enforcement officers, and their families and friends are welcome. Please join us to honor those who serve and protect us and our communities. Lunch, donated by the Brickyard Pub & BBQ, will be after the service in the undercroft (downstairs).
Prayer for Police Officers
Almighty God we pray to you in Heaven up above
watch over our dear police officers and protect them with your love.
Please guide them as they keep us safe both day and night
and hold them firmly in your care should danger come their way.
Give them true stregnth and courage as they serve til duty's end
and one more thing to ask dear Lord protect their family and their friends.
Animal Blessing Service
This year's animal blessing service will take place on Saturday, October 4. If your pet is deceased, bring a picture in memory of him/her. The location & time has yet to be determined so please check back for more details.
Operation Christmas Child
We're filling shoe boxes again this year! Filled shoe boxes have to be at delivery station the week of November 7, so we're starting now. Below is a list of suggested items for a box.
Toys-Items a child can immediately hold on to (dolls, toy cars, stuffed animals, kazoo, harmonica, yo-yo, jump rope, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc
School Supplies - pens, pencils (and sharpeners), crayons, markes, notebooks, paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.
Non-Liquid Hygiene Items-tooth brushes, bar soap, combs, washclothes, etc.
Other Items-socks, t-shirts, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), a note or picture of your family with an address to become pen pals, prayer books or other religious items, etc.
Do Not Include-used or damaged items, war-related toys or items, chocolate or food, liquids or lotions, medications or vitamins, breakable items or glass containers, aerosol cans, etc.
Meet a Shoe Box Recipient!!
Shoe Box recipient Livia Satterfield will be at the First Presbyterian Church (Cayuga St. in Lewiston, NY) at 2 pm on Sunday, October 5. Come and hear the story of how receiving a shoe box at the age of 12 has changed her life.