119 N FRANKLIN ST.
NEW BREMEN, OH, 45869

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Ministries and Missions

And when was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you, or naked and gave you clothing? And when was it that we saw you sick or in prison and visited you? And the King will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.”

                        -Matthew 25:38-40

 

For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor power, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

                        -Romans 8:38-39

 

St. Paul United Church of Christ is a vibrant worshiping and serving community of faith. Each week we worship God through the Risen Christ and then we are sent out to serve Him in the community.

 

There are many ways to get involved with the ministries and missions of St. Paul. Below is a brief sampling of our offerings.

 

Music Ministries. St. Paul’s Chancel Choir rehearses on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. in preparation for Sunday worship anthems. St. Paul’s Bell Choir rehearses on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. in preparation for monthly Sunday worship anthems. Both Chancel and Bell Choirs are accepting new members.

 

Men’s and Women’s Ministries. St. Paul’s Men’s Club meets at 8:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month at Speedway Lanes Bowling Alley for breakfast and conversation. The Women’s Service Group meets monthly on Thursday afternoons. Please refer to the monthly calendar for their schedule.

 

Mission Team. St. Paul’s Mission Team meets after worship on the second Sunday of each month. The Mission Team is charged with promoting the monthly mission projects for the life of the congregation.

 

Adult Faith Formation. Pastors Becky and Dee lead Bible Studies on Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. and Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. The class taught on a Sunday morning will be repeated the following Thursday evening. Please refer to the monthly calendar for the schedule. All are welcome!

 

Prayer Chain. St. Paul’s Prayer Chain is email based. If you would like to join our Prayer Chain, please email Pastor Becky: berbstrang@stpaulnb.org.

 

Discipleship Team. St. Paul’s Discipleship Team coordinates the monthly free Open Table Community Meals (Third Monday of each month, September through June; 4:00-6:00 p.m.). They also plan monthly health seminars, early morning workout sessions, and the annual New Bremen Community Picnic.

 

Blessing Cabinet. St. Paul’s Blessing Cabinet is found in the north hallway of our education building. Stocked with toiletries, cleaning supplies and diapers, items are free for the taking for anyone in need. If you would like to donate to the Blessing Cabinet, items can be dropped off by the metal cabinet in the auditorium.

 

Becky’s Book Club. Throughout the school year, Pastor Becky hosts a Book Club at the parsonage. Please check the calendar of events for the next Book Club gathering.

 

Busy 12. St. Paul’s Busy 12 has been meeting for 110 years to sew blankets for infants and lap robes for the elderly. The Busy 12 is always accepting new members. Please see the calendar for their next scheduled meeting.

 

Coffee Shop Hours. For most of the school year, Pastor Becky will meet you at New Bremen Coffee Company on Monday afternoons from 2:00-4:00 p.m. All are welcome!

 

Art Camp. Every summer, St. Paul United Church of Christ hosts an Art Camp for children potty-trained through eighth grade. Offered free of charge, classes are available for all ages. Mark your calendars for June 10-13, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for our upcoming Art Camp.