Category Archives: Church News

Upcoming Special Services

Children’s Christmas Service
Saturday, December 23 @ 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Services
Sunday, December 24
@ 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Christ Is Coming!
@ 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Divine Service
@ 9:00 p.m. Christmas Candlelight Lessons & Carols

Christmas Day Festival Service
Monday, December 25 @ 9:30 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Service
Sunday, December 31 @ 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. @6:30 p.m. Special Service

Epiphany—We celebrate with the Preschool Live Nativity
Saturday, January 6 @ 6:30 p.m.

We return to our regular Thursday Evening Worship Services on January 11th.

Recent News in our Church

The offering envelopes for 2018 are in the Narthex. If you are able to pick up the envelopes of family and friends who are not in church, that is appreciated!


Thank you to all who made a project for our Luther Seal Contest.
The winners are as follows:
In the Children’s Category:

1st Place – Allie & Connor Hinz – Yarn Design
2nd Place – Cora Hinz – Cloth Applique Pillow
3rd Place – Regan Welke – Acrylic Painting

In the Adult Category:

1st Place – Margaret Pelischek – Seed Design
2nd Place – Linda Ottenbacher – Quilted Wall Hanging
3rd Place – Jon Welke – Painted Wood Plaque

Winners, your prizes and projects are waiting for you in the church office. We’d like to thank
Lori Tetzlaff, art instructor at Lakeside Lutheran High School for being willing to judge our contest.

Coffee Servers wanted! Free coffee and Fun! Training and help provided.
Serve once every 2 to 3 months.
Contact Steve and Amy Hoeft.

If you know of anyone from our church who would like to have a Christmas tree, but
can’t afford one, please contact either Pastor Ernest or Pastor Vik. We have a generous offer
from Mr. Norm Rabl, who is selling trees at the Shopko parking lot. He wishes to provide a tree
to someone who may be in need. Please speak to one of the Pastors.

Thanksgiving Thank You’s!


St. Paul’s is blessed in so many ways! Many of our members give of their time and talents without any expectation of reward or thanks. This truly is showing our fruits of faith.

We want to show our appreciation by thanking those who help in so many different ways:
Thank you to Ron and Sue Dahnert who donated the use of their wagon for the church float in the Holiday Parade.

Thank you to the teens of our congregation who helped with serving the Thanksgiving Dinner in our Fellowship Hall.

Thank you to everyone who helped serve the dinner, who cleaned up after the dinner, or who served the desserts after the worship service.

Thank you to all who brought desserts for the social. They were delicious!

May God continue to bless and keep his children throughout the holiday season!

Preschool Director Call Accepted

On Monday, November 13th, the voters of St. Paul’s extended a call to Mrs. Becky Graumann to be Director of Heart♥Land Preschool. This would include overseeing and directing all aspects of our preschool.
Mrs. Graumann recently accepted our call. She wrote:

Dear St. Paul’s Congregation,
Thank you for the call to serve as the preschool director at our school. I gladly accept it
and will do my best with God’s help to teach God’s Word in its truth and purity, be a team player
with all fellow staff, and show Christian love in all I say and do.
Please continue to pray for me, our school and church, and all of our Christian congregations throughout the world. With God’s help may the Gospel message be spread knowing
that with Him, nothing is impossible and He will give us the strength to do it all!
Walking with Jesus, Becky Graumann

Christmas for Kids Registration

Christmas for Kids Registration

Church Events

  1. Advent Worship Service (Praise Kids Sing)

    December 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Jr. BIC

    December 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Advent Supper (Served by Girl Pioneers)

    December 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Advent Worship Service

    December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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