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Christian Education is a lifelong process that begins with our first breaths and continues until our last. Growing into the people God created us to be is a lifetimes work of faith. This is not an individual pursuit: we need one another and the wisdom of tradition to help us. Along the way, we mark special transitions in our faith journey with sacraments: baptism, Eucharist, confirmation/ reception, and others as our lives unfold: perhaps blessings on the ministry you find yourself called to, perhaps a prayerful approach to dying and death.
We offer First/ Early Communion classes and confirmation (and Reception for those joining us from other denominations) as need arises. We anticipate both First communion and Confirmation/ Reception classes in Spring of each year: please contact the office ASAP to let us know if you are interested!
Youth Group meets at 4 pm the first Saturday of each month in the Rectory. Afterward, we help with Family Mass.
Adult formation in recent in recent years has included a program for developing leadership, a prayer workshop, a Lenten Series, and community dinners to deepen conversation about our spiritual lives. Have an idea? Let us know?
Growing as Christians at Saint Paul’s
- Women’s Group: The Women’s group holds a Spring Luncheon for all the women of Saint Paul’s in May and often a Christmas Luncheon in December. The women devote a great deal of time and energy to our spring rummage sale and often participate in the Fall Fair. They combine service and companionship in ways that make for good times. Women of all ages are welcome. Questions? Please speak with Trudy Monson.
- Men’s Breakfast: A chance for the men of the parish to gather between the 9 and 19 am services from September through May for conversation and camaraderie. Once a year the men’s group prepares a breakfast for the entire congregation. Reports of bacon can be neither confirmed nor denied.
- Saint Paul’s Supper Club: Everyone is welcome at the Saint Paul’s Supper Club. It’s not really a “club” at all! It’s simply a Dutch- Treat dinner at which we enjoy good food and good company. We need to give the restaurant a head count, so if you plan to attend, please contact the church office to let us know how many will be in your party. We hope to see you there!