Annual Meeting, Annual Report and Constitution

Our Annual Meeting is this Sunday, January 26th immediately following the service. If you wish to see the Annual Report, you can access find it here. If you wish to see the St. Paul Constitution, By-Laws and Continuing Resolutions which we plan to ratify on Sunday, you may see it here.

Scientist and Seminarian: Climate and Community in a Changing Cape Ann

SATURDAY, January 18th, 3:00 p.m. St. Paul Lutheran Church sponsored by St. Paul Peace and Justice Team.

Join us for a wonderful presentation on the science of climate change on Cape Ann, and theological frameworks for considering our relationship to creation and the climate crisis. Abby Johnson is a seminarian attending United Lutheran Seminary, a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, and an environmental theologian. Kyle Johnson is a Climate scientist actively working on climate resiliency. We are looking forward to their time with us.

Christmas Services

Our schedule of Christmas Services.

Wednesday, December 18th at 7:30 p.m. Join us for WinterSong; an Advent Celtic Meditation. Folksinger Michael O’Leary and harpist Carole McIntyre will be at St. Paul for another beautiful evening of Celtic music, poetry, song and prayer to honor the turning of the year and this season of waiting and renewal.  Donations welcomed and appreciated.

On Sunday, December 22nd at our 10:00 a.m. service, we will have our Instant Christmas Pageant presented by the Sunday School and the Congregation. This is a lot of fun. Please join us.

Our Christmas Eve Service will be held on Tuesday, December 24th at 7:00 p.m.

The Christmas Morning service will be held at 8:00 a.m.

Everyone is always welcomed here at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Please join us. If you cannot be here with us, Merry Christmas and the Peace of the Lord be with you.

SHARE THE MUSIC – A SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS

Please join us at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Monday, November 11th at 2:00 PM for this musical tribute.  Admission is free but donations will be welcomed and appreciated.  They will go to the organization called Company2Heroes, a unique service dog training program specializing in guided/assisted self-training of service dogs working with combat veterans from all wars who are suffering and have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress, Military Sexual Trauma and/or Traumatic Brain Injury.           

Special Congregational Meeting June 23rd

On June 23rd, immediately following our 10:00 a.m. worship, we will hold a Special Congregational Meeting on the Education Wing Renovation project, and funding. We will be voting on the project and proposal. If you are a voting member, please attend. If you have questions, please send an email to office@stpaulcapeann.org and we will forward to the appropriate person to answer your question.

June 1, 2019 – St. Paul Lutheran Church Annual Plant Sale

June 1, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Rain or Shine

1123 Washington St, Gloucester, MA 01930, USA

Check out plants and seedlings from the gardens of church member and neighbors! Also, Nisü (Finnish coffee bread), garden tools, books, activities for the kids and more! Come have fun and check out our hardy New England plants.

It’s also not too late to be a part of our Compost fundraiser: you buy the compost (non-synthetic-chemical plant food) at the regularly priced retail price of $10 and St. Paul keeps the retail portion, which is $5.00, a bit like we are a store. Thanks for Black Earth Compost for offering this fundraiser and their good work.

If you would like to place an order, please contact Anne Wheeler at office@stpaulcapeann.org or at 978-283-6550.

Whether you are a seasoned gardener or not, we have something for you. Hope to see you there!

Holy Week and Easter Services 2019

Holy Week and Easter Services

Wednesday: Healing Service, 7:00 p.m. 

Maundy Thursday: Holy Communion and Foot-Washing, 7:00 p.m.

Good Friday Tenebrae, 7:00 p.m.

Holy Saturday: Open Prayer, 9:00-5:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday Worship: 10:00 a.m.