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Opportunities to Serve

We are so fortunate to have a host of servants at St. Paul.  Listed below are brief descriptions of many of the ways our St. Paul family works together.  Please let one of our pastors or the contact person know if you would like to help too.  Here is a list of those currently serving at St. Paul.

Church/School Office Helpers
Help our pastors and principal with office tasks, details and projects, answer telephone, greet visitors/parents, some computer entries/proof reading. (Call church office.)

Sunday Bulletin Folding
Each week a table full of people enjoy visiting while folding /preparing 450 church bulletins! (Call Sandy Staszak.)

Shut-in Visitors
Several dozen of our members are not able to come to church. They so enjoy company and companionship. Visit with selected shut-ins once a month, check on any needs desired. (Call church office.)

Coupon Program
Take collected coupons, milk tops, box tops, and sort into appropriate groups for redemption. It’s sort of like doing a puzzle. (Call School office.)

Church Cleaning Committee
Each week, groups or teams take turns to clean our church, entry and fellowship area for coming services. Various duties involved. (Call Dave Hedtke.)

Altar Guild
35 people work in teams to prepare altar for services, arranges for floral arrangements as needed, set up/clean up for Holy Communion; Groups serve one-month periods. (Call Karen Baker.)

Scrapbook Circle
Prepare scrapbooks for infant baptisms; given as a gift to parents to place baptism memories on selected pages. (Call Louise Reisler.)

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Knit or crochet shawls and lap robes to give to people of St. Paul and the community during difficult times. The purpose is to offer comfort to recipients, to assure them we remember and pray for them. Meets the 2nd Thursday in the Family Room at 6:30 p.m. (Contact Barb Wickman or Marian Kupsky.)

Mission Circle/LWML
Meets on the third Thursday of the month. Christian topics presented. Active in many projects to support St. Paul and the Lutheran Women Mission projects of the North Wisconsin District. Helps serve funeral dinners. (Contact Karen Baker.)

Ladies Aid
Meets in the afternoon on the first Thursday of the month for Bible Study and fellowship. Has many activities to assist the needs of St. Paul. (Contact Carla Parsons.)

Men’s Club
Meets on the first Thursday evening each month for Bible study, excepting summer months. Supports Lutheran Hour Ministries and Orphan Grain Train. (Contact Larry Luepke.)

55+ Group
Meets monthly for pot-luck noon dinner, special programs of interest to group, and fellowship. (Contact Althea Klosterman or Tillie Kallies.)

Handbell Choir
Meets Wed. at 6:30 p.m. in Church balcony. Would you like to join or learn to ring? (Contact Lorraine Doell.)

Adult Choir
Do you enjoy singing? You are welcome to join us. We meet Wednesday evenings during the school year. (Contact Lorraine Doell.)

St. Paul Quilters
Meet on Tuesday mornings. Construct quilts for Orphan Grain Train, and other needs as requested. (Contact Tillie Kallies.)

St. Paul Forest Committee
Oversees the forest on the church property, grooms the walking trails, and clears away debris as needed. (Contact Gerry Schmidt.)

SPYRT Adult Leader Assistants
Volunteers assist the Youth Ministry Board as chaperones, and in other large group activities that promote Youth group. (Contact Robin Reep.)

School Related Groups

(Call School Office for information on these groups.)

Parent Teacher League
The PTL brings a closer relationship between home, school, and church for the Christian training of a child. All parents with children in school are members. There are various committees within the PTL that assist in this training.

Lunch Room Assistants
Volunteers assist cooks in small food preparation, serving lunch, and cleaning up after lunch.

Teacher Aide Volunteers
Aid teachers in the classroom when students may need assistance.

Booster Club
Volunteers support the athletic programs at our school.

Selected/Elected Boards

(Call Church Office for information on these Boards.)

Church Elders
This board is responsible for the spiritual welfare of the pastors and congregational members, and supervising of everything pertaining to congregational worship.

Christian Education
This Board plans, directs, and supervises the total educational program of the school, and works closely with the school Principal.

Evangelism
Works with the pastors bringing God’s Word to the unchurched of the community, make contacts as needed, and is concerned for the orientation and assimilation of new members into the congregation.

Parish Education
This Board oversees all Christian Education at St.Paul. This includes VBS, Sunday School, and all Adult Bible studies. This does not include the Christian Day School ministry.           

Parish Fellowship
Works to promote fellowship in the congregation both spiritually and socially, and initiates and hosts social gatherings.

Stewardship
This Board encourages the members of St. Paul to use their talents and spiritual gifts for use in Christ’s work in the congregation. They foster support for missions and charities through education of the membership.

Trustees
This group looks after the physical facilities of St. Paul and recommends repairs and improvements. They supervise the custodial staff. They enlist work crews for large repairs or improvements.

Youth Ministry
This Board assists the Youth Director in providing opportunities for spiritual growth and Christian fellowship among all the youth of St. Paul. They seek to involve youth in congregational programs.

Endowment Committee
Promotes and administers St. Paul Endowment fund according to established guidelines.

Public Relations
This group is responsible to promote various activities of St. Paul Church /School in the media. Communicates information to the local newspaper and other congregations.

Cemetery Association
This Board is responsible for the upkeep and orderly development of St. Paul Cemetery. It maintains the financial records of the Association.

Last Updated: March 19, 2017