On this page, you will find a list of our events that require registration. In order to register for any of the events listed below, simply click the link below the description of your event and register. Please contact Barb Gerstenecker at 618-281-5102 for questions regarding the registration process.
As you enter eighth grade, you are invited to be a part of the St. Paul United Church of Christ Confirmation Ministry. We are very excited about each of you being a part of this ministry. We will explore the Christian faith together. You will participate in hands-on ministry which will change the lives of other people. You are strongly encouraged to attend a retreat with other Confirmation classes from around southern Illinois; to work and play with children at an inner city daycare at UniPres Kindercottage in East St. Louis; and to experience another faith tradition as we attend a Sabbath service at a Jewish synagogue and visit with a Rabbi.
We will begin our journey together with a dinner on Wednesday, August 21st at 6:00 p.m. Besides sharing more about our Confirmation ministry, you will meet your Faith Partner. Your Faith Partner is a member of the congregation [not a relative] with whom you will meet once a month (during our Wednesday sessions) and have one-on-one conversations about what it means to be a Christian.
Classes will be held in the Schueler Youth Center (on the third floor). Mid-week class with the pastors will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. beginning Aug. 28th. The Sunday School class with Sherry Montgomery and Charles James will be at 9:00 a.m. beginning Aug. 25th, then the Confirmands are expected to attend the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday mornings following Sunday School.
2019-2020 Kids Crew Registration
St. Paul’s After School Program will meet every Wednesday afternoon, beginning Wednesday Sept. 4, 2019 (2:30-5:30 p.m.). This ministry program is for ALL CHILDREN and YOUTH, third through seventh grade. After School Program members may participate in all groups offered, or choose one or two of the activity groups. The groups include: Kid’s Crew, Youth Handbells and Super Singers Choir.
Kid’s Crew members enjoy snacks, go for walks, play games, mission projects and grow in fellowship together.
2019 PUMPKIN HUNT – OCTOBER 19
Looking for an activity to get to know fellow Church members and friends? Mark Saturday, October 19 on your calendar for the 2019 Pumpkin Hunt! Our annual “fun-raiser” will feature a light dinner, games, prizes, auction items and, of course, a hunt for pumpkins by flashlight on the grounds of Legion Hall. You do not have to participate in the pumpkin hunt to attend – it is optional. Admission is $10 for dinner and indoor activities. An additional $5 if you also participate in the pumpkin hunt. Bring a flashlight and small bag for the hunt. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.
This year we are offering child care services at the church. Adults and youth will provide fun activities, crafts and snacks for the children. Please register your children by Oct. 11. Donations accepted.