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Night of 100 Blessings

Night of 100 Blessings

April 8, 2020:  Night of 100 Blessings During youth group in March, the students were given a challenge called Night of 100 Blessings.  Various groups of students were given $100 to use on any service project of their choice.  There are no rules, only to use the money...

We meet still!

We meet still!

April 4, 2020:  We still find ways to meet while we stay at home.  The United Methodist Men held their monthly meeting on Zoom. Twenty-four men tuned in and connected with one another instead of meeting in the church for their monthly breakfast. Many of our church...

Join us on Facebook for Worship

Join us on Facebook for Worship

Join us on Facebook for Sunday worship During this Covid-19 crisis when we all must stay at home, we still can worship together.  St. Paul's staff and volunteers have worked hard to bring worship and concerts to you. Whether you’re on Facebook or not, join us for...

Easter Blessings in a Backpack

Easter Blessings in a Backpack

April 6, 2020:  Blessings In A Backpack St. Paul's packed 100 Easter treat bags to donate to our local Blessings In A Backpack organization. Blessings In A Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school...

Art FEST!

Art FEST!

February 10, 2020:  St. Paul's hosted ArtFEST celebrating visual, culinary and performing arts with interactive activities on Sunday, February 9. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester School of Rock, Motor City Irish Dance, Paint a...

Goal Achieved!

Goal Achieved!

January 21, 2020:  On Sunday, January 19, Rochester St. Paul's UMC presented a "big check" to Methodist Children's Home Society.  After a year of diligent fundraising efforts raising $30,186.20 and hands on service projects, the new Animal Assisted Therapy Program and...

Spreading Christmas Cheer

Spreading Christmas Cheer

December 11, 2019:  St. Paul’s middle and high school youth group, along with Sam Wright on guitar, sang Christmas carols for the residents of Cedarbrook Senior Center on Sunday, December 8. One of the residents pulled up a chair and sang along side us. It was great...

It’s a PARTY for Jesus!

It’s a PARTY for Jesus!

December 9, 2019:  Jesus' Birthday Party celebrated the gift of giving to others with our children donating close to 100 toys for Grace Centers of Hope. This December 7 gathering had something for everyone with bingo, crafts, a bounce house, games, storytelling and a...

Children caring for other children

Children caring for other children

November 12, 2019:  Our children participated in a hands-on service project on Sunday, November 10 for Methodist Children’s Home Society. We combined their love for art, God, and neighbor by making 7 stepping stones for the Animal Assisted Therapy Farm. Led by Leara...

Lifting the Veil of Ignorance

Lifting the Veil of Ignorance

November 7, 2019:  In the 2018-2019 school year, 77 Liberian children were able to attend school due to more than $8800 donated by the people from St. Paul’s UMC. Tuition typically runs between $150 - $350 (US dollars) depending on grade level. St. Paul's has a...

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