Greetings to one whom Jesus died for,

I am so glad that you are exploring the opportunities which God provides to find out more about Himself and how He brings His love to people through the ministry which Jesus established, which is His Church.

At St. Paul we are captivated by the love which God has for us and how He has in His grace and mercy reached out to people through His Son Jesus Christ. We embrace God’s mission to bring the Good News of Jesus’ victory over sin and death to all people and share with them how Jesus has made available a life which never ends.

It is my joy to be the pastor at St. Paul and lead a warm and welcoming congregation in its ministry of mutual care and growth, and its mission to our community and world. I invite you to explore our web site (There are still some places under construction as it is a work in progress). I extend to you an even stronger invitation to come visit us at St. Paul and experience the grace of God and the fellowship we have in Jesus Christ.

At  St. Paul you will find a Christ centered, Biblically anchored, God glorifying congregation which reflects these principles in what we teach, proclaim and how we worship. As God comes to us through His Word He has relevance for our lives today and answers for living life now and forever.

John 3:16 (God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.) has become so well known that one can almost take the words for granted. I invite to personalize the passage and hear God say to you: God so loved me, that he gave me his only Son, that when I believe in him I would not perish but have eternal life. I invite you to meet your personal Savior. He is the one we fellowship with at St. Paul.

God bless you,
Pastor Schafer

A Word of God to reflect on this week: Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. (Philippians 2:5-8 ESV)  Who am I? Who is God? What has He done? How much does He love me? How can I respond?

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