st. paul's web updates this week

  • FROM PASTOR WADE: January 18 message on MLK Day about suffering and Christ's love: watch
  • BIBLE STUDIES: Pastor Smith's Romans study moves to the gym and will be broadcast on KFUO radio. The Pastors' Bible Class is renamed "Next Week's Sermon" and changes to a small-setting discussion format in the Lounge: read more below
  • WORSHIP:  Join us for a Service of Scripture, Prayer, and Hymns for Our Nation on Tues., Jan. 19: read more below
  • WORSHIP: January 17 Sanctuary and Living Stone (gym) worship services are online now: watch
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL: January 17 children's video, "Come Follow Me," online now: view
  • TODDLERS & PARENTS:  January 17 Little Lambs video online now: watch
  • ENROLLMENT: Priority congregation enrollment for K-8 school, ECC, and PDO: read more below
  • MUSIC: "Art & Song" exhibit and concert on January 31: read more here
  • HEALTH: Blood drive on January 29: read more below
  • HEALTH: Mammography van at St. Paul's on Feb. 5: read more below
  • YOUTH: Middle school Christian Underground night on January 30: read more below
  • NEWS: Men's Breakfast rescheduled to 2022: read more below

scripture | prayer | hymns

inaugural eve service

Tuesday, January 19 at 12:00 Noon and 5:30 p.m.

circlerightarrowPreregister here

Please join us on the eve of the Presidential Inauguration for a special Service of Scripture, Prayer, and Hymns for Our Nation. All are welcome – congregation members, friends, family, and neighbors.

As St. Paul writes, “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior” (1 Timothy 2:1-3).

To ensure that St. Paul's can observe capacity limits and offer six-foot pew distancing, all attending on site will need to preregister, and wear a mask.

  • january bible study changes

    Beginning Sunday, January 24, the Sunday morning Romans Bible class will meet in the gym, allowing capacity to increase, and will be the class broadcast on KFUO. Preregistration is still required. 

    The Pastor’s Class will now be called “Next Week’s Sermon” and moves to the Lounge. The class will be led by the pastor preaching  the following weekend, with a small-setting discussion format.

    Read more on our Bible studies page


    Congregation members and current student families enjoy priority enrollment in St. Paul's Lutheran School (K-8), Early Childhood Center, and Parents' Day Out program, before spaces open to the community at large. Read more


    St. Paul’s K-8 School

    Priority enrollment: Jan. 18-22 | Community enrollment: Jan. 25


    Early Childhood Center

    Priority enrollment: Jan. 4-17 | Community enrollment: Jan. 18


    Parents' Day Out

    Priority enrollment: Jan. 4-17 | Community enrollment: Jan. 18


    Priority enrollment includes congregation members and currently-enrolled student families (plus MOPS families for PDO enrollment). 

  • blood drive: january 29

    Friday, January 29 | 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Fellowship Hall

    Choose your appointment time here

    Discover your COVID-19 antibody test status when you give blood at St. Paul's blood drive. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges to the U.S. blood supply. More than ever, your blood donation is vital to public health and will help hospitalized patients. 

  • middle school youth night: jan. 30

    Sign up here

    Flashlights, fun, fellowship, and food … our middle school youth night will have it all! “Christian Underground” — the lights-out, high-energy game of strategy played throughout the church — is back on January 30. Don’t miss this favorite youth night. Friends are welcome!

    Masks required, and please remember you must sign up in advance to attend.

  • art and song: jan. 31 concert/exhibit

    Sunday, January 31 | Art Exhibit 2:00-6:00 p.m. l Concert 4:00 p.m. 

    Read more on our Music page

    Music at St. Paul's is pleased to present Art and Song, featuring original sacred art by Kelly Schumacher, and a concert of sacred song by Erin Bode.


    St. Luke’s mobile mammography unit will be in the St. Paul’s parking lot Friday, February 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Schedule your appointment by calling 314-205-6267. View the appointment schedule here.

  • MEN'S BREAKFAST: rescheduled to Feb. 2022

    St. Paul's annual Men's Breakfast, previously planned for February 27, 2021, has been postponed due to COVID-19 measures.

    The breakfast has been rescheduled to February 26, 2022 at Greenbriar Hills Country Club with Dr. Dale Meyer as the keynote speaker.

news highlight:

special communion


NEXT DATE: Monday, February 1

First Monday of each month. Two time options: 12:00 noon or 12:30 p.m. 

If physical challenges or concerns about large crowds and COVID-19 transmission have kept you from in-person church worship or Communion, you are warmly invited to a special small-setting worship opportunity on the first Monday of each month. 

Our pastors look forward to meeting you in the west church lobby for orders of worship, with Holy Communion. Masks will be required and seating will be physically distanced. Registration is not necessary. 

Please note that this opportunity is set aside for those who are not regularly present for in-person worship at church.