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  • Oktoberfest

    On Saturday, October 7th, St. Paul's is sponsoring a Cornhole Tournament as part of this year's Oktoberfest. For more information visit the school's website here.

  • Trip to Israel

    Pastor Bussman is planning on leading a trip to Israel from September 15th to the 28th in 2019. More details will be forthcoming. Please see Pastor if you may be interested in this trip.

  • Shoebox ministry

    The Ladies Aid is particicipating in a shoebox ministry for children in third world countries. Each month one or two items will be collected, then in October, the boxes will be assembled and taken to Decatur to the Methodist Disaster Warehouse. Our goal this year is to make 50 boxes. 

    The shedule is as follows:

    January - wash cloth and bar of soap

    February - comb and brush

    March - underwear (pants and t-shirts)

    May - shorts and t-shirt (for boys and girls)

    June - flip-flops

    July - donation for mailing expense (each box requires $5.00 for shipping)

    August - school supplies 

    September - small toys

    October - packing party

Sunshine Club

The Sunshine Club of St. Paul's Lutheran Church was organized in 1916 as the "Busy Martha Club" under Pastor Theo Fehlou.  Their objective was to be modern day "Marthas" and care for the altar, have flowers for beauty each Sunday and to provide a meal for any bereaved family in the church.  Prior to 1936, the name was changed to the Sunshine Club.


Through the years there have been many special projects initiated and funded by the Sunshine Club, such as:

Renovation and furnishing of the Lutheran Haus

Refurnishing the Church Parlor

Needlepointing the altar kneelers and pillows

Replacing the carpet with slate around the altar

Establishing and maintaing the gallery of Confirmation pictures

Maintaining the gallery of pictures of the Pastors in the Church Parlor


Other on-going projects include:

Gift of "Little Visits for Toddlers" for Baptisms

Sale of St. Paul's note cards

Needlepoint kneelers maintenance

Providing a meal for bereaved Sunshine Club member families

Hosting various receptions for St. Paul's Church

Projects for civic, community, nonprofit organizatins and needy families, such as gift bags for children at Pilot Light Home.


Membership in the Sunshine Club is open to all ladies of our congregation.  We meet the fourth Tuesday of each month.  Our members share being hostesses.  Dues are $25.00 per year.