Welcome to St. Paul Lutheran Church!

PO Box 726       (701) 463-2019
622 Fifth Street North       stpaul@rtc.coop
                          Garrison, ND 58540                              

We invite you to join us for worship at St. Paul Lutheran Church. We gather together as the family of God to reflect, worship, and rejuvenate. We worship at 9:45 on Sunday mornings, followed by an education hour at 11:00.



                                     Bulletin: August 24, 2014







St. Paul's is going to begin fundraising for our second year of support for the Camp of the Cross Capital Campaign as we work with the Camp to raise donations to build a multi-purpose building that includes a new kitchen and dining hall. Our church would like to raise and donate to the Camp Capital Campaign $16,500 each year for three years. We met our goal last year and we would like to meet our goal for the next two years. We are designating October as Camp Capital Campaign Month.  We will be asking for donations and again this year we are going to have a Silent Auction as a fundraiser. If you have items that you would be willing to donate to a Silent Auction, please bring them to the church by September 21st. We will begin the Silent Auction at the Fleischkuechle Supper which is September 27th. We will end the Silent Auction at 11:00 am on Sunday, October 26th. Items will be on display in the Fellowship Hall throughout October. Again, if you have items that you would be willing to donate to a Silent Auction, please bring them to the church by September 21st. Thanks for your support.

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The Friends of the Camp Committee is in need of more members. That committee works on fundraising to support Camp of the Cross. If you would be interested in helping please attend the next meeting which is tonight at 7:30 pm at church.

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Sunday School begins for the fall on Sunday, September 7th. Classes include children who are four years old by August 1st through sixth grade. Sunday School begins at 11:00 and ends at noon each Sunday. We are again studying some great Bible stories this year and we are looking forward to a rewarding year. We hope to see all of our Sunday School students on the 7th.

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The Women's Bible Study Leaders will meet this coming Friday, August 29th at 11:00. Please meet in the chapel.

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The Senior Choir begins practicing for the fall on Sunday, September 7th after worship. Please meet around 11:00 in the choir loft. Everyone is invited to sing in the choir this year.

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The LYO is serving a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, September 7th following morning worship. The meal will be spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and beverages. We will serve past noon for those people who are have children in Sunday School. Free will donations will be received and will be donated to the Central African Republic. Our goal is to raise $1,000. $1,000 provides a safe water well or $1,000 provides an education for a year for one class through the Village Education Project. Your support will be appreciated.  We hope to see you at the Spaghetti Dinner on the 8th.

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Box Tops for Education - With school starting, it's time to bring in your Box Tops for Education. Drop them in the container in the church entry. We'll get them to the right place for you. In 2013/2014 the goal was $1,500; $1,317.58 was raised. That's a lot of pieces of paper at ten cents a box top.  Since the start of the program, $13,519 has been raised. This money adds so much to the programs offered at Bob Callies Elementary. Please watch your packaging and save the box tops. It's simple, easy and painless. Bring them to church anytime throughout the year. You matter so much for the success of this program. Goal for this year is $1,000. Let's surprise the coordinator and exceed that amount!  


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All women of the church are invited to enjoy an evening of great food, fellowship and bible study at our annual WELCA Potluck on September 3, 2014 @ 5:30 pm @ St. Paul's. Please come and enjoy our time together.

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Women's Fall Retreat at Camp of the Cross is hosted by the St. Paul Women this year. It starts Tues. Sept.16 at 11:00 am & ends at 11:30am on Wed. Sept. 17. Our Keynote Speaker is Kim Wagner, a motivational humorist, from Fargo, ND. The theme is "Got Joy?". There will be a concert in Garrison at the Theatre on Tues. evening, Sept. 16 at 7:30 pm, with Kim and her two friends. Women from the retreat will be bussed into town for the concert. Please join us at the retreat to help or support us, or to just enjoy yourself. It will be an uplifting and rejuvenating time! Unable to make the retreat?... join us for the concert at the Theatre. (free will donation)  Registration forms are on the table in the church entry.

























Videos from this year's Children's Christmas Program and the Christmas Choir Festival are now up on our YouTube Page. Click the links to go to YouTube and view the videos.

2012 Children's Christmas Program

2012 Christmas Choir Festival

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St. Paul's has an online photo album at http://www.stpaulgarrison.shutterfly.com. We will periodically upload pictures of the different activities of the church. At the shutterfly site, you can view pictures, save them to your computer, or order prints to be mailed to you.


The following links provide daily devotionals.

    God Pause Daily Devotional from Luther Seminary

    Daily Devotion from the ELCA




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