By now almost every member of our St. Paul’s church family has watched a worship service or a communion service, my daily devotional PD@930, or even our “One-Room Sunday School Classroom” on their computer, smartphone or television set. St. Paul’s is broadcasting live literally seven days a week! It is so important for everyone to…

Update August 2020: Thanks to everyone who has donated, we raised the entire $2,500 and sent it to Liberia. Thank you all! One way of showing the world that we aren’t about our building, but rather we live as people who love our neighbors, was in our feeding of the ICU staff at Inspira in…

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Dear Church Family and Friends, I pray and hope that your faith is an essential element in the person who you are….

Feeding Inspira ICU Staff… Pastor Dave has gotten to know the staff at Inspira ICU pretty well. He’s the one they call when someone is critically ill or dying and requests a pastor. He has spent many a night in the ICU, comforting and praying with family members as their loved one goes home. So…

”You are the soul, enchanted with its wings, The single voice that raises up the dead To shake the pride of angels. I have said.” These words are from Stephen Vincent Benet’s poem DIFFERENCE. This poem always comes to my mind before Memorial Day Weekend. In my “31 years” I have often been struck by…

You who live in the shelter of the most high, who abide in the shadow of the Almighty, will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust. –Psalm 91:1-2 (NRSV) As each of us shelters in place to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we…

With the situation in our country, many people have gotten laid off. The need for food has exploded, and our food pantry is responding. Our Food Pantry is still open on the second Wednesday of each month for people to come get food. Social distancing is in place so there is limited contact between people…

Thanks to our incredible Sunday School Superintendent Elaine Luoma, our children have still had Sunday School every week during this pandemic. Elaine was quick to set up a ZOOM One-Room Sunday School for the kids, and she has been teaching a lesson every week that all the kids have enjoyed. About a dozen families are…

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER program was shown Thursday, May 7 at noon on ZOOM. Click on the video below to watch. The actual service begins about 5 minutes into the video. ABOUT NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER The West Deptford Area’s community gathering for the 2020 National Day of Prayer was hosted online by St. Paul’s…

The truth is St. Paul’s was ahead of the game before the pandemic hit. We were already streaming our worship service to the world and one of our Bible Studies has a regular member who has never set foot in the State of New Jersey in her entire lifetime. St. Paul’s has stepped right up…

Jesus told them a parable, “Look at the fig tree and all the trees. When they sprout leaves, you can see for yourselves and know that summer is near.” Luke 21:29 My Dear Church, We are in this time of isolation and Holy Week once again is upon us! God is still with us; Jesus…

Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m., Bishop Schol and leaders of our church in New Jersey are going to lead an online Prayer Service. Pastor Dave is asking each of you to give up 20 minutes of your time to watch it or listen to it. You can participate in the following ways: GNJ You…

Monday, March 16, 2020 “The Lord God is in your midst. He will create calm with His love!” Zephaniah 3:17 That verse from the prophet Zephaniah is one of many verses of Scripture that I have highlighted and underlined through the years. Perhaps it was prophetic that as I opened my Bible this morning I…

YES, our youth group has continued to meet in spite of social distancing. They gathered together on ZOOM on the first Sunday evening in April and it went great! Once things go back to normal… These young people are gathering on the first Sunday of EVERY month from 5 p.m.  until 6:30 p.m. for FUN,…

Another new hire from the Staff-Parish Relations Committee is Jeremy Slickerman as our new custodian. He began taking care of our building in February of 2020. Jeremy is a graduate of West Deptford High School. He previously worked in landscaping/ tree care and in customer service for Walmart and Wawa. He is also a gamer…

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