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Service Missions

By addressing local, national and global needs, we do God’s work with our hands.

Serve with us through a variety of activities depending on your passions, talents, and time availability.

St. Paul's members are active in many ways to care for people in need in our local communities and beyond,

through efforts like these:

  • Ladles of Love Lunches: Free lunch is served every Wednesday 11am-12pm.

  • Ministerial Fellowship Support: We help raise funds for year-round financial assistance through

    • Community Thanksgiving dinner

    • Salvation Army bell ringing for emergency assistance

    • Local Food Pantries

  • Outreach and Fundraising Projects: Our Women's Group organizes several activities and events to meet needs ranging from local to global.

    • Ronald McDonald House meals

    • School and Personal Care Kits for Lutheran World Relief

    • Annual Spaghetti Supper

    • Church Rummage Sale

    • and more...

  • Beyond Our Walls Donations: Each month we collect for a different charity beyond our walls to support partner organizations.

    • Lutheran Social Services in Illinois

    • ELCA World Hunger and Disaster Relief

    • Cross Over Ministries for mental health

    • Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center camp in Illinois

    • FAYCO in Schram City

    • Pregnancy Resource Center in Hillsboro

    • Local Food Drive

    • Coats 4 Kids

    • Nursing Home Residents

    • Ronald McDonald House in Springfield

    • and more...

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Global Missions

In addition to new US mission starts, we walk together with more than 80 companion churches to share God's love globally.


Through our local synod we support Lutheran leader training and evangelism in Madagascar.

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World Hunger

From health clinics to microloans, water wells to animal husbandry, community meals to advocacy, our gifts provide relief, development, and advocacy for sustainable solutions.


Give for Change

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Disaster Response

Through partners on location, we use our donations for immediate relief and long-term support for rebuilding and counseling after disasters in the United States and around the world.

Give for Hope

As part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

our congregation supports shared ministries for greater impact,

including these three:

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