Welcome! And thank you for checking out our website. St. Paul's is a member of the Episcopal faith tradition. Centered in downtown Lansing at the corner of West Ottawa and Seymour Streets, directly across from the State Capitol, St. Paul's has been a presence in this community for more than 160 years. All who wish to grow their faith in a safe space are invited to join in our worship, educational programs, outreach to the community, and other activities. We are an open and affirming community; our doors are open to all, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, or social class. God's love is extended to all, and it is our hope that you can experience this love among us.
St. Paul's is a busy place with many ministries. We invite you to find a ministry that best speaks to the passion of you heart and the gifts that God has given to you, whether in music, education, Christian formation, outreach, or pastoral care. We invite you to visit us to get a sense of the place and who we are.
Our Sunday services are at 8:00AM and 10:00AM. The 8:00AM service is a spoken service, with no music, and a contemplative atmosphere. The 10:00AM service is enhanced by our adult and youth choirs, and by congregational singing. Both services follow the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. As a sacramental church, we celebrate Holy Communion (mass) at both services on Sunday.
For children and youth, Sunday School is available for all ages, and there is a staffed nursery.
Our worship life is enhanced by special services, such as the Blessing of the Animals, Children's Sabbath, Blue Christmas, St. Nicholas Sunday, Choral Evensong, and more.
Please learn more about us by browsing the links at the top of the page or using the search box to the right. For more detailed information, you can contact the office at 517-482-9454, or send an email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to your visit. God's blessing on you and yours.
The Rev. Karen C. Lewis, Rector
Save the Date for this year's Mass in the Grass
This year’s Mass in the Grass is June 14 for the 10:00 a.m. service and picnic at Granger Meadows Park in Dewitt Township. The service will be held in Pavilion #1. Hamburgers, hotdogs, baked beans, chips, lemonade, water, and tea will be provided. Please sign up to bring some type of salad (potato, pasta, fruit, etc.), vegetable, or dessert. Sign-up sheets are in the Merrifield Room.
Mission and Outreach Ministry Connections
LOAVES AND FISHES WISH LIST DRIVE
Please help individuals and families transitioning out of Loaves and Fishes Shelter to keep their new residences clean by donating brooms, dust pans, mops, dish soap, dish cloths, laundry and bar soap, and buckets. Also needed for the shelter residents are disposable razors, Chap Stick, pocket tissue packs, and feminine hygiene products. You can place your donations on or near the Needs Closet table in the church cloister. Items will be delivered to Loaves and Fishes around June 29. Thank you from all our friends at Loaves and Fishes!
HELPING HANDS DAY OF SERVICE, JUNE 27, 9:00-3:15 PM
St. Paul’s parishioners are invited to participate in this community event sponsored by Lansing Parks and Recreation Department and Lansing Area Church of the Latter Day Saints. This year’s projects, in part, include mulching at eight city playgrounds, upgrading Gier and Davis Ball fields, clearing unwanted vegetation at Grand River Park, and cleaning out rain gardens along Michigan Avenue. More information on how you can help, a complete list of projects, and information about this exciting outreach is available where you can sign up to help in the
HANNAH'S HOUSE, a vital local service and Lansing’s only shelter for women and their newborns, is in jeopardy of closing in June. They are in dire need of monetary donations!
You can send donations to: PO Box 14013, Lansing, MI 48901.
For more information their website is:
May 24th Pentecost Sunday, Wear Red!
May 31st Trinity Sunday
Graduation Sunday, May 31st
Please notify the parish office by May 18th, so we may recognize them in the June issue of the St. Paul's News and on Graduation Sunday.
Garage Sales Coming in June
Check the weekly bulletin for details.
Welcome to Nazareth!
SAVE THE DATE Vacation Bible School June 15-19. Go to Youth Formation on the St. Paul's Ministries to learn more.
Please submit information by noon Wednesday, in writing or e-mail, to office @stpaulslansing.org to insure accuracy.
You are invited to a coffee hour celebration of the music ministry of Dr. Stephen Lange on Sunday, June 21, 2015
Sundays at 8 & 10 AM
(Church School at 9:45)
Tuesdays at Noon
218 West Ottawa
Lansing, MI 48933
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