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
In the light of God's unconditional love, we respect the dignity of every human being and supporting all persons whatever their race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, health status, marital status, or stage of spiritual journeying. We invite you to explore, investigate, and grow in your faith and become a part of our shared journey with God.
Summer Sunday Worship Service
9:00 am in the air conditioned Merrifield Room
Photos from Dr. Stephen Lange's Retirement Celebration
Mark Rudd is putting together a photo album for Dr. Lange and needs your help. If you have any photos you took during the service in the church or at the celebration after in the Merrifield Room, he could use them before the end of the summer. Please send them to his email address: email@example.com. Thank you.
The Music Minister Search Committee has finalized the job description for new applications for the position of Music Minister. Please check the link for those details.
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!
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:
Please submit information by noon Tuesday, in writing or e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure accuracy.
Sundays at 9 AM
(In the Merrifield Room)