Ministries

Adult Ministries

St. Paul UMC has various ways for adults to strengthen each person's discipleship through study, service, and fellowship. Bible studies are varied and offered year round with on-going Sunday School classes. Service opportunities involve church leadership, local helping agencies, and international missions. Fellowship is enjoyed through church socials, trips, and opportunities for small group times of interaction.

  • Tallant Class
    Seasoned women using Cokesbury Adult Bible Studies with a focus on relationships
  • Men's Class
    Seasoned men using Cokesbury Adult Bible Studies with a focus on history
  • Wesley Class
    A class of mature adults using Cokesbury Adult Bible Studies with a focus on Wesleyan theology
  • Cross Roads
    A fun-loving group of Christians eager to study God's word and relate to others. David C. Cook curriculum encourages individual and group participation
  • The Shepherds
    If you are thirsty for spiritual renewal, there is a downpour on the horizon! Heaven is bursting with the blessings God wants to pour down on us - - not a drizzle, but a deluge!
  • Young Adults
    A Sunday morning group for young adults (20's and 30's) to learn, share and grow in their walk with Christ using a variety of short term studies. Meets in Room 146.

Children's Ministry

Our vision for the Children’s Ministry is for us to show the children of the church and community the path for their faith journey. We want them to have a foundation of faith values and to know God loves them and they are his own. We also want to teach our children to share God's love with others through mission project opportunities.

  • Nursery
    We offer loving childcare by staff and workers trained in First Aid and CPR. Our workers have also completed Safe Sanctuary training. Child care is available during worship services and during the Sunday School hour for children 4 years and under. During their time in the nursery on Sunday mornings, the children will have a lesson time, enjoy music, and have a fun time of play.
    Childcare is also available by request for church activities.
  • Sunday School - Sunday 9:30 - 10:30 am
    We have three classes for Sunday School. We hope to see you soon!
    3 years old - Kindergarten, 1st grade - 2nd grade, 3rd grade - 5th grade
  • KFC (Kids for Christ) - Wednesday 6:15 - 7:30 pm
    Time of fun, music, and learning for children ages 4 through 5th grade. Meets in the Children’s Pod during the school year.
  • Other Children's Ministry Events
    Easter Family Picnic - Palm Sunday
    Vacation Bible School - Summer
    Fall Festival - Sunday before Halloween
    Breakfast with Santa - December

Helping Hands

The United Methodist Men of St Paul is expanding our ministries. Our motto “Doers of the Word” has inspired us to help our elderly, disabled or ill church members with general home needs. For example, yard maintenance, minor home repairs or even rotating a mattress, if needed. We understand that at times things that people would normally take care of themselves become impossible due to physical issues. We want to help. We are calling this the “Helping Hands Ministry.” If you need a little help, please let us know by contacting the church office (409-735-5546) or clicking here.

S.P.A.R.C.

The St. Paul Active Retired Christians are the adult fellowship group for seniors in our church and community. We meet the last Friday of the month at 11:00 A. M. We meet at the church and carpool if we are going out for lunch and/or an activity. Sometimes we stay at the church for our meal and fellowship. Either way, we have fellowship, food, and fun. All those 50 and older are invited.

St. Paul Preschool Program

The St. Paul Preschool Program is a 3-day preschool. Class days are Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., September-May Our program offers educational and inspirational learning for children ages 18 months to 4 years. Each class has a teacher and an assistant and has a limited number of children based on the age of the class.

Learn More about the St. Paul Preschool Program

United Methodist Men

United Methodist Men are a vital part of the ministries of St. Paul. They gather monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 pm in the Wesley Classroom (Room 170) for dinner, fellowship, a program, and meeting. (Enter through the Kitchen door)

UM Men also hold the Tally Breakfast weekly on Thursdays at 8:00 am in the Wesley Classroom. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, biscuits, and the occasional surprise. (Enter through the Kitchen door).

UM Men provide opportunities to serve the church in ministry.

Wednesday Night Spice

Join us every Wednesday night at 5:30 for a home cooked meal followed by a diversity of growth opportunities. Children are invited to join us for Kids For Christ in the Pod. Youth will have fellowship and study in the Youth area. Adults will have group Bible and topical studies. The entire family is welcome to spice up your Wednesday nights!

Young Adults

A Sunday morning group for young adults (20's and 30's) come at 9;30 am to learn, share, and grow in their walk with Christ using a variety of short term studies. Meets in Room 146.


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