St. Paul's UCC Church

Pastor: Mary Beth Mardis-LeCroy


Worship Service: 10:30 AM
(worship includes child care after the children's sermon)

Adult Sunday School: 9:00AM-Office
Kids/Youth Classes resume in September
No Matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!

Moderator: Lisa Winnie

Vice Moderator: Jerry Scott

Board Secretary: Cindy Tassi


Choir Director: Cindy Tassi

Web Page: Carl Duling



1/27/19 - Seeds of Vision
2/3/19 - Praying
2/10/19 - Specks and Logs
3/10/19 - i give up - Hold me
3/17/19 - It Takes a Village
3/24/19 - Weddings and the Kingdom of Heaven”
3/31/19 - "In the economy of God"
4/7/19 - NA/guest speaker
4/14/19 - Palm Sunday
4/21/19 - Easter
4/28/19 - NA/guest speaker
5/5/19 - Jesus out of Context
5/12/19 - Holy Teaching
5/19/19 - Graduation
5/26/19 -


'Into the Mystic' is the Rev. John C. Dorhauer's (United Church of Christ General Minister and President) weekly podcast is creating these weekly messages so that "the art and practice of spiritual reflection is modeled as a priority and not just a part time avocation."
Sunday Service and Scripture Readings !

Join us this Sunday ...May 26, 2019

Reading of Scripture: Connie D

Sermon: "TBA…"

Ushers:Jim & Becky J

We hope to email & post the weekly sermon

All are welcome!! St Paul's is Handicapped Accessible!


June Scripture Readers
2nd - Janet E
9th - Dave A
16th - Ann R
23rd - W C Member
30th - Diana O

June Ushers/Greeters
2nd - Sue B & Linda B
9th - Roland E & Deb S
16th - Ann R & Sue L
23rd - Robin & Alex B
30th - Dave & Rita A

July Scripture Readers
7th - John R
14th - Arlo Y
21st - Roland E
28th - Linda C
July Ushers/Greeters
7th - Arlo Y & Willard L
14th - Dave & Dede N
21st - Don & Linda C
28th - Judy N & Juneal D

St Paul's UCC Madrid Ia


Life DID come with an instruction manual.
It's called the Bible!


St. Paul's United Church of Christ
is a member congregation
of the
Iowa Conference of the
United Church of Christ

In 1957 the Congregational Christian Church and the Evangelical and Reformed Church united to form a new denominatin, the United Church of Christ. This union brought together the oldest denomination entirely born in the United States, the Congregational Christian Church and a denomination that, while uniquely American in spirit, also had solid roots in old Europe. The United Church of Christ celebrated it's 50th birthday in 2007.


We are a OCWM 5 for 5 church !

St Paul's is a member church of
Madrid Home Communities

Don't forget the
SHARE Program

Music Videos

Child care is provided after the sermon

Coffee & Fellowship after church every Sunday!

St. Paul's Bulletin Board
to our website & join us on Facebook
@ St. Paul's UCC Madrid IA

Upcoming Events.


May 22 We 6:00PM Pastor's Forum
May 26 Su Adult, 9:15am, 10:30am Worship, Coffee & Fellowship,(after church) - Diaconate Meeting (after church) 2:00PM - Madrid Graduation
May 27 Mo Memorial Day 6:30PM NO Grief Share
May 29 We 6:00 pm POTLUCK

June 1 Sa - Cribbage in Woodward
June 2 Su - 9:00am Adult Sunday school, 10:30am Worship/ w Communion - Coffee & Fellowship (after church) NO Child Care during church till Sept 3
June 3 Mo - 6:30PM – Grief Share
June 5 We - No Pastor’s Forum
June 8 Sa - Cribbage @ The SAM Center - “Celebration of Life” for Don Carlson 11AM @ Edgewood Park
June 9 Su - 9:00am Adult Sunday school, 10:30am Worship - Coffee & Fellowship (after church) Board Meeting/August11 - NO Child Care during church till Sept
June 10 Mo - 6:30PM – Grief Share
June 12
We - No Pastor’s Forum
June 13 Th - Evening Circle (2nd Thursday)
June 16 - Su 9:00am Adult Sunday school, 10:30am Worship, Coffee & Fellowship - Worship Committee (before church), Membership & Church Growth (after church), PPR (Moved to 5th Sunday) - NO Child Care during church till Sept 17
June 17 Mo 6:30PM – Grief Share …… 7PM Finance and Mission Meeting (3rd Mon)
June 19 We No Pastor’s Forum
June 23 Su - Adult, 9:00am, 10:30am Worship, Coffee & Fellowship,(after church) - Diaconate Meeting (after church) 1:08PM I-Cubs Games - NO Child Care during church till Sept 24
June 24 Mo - 6:30PM – Grief Share
June 26 We - 6:00 pm POTLUCK,
June 30 Su - 9:00am Adult Sunday school, 10:30am Worship, Coffee & Fellowship, PPR (after church)

St Paul's Members & Friends Prayer List:

We Pray..... for the cure for Diabetes & Cancers, GriefShare group, Debbie S. and Roland E. Dualla & Tim C and family , Willard L, Mike & Cindy T & family, Karen & Fred E, Sue B & Dan Boone family, Dorothy H, Jan & Larry S. and, their daughter Julie, Denny & Juneal D, Amanda S, Judy & Doug N, Barb & Ernie B, Phyllis J, Ruth H, Dave & Rita Aand St Paul's Congregation.Gracious God, surround us. Strengthen us. Sustain us. We need you. Amen.!

We are sad to pass along news of the deaths of two people important to ministries in our area. Please attend memorial services, send cards and notes of support and pray for grieving families.

Rev. Don Yungclas, died on April 15, 2019. He served churches in Washington State, Iowa, Nebraska, and Illinois. He served the wider United Church of Christ as Associate Conference Minister for the Kansas/Oklahoma conference and Interim Conference Minister in Iowa, South Dakota, Michigan, North Dakota, Missouri, Ohio, Pacific Northwest, and was assistant to the conference minister of Hawaii after the 1992 Hurricane Iniki on Kauai.
Memorial Service Saturday, June 1, 2019, 2 p.m. CT Carman Center at Mayflower Homes 616 Broad Street, Grinnell, Iowa 50112

If you would like to be added to our Prayer List please email Web Designer & to the Church.


2019 Committee Meeting Schedule - Chairs

Board Meeting - Quarterly - Feb, May, Aug & November (after worship)
Worship Committee - 3rd Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Christian Education
- 3rd Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Membership/Church Growth - 3rd Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Pastor-Parish Relations - 3rd Sunday or 5th Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Finance & Mission - 7PM 3rd Monday of the Month
Diaconate - 4th Sunday of the Month (after worship)

Trustees & Lay Life & Work called as needed

St. Paul's Newsletter - Calendar - Monthly Events

Deacon's Questionaire

St Paul's Newsletter


Fellowship Coffee Hour after Church

Communion - 1st Sunday of the Month
Men's Group - 2nd Sunday of the Month @ 6:30PM
Youth Group - see Youth Page for times
Ladies Evening Circle
-2nd Thursday
Pastor's Forum - Adult Ed. - Wednesday @ 6:00PM
Choir - Wednesday @ 7:00PM (if you're interested in joining choir call Cindy @ 795-2159
All Church Potluck - 6:00PM - Last Wednesday of the Month
Great Love Ministry Food Item Sunday - 4th Sunday of the Month

Coffee Schedule:
1st Sunday - Volunteer's
2nd Sunday - Evening Circle
3rd Sunday - Worship Committee
4th Sunday - Board Officers

5th Sunday - Pastor Parish Relations Committee

2019 Board & Committees - Chairs

2019 Membership List (1/19)

2019 Scripture Readers/Ushers List

Usher Duties

Memorial Candle Information

Old Constitution & ByLaws (Amended 11/20/16 changes in Red)
New Constitution & ByLaws (Amended 11/20/16)

Church Usage Guidelines

Request for Payment Form

FB....Join us on Facebook - Group - St. Paul's UCC Madrid IA
Iowa Conference & UCC Websites

Iowa Conference

Iowa Conference of the United Church of Christ


United Church of Christ

Tri-Conference UCC Information (Iowa -Nebraska-South Dakota)

Current Website Information

Iowa Conference Office
5609 Douglas Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Phone: 515-277-6369
Rich Pleva, Conference Minister

Sioux Falls Office
3500 S Phillips Ave, Ste100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
515.277.6369 605.338.8738

Upcoming Events with the Tri-Conference UCC
See the Web Calendar on the right side of the IC homepage

June 14-16 - Tri-Conference Joint Meeting @ Omaha, NE

SMILE FOR JESUS...Please take some pictures and send them to us in .jpg format. We want to tell your story on our website picture scroll. Be sure to have anyone in picture(s) sign-off on picture releases.

...Remember to visit the web calendar on our homepage. ALSO REMEMBER, we have Continuing Education opportunities on our website all year round.Visit here to learn more!

2019 Special Offering Calendar for 5 for 5 Churches
1) March 31 - One Great Hour of Sharing (4th Sunday of Lent)
2) June 9 - Strengthen the Church (Pentecost Sunday)
3) Oct 6 - Neighbors in Need (1st Sunday of October - World Communion)
4) Dec 24 - Christmas Fund (St Paul's tradionally gives on Christmas Eve)
These are the words that Annual Meeting delegates wrote on red ribbons to express their dreams and visions for the Iowa Conference!


The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace! - Numbers 6:24-26

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