St. Paul's UCC Church


Pastor: Mary Beth Mardis-LeCroy


Worship Service: 10:30 AM
Sunday School - 9:00AM

No Matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!

Admin Assistant: Michelle Ringgenberg

Moderator: Julie Mathes

Vice Moderator: Lisa Winnie

Board Secretary: Cindy Tassi


Choir Director: Jerry Wibe



Web Page: Carl Duling

Sunday Service and Scripture Readings !



Join us Sunday Nov 19, 2017
Community Cconcert at 4:00PM.!
Come to church to hear Brenna Saxton, Pastor Mary Beth
and Erich Gaukel perform.The evening will include treats
and a silent auction!!
Invite friends, neighbors, and strangers!!!
25% of proceeds will go to Greater Love.

Sunday School at 9:00AM!
We are working on music for our
Christmas Pageant, so hope you can come
-- kids and youth of all ages!
We'll break into our various age-groups
around 9:20 or 9:25AM.

Scripture: Isaiah 9:10-7
Sermon: "On the Day You Were Born"

Pledge cards can be turned in with the offering

This is a GREAT Sunday to invite friends,
family, and neighbors!!

Child care is provided after the sermon

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

Coffee & Fellowship after church every Sunday


St Paul's UCC Madrid Ia


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


The Iowa Conferences purchased a subscription to The Parish Paper


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

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Upcoming Events.
Every Wednesday - 5PM Conformation, 6PM Pastor's Forum and 7PM Choir,
talk to Jerry Wibe if you're interested
in joining choir!

Jesus Born for the Whole World… We are already starting to think about our children’s Christmas Pageant! This year, we are going to do have an international celebration of Jesus’ birth, with songs from all over the world! If you know any Christmas songs in another language, please let the pastor know!


Special Announcements

Jeans for the Madrid Home; The Madrid Home is requesting old jeans for residents who make Jean Quilts out of them. Please put donations in the basket underneath the bulletin board.

St Paul's Members & Friends Prayer List:

Joan's family, Gene M, Denny D & Family, Ruth H, Larry & Jan S & their daughter Julie, Doug & Judy N, Evelyn O, Amanda S, Bergy, Ernie & Barb B, Dean & Juanita Mc, Mildred S and St Paul's Congregation.

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

2016 Committee Meeting Schedule
Christian Education - 1st Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Board Meeting - 2nd Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Membership & Church Growth , Lay Life & Work Worship Committee - 3rd Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Finance & Mission - 7PM 3rd Monday of the Month
Diaconate - 4th Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Pastor-Parish Relations (Quarterly) - Last Sunday of the Month (after worship)
St. Paul's Newsletter - Calendar - Monthly Events

St Paul's Newsletter


Sept/Oct Calendar - PDF


Fellowship Coffee Hour after Church

Communion - 1st Sunday of the Month
Men's Group - 2nd Sunday of the Month @ 6:30PM
Youth Group - 2nd Sunday of the Month (see Youth Page for times)
Evening Circle
-2nd Thursday No meetings till Spring
Pastor's Forum - Adult Ed. - Wednesday @ 6:00PM
Choir - Wednesday @ 7:00PM (if you're interested in joining choir call Jerry @ 795-2053)
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
4th Sunday - Adult Sunday School
5th Sunday - Pastor Parish Relations


2018 Board & Committees

2017 Membership List

2017 Scripture Readers List

2017 Usher List & 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

Iowa Conference UCC Information
Iowa Conference Office
5609 Douglas Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Phone: 515-277-6369
Rich Pleva, Conference Minister
Upcoming Events with the Iowa Conference UCC
See the Web Calendar on the right side of the IC homepage

Nov 12 - Stewardship Sunday
Nov 23 and 24 - Be thankful for our many blessings - Happy Thanksgiving! Office close
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!

2016 Special Offering Calendar for 5 for 5 Churches
1) March 26 - One Great Hour of Sharing (4th Sunday of Lent)
2) June 4 - Strengthen the Church (Pentecost Sunday)
3) Oct 1 - Neighbors in Need (1st Sunday of October - World Communion)
4) Dec 17 - 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 Listening Tour
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa wants to talk with Iowans, especially those who aren't closely connected to our work. Could that be you? If you are in or near any of these communities, all gatherings are from 5:30 - 7:00 pm (it's totally fine if you need to arrive late or leave early).
Appetizers and soda are on us. Cash bar will be available in most locations.

CEDAR FALLS - Thursday, November 16 Noble Oak Restaurant, 314 Main St, Cedar Falls
DAVENPORT - Monday, November 27 Thunder Bay Grille (Cedar Room) 6511 N Brady St, Davenport
OSKALOOSA - Thursday, November 30 On the Green, 2214 S 11th St, Oskaloosa
DES MOINES - Thursday, December 7 Saints Pub & Patio (Beaverdale), 4041 Urbandale Ave, Des Moines An RSVP is encouraged but not required. Please show up if you find yourself available. 515.279.8715 or kristin@interfaithallianceiowa.org

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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