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
Children & Youth Sunday School : 9:15AM
No Matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!

Admin Assistant:

Moderator: Julie Mathes

Vice Moderator: Lisa Winnie

Board Secretary: Cindy Tassi


Choir Director: Jerry Wibe

Web Page: Carl Duling


Carl's Loose-Meat Recipe

Sunday Service and Scripture Readings !

Join us this Sunday Dec 23, 2018
No children/youth Sunday School
Adult Sunday School at 9:00am. meet in the pastor's office!

Isaiah 40:27-31
Scripture Readers is Wes Mathes

Sermon: "Wait for the Lord..."

Ushers are Lisa Winnie & Diana Olsen

Join us on Monday, Dec. 24 at 9:00PM
Candlelit Christmas Eve service This beautiful service
includescarols, special music, scripture, prayers, a reflection
by the pastor, and communion.

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

December Ushers
30th Gary & Sidney Kirkpatrick

December Scripture Readers
30th Cip Garica

January Scripture Readers
6th - Mike Burkhart
13th - Arlo Young
20th - Diana Olsen
27th - Connie Duling

January Ushers
6th - Tim & Deb Latta
13th - Cip & Roxie Garacia
20th - Mike Burkhart & Sara Bullock
27th - Jerry & Swetlana Scott

January & February Calendars are
in the Newsletter section below.

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

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.
Poinsettias maybe brought to the church during this week
December 19 – 6:00PM Blue Christmas Service.. 7:00PM Choir
December 23 NO children’s/youth Sunday School, 10:30AM Worship, 11:30AM fellowship, Deacons
December 24 – 9:00PM Candle Light Christmas Eve Service w/communion - Christmas Fund
December 26
No Potluck
December 30 No children’s/youth Sunday School, 10:30AM Worship, 11:30AM fellowship, PPR Comittee , Greater Love Sunday.



St Paul's Members & Friends Prayer List:

Phyllis J, Ernie & Barb B , Dave & Rita A, Denny D & Family, Ruth H, Larry & Jan S & their daughter Julie, Doug & Judy N, Evelyn O, Amanda S, and St Paul's Congregation.

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


2018 Committee Meeting Schedule
Worship Committee - 1st Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Board Meeting - 2nd Sunday of the Month (after worship)
Membership & Church Growth , Lay Life & Work, Christian Education - 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

Deacon's Questionaire

St Paul's Newsletter (addition to the Jan calendar Jan 27th Planning Meeting)




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)
Ladies Evening Circle
-2nd Thursday - Calendar
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 - Board Officers
5th Sunday - Pastor Parish Relations


2019 Board & Committees - Budget

2018 Membership List (11/18)

2018 Scripture Readers List

2018 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

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

December 23 - Christmas Fund
December 24
- Office will be Close till January 3
December 25 - Merry Christmas

January 1 - Happy New Year
January 2 - Office is Closed
January 12 -CCAM Meeting @ Iowa Conference UCC @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 2nd Saturday (every month) at Iowa Conference Office; Contact is Laura Arnold at
January 17 - Clergy Boundary Training @ Zion UCC Burlington, IA

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!

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 23 - 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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