St. Paul's UCC Church


Pastor: Mary Beth Mardis-LeCroy


Worship Service: 10:30 AM

Sunday School will resume in September

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

Admin Assistant: Michelle Ringgenberg

Choir Director: Jerry Wibe

Web Page: Carl Duling

Moderator: Julie Mathes

Vice Moderator: Lisa Winnie

Board Secretary: Cindy Tassi


Sunday Service and Scripture Readings !



Join us Sunday Aug 20, 2017
Speaker Jerry Scott
Lay Leader Ann Reiter

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

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

Coffee & Fellowship after church every Sunday

For pastoral care: Mike Burkhardt 515-321-4501,
For Sunday worship questions: John Roosa (sabbatical working group)
515-450-3598, camproosa1@gmail.com
or Lisa Winnie (sabbatical working group) 425-263-0504,
For administrative questions: Michelle Ringgenberg
(for bulletin changes) 515-414-9835, dmringg93@gmail.com

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
2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016


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


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@ St. Paul's UCC Madrid IA

Upcoming Events.
Aug 27 - Pastor Mary Beth is back!"Blessing of the backpacks"
Sept 2-4 - Labor Day Weekend
Sept 10 - Sunday School 2017-2018

Summer Schedule

2008 Habitat Construction Project


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:

Clark and Carolyn D, Joan L, Tim C, Marigean S, Irene W, Gene M, Denny D & Family, Ruth H, Larry & Jan S & their daughter Julie, Doug & Judy N, Evelyn O, Amanda S, Bergy, Ernie & Barb B, Jan & Arlo Y, Dean & Juanita Mc, Mildred S and St Paul's Congregation.
UCC Prayers for this week:
1. Oakland, 1st Congregational UCC, Pastor Charles Pleak 2. Olds, Olds UCC, Pastors Carl and Elaine Vass 3. Orchard, 1st Congregational UCC, Leader Jan Tjaden 4. Osage, United Church of Christ, Pastor Charles Owens
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


PDF - August Calendar


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


2017 Board & Committees

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

August 29 - BOUNDARY 8:30am registration and 9am-3:30pm program @ Urbandale UCC, 3530 70th St, Urbandale 50322 Fee: $30/person for members in good standing of Central Association. All others $50.More details on web calendar.
Sept 10 - 3pm Installation of Kenneth Briggs at Truro Congregational Christian UCC, 155 E Garfield, Truro, IA 50257.
Sept 24 - 2pm registration and 2:30 start time = Eastern Iowa Association Fall Meeting, First Congregational UCC, 255 W 10th St, Dubuque 52001. More details web calendar.
Sept 28-30 - Jazz for the Journey hosted by the Eden Seminary and First Congregational UCC in Webster Groves, MO. More details on web calendar.
Oct 1 - Special offering Neighbors in Need.
Oct 14 - BOUNDARY 9am-3:30pm program Location: Mayflower UCC, 1407 W 18th St, Sioux City 51103 Fee: Free to clergy/laity in Northwestern Association. All others $25. More details on web calendar.
Oct 20 - WISE Congregations for Mental Health Conference, Venice UCC, 620 Shamrock Blvd, Venice, FL 34293. More details coming.
Oct 28 - Central Association Fall Meeting, Congregational UCC, 308 # 2nd St N, Newton, 50208. More details web calendar.

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 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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