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 Oct 22, 2017
The New Conference Minister Rev. Brigit Stevens
will be preaching and lead worship alongside
Pastor Mary Beth and after worship, Brigit will lead
an exciting and informative workshop on healthy
and helpful evaluation of church ministries.

Pledge cards are being mailed out and we will
have a Sewardship Sunday on Oct 29th and
collect the cards.

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


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


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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!

St. Paul’s Annual Meeting, October 29 after worship. We will elect committees, receive and vote on the 2018 budget, and share important information. It won’t be the same without you, so hope you can come!

November Update - St. Paul’s is not hosting Harvest Home this year but we ARE going to do a fundraising concert! Come to church to hear Brenna Saxton and Pastor Mary Beth sing on Sunday, November 19 at 4:00PM. The evening will include treats and a silent auction!! Invite friends, neighbors, and strangers!!!
A working group is forming to help make the 5th annual community concert the most successful one yet. We will discuss and organize the silent auction, advertising, concert details and determine where the 25% of proceeds will go. A signup sheet is on the bulletin. Our first meeting will be sometime during the week of the 22nd.

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:

Pastor Jenny, Jack T, Joan L, Jan & Arlo Y, Jerry W for his brother ,Clark and Carolyn D, , 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, Dean & Juanita Mc, Mildred S and St Paul's Congregation.
UCC Prayers for this week:1. Urbandale, Urbandale UCC, Pastor David Sickelka 2. Walnut, Peace UCC, Pastor Steven Lewis 3. Waterloo, 1st Congregational, Pastor Timothy Ensworth 4. Waukon, Salem UCC, Pastor Susan Klimstra
5. People in Las Vegas and the hurricane areas.

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


September 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


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

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.
Nov 4 - Money and Ministry Day in Minneapolis
Nov 10 - One Faithful Journey Ended and Another Begun A Thanksgiving Celebration for Iowa Conference Minister Rich Pleva- Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel 401 Locust Street, Des Moines Social Hour 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Thanksgivings 7:30 p.m. Music by the Saturday Night Band $25.00 per person RSVP by November 1 to jo@ucciaconf.org or 515.277.6369
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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