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Welcome

Welcome to the St. Paul United Methodist Church website!  We’re glad you found us, and we invite you to take a few moments and explore the ministry of our unique faith community.
 
As United Methodists, we are grounded in the grace of God, which claims us and loves us as we are and empowers us to be changed into all that God intends for us to be.  We are rooted in the scriptural call to become followers of Jesus Christ.  Our mission is to be the hands and feet of Christ in our community and to invite others to experience the love of Jesus Christ.  We do this through worship, study, and through many fellowship and mission opportunities.
 
Please accept our invitation to join us on Sunday mornings for Sunday School at 10:00am and Worship Service at 11:00am. Check out the calendar on the site and join us for the various events at St. Paul UMC. Feel free to call or email with questions! We want to get to know you and hope that you will find a place to grow in your walk with God and to belong in a community of grace and love.

Mission Statement:

Serving Christ from the Church on the Corner.

Our On-going Community Missions:

  • Blessing Box - a box of food, toiletries and household supplies available for those in need, located on the corner of the churchyard on Bridge and Amaker Streets
  • Food Pantry - providing food to the Council on Aging in St. Matthews to be distributed to the elderly most in need
  • Calhoun County Snack Packs - Feeding hungry children in need with a bag of snacks delivered to the local public schools every week for the children to take home and have over the weekend.
  • Angel Tree - Providing gift-wrapped toys and clothes for children most in need in our community at Christmastime

Vision Statement:

St. Paul United Methodist Church, as a Christian community, will serve Christ by…

  1. creating an environment of hospitality where all are welcome,
  2. engaging in worship that transforms the lives of those in the church, the community, and the world,
  3. providing Christian education for all ages through teaching and sharing God’s Word,
  4. reaching out to those in need with love, compassion, and understanding,
  5. and committing to evangelism by sharing our faith and inviting others into our faith community.

Contact Us

St. Paul United Methodist Church

1808 Bridge St.
St. Matthews, South Carolina 29135
Phone 803-874-2166
Mobile 803-614-0140

Announcements

  • Food Pantry Sunday

    Next Food Pantry Sunday is February 5, 2023

    The first Sunday of each month is Food Pantry Sunday. Please bring any non-perishable food items with you to church and place in the basket at the back of the sanctuary.  We'll use this food for the Food Pantry and Blessing Box. Thank you so much! 

  • SOUPer Bowl Sunday Luncheon

    We invite everyone for a time of fellowship and warm bowls of soup after the worship service on Sunday, Feb. 12. Just bring a dessert to share if you wish!

  • Worship Helpers

    Our Service:
    Acolyte (Feb. 5):  Ellie Culclasure
    Nursey (Feb. 5):  Addie Fairey and Joseph Fairey
    February Altar Guild:  Miriam Grubbs and Rhonda Hewitt
    February Ushers:  Kent Wannamaker, Mary Lil Wannamaker, Patrick Westbury 
     
    Coming Up:
    Acolyte (Feb. 12):  Baskin Fedler
    Nursey (Feb. 12):  Gail Stabler and Betsy Elliott
    March Altar Guild:  Miriam Grubbs and Rhonda Hewitt
    March Ushers:  Will Fleming, Turner Fleming, Bert Worsencroft

  • Zumba Classes Every Thursday

    Join us every Thursday from 6-7pm in the Fellowship Hall for Zumba class with Kelly Kimmerlin - only $6 per class. Kelly also teaches Zumba at New Horizon Fitness Center in Swansea on Tuesdays from 6-7pm.

  • St. Paul Birthdays - February

    Click on the image to the right to see the birthdays!

  • Our Prayers:

    Our Prayers:  Jane Dyches, Gregg Culler, Roger Chastain, Matthew Wannamaker, Dr. Scott Sweazy, Blyth Lyons (son of Chad and Brittany Lyons), Sharon Fulk, Freda Palecek, Rock Rizer, Edward Cox, Jo Walling, Rev. Patty Mayfield, Tul Endicott, Anna Wimberly Pierce, Robin Phillips, Donna Hall

     

     

     

  • Noisy Offering

    The Next Noisy Offering is February 12

    On the second Sunday of each month, the children will collect change for the “Noisy Offering” during Children’s Moments. Please bring your spare change to church and help them raise money for special activities, crafts and treats during Sunday School.

  • Worship Service on Facebook Live

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Upcoming Events
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SUN
Food Pantry Sunday
The first Sunday of each month is Food Pantry Sunday. Please bring any non-perishable food items with you to church and place in the basket at the back of the sanctuary. We'll use this food for the Food Pantry and Blessing Box. Thank you!
FEB

08

WED
FEB

09

THU
Zumba Class with Kelly Kimmerlin
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zumba classes with Kelly Kimmerlin every Thursday from 6-7pm in the Fellowship Hall - only $6 per class.
FEB

12

SUN
Noisy Offering
On the second Sunday of each month, the children will collect change for the “Noisy Offering” during Children’s Moments. Please bring your spare change to church and help them raise money for special activities, crafts and treats during Sunday School.
Super Bowl Sunday - Soup Luncheon
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
We invite everyone for a time of fellowship and warm bowls of soup after the worship service on Sunday, Feb. 12. Just bring cornbread or a dessert to share.
FEB

15

WED
FEB

16

THU
Zumba Class with Kelly Kimmerlin
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zumba classes with Kelly Kimmerlin every Thursday from 6-7pm in the Fellowship Hall - only $6 per class.
Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday

  • Sunday School
    – 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
  • Worship Service
    – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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