St. Paul's Episcopal Church

All are welcome, no exceptions! 

Join us for the Sixth 
Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, June 26, 2016 
One Service at 10:30 AM
Adult Sunday School 9:15-10:15 AM  
Childcare Provided - 10:15-11:45 AM 
   Blessing of the Thrive Garden!

Please feel free to do some gardening anytime! 
Next Group Gardening, Tuesday, June 28, 6:30-7:30 PM
June 26, 2016

Sunday Readings for Sunday, June 26, 2016  Online at the Revised Common Lectionary




Weekly Worship & Service Schedule  

We are wheel chair accessible




  9:15 A.M.    Children's Sunday School (resumes in Sept.)

  9:15 A.M.    Adult Bible Study

10:15 A.M.    Child Care Available through 11:45 A.M.

10:30 A.M.    The Holy Eucharist Rite II (Music)

11:30 A.M.    After Worship Fellowship

Third Wednesdays of the Month

9:30 A.M.    Holy Communion and Healing Service

The Sanctuary will be open for prayer and contemplation in the daytime when the parish office is open - Monday-Thursday, 9AM-2PM

All are welcome to join us on the Third Wednesday of every month for a quiet service of Holy Communion with healing prayers.

The service never lasts longer than 30 minutes. We meet in the Chapel in the Parish Hall. Enter through the Kitchen Door or the North Doors. Next service is Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  

Contact Information

St. Paul's Episcopal Church 
900 Normal Road, DeKalb, Illinois 60115 
Office: (815) 756‐4888  Fax: (815) 758‐6140 

Rev. Stacy Walker, Rector 



Rev. Stacy Walker

Sermons Page

June 19, 2016

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900 Normal Road
DeKalb Illinois 60115

The Thrive Gardens Will be Growing Again This Year!

The Garden is planted! Come help at Garden Nights on Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM. The first Market will be July 16th, 2016.

The Adult Bible Study group meets on Sundays at 9:15 AM in the Conference Room.

We have begun a new study for the summer, one in response to a book on the Ten Commandments by the very insightful writer, Sister Joan Chittister. We are undertaking the effort the book suggests to understand the commandments and apply them to our lives and world now.

All are welcomed to participate in the Sunday discussions even if you have not read the designated reading for the week. Please join us!

Let Us Put Our Prayer Into Practice: A Letter from Bishop Lee

June 13, 2016

From the Bishop of Chicago
To Members and Friends of the Diocese of Chicago

Dear Friends,

The unspeakable violence in Orlando reminds us of the dangerous society we live in. It reminds us in particular that the experience and awareness of such danger is experienced by some groups of people more than others. The threat of hate-fueled violence, even murderous rage is a daily reality for too many people.

This was an attack on the LGBT community. It has been said by some to be an attack on our common humanity. From the perspective of my own Christian faith, I want to suggest that it was an attack on Christ himself. Every act of violent hatred is an assault on Jesus Christ who is present in every victim. I do not know how else to understand the mystery of the cross. Murder is simply blasphemy, an attempt to obliterate the image of God in which we are all made.

I ask you to continue to pray for all who died in the nightclub in Orlando. Please pray for their families and friends who mourn. Pray that outrage and grief will not be turned toward hatred of anyone else. And let us put our prayer into practice. Let us continue to work for sensible regulation of the sale of automatic weapons. Let us work for the dignity of all God’s children, gay, straight, bisexual and transgender. Let us put our trust in the cross of Christ - death is not the final word.



In DeKalb, an Interfaith Gathering is being planned for Wednesday, June 29th at 7PM to be held at First Lutheran Church, 324 N. 3rd Street in DeKalb.  
St. Paul's Children's Choir- Liturgical Dance, Drama & Singing 
On All Saints Sunday "I Am (We Are) The Church" 11/02/2014


Here are Some Pictures of Our Services &

Fellowship - Sharing in Your Community


St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a member of the: Episcopal Church & Worldwide Anglican Communion & Episcopal Diocese of Chicago