St. Paul Lutheran Church (ELCA) has been serving the Pensacola, Florida area since 1956. We are a diverse congregation comprised of local residents, active and retired military personnel, and permanent and seasonal residents from all other parts of the country. Through a wide variety of activities and ministries for the members of our congregation, we offer many opportunities for worship, fellowship and service to our community.
The word of God is a refining fire. Jesus is the great divide in human history. He invites our undivided attention and devotion. Today, in the assembly, we are surrounded by “so great a cloud of witnesses.” In the word and in the holy communion we are invited yet again to look to Jesus, “the pioneer and perfecter of our faith.”
Read the full devotion.
September 8: Mission Sunday
We are continuing to collect items for Manna Food Pantries.
Most-needed items include:
August 31: School Supplies
Through the end of August, we will be collecting supplies for the Escambia County School District. There will be a collection box in front of the chancel on Sunday for children and families to place the donated items. Supplies will be dedicated on Sunday, September 1. Items needed include:
Big pink erasers
Wide ruled paper
Folders with pockets and prongs
Pens (Blue and Red)
Crayons (Crayola preferred)
Pull tabs, those little tabs on cans, are taken to Ronald McDonald House, where they help pay the electric bill.
Eyeglasses are donated to the Lions Club Vision project, and are refurbished, graded, and given to various organizations who help people all over the world.
Books are taken to Open Books, and the paperbacks are processed for the prison ministry, and hardbacks are sold to raise funds for this non-profit. There is a huge need for paperback books
If you are looking for an opportunity to participate in a mission at St. Paul, the Social Ministry Committee needs your enthusiasm, your ideas, and your hands. Meetings are usually the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Contact the chair, Regina Gibbons, or any committee member if you have any questions, or to share an idea.