St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Durham, North Carolina

​​​​​​Worship with us on Sundays at 8:30 and 11:00 am.We are currently using Setting 1 booklets from the Evangelical Lutheran Worship book. Sunday School for all ages at 9:45-10:45 am. Adults meet in the Conference Room, coffee served. Children meet for Sunday School at 9:45-10:45 am weekly downstairs, come to Genesis Hall.


​Dates for "Shipwrecked" Vacation Bible School are:

Monday - Friday, June 18-22, 2018 at 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Registration forms are available at the church or download here.


A NEW Book club has been formed. We will meet from 4:00-5:30 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month in the library. Book selection for April 19 is Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. The group will be voting on future book selections at this meeting. All are welcome.

Pancakes & Pajamas and Silent Auction -- On Saturday, April 28, from 8-10 am, the preschool will host "Pancakes & Pajamas" in Trinity Hall! We will also have a Silent Art Auction to benefit the playground. The artwork will be available for bidding in mid-April and winners will be announced at breakfast. You do not need to be present to win. The proceeds will be used to address the mud/standing water issues in the playground as well as adding additional equipment and a music area.


Urban Ministries Needs Bras! These items are rarely donated to the Urban Ministries but are items that women of all ages need. There is a chart on the bulletin board of different sizes needed. Please pick a size or two and mark down on the chart which you are buying. Please bring items by April 30!


Join us on Sunday, April 22 at 1:00 pm as Attorney Anne Page Watson will be with us in Trinity Hall to help us understand estate planning and answer questions we might have about estate planning and wills. There will be a small lunch provided (free-will offering accepted for lunch), so it would be great if you could sign up -- contact the church office if you plan to attend.

Join Duke Lutherans for a Picnic in the Park!
Sunday, April 22 at 5:30 pm
Come join us for a fun and family-friendly evening of food, fellowship, and worship as Duke Lutherans Campus Ministry celebrates another year. We will gather at the Fisher Amphitheater in Duke Gardens (located just off Flowers Drive, approx. 5o0 yards east of the fish pond. Parking is available in the Anderson Lot). Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. Please also bring a meal item to share according to first letter of last name:
A-G: vegetable, fruit, or salad
H-L: bread or dessert
M-S: main course (outdoor picnic appropriate)
T-Z: beverages
We look forward to having one and all join us as we celebrate our students and this growing ministry.
See you there! -- Ali Tranvik, Vicar, Duke Lutherans





Welcome to St. Paul's!

ELCA Lutheran Disaster Response

Lutheran Disaster


Lutheran Disaster Response brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disasters in the United States and around the world. 


Here is the link  to their webpage which offers the opportunity to make a donation, search their blog, or just get updates on ongoing situations.




In celebrating the beauty and strength created through diversity, we welcome, value, and include all of God's children regardless of race, culture, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, appearance, or citizenship.​


"Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ."      
1 Corinthians 12:12

VIDEOS at  St. Paul's Lutheran Church -- This link will take you to our VIMEO page and you may select any of the Sunday or special worship services, as well as an assortment of other videos related to St. Paul's. There is a wonderful video of our Palm Sunday service with the children processing with their palms. There are also several concerts and hymn sing-alongs on the vimeo page you can enjoy.

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St. Paul's

Worship with us on Sundays at 8:30 am and 11:00 am. We are currently using Setting 1 of the Evangelical Lutheran Worship book for both services. Holy Communion is celebrated at all services.


Sunday School is at 9:45-10:45 am each Sunday morning for all ages, child through adult from September through May. Some adult classes will occur in the summer but not regularly.

An ELCA ​Congregation!