St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Durham, North Carolina

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Worship with us on Sundays at 8:30 and 11:00 am.

We are currently using Setting Three of the ELW (Evangelical Lutheran Worship) printed into booklets which are in the pews.



Martin Luther King, Jr. Worship

This service is planned for St. Paul's Durham on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Our Continuing Conversation Group is working with the Triangle Conference of the NC Synod to plan the event. Vice President of the Synod, Diana Haywood, Pastors Margaret and Wolfgang Herz-Lane are working on the planning team. A Preacher has been secured and they are working on a Mass Choir to provide lively and inspiring music. The worship service will have many special features, the details of which are still being worked out. Put this on your calendar and watch for details.


St. Paul's readers 

Everyone is invited to join in discussion of our January book selection: A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles, on Thursday, January 17, at 3:00 pm in the library.


Wednesday  Night Supper on January 16 is a Pot-Luck Soup evening!

We invite any and all to bring a crockpot of your favorite soup. No contest -- just an enjoyable evening of tasting all types of soup. We know the varied soups you all can create! We will provide bread, crackers, salad, and desserts. If you would like to donate a dessert instead of soup -- contact the Staff. We begin dinner at 6:00 pm. If you want to drop off your soup early in the day, we will be happy to stir it.


Young In Spirit -- January 17 (Thursday) at 9:30 am Morehead Planetarium

Join us for a unique experience at Morehead Planetarium. Imagine a place where time stands still, where the universal order breaks down, where the unimaginable becomes reality. It's no longer the stuff of science fiction. This planetarium show BLACK HOLES brings to life all that is fascinating and extreme in the world of black holes. We will leave church at 8:45 am. Lunch will follow at a local Chapel Hill restaurant. Please sign up on the info sheet in the reception office by January 13.



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.


The World Council of Churches Prayer Cycle

The World Council of Churches

has recommended

a prayer cycle to

get congregations

praying for the

whole world. Click on the Prayer Cycle button, then on the Prayer community we are praying for this week.

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.

This week at


St. Paul's

Worship with us on Sundays at 8:30 am and 11:00 am. We are currently using "Setting Three" from the Evangelical Lutheran Book. 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 16, 2018 through May 2019. 

An ELCA ​Congregation!