Sunday Services:

 All In-Person Services Cancelled thru April 2020

(See below for more info)

Services will be conducted via Facebook LIVE

 St. Paul's United

Church of Christ

Mechanicsburg, PA


An Open and Affirming



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Souper Bowl OF CARING!  Help St. Paul’s youth turn our nation’s great day of football into a great day of caring! Next Sunday, February 2nd, following both worship services, youth will be stationed at the doors of the sanctuary to collect donations. The proceeds will go to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Use your dollars to support your team and tackle hunger!



The cold weather is here regardless if we want it or not.  Our Bazaar Kitchen Chairs: Patty Scott and Brenda Kern to the rescue with a winter quart sale of Chicken Pot Pie!!  What better way to warm you up on a cold winter’s night then a bowl of St. Paul’s Famous Chicken Pot Pie?   


Quarts can be ordered on the signup sheet on the bulletin board in the commons.  $9.00 per quart or by calling or emailing Terry in the Church Office @ 717-766-7931 or  We also need help picking chicken on Thurday, 2/13 (9 am to noon), mixing dough on Friday, 2/14 (9 am to noon) & cooking the pot pie on Saturday, 2/15 (8 am to noon.)  Please sign up to help if you can.  Your pot pie will be available for pickup in the kitchen on Saturday February 15th from noon to 1 pm or after worship services on Sunday February 17th. 

Mechanicsburg Area Churches - Community Dinner Sunday February 16th, 5 pm at Buhrig Gathering Place in Mechanicsburg.  St. Paul’s is again participating along with other area churches in providing a community dinner to the residents of Mechanicsburg.  We are signed up to provide salad and dressing.  If you would like to donate toward this by dropping off a bag of salad mixings and/or a bottle of dressing, please let Terry in the Church office know. Based on the previous dinners, they are expecting to feed 100 people again.  If you are interested in helping with the dinner (serving, greeting, clean up afterwards) please let Terry or Gene Shaner know and they will sign you up.

Daffodil Days are Back!!  Help Craig Martek raise funds for the “PA Hope Ride” benefitting the American Cancer Society and get some lovely Daffodils (or Tulips) in return!   Cost of the Flowers: Bunch of Daffodils - $10.00; Bunch of Tulips - $10.00; Mini Potted Daffodils - $15.00 or Gift of Hope (Flowers are donated to Local Hospitals) - $25.00.  Please see Craig Martek to place your orders, either by e-mail (, phone/text (717-514-6560) or seeing Craig at church/choir. Craig must place the orders by Feb. 24 (payment is due at this time – cash or check payable to American Cancer Society.)   If the weather cooperates, Craig will pick up the orders for delivery on March 23rd(or shortly thereafter.) Welcome Spring in with some lovely flowers and help a good cause at the same time!

Save the Date: Saturday February 29th 5 pm to 8 pm – Soup/Dessert Cookoff benefiting St. Paul’s on a Mission – “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.”  Following the cookoff - Trivia Night hosted by our own Pastor Allyssa along with a light supper provided by Parish Ministries. St. Paul’s Cooks - get those soup and dessert recipes ready! Watch for more details on this fun evening coming up in the February Epistle.  All Are Welcome – the more the merrier!

BROAD ST. COMMUNITY DINNER - St Paul's once again has the opportunity to participate in the Broad St Elementary School Community Dinner to be held March 5th, 2020. The Churches who are supporting this have been asked to prepare for 400 people.  St Paul's is signed up to provide Mac and Cheese (18 pounds) and cookies (8 dozen.)  If you would like to assist with making the mac & cheese (we make this in the Church Kitchen) or donate cookies for the dinner, please let Terry in the church office know. Please note due to the overwhelming amount of Gluten Free Cookies at the last dinner, they have asked the Churches not to provide these.  The Teachers are making them.  Thanks.