St. Paul United Church Of Christ COVID-19 Update


St. Paul will continue 10:00 a.m. in-person Sunday Worship Services through June with worship services scheduled to be outside under the tent, weather permitting.  Although we will continue to practice social distancing outside, facemasks are no longer required and we will be singing songs as part of our worship services.   If the service moves inside due to the weather; COVID-19 protocols, including wearing a face mask and social distancing will still be required. Singing with facemasks will be allowed.   We will also continue to stream our worship services utilizing Facebook Live.  Sunday School will also continue as in-person at 10:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Outside Coffee Hour will also begin on June 6th after our worship services, weather permitting. Remember to bring your own chair.

The following meetings and events utilizing the facility will be in-person events beginning in June.  TOPS meetings will begin outside on Monday, June 14th. In case of bad weather, they will meet in the West Room.  Exercise Classes will begin outside on Wednesday, June 30. In case of bad weather, they will also meet in the West Room.  Bible Study began in-person meeting on Tuesday, June 2 outside under the tent.  Girl Scout meetings in the building are still on hold until September 2021.  Rental of the facility is still on hold.  Contact the Office at (313) 291-1221 for more information.

The Council meeting for June will be a Conference Call.   The office will be open for business beginning on June 1, 2021.  Members may come to the office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between the hours of 11:30 am and 1:00 pm.  Special arrangements can be made by calling the office at (313) 291-1221. Office staff will begin the move to a regular schedule to address the needs of the Church.  We will continue to provide updates on a regular basis as we know that the COVID pandemic is changing very rapidly. The safety of our members and staff is key in our decision regarding in-person worship services, meetings, and events.

Day-by-day our pastoral staff (Pastor Drutchas, Pastor Schalm, and Parish Nurse Kathy Williams) remain in touch with church members through Facebook, the church website, and individual telephone calls.  Please let your pastoral staff know by telephone ((313) 291-1221) or email ( with any specials needs that have arisen for yourself or your family where your church family can be helpful.  Pastor Geoff continues at his church office every day and can be reached there on the church telephone line (313) 291-1221. If no one answers the phone when you call, please leave a message and someone will return your call promptly.

Parish Nurse, Kathy Williams will begin home visits if approved by the Council on June 10th, please contact Kathy if you are interested .

Let us all continue to pray for a quick recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We will continue to update you monthly as to the status of activities at Church.