Ministry status

Below is a list of the status and plans for various ministries at St Paul's, as we weather the coronavirus and COVID-19. For more information directly contact ministry leaders at the email addresses listed below, or contact the Ministry Roundtable or the Church Office.

MINISTRY AREA MINISTRY MINISTRY STATUS AND PLANS/neighboring-class
Worship Weekend worship We stream one weekly worship service at 11 am Sunday on Facebook. You do not need a Facebook account to view it. SpaLutheran.org/fb 
  Wednesday Refuel devotion We stream a weekly devotion at 7 pm Wednesdays on Facebook. You do not need a Facebook account to view it. SpaLutheran.org/fb 
CCC School Christian Childhood Center Classes are suspended until further notice.  Preschools and daycares in church facilities are under different restrictions than independent operations. CCC@SpaLutheran.org 
Chapel Time with Pastor Adam is held at https://SpaLutheran.org/fb every Thursday at 11 am.
Human care Food pantry Suspended until further notice. Pantries operating in church facilities are under different restrictions than pantries operating independently.  The Saratoga EOC pantry continues to operate & to make deliveries; their website lists the status of other area pantries. 
  Hospital and Shut-In visitations Remote contacts continue but in-person visits will be done only under exceptional circumstances. Telephone Pastor Adam for arrangements. 
  Neighbor shopping assistance Ministry to assist people during the COVID-19 outbreak. Check the webpage to volunteer, of if you need help.  Neighbors@SpaLutheran.org 
Adult classes & studies Men's Breakfast Meets online Saturdays 7:30–9 am.
  Online Being Class Meets online Tuesdays at 7 pm.
  The Art of Neighboring Meets online Wednesdays at 7:45 pm, after the Weekly Refuel Devotion.
  Overcoming Anxiety during Covid-19 Meets online Tuesdays at 7 pm.
  33 AD Meets online Sundays at 10 am.
Children & Youth Chapel Time with Pastor Adam We stream a devotion for preschool & young children at https://SpaLutheran.org/fb every Thursday at 11 am.
  Children's Ministries including Sunday School, First Communion, & KICK Chapel time with Pastor Adam is held at https://SpaLutheran.org/fb every Thursday at 11 am.
Staying in touch online. ChildrensMinistry@SpaLutheran.org & KICK@SpaLutheran.org 
  Youth Ministries including Sunday School, Confirmation, & High School Staying in touch online. Youth@SpaLutheran.org 
Ministry groups Altar Guild Suspended until in-person worship resumes.
  Choir practices Suspended until further notice.
  Fellowship In-person gatherings are suspended until further notice.
  Finance & Stewardship Online giving is encouraged.
  LWML Suspended until further notice.
  Ministry Roundtable Meets online. Roundtable@SpaLutheran.org 
  Mission to Serve Mission of the Month collections continue via online giving. Direct contributions to the organizations are encouraged. Missions@SpaLutheran.org 
  New Praise practices Suspended until further notice. PastorAdam@SpaLutheran.org 
  Prayer chain and ministry Prayer Ministry continues online and by phone. Prayer@SpaLutheran.org 
  Stephen Ministry Care continues online and by phone. StephenMinistry@SpaLutheran.org 
  Technology Ministry Technology is busy online. Tech@SpaLutheran.org 
  Temples & Gardens Property Ministry Work activities are coordinated online and by phone. TemplesAndGardens@SpaLutheran.org 
  Vacation Bible School In-person work sessions have been suspended until further notice.  VBS registration, has been delayed until we can better assess the likelihood of a successful summer VBS. VBS@SpaLutheran.org 

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