St. Paul's Episcopal           All are welcome, no exceptions!


We are called to gather around the sacred story and table of Christ where all

are invited to be fed and everyone's story matters..

Join us for a Series of Occasions to Connect!

"Neither death...nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 8:38-39    


Families and Friend's of St. Paul's, I feel it is important to listen in to our Bishops, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry (Habits of Grace Series) and our own Bishop Jeff Lee


Returning to Our Churches. A Framework and a Plan Bishop Lee


6/05 Friday - Compline at 7:00 PM (Zoom)

6/06 Saturday - Parish Check In via Zoom 1:00 PM

6/07 Sunday - Liturgy of the Word and Prayer Zoom Service 10:30 AM 

        Sunday - Coffee Hour following service via Zoom 

General Weekly E Newsletters

May 27, 2020
Returning to Our Churches:
Bishop Jeff Lee shares phased 
guidelines for re-opening churches
The Rev. Barbara A. T. Wilson, 
Weekly Office Schedule
Day of rest

9 AM-Noon Available:  "Office hours" from home, pastoral calls 1 PM-4 PM. Administrative 6 PM-9 PM Diocesan Anti-racism Committee webinar

9 AM -11:30 PM  Available: "Office hours" from home, pastoral calls
Noon-1 PM  Zoom meeting with Bp. Lee and Diocesan Clergy
2 PM-4 PM  Prep for Bible Study
7 PM-8 PM  Bible Study via Zoom

9 AM-Noon Available: "Office hours" from home, pastoral calls
1 PM- 4 PM  Research and record Mindfulness Meditation for You Tube
9 AM-Noon Available: "Office Hours" from home, pastoral calls
1 PM-5 PM  Sermon Prep
7 PM Compline via Zoom

9 AM-Noon  Prep for parish "check in" 1 PM Parish "check in" via Zoom

9 AM Liturgy of the Word & Prayers with St. Paul's Congregation via Zoom
Click to Open  
Taizé Gatherings. An evening of prayer. Meditation and music. Suspended.
During the statewide Stay at Home Order, the Parish Office will be closed. We will still be checking email messages throughtout this time at

Contact Information

St. Paul's Episcopal Church 
900 Normal Road, DeKalb, Illinois 60115

Rev. Barbara A.T. Wilson, Rector

Rev. Barbara's email:
Church Office Hours: Closed due to COVID19

Parish Office Phone: (815) 756‐4888  



May 2020 Newsletter
Choral Anthems 
(Adult/Youth/Children's Choirs)
John Rutter
Joseph Martin (YouTube)
“As we learn how to adjust our lives given the reality of the coronavirus and the request to do our part to slow its spread by practicing physical distancing, I invite you to join me each week to take a moment to cultivate a ‘habits of grace.’ YouTube new video meditation will be posted on Mondays through May.” — Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.
St. Paul's Series of Occasions to Connect
The Reverend Barbara A. T. Wilson
6/01 Monday - Day of Rest
6/02 Tuesday - Book Study Group, 10:00 AM (Zoom)
6/02 Tuesday - Pastoral Care and Administrative Meetings
6/03 Wednesday - Mthr. Barbara, Clergy Meetings Bishop Lee
6/03 Wednesday - Bible Study, 7:00 PM (Zoom)
6/04 Thursday - Children's Choir Zoom Chat 5:00 PM
6/04 Thursday - Adult/Youth Choir Zoom Chat 7:00 PM
6/05 Friday - Compline, 7:00 PM, (Zoom)
6/06 Saturday - Parish Check-In Meeting, 1:00 PM (Zoom)

Grace and Peace to you all in this strange time of "sheltering at home," and being compelled for the sake of one another's health and well-being to avoid gathering for worship. We can make good use of this time by sanctifying it and offering it, and ourselves, souls and bodies, to God. Let's consider this time as a true Sabbath from our usual busy-ness a time to listen and look for God's Presence here.


A Magazine of Theological and Ethical Inquiry from Yale Divinity School

We need to address the current situation structurally. It will not be enough to address it individually. We need to be advocates for just policies that support all equitably. I am hoping that our political representatives craft legislation to support our economy that will protect jobs and not permit corporations to use tax dollars to enrich stockholders. We need to find ways to expand our health system to care for the avalanche of sick that now seems certain to come. There should not be a distinction between those who can pay and those who cannot. Care should be predicated on human need. We need to make certain that those who live on the margins have food to eat. The logistics required by each of these statements are staggering, but we have to find some ways to address these issues as a society. Read More...


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