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love and service to welcome all people just as God created you.


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Sunday, December 17, 2017,10:30 AM


Childcare Provided 9:15-11:45 AM

No Children's Sunday School this week    

The Reverend Ed Bird, Presiding


 We are wheel chair accessible

 8:00 A.M.    The Holy Eucharist Service
                   Spoken Service Rite I
                   2nd and 4th Sundays
 9:15 A.M.    Childcare until 11:45 A.M
 9:15 A.M.    Adult Sunday School
 9:30 A.M.    Children's Sunday School    
10:15 A.M.   Choir Practice
10:30 A.M.   The Holy Eucharist Service
                   With Music Rite II
11:30 A.M.   Coffee and Fellowship
Sunday Readings Online for 

Contact Information

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

Rev. Ed Bird, Interim Rector

Rev. Ed's Email:
Church Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 AM-2 PM

Parish Office Phone: (815) 756‐4888  



December 10, 2017

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900 Normal Road
DeKalb Illinois 60115


We Welcome The Reverend 

Edward Bird and Beth Lee!


St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb is happy to announce that The Rev. Ed Bird is here now to serve as Interim Rector. 

Father Ed most recently served in Chicago at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and St. Leonard’s Ministries.  He also served as a director at Summer in the City, a camp for urban youth run through St. James Cathedral in Chicago. Father Ed and his wife Beth have relocated to DeKalb.

Advent IV Morning Service
Sunday, December 24, 10:30 AM 
The Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Advent is a time for 
Hope, Peace, Joy, Love!

The Fourth Sunday of Advent will be celebrated 12/24 at the 10:30 AM service. 

Coffee and fellowship after the service in the Parish Hall.

(No 8:00 AM service on December 24th)
Christmas Eve Service
Sunday, December 24, 6:00 PM
With Rev. Ed Bird, Presiding, assisted by the St. Paul's Adult/Youth and Children's Choirs, with Kathleen Johnson-Organist, Hannah Buckle-Pianist, and Lorraine Langer-Director of Music, this will be a wonderfully festive liturgy to help and inspire you in greeting the Christ Child, Jesus!

The choirs will perform special music beginning at 6:00 PM. Among many favorites are "For Unto Us A Child is Born" G.F. Händel and "The Angels Carol" John Rutter, along with the children's shared artistic gifts in song such as "Do You Hear What I Hear" Noël Regney/Gloria Shayne Baker and "Go Tell it on the Mountain".

Everyone gets to join in on a few congregational favorites such as "O come, all ye faithful", "The First Nowell", "Joy to the World" and others, all before and during a festive service in celebration of ChristmasA cookie reception follows in the Sanctuary.
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a member of the: Episcopal Church & Worldwide Anglican Communion & Episcopal Diocese of Chicago See the Latest Diocesan Newsletter Here