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

An affirming and inclusive Christian community striving through worship,

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


Join Us for Service and Fellowship! 


Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost,

October 22nd, 10:30 AM, Service

The Reverend Ed Bird, Presiding


Adult Sunday School                     9:15-10:15 AM

Childcare Provided                       9:15-11:45 AM

Children's Sunday School              9:30-10:15 AM

Choral Anthem Rehearsal           10:15-10:20 AM

Worship Service                         10:30-11:40 AM

Pumpkin Decorating Party      11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Student Parking Passes are available for both the Fall Semester and for the full Academic Year. Call the Parish Office, 815-486-4888. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 AM to 2 PM.

Weekly Worship 

& Service Schedule  

We are wheel chair accessible




  9:15 A.M.  Adult Bible Study

  9:15 A.M.  Child Care Available (to 11:45 AM)

  9:30 A.M.  Children's Sunday School

10:15 A.M.  Choral Anthem Rehearsal

10:30 A.M.  The Holy Eucharist Rite II (Music)

11:30 A.M.  After Worship Fellowship

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  



September 17, 2017

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Get Directions To:
900 Normal Road
DeKalb Illinois 60115

Pumpkin Decorating Party this 
Sunday, October 22nd, 11:45 AM.
Jackie and Terry Dickow are looking for kids and adults to join in pumpkin decorating. 

We will bring some pumpkins to decorate, either carve or paint, and some cookies to decorate and eat.

We hope to see you in the Parish Hall!

Children's Christian formation classes 

Sundays at 9:30 A.M. 

We are using the “Godly Play” curriculum for children preschool to intermediate age.  This curriculum is based on Montessori teaching principals – supporting, nourishing and guiding each child’s spiritual journey. Children's Sunday School meets in the St. Timothy Center.

Thank you for supporting in spirit & funds, 
The Sondra King Memorial CROP Walk 
of DeKalb CountySunday, October 15th,
We started at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. There were 2 walks: a 5K walk and a Golden Mile walk. CROP Walk addresses hunger worldwide and in DeKalb County.


We are still taking in donations on the web: go to and look for our team: St. Paul’s Dekalb. You can join the team as walker and/or make a donation using a credit card. For more information, contact Henry Leonard, 815-758-4831 or

Pet Blessing Was wonderful and lots of fun!
A prayer service given by the Rev. Edward "Ed" Bird, and continued with an individual blessing of each pet in attendance. 
Local pet owners said they enjoyed the opportunity to have their pets blessed. Read more from the DeKalb Daily Chronicle.

Thanks to all who were able to attend and support our Annual Pet Blessing. Our next, and 10th, Annual Pet Blessing will be Sunday, October 7, 2018, 1:00 PM.

See our Pet Blessing Page for a list of donations that can be brought for the animals at TAILS. Donations throughout the year to TAILS are appreciated. 


Here are Some Pictures of Our Services &

Fellowship - Sharing in Your Community



We Welcome 

The Reverend Edward Bird!


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 serves 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.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a member of the: Episcopal Church & Worldwide Anglican Communion & Episcopal Diocese of Chicago

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