Adult Bible Study Opportunities

Sunday Morning – Topical Bible study, led by Pastor Schmidt, weekly at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Morning – The “Growing in Christ” class, also at 9:30 a.m., provides an adult-level discussion of the Bible stories that the children are learning in Sunday school.

Monday Morning – Women’s Bible study September-June, at 9:00 am.

Wednesday Morning – Topical Bible study weekly at 10 a.m. Led by Pastor Schmidt.

Small Groups – Formed each spring for four-six weeks of topical study at the homes of hosting members.

Children’s Ministry

Nursery Care — Drop off nursery care open to children 1-5 years old. We provide a safe and loving caregiver for the 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship services. Parents may drop their children off with the caregiver, stay with their child or simply stop in to use the changing table and other nursery resources.

Sunday School — Sunday School meets every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Children age 3 through eighth grade can enjoy a time of music, bible stories, and crafts while learning about God’s character, His Word, and His contact with His people..

Vacation Bible School – VBS at St. Paul is designed to draw children into the love of Jesus Christ. All children from age 3 (potty-trained) through fifth grade are welcome. VBS meets for one week each summer, from 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Youth Ministry

Youth Sunday School – This Bible study, for grades 9-12, meets at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Youth Activities – These events are scheduled to help high school aged youth grow in their faith, to teach and encourage them to share their faith, to provide opportunities of service, and for fellowship. Examples include:

  • Game nights
  • Concerts
  • Mission trips
  • Christmas party
  • Fall Leaf Raking
  • Serving Easter breakfast or Lenten Dinners for the congregation
  • Volunteering at Vacation Bible School

Young Adults Ministry

This group of young adults caters to Christians in their twenties and thirties. The focus is on small group bible study and social outings. Christian fellowship and friendship drive the time spent together.

Women’s Ministry

Bible Study – Women’s Bible study Monday mornings, September – June, at 9 a.m.

MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers (birth – age 5) is an international organization designed to serve mothers in this season of life. Members learn to be more honest, feel more equipped, and find a sense of identity by journeying alongside one another. Meetings are from 9:00-11:00 a.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, from September to May. Childcare is provided. Contact or call 248-733-5065 for more information.

MOMSnext – This extension of MOPS is for mothers of school aged children. The two groups meet together to promote friendship, encouragement, and fellowship. Contact or call 248-733-5065 for more information

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Thursday Breakfast – This group meets at 8:15 a.m. every Thursday at the Avenue restaurant (Woodward, North of 13 Mile). All men are invited to attend for fellowship.

Men’s Saturday Breakfast – This group meets at 7:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. All men are invited to enjoy fellowship, devotions, breakfast, and topical discussions.

Annual Retreat — This getaway is held the week after Labor Day at Camp Arcadia in Arcadia, Michigan. Attending men enjoy fellowship and spiritual nourishment with other Lutheran men from around the state.

Community Involvement

We firmly believe that God’s unconditional love should inspire us to love and serve those around us. At St. Paul, we equip our members to serve, that they may reach out beyond the church walls to meet the tangible needs of our community, showing Christ’s love to our neighbors through actions.


With the help of our members, St. Paul Lutheran Church:

  • Provides a community food pantry
  • Handles all the festival recycling for Arts, Beats, and Eats
  • Hosts a Trunk or Treat on Main Street
  • Sends choirs to preform at Detroit’s Noel Night
  • Organizes a local Easter Egg Hunt with over 10,000 eggs
  • Welcomes the South Oakland Shelter for one week each Spring
  • Arranges Royal Oak’s National Day of Prayer
  • Hosts a week long Vacation Bible School well attended by the community
  • Hosts MOPS and MOMSnext to serve mothers of the community


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