Parish Nursing

Marcia Schnorr, Parish Nurse - CLM

The parish nurse ministry is here for everyone.  The major roles are health education, personal health counseling, liaison with the community, facilitating caregiving volunteers, and integration of faith and health.  The following briefly describes some of the services that are provided.

Preborn – outreach to We Care Crisis Pregnancy Center and availability to meet with individuals who have a particular health concern during their pregnancy.

Infants – Newborn gift packets are given to each new baby with availability to meet with individuals who have a particular concern.

Children – School health program, resources available for parents upon request and those working with our children. 

Youth – resources available upon request, welcome at any of the health education classes offered, personal contacts as needed.

Adults – Caregiving classes, CPR/AED classes, suicide intervention classes, grief support group, caregivers for dementia support group, Christian caregiving Bible studies, and personal health counseling as needed, transportation to treatments, food, outreach to HOPE (domestic abuse shelter), health education displays, CareNotes, and resource library.

Older Adults – various older adult groups, nursing home visitations, outreach to senior living centers.

We are happy to plan topics of interest for any age group.  If you are interested in a class or support group, please let Marcy know and she will be happy to consider it.

Bible Study Opportunities


Men’s Bible Breakfast meets every Tuesday at 6:30a.m. @ the Sunrise Restaurant, 251 N Rochelle

WOW – Women of the Word meets the second and fourth Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the overflow room.


Women’s Bible Study meets in the Overflow Room every Wednesday morning at 9:45am.

Sunday morning

A class led by Pastor in the overflow room after our time of fellowship

Please click here to be directed to our school website.

St. Paul Lutheran School is dedicated to serving Christ by sharing the gospel with children and their families. St. Paul Lutheran School was established in the Fall of 1961 for the purpose of providing the best in Christian Education to the members of St. Paul Lutheran Church and to the community. Today, St. Paul has 165 students in Pre School through grade eight. St. Paul has an average class size of 13 students. About 50% of the students of St. Paul are member of our congregation. Another 45% are members of other area Christian churches while 5% do not belong to a church.

St. Paul is accredited by the National Lutheran School Association and has full recognition status from the Illinois State Board of Education.

Radio Ministry

St. Paul’s Sunday Worship service can be heard at 10:00am on WRHL 1060AM or 93.5FM.