Church Life

Whether you consider yourself a member or St Paul’s, or would like to get to know us’ but not sure we have a number of activities where you can meet with others, share interests and build friendships.

All are welcome

Rooted - St Paul's Gardening Group

What does our group do?

We are a friendly group of 3 or 4 ladies who look after the gardens around St Paul’s; that doesn’t include the lawns or any tree work.

When and where we meet?

We meet near the entrance to church most Tuesday mornings at 10am for about an hour and a half for 9 or 10 months of the year, weather permitting- we’re fair weather gardeners!  We usually finish our gardening session with a coffee and a piece of cake or cookie.

How do you join?

Anyone can join us, no prior knowledge is required and acquiring new skills happens as we work. It helps to have a pair of gardening gloves, suitable footwear and a pair of secateurs and a hand fork but we usually bring a selection of tools with us.

Contact details of group lead:  

Please contact Chris Graves via the Office

Midweek Activity Groups

At St Paul’s we have activities such as Wednesday drop-in Cafe, Dog Walking Club (dog optional), Ladies Walking Group,   Please see the video for more details.

If you are interested in joining in any of these groups, please contact the Office

 

Book Club

The Book Club is a Zoom meeting to discuss a Christian title.

Everybody is welcome. We have a free and frank discussion, pray about it and share suggestions for the next book. All this takes about an hour, twice a term, usually on a Thursday evening.

Our next meeting will be on Zoom on a date to be advised. The book has yet to be chosen.

Click here for the latest book review.

Please email Andy if you have any questions about the book club.

Loose Threads

What does our group do?

We bring whatever craft projects we are working on (knitting, crochet, quilting etc) and come together to chat, encourage each other with their works-in-progress and maybe enjoy a glass of wine or a coffee depending on the time of day.

When and where do we meet?

Loose Threads has a daytime meeting on the first Monday of every month, 10am – 12pm normally in someone’s house.  Meanwhile the evening session is from 8pm on the second Friday of each month in the sideroom of a pub along Hatfield Road.  

How do you join?

Contact our Loose Threads coordinators Jennie and Lucy for details. No regular commitment is needed, just come when you would like to.  The evening session has a Facebook Group where we share reminders about the meetings and other craft related posts.  The morning group are connected by WhatsApp.

Art Club

St Paul’s Art Group is an all-ability, sharing and relaxing group where members are encouraged to develop their own style. At the end of each term members are asked to suggest subjects they would like on the next term’s programme, but other subjects are also included to stretch our imagination. We also have occasional demonstrations and workshops.

Some of the members have a variety of skills and talents and are willing to share their ideas, while others are new to art, wanting to learn and have a go.

We meet Tuesdays 1.30 – 4pm. The charge is £1 a session. We start with a prayer or poem, with a break for tea and biscuits half way through, when we chat and look at each other’s work. We bring our own materials, but various paints, pens, pastels and paper etc. are available for new members to try before they decide what to buy for themselves. 

For any queries please contact the Office

Creation Care

St Paul’s has a Silver Eco Church award!  The Creation Care group encourage thought, discussion and action which places God’s creation at the center of what we do, why we do it and how we do it.

With COP26 approaching there are prayer points with each week’s update.

Home Groups

Home groups and activity groups play an important part in the life of St Paul’s. We’d love to connect you with a small group – currently meeting online – where you can meet people and share life. To find out how to get connected email smallgroups@stpauls-stalbans.org