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Living, Sharing, & Celebrating Christ's Love in Our Community

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod 

Our Response to the Covid-19 outbreak

Worship Schedule

Continuing Until Further Notice

  • Wednesdays, in the sanctuary (church building) at 6:30p
  • Saturdays, in the sanctuary (church building) at 6p
  • Sunday mornings, in the sanctuary (church building) at 8a
  • Sunday mornings, in the sanctuary (church building) at 10:30a  (This service will also be live-streamed via Facebook Live and this website)

Those attending the services in the sanctuary (church building) are respectfully requested to wear masks and will be expected to practice social distancing. 

The Parking Lot Service season has ended. All worship services are now indoors until Spring. Thank you to everyone who participated in the parking lot service.

Holy Communion is offered at all worship services. 


Worship Bulletin for Thanksgiving Eve and Day services

Worship Bulletin for Sunday 8am

Worship Bulletin for Saturday 6pm  and Sunday 10:30am


Welcome! Thank you for visiting us!

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and School has been working in Janesville since 1863. Now at our third location, we seek to offer to our community a faithful witness to the love of Jesus for the world He redeemed, quality Christian education, and a place where service to the church, community and world can be offered. As you browse these pages, know that you are welcome to contact us, worship with us, or just enjoy the story of what God is doing in our parish. His blessings be with you all!

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Electronic Giving Options
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
St. Paul's has applied for and received notification that it has been approved for a Paycheck Protection Loan.  This government loan will provide for the salaries and benefits of our called and hourly workers for a period of two months.  If this money is only used for salaries and benefits (and it will) then the loan will become a grant and will not require being paid back.   Please note that this loan will not meet the total operating expenses for our church and school for that period.   Since the outbreak of Covid-19 our overall offerings have been $45,000 short of meeting our monthly salaries, benefits, and other operating expenses.  If our offerings increase by that $45,000 per month then St. Paul's will be on a solid financial footing for the summer.  May we please prayerfully consider responding with the same generosity that our Lord Jesus has first given to us in His death and resurrection for our eternal salvation.    .    
God's blessings!

Pastor Decker

You can continue to support St. Paul's through our electronic giving options (SimplyGiving/GivePlus).  You can set up a one time or recurring contribution. 
1. Click here or scroll down to the donate image.
2. Follow the on screen prompts

Or, from a Smartphone:
1. Download the "GivePlus Church" free app from the App Store or Google Play  

2. Set up an account.
3. Search for our church by zip code or "St Pauls Evangelical Luth"

GIVE + Text: Enter 833-261-9960 and the amount you wish to donate, then press send. Within a few minutes you'll be sent a text with a link to register. Once your registration is complete, you'll receive a text verification. For future giving, send a text to 833-261-9960 with the amount and it will process automatically. You can even text "repeat" to make it a recurring donation.


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School Hours


Kindergarten-8th Grade - 8:00am-2:40pm with virtual learning and virtual office hours continuing until 3:30pm as needed . Students may enter the building at 7:45am, and wrap around care is available through our daycare.

3 Year Old Preschool - 12:00pm-2:40pm.  There are two sessions available:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday

4 Year Old Preschool (operated through the Janesville School District P4J program) - Weekdays either 8:00am-11:00am or 12:00pm-3:00pm