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

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod 

Welcome to the St. Paul's Comfort Dog Ministry Page!

St. Paul's Comfort Dog Mission Statement:

To appear soon!


About us: 

A group consisting of Tom & Cheryl Skelly, Tom & Diane Moore, Lynne Jacobson, Kathy Overly, and Ashley Ausen started meeting June 2016 brainstorming ideas on how to bring a Comfort Dog to St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School. Meetings with Pastor confirmed this a Mission St. Paul's was extremely interested in pursuing. Over a year later, our team has grown, applications have been submitted, and we are waiting "patiently" for God to bless us with a dog!

Current Status of our Comfort Dog:

A deposit has been made!! Our dog has started training! Now we wait and pray for God to continue to bless us on this journey! Check out the bulletin board in the church Narthex. One of these puppies in training may be our future comfort dog.


Comfort Team in Training

 Lutheran Church Charities Regional Gathering in Belvidere, IL



Upcoming Events

August 6th
10 am - 4 pm
Tallman Art Festival
Tallman House
Janesville, WI
Comfort Dog Ministry Team and other area Comfort Dog teams and dogs will be at the festival to meet and greet.
August 27th
12 pm - 4pm
Comfort Dog Corn Roast Fundraiser
Skelly's Farm Market
Janesville, WI
Community corn roast fundraiser to help raise funds for St. Paul's Comfort Dog.

About the Comfort Dog Ministry

History of the Ministry

Coming soon


Comfort Dog 101

Q: Why are Comfort Dogs Golden Retrievers?



Q: What is the difference between a Comfort Dog and a therapy or service dog?




Coming soon

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