African American Heritage Month

Lift Every Voice and Sing

On Feb. 5, St. Paul’s begins our observance of African American Heritage Month, and our processional hymn will be Lift Every Voice and Sing, sometimes called the “Black National Anthem.” It’s an extraordinary hymn, and […]

2022 Annual Reports

Org Chart Twister

At the January 31 Annual Meeting, we distributed an organization chart identified Vestry committees, the chairs, and the heads of ministries and subcommittees. Minutes later, we conducted elections, and some of the names have changed. […]


Unsung Heroes

Who’s your unsung hero? Which person at St. Paul’s has shown God’s love, power, and compassion to you by their own love, care, sacrifice, thoughtfulness, or kindness? This Sunday at the Annual Meeting, we’ll open […]

Forest Home Cemetery

Dying to Visit Forest Home?

Since it was established by St. Paul’s in 1850, Forest Home’s history reflects the historical changes of Milwaukee and its surrounding communities. It is the final resting place to beer barons, industrialists, mayors, governors, senators, […]


Welcome Cindy Wilmeth

As part of our continuing effort to collaborate with All Saints’ Cathedral and share resources to the benefit of both congregations, we are pleased to welcome Cindy Wilmeth, office administrator at All Saints’, who started […]

Word to the Wise

Mystery solved

People sometimes ask other people to ask me why I use so much clipart on our website. The answer may surprise you! It turns out that I don’t have very many photos of the things […]


Symbols Matter

Many thanks to Jon Rauser, Mal Soward-Gatford, and others for their generous gifts to replace our faded and stained flags. The new flags have been placed in the church, and represent us well as Americans, […]


Get Your Red On!

This Sunday, May 5 is Pentecost Day, when we celebrate the arrival of the Holy Spirit to empower the apostles and all of us for ministry. Acts 2:3 tells us that the Holy Spirit arrived […]


Call Me Maybe

Effective immediately, you can call staff directly to avoid waiting for a live or automated receptionist. The main number to St. Paul’s is unchanged: (414) 276-6277, and the old extension numbers still work if you […]


Ugh. COVID-19 again?

COVID-19 infections have increased sharply in recent weeks. The current strain is far more infectious, but thankfully, it’s also less virulent. As a precaution, we’re taking these steps starting Sunday, May 22, and continuing until […]



The Rev. Dr. Michael Cover, a faculty member at Marquette University and Nashotah House, will be covering as Celebrant and Preacher for this Sunday’s 10 a.m. Eucharist while the Interim Rector is in Louisiana helping […]


The organ is back!

Last Sunday, May 1, we offered our Eucharist and later Choral Evensong without our organ. The blowers that bring life to the pipes were not functioning, and all our best efforts changed the situation. Turns […]


Language Matters

At our April 24 Eucharist on the Second Sunday of Easter, the Interim Rector described longstanding concerns that the Good Friday lectionary risks fueling anti-Jewish sentiment. The language of John 20:19 in the Gospel reading […]

Tiffany Windows

St. Paul’s in the News

St. Paul’s is in the news again! On April 8, the Shepherd Express published Adam Levin’s story, “Tiffany Windows, Flemish Tapestries and Beautiful Bells at St. Paul’s Church,” and three days later, the Milwaukee Journal […]