Like Living Stones

Happy Easter Everyone!

As we look toward Sunday, we’re continuing our Easter emphasis on joy and looking at Peter’s first letter to those fledgling, struggling and persecuted churches in Asia Minor.  We’re reading from the second chapter, verses 1-10, and we see that Peter, from the Greek word Petros, whose name basically means “Rocky,” has stones on the brain.  He develops a beautiful image, probably making light of his nickname, of us being stones too – living stones – letting God build us into his beautiful new Kingdom.  We’ll also hear Jesus’s mysterious and comforting words in John 14:1-14 about God making – building? – a place for his followers in heaven.  What does God want us to do with all these rocks?  Let’s open our hearts, our minds, and our Bibles as we worship online on Sunday!


Sunday’s Service—if you log in to your Google/YouTube account about 10-15 minutes early, you will be able to easily access the chat and fellowship through the YouTube premier page both before and during the service. Find the premier page on our YouTube channel at: 5/10/20 Online Service.  The premier page will be active from the moment the video is uploaded, so you can practice any time this weekend!

We have introductions to both our SPKidz Church and iClub lessons on our YouTube channel. After you watch the introductions to the lesson, be sure to download the packet with discussion questions and activities to do at home!

We will also have a special lesson and learning for our iClub at 10:00 on Sundays, just as we would if we were together!  You will be able to access this through Zoom, which is an online conferencing tool. Contact Kraig by email for directions on how to access this.

Check our YouTube channel for the SPKidz & iClub Video introductions: St. Paul’s YouTube

SPKidz Packet

iClub Packet


The Youth will be meeting and doing a lesson on Sunday evening at 5:30pm using the Zoom online conferencing tool. Contact Kraig by email for directions on how to access this if you are interested.


We so appreciate you keeping connected with us as we navigate these rough times for everyone. Please contact the church office by email at or by phone at 352-694-2161 if you have any questions or need any help.  While office hours are limited, someone will receive your message and get back to you as soon as possible.