St Paul Lutheran Church-Naugart

The apostle Paul doesn't get any clearer. Athens, WI
St Paul Lutheran Church-Naugart
St Paul Lutheran Church-Naugart
St Paul Lutheran Church-Naugart
St Paul Lutheran Church-Naugart
St Paul Lutheran Church-Naugart
St Paul Lutheran Church-Naugart

Who We Are

St. Paul Lutheran Church has a rich history of communicating the unconditional and undeserved love of God, displayed in the life and death of his Son Jesus, for more than 150 years. We offer Sunday school for children, a youth group (the Strieter League) for teens, Bible class for adults, adult information class for prospective members (or those who are simply curious about what we teach and believe), and corporate worship for all. St. Paul also works with nearby churches Grace and Trinity to provide special opportunities for worship and service to the community at large.

About Us

Vibe
Traditional Liturgy, Spirit-filled, Friendly, Historic, Multigenerational

Programs
Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Adult Education, Missions, Community Service

Music
Passionate Reverent, Traditional Hymns, Organ

Denomination
Lutheran (WELS)

Size
Small

Language
English

Founded
1861

Plan Your Visit

Services

Contact

Address
11329 Berlin Ln
Athens, WI 54411

Phone
715-675-3751

Website

Directions
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Our Services

What are services like?
We follow the historic Christian liturgy, but do our best not to follow it mechanically or lifelessly. It is full of life, comfort, strength, hope, peace, and joy, and we strive to bring these out. We alternate between several liturgical orders for variety.

What is the community like?
The setting is very rural. The people are laid-back, friendly (but a little reserved), and down to earth. They love the simple joys of life. They don't wear their emotions on their sleeve, but the robust singing of familiar hymns by church members will sometimes bring you to tears.

What if I'm not a Christian?
The gospel of Jesus is for all people of every ethnicity and background. We would especially love for you to join us for worship if you are not a Christian, as long as you do not intend to disrupt our worship. We would encourage you to observe and listen without participating. Chances are the truths we celebrate and teach will not rub you the right way at first (they don't rub our own sinful nature the right way either). But you will perceive, in short time or long, that the gospel satisfies an inner need in a way that nothing else does. It gives us complete assurance of eternal life with God in heaven. If you desire to become a member at some point, we would be more than happy to talk through the necessary steps.

Leadership View all

Joel Willitz

Pastor Joel Willitz has pastored churches for over thirty years in Wisconsin, Florida, Georgia, and Michigan. He and his wife, Dawn, have seven children and ten grandchildren. Pastor and Dawn enjoy the rural Wausau life, and are here to serve your spiritual needs.

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