stained glass window showing
Cross and Crown
Church blue
neon cross
by night
Jesus nenters Jerusalem in triumph.  painted by Pietro Lorenzetti
church view from outside
A Congregation of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
U.A.C. - Unaltered Augsburg Confession
For information About St. Paul .  For information or questions about this Web site:
This site established In the Reign of Our Lord - April 2005, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, Illinois. 
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St. Paul Lutheran Church and School 
Historic Name - New Gehlenbeck - Located in Hamel, Illinois, on Old Route 66
St. Paul Lutheran/Classical School
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Holy bWeek and Easter Services Schedule:

Palm Sunday-   7:45 a.m. Divine Service     9:00 a.m. Bible Class/Sunday School  
                    10:00 a.m. Divine Service
Holy Monday-    Divine Service -  8:20 a.m.            
Holy Tuesday-   Divine Service - 8:30 a.m.
Holy Wednesday - Divine Service - 8:20 a.m.  
Maundy Thursday-   Divine Service - 8:20 a.m., and Divine Service - 7:15 p.m.   
Good Friday-   Chief Divine Service - noon, and Tenebrae Vespers (Service of Darkness) 7:15 p.m.    
Holy Saturdays-   Great Vigil of Easter Divine Service - 8:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday - Easter Matins 6:30 a.m. 
Easter Breakfast - 7:30 a.m.
Children's Easter Egg Hunt - 8:00 a.m. , Pre-service Music for the Feast of the Resurrection 8:30 a.m.
The Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ Divine Service - 9:00 a.m.  
This Week Celebrating Palmarum - The Sixth Sunday in Lent
    Holy MondayHoly TuesdayHoly Wednesday,
    Maundy ThursdayGood Friday Chief Service,
    Good Friday Tenebrae VespersHoly Saturday,
    Sunday - Easter Matins-Sunrise, Easter Divine Service
St Paul Lutheran Church is located on the Frontage Road going North out of Hamel, Illinois.  Hamel is at the cross roads of I-55 and 140. 

Inside View
We have entered Holy Week
Schedule of Services
Jesus Enter Jerusalem by Pietro Lorenzetti
Sacrifice of Isaac by Caravaggio