God's Work. Our Hands is not just one single day at Olean. Instead, it's a way of life for us as we work together to serve our community and those in need around the world. One Sunday in September, we focus on God's Work. Our Hands. to rededicate ourselves to carrying out God's work.
On Saturday, July 15, 2023, history was made at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Olean, as the congregation officially welcomed The Rev. Dr. Evangeline Anderson-Rajkumar as Pastor. Rev. Anderson-Rajkumar is the first woman to serve as pastor at St. Paul Olean in its 166-year history.
Vacation Bible School is always full of fun and excitement. We are blessed with wonderful volunteers and some pretty amazing young people.
The community playground located on the church's property was updated and new equipment installed, thanks to a grant from the Ripley County Community Foundation's Change Ripley County Grant. The project was completed in the summer of 2022,. How to Build a Playground, Olean Style! captured how we came together to make a difference in the community. "God's Work. Our Hands." was seen in action throu
In 2021, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for our current church building.
Children are precious in His sight, and we encourage our young people to actively participate in worship.