Saint Paul Area Synod-wide Worship

Join in a synod-wide worship service!

The Saint Paul Area Synod invites all people from its 107 congregations to join them at a special worship service on Friday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi.

Bishop Patricia Lull will preach at this service of Holy Communion. Music will be provided by a Synod Assembly Choir under the direction of Karen Wilkerson and organist/pianist Tom Bartsch. A brief reception with refreshments and fellowship will follow with goodies sponsored by the synod’s Guatemala Committee.

Come early to visit the Mission Fair, which features two dozen displays of ministries, programs and events of a variety of affiliate organizations. Learn more about the Mission Fair.

Synod Assembly Choir

Calling all singers, choirs and friends of Saint Paul Area Synod congregations!

Individuals, choirs and friends from high school age through adult are invited to join the Synod Assembly Choir, which will sing at the synod-wide worship service on Friday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi.

Rehearsal times:

  • Sunday, May 7 – 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi
  • Friday, May 12 – 6 p.m. warm-up for the 7:00 p.m. service.

If you wish to participate, email Director Karen Wilkerson at as soon as possible with your voice part designation (soprano, alto, tenor or bass). We’re hoping for a well-balanced, enthusiastic choir of 100-150 singers!

Planned Music:
Below are links to the music. Let Karen know if you own any of these so that she orders only what is needed. You can hear by the following recordings that there will be brass in the house!