About Us

St. Paul United Church of Christ has been located in Lebanon, Illinois for over 150 years.

It has a rich history of Christ-centered worship, support of local, national and international missions and ministries, and welcoming all.

We are a Region 8 church of the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ. Visit our Ministries page for additional information about specific ministries

and church organizations.

St. Paul's Sunday Worship hours are 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School for all ages is offered September - May at 9:15 a.m.


Our Staff:


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Pastor & Teacher

Pastor Wagner graduated from Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO, and has been in ministry since 1988. He has served St. Paul U.C.C., Lebanon, since 1993. He is active in the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ and the Lebanon Ministerial Council of Churches.

Pastor Wagner is passionate and compassionate and strives to serve God in every way that he has been called to do. He practices 'extravagant welcome' and is passionate about sharing the Word of God and inviting everyone to share at Christ's Table, regardless of their faith background.



Office Manager

Becky served as an office volunteer for 7 years and has served as St. Paul's Office Manager for 13 years. She is a church member and participates in a variety of church ministries, including Women's Fellowship, Hospitality Ministry, Worship Ministry and Bell Choir. She has also served as a Confirmation Class and Jr/Sr High Sunday School co-teacher for the past 14 years.

She has an Associate in Applied Science degree in Office Administration and Technology from Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, Illinois.




David has served as St. Paul's Organist since 2013.



Music Director

Nancy has served as Music Director of the St. Paul Chancel Choir and the St. Paul Ringers bell choir since 2013. She has spent 40+ years directing music, all in the United Church of Christ in churches in Marine, Highland and now Lebanon, IL. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Music Education and Performance degree. She is a charter member of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, which performs with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Nancy is a former director of The Gateway Ringers of St. Louis, an auditioned community handbell choir. She is currently a board member of the Handbell Assoc. of Greater St. Louis and has directed handbell worshops at the local, state and national leve.

St. Paul United Church of Christ

Phone: 618.537.4991

Fax: 618.537.4964

Email: stpaul-lebanon@sbcglobal.net

123 E. Dee St.

Lebanon, IL 62254

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