“Stilling our Shaken Spirits”
by Pr. Arthur Bergren

"Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as Christ forgave you."

St. Paul - Ephesians 4:32

St. Paul's Lutheran Church & School is a congregation that is centered on God's love, welcoming everyone as we grow in faith through Christian community for Christ's service.

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Worship centers us on God's love in our personal lives and our community. Each week, we join in praise and thanksgiving. No matter your background, preferred worship style, or schedule, St. Paul's welcomes everyone to join in the celebration.

Weekly Worship Times

Livestreamed School Worship - 8:35 a.m. Sunday
Livestreamed Traditional Worship - 9 a.m. Sunday
Livestreamed Modern Worship - 11 a.m. Sunday

*Both Sunday services include Holy Communion

301 1st St NW, Waverly, IA 50677 (319) 352-3850



Curricular Connections

At St. Paul’s School we are working on building a cohesive plan around diversity by setting overarching goals, concepts, and vocabulary that build on one another in each grade level. Our teachers are doing an awesome job through books, stories, and social studies in providing opportunities for our students to recognize similarities and differences as […]


Rev. Dr. Arthur C. Bergren

Johnson, Tamela

Tamela Johnson


Josie Beckstrom

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & School is located in Waverly, IA and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in the Northeastern Iowa Synod. We are a 1,300 member congregation with more than 450 people worshipping each week. St. Paul's Lutheran School educates more than 220 students preschool through sixth grade.


Welcome to St. Paul's Lutheran Church & School in Waverly, IA. Please, join us for worship, and see what we are all about. All are welcome here!

St. Paul’s Lutheran School is dedicated to providing students with a quality education in an environment where Christian faith is taught, learned, and lived.

Three Waverly groups connected to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will come together on Sunday, Sept. 8, to celebrate the ELCA’s “God’s Work, Our Hands” event by serving the community, worshipping together and enjoying fellowship. Across the country, thousands of ELCA members will be engaging in service work to make a positive change in their communities, build relationships and share God’s love.

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