The Rev. Dr. J. Paul Board
In November, 1997, Rev. Dr. J. Paul Board came to serve at St. Paul’s. With a vision of service and mission, he has guided a genuinely dedicated congregation in a variety of ministries. There is an understated sense of service to others that has been cultivated and nurtured through his tenure at St. Paul’s.
Paul is married to Lori and they have three children, Sarah, Michael, and Eric. They live in the rectory next to the church.
Paul grew up in Texas and finished high school in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received his B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee (1989). His Master in Divinity comes from Virginia Theological Seminary (1995). His Doctor of Ministry is from the Seabury Theological Institute (Seabury-Western Seminary, 2007).Email the Rector
Click to read the rector’s message about engaging the details of the stories this Holy Week.read more
This Christmas Eve will mark the 200th anniversary of Silent Night. Written by The Rev. Joseph Mohr, Stille Nacht was sung for the first time in St. Nicholas Church in Oberndorf, Austria. This is very near Saltzburg, made famous by the story of the von Trapp Family...read more
The vestry has created a new position on the ministry staff. Jennifer Vasquez will serve as the Director of Christian Formation. This is an expansion of Jennifer’s former position as Director of Christian Education. It will now include outreach ministries. ...read more
The 2018 Youth Mission Trip was a great success! We traveled to Beattyville, Kentucky the week of June 10. We had fourteen kids and two chaperones, Lori and me. Normally the girls double up in the bunks, This was the first time we had more boys than...read more
Here is the June Update on the organ remodel. Vestry has authorized the contract for HVAC. We were anticipating $50,000 to $60,000. We brought the price down to $37,000. The original plan called for HVAC (heat, ventilation, & air conditioning) in an isolated...read more
Holy Week, 2018 Dear Friends, The Easter Triduum is a period of three days of preparation for a feast. It is the last three days of Holy Week: Maundy Thursday; Good Friday; and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday. In terms of worship, the three liturgies are really one...read more
Ash Wednesday or Valentine's Day? This year is an odd phenomenon. Ash Wednesday is the same day as Valentine's Day. Easter Sunday is also April Fools Day. Depending on your perspective, there is some remarkable irony in the calendar. You have a choice to live in...read more