St. Paul, Calgary, AB, Canada

Enhancement: St. Paul Lutheran Church in Calgary, AB, Canada, is located in one of the most diverse areas in Canada. The immediate neighborhood around St. Paul is 50 percent immigrants and includes people from India, the Philippines, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. Home Missions support will allow St. Paul to hire two part-time workers to assist the pastor in discipleship, community outreach, service/volunteer coordination, and other cross-cultural mission efforts.

Fast Facts:

  • St. Paul has members from 25 different countries.
  • In the Castlebridge community, where St. Paul is located, 63 percent of immigrants are first-generation immigrants.
  • From 2010–2020, St. Paul has welcomed 50 or so refugees. It sponsors refugees from South Sudan and partners with a Sudanese non-profit to provide parenting classes for parents of at-risk youth and outreach to South Sudanese refugees experiencing poverty and homelessness in Calgary.


Lord Jesus, we thank you for your abundant blessings over St. Paul Lutheran Church in Calgary, AB, Canada. We praise you for the seeds that have been planted through this ministry already, and eagerly anticipate the plans you have for them as they enhance their ministry with additional manpower to assist with cross-cultural ministry. Strengthen and equip Pastor Reinemann, Anna Reinemann, and Rebecca Ulmer as they lead this effort. Grant wisdom in their decision-making and help them spread Christ’s gospel in their community. Give St. Paul all the resources they need to fulfill your plans and open doors for their mission field to expand and grow. By your Spirit, motivate their members with the joy of salvation in Christ their Savior. In Jesus’ name, Amen.


Rev. Chester Reinemann, St. Paul Lutheran Church
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