St. Paul's Episcopal Church

To All Who Are Weary and Need Rest;

To All Who Are Lowly and Want Friendship;

To All Who Mourn and Need Comfort;

To All Who Pray and All Who Do Not, But Ought;

To All Who Sin and Need a Savior, and To Whomsoever Will Come...

The Church Opens the Door and Says in the Name of the Master...

Welcome to St. Paul's

Providing a Spiritual Home

Where We Share and Teach

God's Love

Always Expecting Miracles


The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, Bishop of Texas

2016 Vestry

Senior Warden - Miles Hall, Jr.

Junior Warden - Ray Hancock

Clerk - Bill Smith

Rebecca Rutledge      Arlene Howland     Jay Todd Cleaver

John Breitenstein    Don Marshall    Margaret Light



Sunday Services:

10:30 am - Holy Eucharist Rite II

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

1401 W. Park Ave.
Orange, Texas 77630



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What's Happening at St. Paul's


Our Lay Ministries

Altar Guild


Prayer List for Family and Friends of St. Paul's

Daughters of the King


Our Outreach Ministries

Support for Wounded Warriors

The Rainbow Room

Christmas Baskets


A Brief History of St. Paul's

St. Paul's Episcopal Church held its first services in 1863 in the home of Mr. & Mrs. Swinford where Mrs. Mary Trumble lived with her daughter Anna Trumble.  These two women were directly responsible for the start of the Episcopal Mission in Orange, Texas.  Around 1880, Mrs. Mary Trumble donated property at what is now 4th and Main Streets and with gifts of lumber from local saw mills a church was built. In 1887, St. Paul's was recognized as a mission congregation of the Diocese of Texas.

In 1920, St. Paul's became a Parish Church in the Diocese of Texas and in September of 1943, the Rev. Thomas M. W. Yerxa and members began planning for St. Paul's present structure at 13th and Park Ave.

The buildings are a concrete sign of our growth, but they do not show the true treasure of St. Paul's, our people.  From the very inception of St. Paul's, it has been the people who have made the difference. Our people are what make St. Paul's the warm caring community it is.  A welcoming community of Christ that is faithful to Him and welcoming to those around us.



The Episcopal Diocese of Texas

Website: http://www.epicenter.org


The Book of Common Prayer

Website: http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/bcp.htm


The Worship Well

Website: http://theworshipwell.org


The Lectionary Page

Website: http://www.io.com/~kellywp


Contact St. Paul's


Webmaster: webmaster@stpaulsorangetx.org

Church Office: office@stpaulsorangetx.org

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