Who We Are

Welcome to

St Paul's Lutheran Church

Whoever you are and whatever your reason, we’re so excited meet you! We are men, women, plumbers, electricians, businessmen and women, students, teachers, motorcycle riders, athletes, artists, young and old. But most of all, we are a family – complete with all the quirks and fun that your own family might have – a big, imperfect family with a love for our huge perfect God!

Mission Statement

“By every possible means we bring every person in our area of influence closer to Christ.”

This we believe … “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16

  • We believe that there is one true God. He has revealed Himself to us as one Triune God made up of three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe that God created the world in six days using his almighty Word. We are not accidents of nature, but the creation of a powerful, wise and loving God who continues to be in control of this world.
  • The first man and woman sinned against God. Now all people are born as sinners, unworthy of heaven.
  • Out of love, God promised to send a Savior to rescue us from sin. God repeated that promise throughout the Old Testament and fulfilled that promise by sending Jesus.
  • Jesus is both God and Man.
  • Jesus died for all our sins and rose from the dead on Easter morning. Because of his sacrifice, we are forgiven of our sins
  • We live Christian lives to thank God for graciously giving us forgiveness and eternal life.
  • The Bible was written by the hands of men, but the Holy Spirit gave those men the words to record. This means the Bible is inspired by God and without error.
  • The Holy Spirit works through the Word of God to create and strengthen faith in Jesus Christ. The Holy Spirit strengthens faith through the Sacraments of Holy Baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
  • Someday, Jesus will come to earth to judge everyone — the living and the dead. All who believe in Jesus can have the confidence that they will live forever with him in heaven.

Questions about our core beliefs? Contact us.

“By every possible means we bring every person in our area of influence closer to Christ.”

The world around is constantly changing. That’s why our approach to ministry and our communication methods will change. Yet our message remains the same: Jesus has given us freedom from our sins. Jesus has called us to live as a family of believers loving God and loving each other. We will do everything we can to help people grow closer to Jesus and the freedom he gives.

We envision a congregation that …

  • Celebrates God’s love in worship with variety in both musical styles and teaching styles
  • Provides life-long Christian education for youth and adults
  • Connects individuals through small group life and by serving together so that no one faces the trials of this life alone
  • Cares about our community and is an active participant in community events and issues
  • Supports mission work here in the greater Milwaukee area and throughout our world
  • Trains future leaders of God’s church through our youth ministries and our Christian school system
  • Our congregation is a member of WELS
  • Read more about our doctrinal positions here
  • We subscribe to the historic confessions of the Lutheran Church found in the Book of Concord


St. Paul’s is a Christian church located in Muskego with a satellite site in Milwaukee, WI.

Fast Facts

  • Six weekly worship services
  • Traditional and contemporary services
  • Elementary school
  • Preschool
  • Early-childhood Care Center
  • 2,700 members
  • Four full-time pastors
  • A member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod WELS


We want everyone to know that because Jesus died and rose again, we have freedom from the sin and guilt taking power over our lives. Because of Jesus’ promises to us, we are free from the fear of the future.

Yet we also know that no one is perfect. Sometimes we need to be reminded of these promises of freedom supported in our faith. It’s why we gather for worship and Bible study each weekend. We know a strong faith comes from hearing God’s promises again and again.

"Seems like an active church that is breaking out of the WELS mold in order to meet the needs/desires of a new generation. The biggest draw for us is the friendliness, The Bridge, and the kids programs."

Our History

Two acres of land are sold to the mission for $100 by Jacob and Julia Tess. A small wooden church is built.

St. John’s Lutheran Church on 68th & Forest Home begins the mission for The First Protestant Church of Muskego.


The congregation’s first constitution was filed to the Town of Muskego. The name St. Paul’s German Evangelical Lutheran Church is chosen.

A schoolhouse for German religious instruction is erected.


The new brick church is dedicated. Schwalback & Sons of Milwaukee were contracted to install a “Star Tower Clock” in the steeple.

The St. Paul’s Congregation joins the the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.


English services begin to replace German services

The last German service is held.


A youth center and playground are built to accommodate a growing Sunday school.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Elementary School, held in the Youth Center, opens its doors to 58 students.


An addition is constructed for the Youth Center.

The St. Paul’s congregation votes by an overwhelming majority to build a newer, larger church.

The last services are held in the old church.


The Child Care Center is opened.

Contemporary worship services are incorporated to reach those with different tastes and styles of worship.

St. Paul’s completes a new gymnasium and seeks opportunities to make its facilities available to the community.


St. Paul’s launches it’s Bridge service held in the Trinity Gym to add another worship language.


St. Paul’s launches The Bridge MKE located in Milwaukee to add another contemporary worship site.


Upcoming Events at St. Paul's

Walking Group

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

TempleLoveFitness Bible Study

Every Thursday, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Thursday Traditional Worship

Every Thursday, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Choose a Ministry

St. Pauls

S66W14325 Janesville Rd.
Muskego, WI US 53150

Traditional Worship

Thursday | 6:30 pm
Saturday | 5:00 pm
Sunday | 8:00 and 9:30 am
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The Bridge at St. Paul's

S66W14325 Janesville Rd.
Muskego, WI US 53150

Contemporary Worship

Muskego, WI
Sunday | 10:30 am
Communion at 10:00 am
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The Bridge MKE

3203 S 76th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53219

Contemporary Worship

Milwaukee, WI
Sunday | 10:30 am
Communion at 10:00 am
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St. Paul’s Lutheran School

S66W14325 Janesville Rd.
Muskego, WI US 53150

Last Day of School May 23

Helping You Build a Stronger Christian Family
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