Established in 1846, St. Paul’s is Cleveland Heights is today one of the largest congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio. As the church home of approximately 1,700 members, St. Paul’s is a dynamic, diverse and open community of people who come together to seek and know God; care for one another; and serve others, locally and around the world.
As Episcopalians, we are Christians worship together according to Anglican Episcopal practices, cherishing both traditional and innovative styles of worship.
Our parish welcomes everyone, whether you are a life-long Episcopalian, come from another faith, are seeking a new spiritual home or are just curious about us.
St. Paul’s is a vital resource in the local community. We actively collaborate with other faith-based organizations across the region on social justice issues. We offer our beautiful facilities for use by a wide range of community-based groups. We are engaged as volunteers, locally and around the world, to provide hands-on service and support to people in need.
Our mission is to provide a spiritual home for all to seek, serve, and love God together. We fulfill this mission by celebrating in vibrant worship and joyful music; engaging our hearts and minds in thoughtful, relevant education; caring for each other within our parish; reaching out through service to others locally and globally; and using our gifts to support the ministries of St. Paul’s.
In Episcopal parishes, in addition to the Rector, the vestry is our governing body of the parish. Made up of members representing the congregation, they're responsibilities include managing resources and finances, ensuring effective organization and planning, property, and selection of the rector.Read More »
Inspired by a desire to seek and serve God in innovative ways, 45 families established St. Paul’s Church of the City of Cleveland in 1846.Read More »
The Episcopal Church is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and traces its heritage to the beginnings of Christianity.Read More »