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 • St Anthony Park 4th of July Parade
 • Boy Scout Troop 17
 • Christmas Caroling
 • Community Lending Library
 • Keystone Community Services
 • St Anthony Park Co-Op Preschool
 • The Schubert Club - Music In The Park Series

St Anthony Park 4th of July Parade

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Boy Scout Troop 17

Troop 17 is for boys ages 11 to 18. It meets on Mondays at 7:00 PM in the church’s downstairs dining hall. The Troop was founded in 1916 and has deep ties to the congregation, doing numerous service projects throughout the years.

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Boy Scout Troop 17 and North Star Council take a welcoming stance toward gay scouts and leaders.

North Star Council Statement of Inclusiveness

July 18, 2012 Star Tribune Despite National Policy Banning Gays, the Largest Boy Scout Group in Minnesota Will Stay Inclusive

Christmas Caroling

SAPUCCers go Christmas caroling, singing to home-bound members as well as to residents at the St. Anthony Park Nursing Home.

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Community Lending Library

At SAPUCC we have folks that enjoy reading and talking about what they have read. In the Fellowship Hall on the south-east corner there are books that can be signed out and taken home. There are large post-it notes in the covers to allow for written ideas from each person that has read the book. We encourage growth and learning at our own pace. This is a great option for a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction, current events and learning for anyone that is interested. Happy Reading!

Keystone Community Services

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St. Anthony Park UCC is in partnership with Keystone Community Services. Headquartered in St. Paul's Merriam Park neighborhood, Keystone provides crisis assistance to people in need of rent and deposit assistance, household utilities, and car repairs. They also have 3 local food shelves that serve thousands of people every year. Keystone provides these services to residents of a particular service area in Ramsey County. The Keystone staff determines whether a person in need is eligible to receive services through their agency. St. Anthony Park supports Keystone financially and makes referrals to them.

St Anthony Park Co-Op Preschool


On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during the regular school year, the pre-school is in session in the classrooms on the church’s lower level. The Co-Op Preschool serves children ages 3 to 5. For more information, visit their blog:

The Schubert Club - Music In The Park Series


Each season, Music in the Park Series presents a series of chamber music concerts at the acoustically and architecturally superb Saint Anthony Park United Church of Christ, "home" to the series since 1979. This intimate setting makes possible a connection between performers and audiences that cannot be duplicated in larger halls and offers listeners a rare opportunity to enjoy one of the richest and most varied forms of musical literature. Through imaginative and varied programming, traditional chamber music, jazz, new compositions, and popular music are all available in a context which links rather than separates them. It is this special quality about the series that draws composers, performers, and audience members alike to the Church.

For decades, Music in the Park Series and The Schubert Club collaborated on artistic projects. In July 2010 the organizations merged to become one. Music in the Park Series is now part of The Schubert Club and continues to flourish under the auspices of The Schubert Club and the care of Julie Himmelstrup as Artistic Director of the Series. Visit for more information.

This page last modified on June 26, 2019