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Up on the Roof

What is Up on the Roof?

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As part of the Fall Festival Celebration, Pastor Scharf and Mr. Kressin will be spending the night on the roof of the school! Here is some more information!

  • When: Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 4-6 pm
  • Where: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, 126 S Payne St, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Who: EVERYONE is invited

Up on the Roof LogoEnjoy the following as part of the Fall Festival Celebration!

  • FREE fun activities for all ages
    • Over 20 activities that include BINGO, a train ride for kids, crafts for both kids and adults, balloon animals, a race that uses plungers (SAY WHAT!?), and so … Much … MORE! Prizes are at most games.
    • A quiet spot to play a game of cards, dominos, or cribbage with some friends.
  • Bean Bag Tournament (18 years and old; $5/team)
  • A balloon launch … can you hit them on the roof!?
  • Two very special activities for which you’ll want to bring your quarters (each costs 50¢)
    • An opportunity to be entered into a drawing to have dinner or watch fireworks from special seating with Mr. Kressin and Pastor Scharf
  • A small silent auction that will include items from both the Twins and Vikings, themed baskets, baked goods, and more!

Don’t miss this fun time to celebrate and enjoy fellowship with other church and school families! Keep in mind a couple of things:

  • There will be no parking in the school parking lot from 4-6pm on Saturday
  • You will want to check in at the registration table when you arrive (the registration table will be located at the school driveway entrance on Payne Street)
  • We encourage you to have enjoy a meal at HermannFest being held at Harman Park or bring a picnic supper to eat on the school grounds
  • Join us again at 8:30 pm for the viewing of the HermannFest fireworks from the school grounds (concessions will be available for purchase)

When do they come down?

Join us back at school Sunday morning to cheer on Pastor Scharf and Mr. Kressin as they come down from the roof!

  • When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 8 am
  • Where: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, 126 S Payne St, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • What: Join us for DEVOTION and DONUTS as the come down!

Why are we doing the Up on the Roof celebration?

A Time to Build logoWe are encouraging you to consider God’s love for you and His goodness to you. Also think of the blessings God gives to and through our school. Please pray about this. We’re hopping that all our members and school families will give a special gift over and above their regular offerings and their normal campaign offerings. We encourage you to see what you can do to say, “Thank you Lord,” by helping hit the $10,000 goal BY SEPTEMBER 9th.

How can we give?

Please use the special Up on the Roof envelope or an envelope marked “Up on the Roof” and get it to the St. Paul’s Church office by mailing it, dropping it off, or putting it in the collection plate.

So what have Pastor Scharf and Mr. Kressin earned so far?

We raised over $22,000!

This means …

  • Pizza Up on the Roof at $10,000
  • Sling Shot at $9,000
  • Laptop or Tablet at $8,000
  • Lantern at $7,000
  • Chairs at $6,000
  • Snacks at $5,000
  • Umbrellas at $4,000
  • Cots at $3,000
  • Pillows at $2,000
  • Sleeping Bags at $1,000


September 9


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


St. Paul’s Lutheran School
126 S Payne St
New Ulm, MN 56073 United States


(507) 354-2326




St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

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