History

As early as 1791, Methodist circuit riders began ministering to the people of Great Cow Harbor (present-day Northport).  In 1833, the first Methodist Episcopal church building was erected at “Wood’s Corner” on Woodbine Avenue.  In 1852, a larger brick church building was completed at the church’s present location on Main Street.

As the congregation continued to grow, an even larger worship center was needed.  A new sanctuary was built in 1873, the cost of which was covered in time for the dedication.  In 1931, a large education building was completed.  Through the years, several more renovations and improvements have been carried out.

Today, the St. Paul’s congregation follows generations of Methodists by welcoming people to experience God’s grace and to grow in their knowledge and love of God through the teachings and programs of our church.  We put faith and love into action in our local church, throughout the community, and beyond.