Evangel United Methodist Church
606 E. Poplar Street, Beecher City, IL 62414
Sunday Worship - 9:00am   Sunday School - 10:00am

Our Pastor: Paul Bauer

Paul Bauer has been pastor at Evangel Church in Beecher City and the Shumway United Methodist Church since 2004. He wholeheartedly believes that personal faith and changing the world are two sides of the same coin, and devotes himself to changing the world where he lives.

More than just a local pastor, Paul is a firefighter and Emergency Medical Responder for the Tri-County Fire Department, and serves as Fire Division Chaplain and Police Chaplain for the City of Effingham. He also serves the church at large through the District Committee on Ministry and Board of Church Location and Building for the United Methodist Church.

With a special passion for Spiritual Formation, Paul emphasizes practicing the disciplines of prayer, Bible study, worship, and healing in his personal life and in the daily life of the church and community.