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This morning’s sermon was preached away from the pulpit using notes. This text is an approximation of the actually verbal text of the sermon. Do you have any great Hide and Seek stories? Most of us have at least one … and usually those stories involve someone who managed to never get found. Robert Fulghum…
The next concert in the 2019-2020 Musical Arts Concert Series at St. Peter’s will feature local flute player Jocelyn Crosby and accompanist Doug Wimer on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 7pm. Jocelyn Crosby, a flute and piccolo soloist and freelance artist in the Lancaster area, and Doug Wimer, organist and choir master at St. Stephen…
Like many of us returning back to school or college this season, St. Peter’s returns back to its Sunday School programs with Christian education for children, youth, and adults. On Sunday, September 8, the Sunday School year began its Fall season with a focus toward global mission. With a special focus toward learning more about…
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Rev. Craig Ross
Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Pastor of Christian Formation
Sister Dottie Almoney
Director of Education & Outreach
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CrossPoints, one of our Adult Sunday School offerings, has prepared a schedule of informative and enriching presentations for this coming program year beginning September 15th with the first session in an outstanding series entitled “The New Testament You Never Knew,” featuring one of our most well received video visitors, N.T. Wright. Sister Dottie will be leading this session and Pastor Ross will be leading the second session on September 22nd. We will be finishing the month of September attending an open presentation (with guest speaker) in the Sanctuary, offered by our new Addiction Ministry team. CrossPoints meets in the Conference Room from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
This fall the Faith & Values class explores different topics on vocation and good work done well. Our conversations will be guided by Pastor Timothy Keller’s work, Every Good Endeavor. We meet in Room 100.
The Global Mission Committee’s initiative to help rebuild Busoka’s church building had a terrific start last Sunday. We received a little over $1,300, which is 26% of our $5,000 goal. Thanks to all who contributed so generously. We will continue this campaign through the rest of September, so there’s still plenty of time to help our companion congregation in their time of need.
If you are interested in being an acolyte for our Traditional services, please contact Sister Dottie at email@example.com. We will be putting together an acolyte training in the future. Parents and small children are also encouraged to help with this important ministry. Please prayerfully consider helping.
Tuesday, September 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. All who are interested in social justice and making a difference are encouraged to attend. We will discuss what is happening in PA as well as the ELCA. Contact Sister Dottie with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please take a look at the new volunteer bulletin board on “Bulletin Board Alley” across from the door to the office. Every few weeks there will be a new quote. Take a look and see if it gives you inspiration! Also, on the board is a list of ALL the committees/groups/activities at St. Peter’s. See what you might be missing! This week we are seeking volunteers to help with Sunday School Rotation. There are openings in all age groups. Please contact Cindy Geesey, Christian Ed Director, for more information at email@example.com. As always, feel free to contact me with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Prayer ministry for those affected by all forms of addiction will continue to pray in the Cry Room on the first and third Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. We invite you to please come and pray with us for someone you know affected by this disease. Please feel free to place a prayer request in the prayer box located on the small table in the Narthex close to the cry room.
Mark your calendars when we will celebrate Sunday School together from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Please join us for a guest speaker to discuss ADDICTION: The disease that affects each of us! How can the church play a role in solving the problem?
Yoga on Saturday Mornings Continues in October. When: Saturday mornings in October from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Where: St. Peter’s Family Life Center. Fee: $5/person per session. Yoga Instructor, Christine Healy is offering a class combining Ashtanga Yoga poses with breathing exercises and restorative postures to stretch and strengthen the body, reduce stress and calm the mind. Everyone is welcome to come out and practice yoga in this supportive environment. No yoga experience is required. Please bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.
Please join us on Thursday, October 3rd at 11:45 a.m. in the Café for lunch, fellowship, entertainment and education. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Bob Frick continuing his series, “Together, They Made Lancaster Great”. His October presentation focus on Thaddeus Stevens, Lydia Smith and Milton Hershey. Please bring your own sandwich, place setting, a beverage and a snack to share. New building security practices will be implemented. We will have a sign-in sheet outside the kitchen area and name tags to wear. If you have any questions, please contact Debra Shue at email@example.com.