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Welcome in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Whether we are worshipping, learning, gathering for fellowship, or serving, we do so in Jesus’ name. We would love for you to find out more about the ministries of St. Peter’s.

Be sure to check out our blog and announcements. There’s always something going on at St. Peter’s and we can’t wait for you to join us!

How we follow Jesus

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  • Worship Join us as we worship

    Whether it is traditional or praise, youth-oriented or sagely-focused, worship is the community called and gathered in Jesus’ name.

  • LearnDeepen your faith today

    The Lutheran tradition is firmly rooted in education, and we believe a healthy study of the Bible is an essential companion to a faith grounded in worship and prayer.

  • GatherCome and see

    Christian fellowship occurs when two or more Christians are in one another’s company. And when they are, great and holy things occur.

  • ServeFind out how you can bless others

    We invite you to join us as we seek to serve our community and world. Check out how you may be part of God’s work in the world and your neighborhood today.

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From our Blog

Read sermons, view videos, get devotions, or learn about upcoming events at St. Peter's.

Angels Unawares

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. (Hebrews 13:2, KJV) Most Sundays after church services are over and before heading for home, I walk through all the pews in the church sanctuary, so as to collect the attendance sheets from the 8:00 & 10:45 a.m. services.  (And allow me…

Commitments

I have a lot of reminders in my life…mainly reminders for commitments I’ve made.  When I get down to the kitchen in the morning the first thing I say is “Ok Google, good morning” and my Google home device says, “Good morning Sarah…you have 3 meetings today (and then proceeds to tell me what and…

Promise & Protection

New Day Sermon (epiphany 6) Sometimes we think of the Ten Commandments as one-dimensional. They just tell us what we can’t do. There is a rhythm in the commandments between the promises they embody from God and the ways we can protect those promises.

Epiphany 6 Preview

“If you obey the commandments of the Lord your God that I am commanding you today, by loving the Lord your God, walking in his ways, and observing his commandments, decrees, and ordinances, then you shall live and become numerous, and the Lord your God will bless you…”  Deuteronomy 30:16 Much of Sunday’s Gospel reading echoes portions of the Ten Commandments.…

No Darkness at All

St. Peter’s presents a Hymn Festival entitled “No Darkness at All” Saturday, February 22nd at 7pm. The evening will be a celebration of hymnody and theologically-centered readings from the Bible and other sources centered around the theme of God’s light shared with God’s people and the whole world. Hymn festivals are a development from the…

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Meet our Leaders

Our leaders would love to meet you. Find out more about them and their faith!

  • Rev. Craig Ross
    Rev. Craig Ross

    Senior Pastor

  • Rev. Sarah Teichmann
    Rev. Sarah Teichmann

    Pastor of Christian Formation

  • Sister Dottie Almoney
    Sister Dottie Almoney

    Director of Education & Outreach

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  • FEASIBILITY STUDY

    It’s not too late to fill out a Feasibility Study survey! If you have not yet turned in a survey, you can find hard copies at the church or can fill one out online at            bit.ly/stpeterssurvey2020. There is also still time to sign up for an interview! Please sign up online at bit.ly/stpetersinterview or by calling Richie Musser. Thank you again and please continue praying with us as we discern where God is calling us here at St. Peter’s!

     

  • MENTORS NEEDED FOR THE MANHEIM TOWNSHIP HOMES OF HOPE PROGRAM

    Homes of Hope is a ministry that provides temporary housing for a displaced family in our Township.  Two Mentors (along with 2 Budget Coaches who meet at a different time) meet weekly to encourage, support, challenge, nurture and love the families who are experiencing difficult life circumstances that have led them to seek temporary housing while getting their lives back in order.  If you would consider mentoring a family who is struggling to develop good household management skills, the Homes of Hope ministry could really use you.  A HOH Mentor Workshop is being offered Saturday, April 18th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Lancaster Brethren in Christ Church on Fruitville Pike. Please contact Sherry Moul, St. Peter’s HOH Board member,  slmoul1981@gmail.com  for more information.

     

  • PUB THEOLOGY

    February Pub Theology will be held at Uncommon Pizza on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Sister Dottie at dottie.almoney@stpeterslutheran.org if   interested.  

     

  • WIDOWS GROUP

    We will be meeting at Oregon Dairy on Tuesday, February 25th at 11:30 a.m. We will have lunch and spend time talking about changes in our lives. Please let Barbara Cooper know if you are planning to attend, bac9944@hotmail.com or call the church office at 717-569-9211 so we can make the reservation.

     

  • 50 PLUS

    Please join us on Thursday, March 5th 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 final presentation will focus on David Ramsey and Clifford Twombly. Please bring your own sandwich, place setting, a beverage and a snack to share. New building security practices will be in place. We will have a sign-in sheet outside the kitchen area and 50+ tags to wear. If you have any questions, please contact Debra Shue at   djshue52@comcast.net.

     

  • FALL 2019 NEW MEMBER AND THEIR SPONSOR REUNION

    To our New Members Fall 2019 class: You are invited to a New Member Reunion on February 23rd during the Sunday School hour. We will meet at 9:15 a.m. in the Church Café for light refreshments, time to re-meet some of your classmates and sponsors, and good fellowship. See you there!

     

  • MUSICAL ARTS

    Saturday, February 22nd, 7:00 p.m., St. Peter’s Hymn Festival — Come to St. Peter’s for an evening of hymns, old and new; reflective readings; and prayer. The       musicians of St. Peter’s will be leading us in song. Join the singing to experience a musical evening of praise, prayer, and proclamation.

     

  • SUPER BOWL SUNDAY

    Souper Bowl month is now taking place! We are collecting cans of soup for the Lancaster Food Hub through the Council of Churches. Our goal is to reach 500 cans of soup. Please bring in your favorite soup and help beat hunger in our community! Tables are set up in the Narthex and Youth Lounge.