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Join us for traditional services at 8:00 and 10:45am, or worship at our New Day Praise Service at 10:45am.

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Welcome

We're glad you're here!

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

Check out how you can get involved!

  • 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.

Awakening to Light

What is so sweet as to awake from a troubled dream and behold a beloved face smiling upon you?  My soul is for the moment bowed down with grief when I cease to feel the touch of their hands or hear a tender word from them; but the light of faith never fades from my…

In Between

Have you ever found yourself in an “in between” place in life?  Maybe you were “between” jobs … or in “transition” from one relationship to another … or stuck between that proverbial “rock and a hard place.”  Maybe your “in between-ness” is due to a dependency upon drugs or alcohol or prescription medicines.  Maybe it…

Pentecost 18 Worship Preview

Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice. He prostrated himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him. And he was a Samaritan. Then Jesus asked, “Were not ten made clean? But the other nine, where are they? Was none of them found to return and give praise…

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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

Meet all our Staff

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  • ALL SAINTS SUNDAY REMEMBRANCE BOOK

    If you have a loved one who died during the past year, and you would like their name remembered in the church prayers on All Saints Sunday (November 3rd), please put their name in the remembrance book provided in the       Narthex on the Welcome Desk.

     

  • FAMILY MYSTERY DINNER

    Sunday, October 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the FLC.  Families will be invited to fill out a menu of food that is in code. Our youth will be serving your courses.  All food is kid friendly. Costumes are encouraged but not necessary. We will also have a costume contest, and pumpkin decorating.  Come for fun and fellowship and a great way to celebrate the Reformation!

     

  • YOUTH TRIP TO PHILADELPHIA

    Saturday, November 2nd. We will be visiting the Eastern State Penitentiary to learn the history of incarceration.  We will have lunch in center city then walk to Mother Bethel AME to learn their history.  Forms for sign ups can be found in the youth lounge on the red bulletin board. Questions can be directed to Sr. Dottie. 

     

  • THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM

    THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM will be next celebrated on Sunday, November 17th at the 10:45 a.m. worship service.  Interested persons should speak with Pastor Ross.

     

  • DONATIONS NEEDED

    The Quilters are in need of gently used flat sheets and material. You may drop off donations to the church office.

  • MUSICAL ARTS – PENNSYLVANIA FLUTE CHOIR

    Saturday, October 19th, 7:00 p.m. – The Pennsylvania Flute Choir . We just can’t get enough of the flute sound this year! Come to this concert of The Pennsylvania Flute Choir to experience a variety of instrument shapes and sizes with the promise of opening your eyes and ears to the tonal possibilities of the flute!

     

  • NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES

    Lancaster Newspapers (LNP) has made their archives available to subscribers, so from time to time we will share interesting and historical items pertaining to St. Peter’s that have appeared. Some of our oldest news articles are from the early 1900’s and involve turkey suppers, Bible studies, special services and musical programs. Check future  Sunday bulletins and our monthly newsletters.  

  • CHRISTINE MUMMERT MEMORIAL FUND

    Although Christine had only been a member of St. Peters for six years, she left an indelible impression on everyone with whom she interacted. As an active member of the Senior Choir, chair of the Global Mission Committee, and member of the Stewardship Committee, she set a standard for using her time and talent to serve others.  A philanthropist and activist, Christine was the driving force behind many campaigns, charity drives, and fundraisers. She was on the President’s Board of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and Lutheran World Relief (LWR) organizations and was the Malaria Campaign chairperson for the Lower Susquehanna Synod. She had a special passion for women’s rights and was an active board member of the YWCA in Harrisburg and P.E.O. Sisterhood.  Chris loved God, served others and helped change lives. In honor of Christine’s work, a Global Mission Memorial Fund has been established in her name.  We hope that you will consider supporting this Fund now and in the future.  Checks can be made out to St. Peters Lutheran Church and designated Mummert Memorial Fund. Thank you from the Stewardship Committee. 

     

  • NURSERY HELP NEEDED

    Additional volunteers are needed for the church nursery at both the early and late services, as well as occasionally during the Sunday School hour. We have recently lost several volunteers and, for early service, no longer have enough people available to complete a two-month schedule. We have one paid nursery assistant for both services but safe-child policies require that at least one additional adult be present.  Whether you’re a parent using the nursery or someone who enjoys spending a little time with young children, we’d love to have you. Thanks to those volunteers who previously served and also to our current  volunteers, who have had to work additional shifts until we get more people on the list. Please contact Patti Courtois at pjc898@gmail.com to sign up.   

     

  • WANTED – YOUTH AND ADULTS FOR ACOLYTES

    If you are interested in being an acolyte for our Traditional services, please contact Sister Dottie at dottie.almoney@stpeterslutheran.org. 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.