“The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’ ” -Matthew 3:3 At the heart of our Advent preparation stands figures who gather and call us to action. During the Traditional service we hear the voice of John the Baptist, who calls us to repent and…
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Nativity sets come in all shapes and sizes. And each one bears a story of faith and family. This Advent season we invite you to check out a video devotion series featuring St. Peter’s members and their Nativity sets. During the last few years Pastor Sarah and Erik Teichmann have created video devotions for the…
Our thanks again to Brendan Armitage for this week’s devotion! Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” —Mark 14:36 Our genteel display of winter squash, in reds and tans and oranges, had been rather cruelly mauled, as you can see…
Growing up my grandmother was always prepared by stocking up certain remedies ready in the event of a medical emergency…For instance, when I burnt my finger, she slathered butter all over the burn…Looking back, basically she was just helping to sauté my finger. We now know that cold water is the best action to take.…
God always manages to gather us together in different ways.
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DECEMBER PUB THEOLOGY will take place on Tuesday, December 17th at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Scott and Lynn Fyfe. Brush up on your Advent/Christmas Trivia! We will be having appetizers and alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Bring an appetizer to share and either a bottle of wine, soda or beer to share. RSVP to Sister Dottie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dinner theater tickets are on sale in the Narthex. Come see our original production of “Take Me To Your Leader” on Sunday, December 15th at 5:30 p.m. Dinner includes salad, baked ham, potatoes, green beans, rolls and butter and dessert. Tickets can be purchased by a donation.
Saturday, December 14th, is our Breakfast with Santa! Mark your calendars for this fun community event which will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. We will have a full breakfast available (pancakes, sausage, etc.) in the Family Life Center Online registration through the church’s website at https://www.stpeterslutheran.org/santa-breakfast is required to reserve your time to visit with Santa. You don’t want to miss out on the caroling, crafts, and free professional photos with Santa!
The Sages choir will rehearse from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17th to prepare to lead the Sages Christmas Service on Thursday, December 19th at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome!
Come to our WELCA Christmas meeting on Thursday, December 12th at 9:00 a.m. in Room 124. A light breakfast will be served. Sister Dottie will be discussing how pagan Christmas customs influence the ways we now celebrate Christmas. Also we will be playing the Left-Right Christmas game so please bring a $5 wrapped gift to be used in playing the game. The Personal Care item is bath-size soap in original wrapping. All women are welcome. Any questions, contact Sally Rager or Kathy Caldwell.
On Thursday, December the 19th, we will have our annual Sages Christmas Service at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary followed by a luncheon. The event is open to all members who are 80 years old or older. Communion is offered in the pews and the congregation is seated for the entire service. The choir will be offering special music during the service. Feel free to invite friends or family to join you. Please make a reservation if you plan to attend the luncheon to the church office (717-569-9211) or Christine Smith by December 16th. A sign-up sheet is also available on the Parish Life Bulletin Board, outside the church nursery. Reservations are only needed if you plan to attend the luncheon. If you need a ride, let us know. We look forward to hosting many of our Sages and their guests.
Some of our Sages may need a ride on December 19th to the service and a ride home after the luncheon. Approximate times are 10:30 pick up and return after the luncheon around 1 p.m. If you can help, please sign up on the Parish Life bulletin board outside the church nursery or contact Christine Smith at email@example.com. Thanks you for your consideration in providing a ride.
We would love to have some extra church members deliver a plant to a shut-in on Christmas Day or in the days to follow. Bring a plant to someone who is not able to make it to a service and spread the Christmas Spirit. Guaranteed to warm the heart of a shut-in (and yours too!). Sign up on the Parish Life bulletin board outside the church nursery or call/email Christine Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Advent season be sure to check out the video devotions featuring some of our St. Peter’s members and their beloved Nativity sets. New episodes are available every Wednesday afternoon during the season of Advent! https://www.stpeterslutheran.org/nativity .
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