Fall Worship Schedule

Our fall schedule begins Sunday, September 8. Join us for traditional services at 8:00 and 10:45am, or our New Day Praise Service at 10:45am.

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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.

Holy Laughter

It was a homiletical hot mess.  I got a little too clever for my own good this past Sunday in my sermonizing.  If you were in traditional worship that morning, you already witnessed my brilliant idea of playing Hide-and-Seek in the middle of the sermon.  I had six cards with words on them that as…

Playing Hide and Seek

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…

Pentecost 14 Preview

“So he told them this parable:  Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the one that is lost until he finds it? When he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders and rejoices. And when he comes home,…

Sunday School Year Begins!

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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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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  • CROSSPOINTS

    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.

     

  • FAITH AND VALUES

    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.

  • HELP REBUILD BUSOKA

    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.

     

  • 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.

     

     

  • ADVOCACY INTEREST GROUP MEETING

    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 dottie.almoney@stpeterslutheran.org.

     

  • HELLO FROM YOUR VOLUNTEER STEWARD

    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      cindy.geesey@stpeterslutheran.org. As always, feel free to contact me with any questions at betsy.linn@stpeterslutheran.org.

     

  • ADDICTION MINISTRY REMINDER

    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.

     

  • SEPTEMBER 29TH ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL IN THE SANCTUARY

    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 CLASS

    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.

     

  • 50 PLUS

    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 djshue52@comcast.net.