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  • PRESCHOOL FUNDRAISER

    Please come out to MOD Pizza,  at the Shoppes at Belmont, on Monday, June 21st to support  St. Peter’s Preschool.  Mention St. Peter’s Preschool at the register and MOD will donate a percentage of these orders directly to the preschool. Thank you for your support and ENJOY!

     

  • INDOOR WORSHIP AT 8:00 A.M. BEGINS JUNE 6TH

    Our first public worship gathering in the sanctuary begins June 6th. At their May meeting, Congregation Council approved the recommendation that was proposed by the Worship Committee in consultation with Risk Management and Church Staff, to return to in-person worship at our 8:00 a.m. hour starting on June 6th. The service will still observe “safe practice” protocol by:  requiring masks, asking families to social distance by households, and signing in for worship for contact tracing purposes. The service will run about thirty minutes, with liturgy, lessons, sermon, prayers, organ music and  communion using our fellowship cups. At this time, singing inside the building is still considered a high-risk practice, so music will be offered through the organ and instrumental means. We are exploring options for some kind of brief singing that is safe.  Please reserve a spot for worship by visiting www.stpeterslutheran.org/worship/indoor-worship or call the church office between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

     

  • SUMMER LIVESTREAMING AT 9:45 A.M. BEGINNING JUNE 6TH

    Join us for worship each Sunday at 9:45a.m. for Church @ Home. Worship features our Lutheran liturgy, prayers for the community, a sermon from one of the rostered leaders, and  music. https://www.stpeterslutheran.org/live/

     

  • OUTDOOR WORSHIP AT 11:00 A.M. BEGINS JUNE 6TH

    In addition to approving an indoor worship service, the church council on the recommendation of the worship and risk management committees approved an 11:00 a.m. service with communion and singing to be held outside on the lawn. In light of the recent guidance from the CDC, we will continue to maintain social distance in family pods and masks will be recommended, but optional. The make-up of the service will rotate throughout the different weeks of the month:  1st Sunday – New Day Band with praise music; 2nd Sunday – Traditional music sung a cappella; 3rd Sunday – Traditional music sung a cappella; 4th Sunday – Family-oriented service with music easily learned and sung that day. If the weather outdoors is poor, we will transition to a drive-in style service. Worshippers can park and tune their radios to 107.1 FM to pick up audio of the service. Worshippers will be asked to sign in as present for worship records and in the event any contact tracing would be required.

     

  • SPONSORS NEEDED FOR ALTAR FLOWERS, COMMUNION WINE & BULLETINS

    Now that we can return for Indoor Traditional Worship services in the Sanctuary beginning on June 6th, you can now sponsor altar flowers ($35), communion wine ($15) and  bulletins ($15). If there is a special date you would like to commemorate, please sign up now. The sheets are posted on the bulletin board, just outside of the church office or you may call the office at 717-569-9211 to sign up.

     

  • SEEKING ALTAR FLOWER DELIVERERS

    Have you ever wondered what happens to the altar flowers after Sunday services are over? They are delivered to some of our homebound members. Looking for some members to join the altar flower delivery team once indoor worship   services are resumed. Commitment is only once every 6-8 weeks. Pick up the altar flowers, deliver and pass on a smile to an aging member of St. Peter’s. If you are interested or would like more information, please email Christine Smith at cjsmith1984@gmail.com. A great family activity opportunity. 

     

  • PUB THEOLOGY

    We will meet on the patio at Uncommon Pizza in Lititz on Wednesday, June 23rd (please note date change from June 16th) at 6:30 p.m. Our Topic is to be determined. All are welcome for a great night of food, fellowship and conversation! Please  RSVP to Sister Dottie if you can attend – dottie.almoney@stpeterslutheran.org.  

     

  • SUMMER OUTDOOR CHOIR SEASON – ALL ARE WELCOME!

    Folks 9th grade and up can join with other singers at 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays under the portico at St. Peter’s for some outdoor singing. Masks are recommended, but optional (especially for vaccinated folks) and we will maintain social  distance. Bring a chair and your singing voice. It’s a joy to get together and sing in God’s acoustic!

     

  • SUMMER HYMN SING SUNDAYS

    We will continue our tradition of hymn-sing preludes on the last Sundays of the month from May through August. Our next hymn-sing prelude is June 27th. We’ll spend the first few minutes of our livestreamed worship service singing a verse or two of the songs you submit. To submit your requests, please send an email to Adam Lefever Hughes at adam.hughes@stpeterslutheran.org.

     

  • COMMUNITY MEAL DAY

    We serve a community meal the first Wednesday of every month at Grace Lutheran Church on North Queen Street!  Our June meal will take place Wednesday, June 2nd  and our July meals will take place on Wednesday, July 7th and July 14th. Those interested in helping should contact Kathy Berkebile at  kberkebile@comcast.net

     

  • WIDOWS GROUP

    Our meetings are continuing at St. Peter’s and are normally held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, June 22nd and will be held in person at St. Peter’s. Meetings last about 1 hour. If you would be interested in joining, please contact Betsy Linn for the details at betsy.linn@stpeterslutheran.org. We discuss what is going on in our lives and some fun things as well.  

     

  • PRESCHOOL OPENINGS FOR FALL

    We still have a few openings for the fall – our roster is filling up fast – please reach out to Heather Cramer at heather.cramer@stpeterslutheran.org for more registration information.  We are also offering an after preschool learning experience called “Prayground”. Children will learn basic bible stories, participate in games and service projects. We are excited to kick off this program!

     

  • ST. PETER’S GARDEN TOURS ARE BACK!

    Last summer in the midst of COVID-19 and quarantines, the St. Peter’s Garden Tour was born.  Each Monday evening this summer we will again have a St. Peter’s member open their garden/yard for others to tour, admire, chat, and visit.  Please consider opening up your garden for the tour—no matter how big or small, there’s always something beautiful and amazing in God’s creation. Sign up here to host a garden tour: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094ea8ad23a13-garden5  “Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it; let the field exult, and everything in it.  Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy before the Lord” (Psalm 96:11-12). Contact Joy Hosler with any questions at joy@hoslerfamily.net.