AuthorDr. Adam Lefever Hughes

Director of Music
Dr. Adam Lefever Hughes

As the Director of Music, I help the St. Peter’s community proclaim the gospel story and share the goodness of God through worship and music.

Time, Talents, Treasure

This is a time of year when we start to think about our time, talents, and treasures. We make plans for how we will meet our remaining financial commitments for the year and we consider our commitments for the coming year. In a way the money side of stewardship is easy to figure out. We…

Leading the Musical Way

Who are those people up front singing, playing instruments, and ringing? Why are they doing that? At St. Peter’s we’re lucky to have no fewer than 6 choirs who meet regularly. Those groups, coupled with the New Day band, provide a lot of opportunities for there to be people up front making music during worship.…

It’s the Little Things

As the Director of Music at St. Peter’s, I feel called to help foster congregational singing and music-making to help people pray, praise, and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. So, I’m always interested in helping people see the depths of worship and how it connects to many aspects of our lives as Christians. First,…

Choir Tune-up

Last Saturday, a group of about 40 musicians from area Lutheran churches got together for a workshop with Thomas Keesecker. Choir members and music directors from Zion in Landisville, Good Shepherd in Lancaster, Emmanuel in Lancaster, and St. Peter’s in Lancaster gathered for fellowship, to sing some beautiful music, and to get ready for the…

Meet Ceci!

St. Peter’s community, meet Cecilia (Ceci for short)! Ceci, meet the St. Peter’s community! Coming in at around 760 pounds, 3 legs, and with 52 white teeth and 36 black teeth, Ceci is spending a few weeks at St. Peter’s as a visitor before making her membership official. She plans to attend every traditional worship…

Children's Jubilate Choir offering special music during worship
Jubilate Choir Seasons

All new Jubilate Choir Seasons! Sign up your 1st– 5th grader for any or all of the seasons to participate in leading worship and learning more about the Christian faith through music. Below is a list of the seasons with rehearsal and traditional worship dates. Dates to sing in New Day will be determined based…