AuthorRev. Craig Ross

Senior Pastor

The vibrancy of life here at St. Peter’s makes my service on our staff a joy and privilege. Visitation, teaching and preaching are the ministries that feed my pastoral identity, as together our staff and lay members share in our missional calling … Building a community of faith by God’s grace.

Attitude

NOTE – Please be aware that last week’s excellent devotion. “Will I, or Won’t I?”, was created by Brendan Armitage.  My apologies for not making that clear in the post.  ~~PR So I put my mask on for the umpteenth time that day. I sigh, with the same frustration that you probably express at the…

Weekly Update for January 6, 2021

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. CHURCH ENVELOPE DRIVE THROUGH It is not too late to pick up your 2021 offering envelopes!  You can still stop by the church carport the next two days, January 7 & 8.  Members of our money-counting team will be will be staffing the narthex…

Will I Or Won’t I?

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory…

Weekly Update for December 30

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. A Happy New Year to you all, as we anticipate healthier days ahead. CHURCH ENVELOPE DRIVE THROUGH Next week, January 4-8, members of our money-counting team will be will be staffing the narthex each day from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.  Counters will be on…

Weekly Update Christmas Edition

Hi Folks. With Christmas Eve coming up we have some great updates and reminders. Check them out! CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP Drive In Christmas Eve Services We will be having several Drive-In Family Christmas Eve services (1PM, 2PM, 3PM & 4PM). In the safety of your car, you and your family can receive communion using our “fellowship…

Weekly Update for December 16

Hi Folks.  Lots of items this week, including some changes relevant for today.  Please read them all. WEDNESDAY SNOW UPDATE The office will be closed this afternoon, and most likely into Thursday, as well. Staff members will be working remotely, so if you would like to connect with them, reaching them by email will be…

Serendipitous Joy

I am driving home from church this past Sunday, and as I make my way through the lower end of my neighborhood, I see what looks like checkerboards bouncing around down the street from me.  As I get closer, I realize that the checkerboards are actually people … people who are all wearing identical pajamas…

Weekly Update for December 9

Hi Folks.  Here is some news for the week! 2020 COOKIE DRIVE THRU IS CANCELLED Due to the significant rise of Covid cases in the past week, and out of a deep desire to help keep people safe, the Tanzania Mission Committee has cancelled the Cookie Drive Thru this Saturday, December 12th.  The committee expresses…

Weekly Update for December 2

Hi Folks.  Here is some news for the week! CANCELLED – 2020 COOKIE DRIVE THRU Due to the increased community spread of COVID-19, this event has been cancelled. St. Peter’s December 12 Cookie Drive-Thru needs more cookie bakers!  Since we can’t badger you at church with sign-up sheets, please use this link to sign up,…

Weekly Update for November 25

Hi Folks.  Here is some news for the week! 2020 COOKIE DRIVE THRU IS ON! St. Peter’s Cookie Drive-Thru needs more cookie bakers!  Since we can’t badger you at church with sign-up sheets, please use this link to sign up, or call the church office. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4aaeab2ba0fe3-bakers. Please use just your name-no numbers or comments.  Sign…