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.

Weekly Update for March 24

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. There is a lot going on, so please please read all of these. PALM SUNDAY/EASTER SUNDAY DRIVE-IN SIGN-UPS Please visit our sign-up pages to make reservations for Palm Sunday (https://www.stpeterslutheran.org/holy-week/palm-sunday-signup) and Easter Sunday (https://www.stpeterslutheran.org/easter/signup) Drive-In worship services.  These services will be offered in addition…

The Body of Christ

Our thanks to Brendan Armitage, our guest devotioneer this week. “One bread, one body, one Lord of all / One cup of blessing which we bless, And we, though many, throughout the earth / We are one body in this one Lord. Gentile or Jew / Servant or free / Woman or man / No…

Weekly Update for March 17

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. PUZZLE SWAP If you are tired of your puzzles, bring them to St Peter’s on April 3rd from 1 to 2pm.  When you sign up, please let us know how many people will be coming and how many puzzles you plan on bringing. You…

Weekly Update for March 10

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. MID-WEEK LENTEN SERVICES Mid-week outdoor, in-person Lenten services continue tonight (March 10) at 7:00 p.m.  We will gather under and around the church portico at the main entrance to the church building.  Services will be brief with a short liturgy, the offering of communion…

Weekly Update for March 3, 2021

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week featuring worship, Easter flower memorials, ways to fellowship, and an update about the preschool! MID-WEEK LENTEN SERVICE Mid-week outdoor, in-person Lenten services continue tonight (March 3) at 7:00 p.m.  We will gather under and around the church portico at the main entrance to the…

Weekly Update for February 24, 2021

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. MID-WEEK LENTEN SERVICES Mid-week outdoor, in-person Lenten services begin tonight (February 24) at 7:00 p.m.  We will gather under and around the church portico at the main entrance to the church building.  Services will be brief with a short liturgy, the offering of communion…

Au Revoir Epiphany Star

Au revoir, Epiphany Star.  In a less than twenty-four hours, your light will depart from us as we usher in the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday services.  We will let you go … but not without some kicking and screaming in the form of our Palm Burning efforts tomorrow night, Shrove Tuesday.  For shortly…

Weekly Update for February 10, 2021

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. Check out some items about worship, Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, and ways to help your neighbor. LIVE STREAM WORSHIP THIS WEEK This Sunday, February 14, we will worship in the sanctuary via Live-stream at our usual time of 10:45 a.m.  We close the Epiphany season…

Christmas Lights

When I drive to my mom’s condo, I drive through an adjoining neighborhood which has become extremely interesting to me, of late.  The “interesting” began back in November, with the very “UN-interesting” practice of putting up Christmas lights. Many, but not all the houses in the neighborhood put up some semblance of Christmas lights ……

Weekly Update for February 3, 2021

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week including a musical arts concert, music ministry opportunities, and an FAQ about worship. MUSICAL ARTS THIS SATURDAY February 6th: Broadway through the Ages with Mason Emmert.  Join us on Saturday, February 6th at 7pm on our YouTube channel or by going to www.stpeterslutheran.org/live for…