AuthorSister Dottie Almoney

Director of Education & Outreach
Sister Dottie Almoney

Our youth grow into faithful disciples through education, fellowship and service. I am also excited about the new social ministries in which we are partnering with other Manheim Township churches, such as Lydia’s Closet and Homes for Hope.

Team Mary vs Team Martha

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 6 I want to begin by asking you all a question – Are you more like Mary or more like Martha?  If you had to pick a team, whose team would you be on?  Would you choose team Mary because you may be more of a contemplative student of Jesus – basking…

Pentecost 5 Preview

“But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’” -Luke 10:29 The Parable of the Good Samaritan is probably one of the most well known parables that Jesus taught. But it was probably one of the most scandalous as well. Samaritans were hated by the Jews and for Jesus to use…

Why, God?

New Day Sermon – Lent 3 Watching the news today can give us knots in our stomach; mass shootings, natural disasters that claim property and lives, war and violence. We begin to wonder where God is in all of this and could God stop it?

Sister Dottie Almoney
Epiphany 4 Traditional Sermon

Have you ever been so angry at someone you wanted to hurl them off a cliff? Unfortunately, Jesus did! Two weeks ago, I lead our annual women’s retreat at Camp Kirchenwald – the theme was Holy Imagination.  One of the activities was taking a look at Jewish writings known as Midrash – an ancient commentary…

Youth Sunday Worship Preview

Join Us For Youth Sunday Worship will gather at 8 am and 10:45 am in the sanctuary. New Day Praise service leadership will combine with the 10:45 am Traditional service. This Sunday’s worship is planned and led in part by our senior high school youth. We give thanks to the youth and their leaders for…

Lessons & Carols

Unified Worship Service This week we combined worship services for the Sunday after Christmas and celebrated a service of Lessons and Carols. Enjoy the story of Christmas along with some favorite Christmas carols, with music by Adam, Erik, and the New Day Band.

First Annual Craft Fair

Get a head start on holiday shopping at the St. Peter’s Craft Fair on November 24, 2018 from 9:00am to 2:00pm! The fair will take place in the Family Life Center at St. Peter’s Lutheran Evangelical Church. Forty-five vendors will showcase a variety of handmade items, including jewelry, pillows, scarves, doll clothes, baby gifts, table runners,…

Monthly Community Meal

St. Peter’s travels to Grace Lutheran Church in Lancaster the first Wednesday of each month to serve a community meal for those in need.  Volunteers report to the church at 1:00 pm to prepare and cook the meal.  They leave for Grace at 4:30 to set up and be ready to serve at 5:30 pm.…