AuthorSister Dottie Almoney

Director of Education & Outreach

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.

St. Peter’s Preschool Prayground

Prayground is the new lunch program that we offer on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at St. Peter’s Preschool. This year we are intentionally using St. Peter’s Strategic Plan and will have “cross over ministries” with Preschool as it pertains to education, fellowship and service Prayground runs from noon until 1:30 and it is only open…

Christians and Climate Change

And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” Genesis 1:28 Our ELCA Social Statement “Caring for Creation:…

Moral Monday Reflections May 24 2021

Political Vs. Biblical Vs. Both/And There is no theological teaching of Luther that is politically innocent. His theology and politics must be distinguished but never separated. Luther himself is thus the first and best witness that the so-called, “Two-Kingdoms Doctrine” does not lead to political abstinence but exactly the opposite: the world as a whole…

Family Camp Day

Join us on Sunday May 23rd at Camp Kirchenwald for Family Camp Day! Time is 10:00 – 6:00 pm. All are welcome to be part of this outdoor fellowship event! The Day’s Schedule Our Family Camp day will consist of a morning of lawn games or the low ropes course in which families can work…

Thursdays in Black

Why do I wear black on Thursdays? I wear black to support and to bring awareness to global gender based violence that has been taking place far too long. Thursdays in Black grew out of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Decade of Churches in Solidarity with Women (1988-1998), in which the stories of rape…