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.

Winter Retreats

Winter is a great time to enjoy a retreat. There are opportunities for building relationships, learning new things, and growing in faith. St. Peter’s Annual Women’s Retreat Join us for our annual pilgrimage to Camp Kirchenwald.  This year we will be focusing on Spiritual practices that you can use at home.  This retreat is a…

January 12, 2020 Preview

And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. 17And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” Matthew 3:16-17…

Pay Attention and Be Ready

Growing up my grandmother was always prepared by stocking up certain remedies ready in the event of a medical emergency…For instance, when I burnt my finger, she slathered butter all over the burn…Looking back, basically she was just helping to sauté my finger. We now know that cold water is the best action to take.…

Are You Prepared?

Advent is a time of looking back at the birth of Jesus and looking forward to His return. How are we preparing for this event? Do we put as much energy into preparing for the return of Jesus as we take in preparing for the holidays? Or how about taking care of our possessions?  We…

Inextricably Connected

Traditional Sermonpentecost 17 I just returned from our annual Deaconess Assembly which was held in Omaha Nebraska. Actually, it was Ashland, a 30-minute drive from Omaha- a place that made me wonder where do people work, or where do they shop?  I saw more wildlife than people – and not always in a good way…

Sister Dottie Almoney
Inextricably Connected

Weaving the four scripture passages together we find several themes about discipleship and faith. The Prophet Habakkuk tells us that God acts in God’s time, and we are not to despair if justice seems to be non-existent. Have Faith. The Apostle Paul tells us that we act in faith through the teachings of Jesus and…

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Safe Church Update

This summer we have been working on updating security on our church campus. Our exterior doors and some interior doors will now be locked during Preschool and Church Office hours. If you need to enter the building during the week between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, please use the main entrance to be “buzzed”…