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.

Transfiguration Sunday Preview

Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. Matthew 17:1-2 Why do “bury” the Alleluias on Transfiguration Sunday? Based on the Hebrew word, hallelu…

February 2, 2020

February 2nd is the day the church celebrates the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple; it is also an american secular day known as “Groundhog’s Day”. There is a direct correlation between these two events. It is also a reminder that we can find sacred in the secular.

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…