AuthorErik Teichmann

Contemporary Worship Leader
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I’ve been leading music in worship since 2001, and I love to work with others to offer up our musical gifts to God. When I’m not playing guitar and most anything with strings, I build websites and help nonprofits tell their stories.

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Take a free course on Martin Luther

“Luther & The west” Northwestern University is offering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that is now available for free online. “Luther and the West” offers an educational resource for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. This course explores the impact Martin Luther and the Reformation had on major ideas in the history of…

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Seeing our World through God’s Eyes

This fall, the Our World, God’s Eyes class has used the book What’s the least I can believe and still be a Christian? as inspiration to talk about societal pressures that we as Christians face in our daily lives and how we might exemplify our Christian faith while not turning non-Christians off to our beliefs. We…

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Year End Giving

As the New Year quickly approaches, we want to thank you for your faithful giving in 2016! Through your contributions, St. Peter’s has been able to reach out to our community and world with a plethora of programs and ministries. Over the first 11 months in 2016, you increased congregational giving 10% over the same period…

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Pet Blessing this Sunday

Our annual Pet Blessing will take place this Sunday, October 2, at 2:30pm. Bring your dogs, cats, ferrets, parakeets, hamsters, iguanas, or ant farm — all pets are welcome! This brief blessing will take place on the lawn behind the church, next to the parking lot. Waiting for a personal invitation? Here’s Pete the Pug: Each…

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New Day Music in August

This month at New Day we’re singing some great songs! Our musicians met last week to plan out our music for the coming month, and I thought I’d share some of my favorites with you. August Music Selections We choose pieces that speak to the biblical themes for each week, and are easy for anyone…

Summer Music at New Day

As the leader of the band at St. Peter’s New Day Praise Service, I listen to a lot of music. When our musicians meet each month to plan the music for our services, we all try to bring along some pieces that we’ve heard that we think might be a good fit for the service. We…

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Memorial Day Special Music

Thanks to the McConnell family for providing this special music at our services today in honor of Memorial Day! Special music for Memorial Day A video posted by St. Peter's Lutheran Lancaster (@stpeterslutheranlanc) on May 29, 2016 at 5:23am PDT