AuthorJoan Martin

Community Relations Chair
Joan Martin
Joan Martin
Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner

On New Year’s Day, the Family Life Center at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church will fill with the unmistakable aroma of the Pennsylvania Dutch New Year: a pork and sauerkraut dinner. According to Pennsylvania Dutch tradition, eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day brings good luck! As we ring in the New Year, please plan to join…

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Let’s get to know… treasure!

Stewardship is defined quite simply: “Giving Back to God Through Our Time, Talents and Treasures”. Today, we are expanding on the third piece of the stewardship pie — treasure. Stewardship in the Scriptures always relates to the management of something that does not belong to us, but to God. Even our talents and special abilities belong to…

Music

Let’s get to know… Music! Have you ever considered what a service on Sunday morning would be like without music? Without hearing the voices of the choir or the sound of the instruments playing? Music is powerful. It is an integral part of our worship. It taps into our emotions and lifts us up. Our…

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Love INC!

Let’s get to know… Love INC! Most of us are familiar with the lyrics from the Beatles’ song, All You Need Is Love: “All you need is love, love, love is all you need”. But as Christians, we know that true love, which comes from God, is really all we need. “God is Love” (1 John…

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What is a Biblical giver?

If someone were to ask you, “Who owns your house?” or “Whose car is that you’re driving?”, most of us would probably say, “It is mine, it belongs to me”.  But is that correct? The truth is, it all belongs to God.  Even though as Christians most of us know this in our heads, but…

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Caring Ministries

Let’s get to know… Caring Ministries! Family: A basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not. –Random House Dictionary There are many different kinds of families, and, while none of them are perfect, it seems that almost everyone would agree on how families should treat…

Tour the Vicarage

Over the past couple of months, the parish has been busy cleaning up, fixing up and freshening up the vicarage at 40 Delp Road, the second home on the south side of Delp Road, just west of the parking lot. This was done not only in preparation for the full time occupancy this coming year…