AuthorRev. Sarah Teichmann

Pastor of Christian Formation

I love working in a staff where we are able to use each other’s strengths for the glory of God. I am energized by the lay leaders of the church and the creative ways they can extend the mission of Jesus to congregational members and our community.

Holy Week and Easter

We are building a community of faith by God’s grace, and we are digitally gathering for Holy Week and Easter. Holy Week will be experienced differently this year. We will still have worship and devotional time, but our services will be different, in response to the Covid-19 crisis. We invite you to join us for…

A Message from our Presiding Bishop

In the following video message, Presiding Bishop of the ELCA Elizabeth Eaton offers words of encouragement to our communities of faith in this difficult time. This is an opportunity for us to pause and reflect, to breathe, and to think about what it means to be the body of Christ. Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton Let…

St. Peter’s Response to Coronavirus

Following the advice of church leadership in our synod, church staff, and lay leadership within the congregation, St. Peter’s will be suspending all activities including all Sunday morning worship and education, Preschool, and gatherings at the church. This hiatus of large gatherings will be in effect beginning Saturday March 14 and continuing for two weeks,…

When Love Shows Up

Our Gospel reading includes one of the most well known and cherished Bible verses of all time. In 27 words, the message of God’s good news…the entirety of God’s work in Jesus is shared. It usually takes me much more than 27 words to say anything of value. And yet here is the story of…

Lent 2 Worship Preview

So don’t be so surprised when I tell you that you have to be ‘born from above’—out of this world, so to speak. You know well enough how the wind blows this way and that. You hear it rustling through the trees, but you have no idea where it comes from or where it’s headed…

Commitments

I have a lot of reminders in my life…mainly reminders for commitments I’ve made.  When I get down to the kitchen in the morning the first thing I say is “Ok Google, good morning” and my Google home device says, “Good morning Sarah…you have 3 meetings today (and then proceeds to tell me what and…