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Annual Meeting Update

During our Fall Town Hall meeting, some of the members in attendance requested that additional information on several topics be made available prior to the November 10 Annual Meeting. What follows is some detail about constitutional changes, the feasibility study for the proposed mission campaign and about our heating and cooling system needs. Should you…

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Sanctuary Church

Are you wondering what “sanctuary church” means in the Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church? Maybe you read the recent article in The Lutheran on the ELCA declaring itself a sanctuary church? Well, here is an explanation from the Lower Susquehanna Synod Bishop James S. Dunlop is a recent pastoral letter to the…

2019 Annual Meeting Highlights

We gathered for our yearly congregational meeting on November 10, 2019 and as a community gave our blessing for ministries occurring in 2020. Check out the highlights of the meeting below. The pastors shared thoughts that St. Peter’s is now at a time when we are exploring new ideas about the mission and stewardship of…

Touching the Face of God

John Gillespie Magee was a WWII fighter pilot, who wrote these words three months before he was killed in a mid-air collision.  The poem is entitled, “High Flight.” Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds,…

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Pentecost 22 Preview

This Sunday is a special day. We gather for worship with one combined Traditional service at 9am in the sanctuary and one combined New Day service at 9am in the Family Life center. The Annual Meeting begins at 10:30 am. Sunday School for children and youth begins at 10:30am “Indeed they cannot die anymore, because…

The Voice of Your Soul

We use the word “soul” a lot, don’t we?  “You are my soul-mate” … “That involved some soul-searching” … “She’s a bit of a lost soul, isn’t she?” … “You really bared your soul, didn’t you?”  We have a whole genre of music called “soul music.”  Maybe you watched the TV show “Soul Train” as…

Shining Lights

Traditional Sermon all Saints’ Sunday Last weekend, my family and I traveled from Lancaster all the way up to Scarborough, Maine. It began when my uncle and his wife from North Dakota had a little bit of vacation time and thought it a good idea to fly from Bismark to the coast of Maine to…

Saints for All

New Day Sermonall Saints Sunday The saints we cherish are a far bigger community that simply those we have loved who have died in this world. We who still walk the earth are all “living saints” too. Join us for a broader consideration of “sainthood” as we engage some voices from the past who have…

November 2019 Herald

This month’s Herald is now available for download. Inside this month: Worship Schedule – 2 Adult Christian Ed. – 4 Committees – 5 New Members – 8 Worship & Music – 9 Groups & Events – 10 Pastoral Letters – 11 Director of Music – 13 Youth Ministries – 14 St. Peter’s Preschool – 14…