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November 2021 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Adult Christian Ed. – 3 Call Committee Update – 4 Mission Campaign – 5 Committees – 7 Music News – 9 Administratively Speaking – 10 Groups & Events – 12 Pastoral Letters – 13 From Director of Music…

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St. Peter’s Preschool Prayground

Prayground is the new lunch program that we offer on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at St. Peter’s Preschool. This year we are intentionally using St. Peter’s Strategic Plan and will have “cross over ministries” with Preschool as it pertains to education, fellowship and service Prayground runs from noon until 1:30 and it is only open…

All Creation Sings

If you were at traditional worship services, or if you tuned into our livestream, you may have heard Pastor Martin Zimmann reference a number of hymnals during his sermon. Of course he mentioned the “green one” (Lutheran Book of Worship), the “blue one”, (With One Voice), the “cranberry one” (Evangelical Lutheran Worship), and the “purple…

October 2021 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside this issue: Worship Schedule – 2 Mission Campaign – 3 Adult Christian Ed. – 4 Committees – 5 Worship & Music – 8 Administratively Speaking – 9 Pastoral Letters – 11 Groups & Events – 12 From Director of Music – 13 Youth Ministries – 14 St.…

Homes of Hope News

Homes of Hope helps local families in need. Read about this great ministry and how you may be part of making a difference in our local community! If you are new to our congregation, you may be unaware of the fact that our church is involved in providing transitional housing for homeless families. The lovely…

September 2021 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Mission Campaign – 3 Adult Christian Ed. – 4 Committees – 5 Worship & Music – 8 Groups & Events – 10 From the Volunteer Steward – 11 Pastoral Letters – 12 Children & Youth – 13 Youth…

Fall Worship Schedule

This summer, as we have been gathering in worship to sing, pray, and proclaim the liberating message of God’s grace, St. Peter’s staff and worship committee have been working toward a fall worship schedule. At the beginning of the summer, we had one idea of what that might look like and we have striven to…

A Journey of Discernment

Dear friends in Christ, I wanted to share with you my journey of discernment, and thought it helpful to share it with you through a blog post. Peace, Pastor Sarah On August 1st I celebrated my 11th year of ordination in the roster of word and sacrament in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, and…

Gathering Spaces: The Data

This summer has been one of renewal. As we have gathered together again to pray, praise God, and proclaim the resurrection I have rejoiced in our gathering. Personally, hearing God’s people sing again has been a great source of rejoicing. Despite our renewal, however, we are not completely “out of the woods” and have taken…

Penultimate Resurrection

Do you recognize these flowers?  One of our church members sent me a picture of these interesting flowers from her garden.  They bloom in the spring, as do most flowers, and then die off in the mid-summer.  But just when you are ready to trim them back, cause they’re looking so ratty and spent ……

Life

The image which heads this week’s email devotion, is a snapshot of two shelves that are part of the bookshelf which sits in my impromptu home office. I have never really had a home office, per se, until Covid hit, and I found myself trying to repurpose what we call our “organ room” at home…