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June 2 Congregational Meeting

constitution And Bylaw Proposals On June 2, 2019 the Congregation will meet to vote on the following four sets of proposals to the St. Peter’s Constitution and Bylaws.   We encourage all members to please review these proposals prior to the meeting and contact Leslie McCarthy if they have questions or concerns. In the interest…

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Holy Things

To the bath and to the table, to the prayers and the word, I call every seeking soul. As we approach the time of year we call Holy Week, our thoughts turn toward the central things to our existence as Christians. Of course the stories we tell this time of year are important: the command…

Be Kind to Gloobshnarf.

We extend our thanks to Jill Emmert for serving as this week’s guest devotioneer … her first time writing for us. It won’t be her last, we hope. Fifty-three first days of school. That’s how many we’ve had with our three sons so far, between pre-school, public school, and college. We’re coming up on fifty-four…

Children's Jubilate Choir offering special music during worship
Jubilate Choir Seasons

All new Jubilate Choir Seasons! Sign up your 1st– 5th grader for any or all of the seasons to participate in leading worship and learning more about the Christian faith through music. Below is a list of the seasons with rehearsal and traditional worship dates. Dates to sing in New Day will be determined based…

A Rainy Baptism

We again thank Brendan Armitage for providing this week’s devotion. Make sure to tune in next week for another guest devotion by Jill Emmert. Galatians 3:26 — “So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” Have you ever…

People counting coins
Deceived by ‘the lie of more’

And Jesus said to them, ‘Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.’ Luke 12:15 “The Andersons” looked uncomfortable as they explained why they couldn’t give more. “We’d like to,” Mrs. Anderson said, “but we’re getting killed with bills.” Mr. Anderson…

Pentecost 9 Preview

“Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” Luke 12:32 Jesus reassures us of God’s care for his people in the first part of this Sunday’s reading from Luke. Just like Abram in this Sunday’s reading from Genesis, we must place our trust in God…

Morning Has Broken

Mine is the sunlight, Mine is the morning Born of the one light Eden saw play Praise with elation, praise ev’ry morning God’s recreation of the new day. (Morning Has Broken, Verse 3) This past Sunday morning as I was listening to the three Emmert brothers sing “Morning Has Broken” as an offertory anthem, I…

A Meaning-Filled Life

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 8 The Teichmann’s are going on vacation soon! I’ve been counting the days. BUT…first we have to pack. Oh the packing. We started putting together a list of the stuff we’ll need. The list keeps on getting longer. At this rate, we’ll need to tow a U-haul trailer behind us for all…

No Longer Alone

New Day Sermon Pentecost 8 As we hear the familiar “Parable of the Rich Fool” we are reminded of both the curse of placing too much trust in material possessions, and also the problem of isolating ourselves from others around us.

Pentecost 8 Preview

“And [Jesus] said to them, “Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.” Luke 12:15 Today’s Gospel reading features a parable by Jesus which may make some of us a bit uncomfortable. It’s about being rich in resources, but poor in…