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CAN WE TALK?

September Pub Theology Discussion September’s discussion was lively on what are acceptable topics in an ELCA church. Here are some guidelines that have been established. It was interesting to hear the differing opinions on how each of us see the guiding principals. Church and Politics[1]Things Churches and Pastors Are Legally ALLOWED to Do Speak About…

October 2022 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Adult Christian Ed. – 3 Fall Kickoff – 4 Mission Campaign – 5 Congregational Events – 6 Call Committee Update – 7 Financial Report – 7 Committees  – 8 Music News – 11 Volunteer Steward Message – 11…

PRESCHOOL BEGINS — Copy

Monday September 12th was our first day of preschool! The teachers and church staff did so much work over the summer to improve our program and you could tell from the children’s smiles that their hard work paid off. This year we reorganized our children’s library and opened a new 4/5-year-old class in room 102.…

September 2022 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside this issue – Worship Schedule – 2 Adult Christian Ed. – 3 Mission Campaign – 4, 5 Committees – 6 Music News – 9 Groups & Events – 12 Pastoral Letters – 13 Volunteer Steward Message – 14 Youth Ministries – 14 St. Peter’s Kids – 15…

Christian Nationalism: What Everyone Needs to Know In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council of Churches, St. Peter’s hosted Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness program, “Christian Nationalism: What Everyone Needs to Know” on August 14, 2022. According to a statement on the website for Christians Against Christian Nationalism, “Christian nationalism seeks to merge Christian and American identities,…

August 2022 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This issue: Worship Schedule – 2 Mission Campaign – 3 Adult Christian Ed. – 5 Committees – 6 Music News – 10 Groups & Events – 10 Pastoral Letters – 11 From Director of Music – 12 From Interim Pastor – 13 Volunteer Steward Message – 13…

June/july 2022 herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Mission Campaign – 3 New Members – 4 Adult Christian Ed. – 5 Committees – 6 Administratively Speaking – 8 Landscape Memorials  – 9 Music News – 10 Groups & Events – 10 Pastoral Letters – 11 From…

What a great year of PreSchool

2021-22 school year was a great year for St. Peter’s Preschool! Our enrollment was full with 64 students and we are already full for next year, with a waiting list. St. Peter’s Preschool has always been known for their amazing staff and this year was no exception. We were fully staffed, with some returning favorites…

MUTUAL MINISTRY

Mutual Ministry Did you know that St. Peters has a Mutual Ministry Committee, where you can share your thoughts and opinions, (both positive and negative), with Pastor Ross, Sister Dottie or members of the Committee*?    Without your feedback, regarding all types of concerns, things may go unnoticed and therefore not addressed.  Here are some examples…

Preschool Fundraiser

Preschool Fundraiser For this school year’s community service project, our Preschool focused on helping Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). This is a program that helps provide “a home away from home”, for families that need to travel far from home for medical care for their child. We collected tabs from canned beverages, pet food, soup,…