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Pentecost 18 Worship Preview

Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice. He prostrated himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him. And he was a Samaritan. Then Jesus asked, “Were not ten made clean? But the other nine, where are they? Was none of them found to return and give praise…

October 2019 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download Inside this month: Worship Schedule – 2 Adult Christian Ed. – 3 Committees – 5 Worship & Music – 8 Groups & Events – 9 Pastoral Letters – 10 Director of Music – 12 Youth Ministries – 13 St. Peter’s Preschool – 13 St. Peter’s Kids – 14…

Holy Laughter

It was a homiletical hot mess.  I got a little too clever for my own good this past Sunday in my sermonizing.  If you were in traditional worship that morning, you already witnessed my brilliant idea of playing Hide-and-Seek in the middle of the sermon.  I had six cards with words on them that as…

Sunday School Year Begins!

Like many of us returning back to school or college this season, St. Peter’s returns back to its Sunday School programs with Christian education for children, youth, and adults. On Sunday, September 8, the Sunday School year began its Fall season with a focus toward global mission. With a special focus toward learning more about…

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Safe Church Update

This summer we have been working on updating security on our church campus. Our exterior doors and some interior doors will now be locked during Preschool and Church Office hours. If you need to enter the building during the week between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, please use the main entrance to be “buzzed”…

Sitting Lightly

For those who were unable to be in their churches for whatever reason, including military service, radio could fill the spiritual vacuum. Via the medium of radio, people could join in worship both on Sundays and during the week. (James) Welch hoped that these programmes (sic) would be attractive to those – to use his…

Get ready for the Fall!

Greetings and blessings from Children’s Ministries! I am so excited to begin my new role as your director! Volunteers Needed The Children’s Ministries Committee is in need of new members! This is a great way to get involved without a large time commitment. Our first meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 17th at 6:30…

Choir Tune-up

Last Saturday, a group of about 40 musicians from area Lutheran churches got together for a workshop with Thomas Keesecker. Choir members and music directors from Zion in Landisville, Good Shepherd in Lancaster, Emmanuel in Lancaster, and St. Peter’s in Lancaster gathered for fellowship, to sing some beautiful music, and to get ready for the…

September 2019 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Safe Church Update – 3 Mission Appeal Update – 3 Advocacy Ministry – 3 Adult Christian Ed. – 4 Committees – 5 Worship & Music – 9 Groups & Events – 10 Pastoral Letters – 11 Director of…