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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…

August 2021 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Mission Campaign – 3 Rev. Richard E. Geib – 6 Committees – 7 Worship & Music – 9 Groups & Events – 10 Pastoral Letters – 11 From the Volunteer Steward – 13 St. Peter’s Preschool – 13…

Children's Jubilate Choir offering special music during worship
Music Ensembles

This fall, St. Peter’s musicians will regather to make music together in vocal and handbell choirs. Below is a list of opportunities to get involved. For more information or if you have questions, please email Adam Lefever Hughes, the Director of Music. All are welcome! Herald Choir The Herald Choir is for singers 9th grade…

Musical Arts 2021-2022 Series

We are proud to announce our 2021-2022 Musical Arts Concert Series. After a year of online offerings, St. Peter’s is pleased to return to making music together in our beautiful space. Schedule Sat., Aug. 7, 2021Lancaster British Brass Band Mini-ConcertNote: This is an online concert found by heading to our youtube page youtube.com/stpeterslutheranlancaster Sun., Dec.…

Mission Partners: Busoka Lutheran

We give thanks for the church of Christ at home and throughout the world. Our mission partners, the Busoka Lutheran Church in Tanzania wanted to share some good news with us. They have a new pastor! Busoka Lutheran congregation welcomed Pastor Nazareth Mwaitebele on June 6, 2021. Additionally, the rebuilding of the church building that…

July 1 Worship Update

This week we bring you an update from Pastor Ross and Adam about our next steps in resuming our in-person worship life together. Here are the highlights:– Two indoor, traditional worship services every Sunday at 8:00 and 9:45 am.– Two hymns now sung at every service.– Masks required while singing. Otherwise, please follow CDC recommendations…

July 2021 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download. Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Mission Campaign – 3 Adult Christian Ed. – 7 Committees – 8 Worship & Music – 10 Groups & Events – 11 Pastoral Letters – 12 From the Director of Music – 14 St. Peter’s Preschool – 14…

What Lies Beneath

Nope.  Not thinking about the 2000 release of the Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer horror movie of the same title.  I’m thinking about a tree.  An apple tree.  An apple tree that stands in the northeast corner of my yard.  An apple tree whose days are numbered. On Saturday night, as I was returning from…

Worship News

What a joy it has been to gather together for worship these last couple of weeks! As Pastor Ross wrote in his blog post earlier this week, the simple joys of sharing spoken prayers, professions of faith, creedal statements, and liturgical action has been especially moving. As you may be aware, we’re using the summer…

Weekly Update for June 2

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week including details about summer worship and our Mission Campaign. THREE SUNDAY WORSHIP OPTIONS BEGIN THIS WEEKEND Lots of news here as we begin our summer worship schedule.  Please carefully read through the next three items. IN-PERSON SANCTUARY WORSHIP – 8:00 AM Our first public…