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Weekly Update for July 8

Hi Folks – here is this week’s Wednesday update on news from St. Peter’s. Re-opening the Church Survey We invite you to complete and submit this survey Re-opening Survey about returning to live worship in the sanctuary, and eventually in the Family Life Center.  As we put together the needed procedures, equipment and safety supplies…

Devotions @ Home

Welcome to the next edition of Devotions@Home. As usual, the daily selection of readings is below. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday’s readings are a continuation of the themes from worship the previous Sunday. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday’s readings lead us into the coming Sunday. This may be a new way to cultivate a habit of reading…

Weekly Update for July 1

News from St. Peter’s: July 1, 2020 Hi Folks – here is this week’s Wednesday update on news from St. Peter’s. Worship in our Sanctuary We continue to make preparations for in-person worship in our church building, starting with the church sanctuary.  The pieces we must have in place to safely offer in-person worship in…

July 2020 Herald

This month’s Herald is available for download Inside This Issue . . . Worship Schedule – 2 Safe Church Protocol – 2 United Lutheran Seminary – 4 Adult Christian Ed. – 5 Committees – 6 Worship & Music – 9 Groups & Events – 9 Pastoral Letters – 10 St. Peter’s Kids – 13 Youth…

Almost But Not Yet

Resurrection is about a new bodily life in this world and for this world.  What they (Gospel writers) are saying is that the resurrection of Jesus means that God’s new creation has begun, and therefore we have a job to do.  Our calling then in the light of Easter is to be as it were…

Devotions @ Home

Welcome to the next edition of Devotions@Home. As usual, the daily selection of readings is below. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday’s readings are a continuation of the themes from worship the previous Sunday. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday’s readings lead us into the coming Sunday. This may be a new way to cultivate a habit of reading…

Weekly Update for June 24

Hi Folks – here is this week’s Wednesday update on news from St. Peter’s. We have included some procedures you should be aware of as we enter our county’s “green phase of reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic” and begin the process of gradually opening up the church building for church activities.  These guidelines have come…

Devotions @ Home

Welcome to the next edition of Devotions@Home. As usual, the daily selection of readings is below. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday’s readings are a continuation of the themes from worship the previous Sunday. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday’s readings lead us into the coming Sunday. This may be a new way to cultivate a habit of reading…

Weekly Update for June 17

Hi Folks – here is this week’s Wednesday update on news from St. Peter’s. We hope it will help you stay connected to the variety of moving parts in our congregational life and ministries. Take Out Vacation Bible School If you are wondering about VBS this summer, no worries.  Our Christian Ed. staff are putting…

Presence

Exodus 33:14 —  Yahweh said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” A few weeks ago, I preached a sermon centering on “the candles in our church sanctuary.”  A few of you were astute, and noticed that I left one candle out of my sermon.  This one which heads today’s…