CategoryWorship

Posts about our Worship at St. Peter’s. Each week we preview the topic for the coming Sunday, and occasionally we share writing from our Pastors and staff on the topic of Worship.

Pentecost 14 Preview

“So he told them this parable:  Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the one that is lost until he finds it? When he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders and rejoices. And when he comes home,…

It’s the Little Things

As the Director of Music at St. Peter’s, I feel called to help foster congregational singing and music-making to help people pray, praise, and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. So, I’m always interested in helping people see the depths of worship and how it connects to many aspects of our lives as Christians. First,…

Sister Dottie Almoney
Pentecost 12 Preview

“When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, do not sit down at the place of honor, in case someone more distinguished than you has been invited by your host;and the host who invited both of you may come and say to you, ‘Give this person your place,’ and then in disgrace you…

Pentecost 11 Preview

When Jesus saw her, he called her over and said, “Woman, you are set free from your ailment.” When he laid his hands on her, immediately she stood up straight and began praising God.  -Luke 13:12-13 The Scripture assigned for this Sunday tells a story that God is up to something. And it is good! What…

Meet Ceci!

St. Peter’s community, meet Cecilia (Ceci for short)! Ceci, meet the St. Peter’s community! Coming in at around 760 pounds, 3 legs, and with 52 white teeth and 36 black teeth, Ceci is spending a few weeks at St. Peter’s as a visitor before making her membership official. She plans to attend every traditional worship…

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…

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…

Pentecost 7 Preview

So I say to you, Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.”  (Luke 11:9-10)  Persistence in prayer evoked the admiration of Jesus…

Pentecost 6 Preview

“But the Lord answered her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.” Luke 10:41-42 Jesus’ admonishment to Martha in this Sunday’s reading from Luke acts as a reminder that Jesus is…