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Advent 2 Preview

“The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’ ” -Matthew 3:3 At the heart of our Advent preparation stands figures who gather and call us to action. During the Traditional service we hear the voice of John the Baptist, who calls us to repent and…

This Is Advent: Nativity

Nativity sets come in all shapes and sizes. And each one bears a story of faith and family. This Advent season we invite you to check out a video devotion series featuring St. Peter’s members and their Nativity sets. During the last few years Pastor Sarah and Erik Teichmann have created video devotions for the…

Seasons of Light

Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany hang together wonderfully as a unit of the church year. As Advent and December marched on, we all felt the gathering darkness as the days shortened and the nights lengthened. We pushed back this darkness by lighting extra candles, decorating our worship spaces and houses with lights, and by singing songs…

Special Delivery

Today we hear how the Almighty One does great things for the lowly, those who fear and are hungry, those who need assistance and all who hold onto a promise from God. We lit a final candle and assembled a humble manger in preparation for the Christ child, the baby Jesus, Mary’s son, our Lord.…

Advent 3 Worship Preview

John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” (Luke 3:16)  The presence of the Lord “in your midst” in the…