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Christmas 2 Sunday Preview

“But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God.” –John 1:12 In Sunday’s Bible readings we are reminded that we are claimed and called as children of God. God creates family not because we are God’s blood relatives, but through adoption. In baptism we are…

Ministry Spotlight: Youth & Family

Each week we’re spotlighting a ministry at St. Peter’s to show our mission in action. This week, we’re looking at our Youth & Family Ministry. Our Ministry Our youth and young adults are involved in virtually every level of congregational ministry, from worship to service to music to fellowship to education. Specifically, we support education…

The Baptist and Barrington

(This morning’s sermon is comprised of a story by Martin Bell, entitled “Barrington Bunny” from his book The Way of the Wolf, with commentary offered by the preacher at various intervals in the story.) Once upon a time in a large forest there lived a very furry bunny. He had one lop ear, a tiny…

Sister Dottie Almoney
Family Halloween Party

Join us Sunday October 28th at 5:00 pm for a family Halloween Party! Come for food, games, crafts, a puppet show and Trick or Treating!  Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite costumes (parents can as well!) We will have our gathering in the Family Life Center. There will be a chance to vote on…

Pal Pusztai
Let the Triune God Resolve Divisions

New Day Sermon Pentecost 3 Divisions can cause all kinds of problems. In Mark 3, Jesus says unity is threatened by divisions. A House divided is destined to fall. One can look at fear being a major underlying reason for divisions to surface. One way to resolve divisions is to turn to the Triune God…

Rev. Craig Ross
Yet Another Guest at Our Table

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL Pentecost 13 (Our thanks to our guest devotionerr, Mary Ann Frontz) When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. (Luke 24:30) Two weekend’s ago in the email devotion, Pastor Ross shared a poem “Perhaps the World Ends Here” written by Joy Harjo.  This…

Rev. Craig Ross
What Goes Up, Must Come Down

What goes up, must come down.  The NASA booster rocket that lifts a satellite into space then returns to earth … the pop fly a baseball player lofts into the sky which lands back in a player’s mitt … the daredevil high diver at a traveling circus who climbs that tall thin ladder only to then…