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Welcome in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Whether we are worshipping, learning, gathering for fellowship, or serving, we do so in Jesus’ name. We would love for you to find out more about the ministries of St. Peter’s.

Be sure to check out our blog and announcements. There’s always something going on at St. Peter’s and we can’t wait for you to join us!

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  • Worship Join us as we worship

    Whether it is traditional or praise, youth-oriented or sagely-focused, worship is the community called and gathered in Jesus’ name.

  • LearnDeepen your faith today

    The Lutheran tradition is firmly rooted in education, and we believe a healthy study of the Bible is an essential companion to a faith grounded in worship and prayer.

  • GatherCome and see

    Christian fellowship occurs when two or more Christians are in one another’s company. And when they are, great and holy things occur.

  • ServeFind out how you can bless others

    We invite you to join us as we seek to serve our community and world. Check out how you may be part of God’s work in the world and your neighborhood today.

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From our Blog

Read sermons, view videos, get devotions, or learn about upcoming events at St. Peter's.

Ballerinas and Bears

traditional sermon    advent 2 If it is Advent, then it is time for a story.  And if you have been with us at St. Peter’s for a while, you have heard a number of stories whose themes tie in with our Advent season.  This year I will read again from my favorite resource ……

Light in Darkness

Every December (sometimes starting on the last Sunday in November), we in the church begin a season of preparation, Advent. This odd time seems so counter-cultural these days. With Christmas and other holiday decorations creeping out earlier and earlier, carols blaring from mall speakers, and radio stations infesting our cars with sentimental words about roasting…

Christ in the Crisis

traditional sermon advent 1 When I was 6 years old I went to Immanuel Lutheran School in Danbury Connecticut. At the time it was a small Lutheran school with about 25 kids per grade. Maybe a month into our school year I recall bringing a t-shirt to school for show and tell. It was a…

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Meet our Leaders

Our leaders would love to meet you. Find out more about them and their faith!

  • Rev. Craig Ross
    Rev. Craig Ross

    Senior Pastor

  • Rev. Sarah Teichmann
    Rev. Sarah Teichmann

    Pastor of Christian Formation

  • Sister Dottie Almoney
    Sister Dottie Almoney

    Director of Education & Outreach

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  • CROSSPOINTS

    Sunday, December 10th, the topic will be “Matthew vs. Luke, pt. 1 – The Birth of Jesus in the Book of Matthew”. December 17th the topic will be “Matthew vs. Luke, pt. 2 – The Birth of Jesus in the Book of Luke”. The class is held in the Conference Room from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. 

     

  • FAITH & VALUES

    Sunday, December 10th, our topic will be “What Are You Looking For?”  Sunday, December 17th, the topic will be “Sharing the Story (Traditions)”. Faith and Values meets in Room 100 at 9:15 a.m. 

     

  • WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY

    On Wednesday, December 13th we will study Mark, Chapter 3:20-35. We meet from 9:30-11:00 a.m. This week we will meet in the Chapel. Light snacks are provided … bring any translation of the Bible you prefer … friends are welcome. Pastor Ross leads the class.

     

  • ELEVATE BIBLE STUDY

    Please note: This class will now meet Thursday nights from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Youth Lounge. The group will discuss Paul’s letters and his own personal journey through faith and how he taught in Jesus’ name. Everyone is welcome and the class will be discussion-based to emphasize our collective journey in community.

     

  • PUB THEOLOGY

    PUB THEOLOGY will take place this Tuesday, December 12th at 6:30 p.m. at Reflections Restaurant on Oregon Road. RSVP To Sister Dottie at dottie@stpeterslutheran-lanc.org if you can attend. We will be discussing “Christianized” pagan rituals and which Gospel writer do you gravitate towards for your nativity scene! 

     

  • YOUTH CHRISTMAS WRAPPING

    If you require assistance with wrapping your gifts during the next couple of weeks, the youth are accepting free will donations to help you. Call the church office at 717-569-9211 to coordinate a time to meet Nancy Beauregard at church. All wrapping materials will be supplied by the youth group. All donations will go towards the Youth National Gathering trip this summer.

     

  • DARKEST NIGHT SERVICE

    Join us for a healing service on Sunday evening, December 17th at 6:00 p.m. for those who struggle with grief during the Christmas holiday season. A candle rite and anointing with oil will be offered as a healing rite. Come and share a respite from the world’s happiness, in order to embrace your sense of loss, and to hear again God’s promises of renewal and healing.

     

  • SAGES DRIVERS NEEDED

    Our Christmas Sages Service will be held Thursday, December 21st.  If you’re able to offer one of our Sages a ride to service, please sign up on the Parish Life bulletin board outside the Church Nursery. Thank you! Approximate times, 10:30 a.m. pick up and 1:30 p.m. drop off.

     

  • SAGES CHRISTMAS SERVICE

    On Thursday, December 21st, we will host our Annual    Sages Christmas Service at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Pew communion will be offered along with special music from our choir. The service is designed for our Sages (those who are 80 or older) who may not be able to be with us for a Christmas Eve service. Pew communion is offered and the congregation is seated for the entire service. A luncheon will follow after service. Please call to make a luncheon reservation by December 18th or to request a ride. Call Sandy in the church office (717-569-9211) to make your luncheon reservations, arrange a ride or ask any questions.

     

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CHRISTMAS POINSETTIA DELIVERY

    It is a tradition at St. Peter’s to bring Christmas joy to some of our older members who may not be able to attend a Christmas Service. Please consider delivering a poinsettia from our altar on Christmas Day or in the days to follow. What a wonderful tradition to start or continue with your family. Fifteen volunteers are needed to reach everyone, so please consider. Sign up sheet is available on the Parish Life bulletin board outside the Church Nursery, or contact Christine Smith at  cjsmith1984@gmail.com.