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Rev. Craig Ross
Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Pastor of Christian Formation
Sister Dottie Almoney
Director of Education & Outreach
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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.
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.
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.
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 will take place this Tuesday, December 12th at 6:30 p.m. at Reflections Restaurant on Oregon Road. RSVP To Sister Dottie at email@example.com if you can attend. We will be discussing “Christianized” pagan rituals and which Gospel writer do you gravitate towards for your nativity scene!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.