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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.
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We pray The Lord’s Prayer encouraging God to “bring on” the kingdom with a nudging invitation. What if God’s Kingdom is already among us? Perhaps in trying to create our own version of heaven on earth, we miss what God has planned .
We thank Brendan Armitage for serving as our guest devotioneer for this week’s devotional reflection. He was recently traveling by plane, and had this experience. “People look East and sing today. The Lord of life is on His way…” One of the distressing things about flying East (and overnight), is that only a few short…
Today’s sermon is not so much focused on the gospel text as the way that God approaches people where they are and enables them to contrast who they are and what they do with who God is and what God’s intentions are for each.
Meet our Leaders
Our leaders would love to meet you. Find out more about them and their faith!
Rev. Craig Ross
Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Pastor of Christian Formation
Sister Dottie Almoney
Director of Education & Outreach
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION DINNER ON MARCH 10, starting at 5:00 P.M. IN THE FAMILY LIFE CENTER! Please sign up at “Textbook Tables” to reserve places for your family and friends. International Buffet Dinner is FREE! We’ll play games to test your knowledge of famous women authors and memorable female characters in stories! Meet and talk with surprise visitors — famous women authors or memorable female characters. Bring women-authored books to our Book Exchange Table. Let’s celebrate the women in our lives!
Stop by one of our TEXTBOOK TABLES (Narthex or Youth Lounge). Please support ELCA’s International Women Leaders Scholarship recipients with a generous gift towards purchasing their textbooks! Let’s blow through our $1500 goal! Use “special envelopes” found in the pews and at each “Textbook Table”.
We will meet at Lombardo’s Restaurant on Saturday, March 9th at 5:00 p.m. for supper. Please sign up on the bulletin board so we know how many people to expect. If you have any questions, please contact Debra Shue.
Please join us for exciting entertainment and good fellowship on Thursday, March 7th at 11:45 a.m. in the Café. Our program will feature Edee Bedford speaking about the Amish. Please bring your own sandwich, place setting, a beverage and a snack to share. Anyone is welcome to come, share lunch and listen to a speaker. If you have any questions, please contact Debra Shue.
We will be having classes for visitors who are considering becoming members of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Classes will gather at 9:15 a.m. on March 3rd and 10th. Interested? Contact Pastor Sarah Teichmann (steichmann@StPeterslutheran-lanc.org) or Pastor Craig Ross (craig@StPeterslutheran-lanc.org) or call the church at (717) 569-9211.
To our New Members Fall 2018 class: You are invited to a New Member Reunion on February 24th during the Sunday School hour. We will meet at 9:15 a.m. in the Church Café for light refreshments, time to re-meet some of your classmates and shepherds, and good fellowship. See you there!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for our annual EASTER EGG HUNT which will be held on Saturday, April 6th at 10:00 a.m. In the event of bad weather, the hunt will be rescheduled for Saturday, April 13th at 10:00 a.m. Come and join us for all of the fun activities including crafts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and of course, the Egg Hunt! Online registration is required at https://stpeterslutheran.org/easter-egg-hunt/
You are invited to our Scholastic Book Fair! The dates and times are Sunday, February 17th (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.); Tuesday, February 19th (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.); Wednesday, February 20th (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.); Thursday, February 21t (8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.); and Friday, February 22nd (8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) at St. Peter’s Preschool Library. Please come support the Preschool! The Book Fair is also available online.
On February 12th, 19th, & 26th from 3 – 4 PM at the Manheim Township Public Library, student volunteers from Manheim Township High School will help older users of technology to learn to use anything from a smart phone to an iPad as well as tools like Facebook, Skype, Twitter, and Instagram.
Summer camp brochures are now available! Pick one up at the Camp Corner bulletin board near the Nursery. Programs are available for grades K-12 — day camp, classic camp, puppetry and skits camp, arts and crafts camp, high adventure camp, ultimate sports camp. And more! Summer camp goes beyond the kids, too. Family Camp is open to any family, and Elder Camp is specific to adults age 55+. Please contact Joy and Lyle Hosler firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.