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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!

How we follow Jesus

Check out how you can get involved!

  • 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.

A Sanctuary of Flesh and Blood

“Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary, Pure and holy, tried and true,With thanksgiving, I’ll be a living, Sanctuary for You.”   —-“Sanctuary”, by Randy Scruggs & John Thompson It is one of the most basic and common gestures … especially in church.  And act of humility … an act of forgiveness … and act of…

Level Places

“Jesus came down with the twelve and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people.” So begins the Gospel reading from Luke that we hear today. When you open your Bible to this section in Luke chapter 6, the section usually has a title called…

EPIPHANY 6 WORSHIP PREVIEW

“But, it’s trouble ahead if you think you have it made. What you have is all you’ll ever get. And it’s trouble ahead if you’re satisfied with yourself. Your self will not satisfy you for long. And it’s trouble ahead if you think life’s all fun and games. There’s suffering to be met, and you’re…

A Vision of Morning

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…

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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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  • INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION DINNER

    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!  

     

  • VIRTUAL TEXTBOOK DRIVE

    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”.

     

  • JUST FOR FUN

    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.

  • 50 PLUS

    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.

  • SPRING NEW MEMBER CLASSES: MARCH 3 AND MARCH 10

    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.

     

  • FALL 2018 NEW MEMBER AND SHEPHERD REUNION

    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!

     

  • EASTER EGG HUNT

    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/

     

  • ST. PETER’S PRESCHOOL SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

    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.

     

  • CYBER SENIORS ARE BACK!

    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

    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 joy@hoslerfamily.net with any questions.