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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.

  • Join our Family

From our Blog

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

Saints that are Human

     EMAIL DEVOTIONAL      week of Pentecost 24 I spent an hour and a half today with ten church members gathered for a Book Club discussion of the book Martin Luther, written by our American Lutheran historian Martin Marty.  It was a fascinating discussion as we marveled at the courage of a simple monk…

Talents & More

New Day Sermon PENTECOST 24 When we hear the word “talent” we think of what brings us to ballet class, or we think of huge monetary amounts in the biblical world.  This morning you were invited to use Jesus’ story about talents as a call to choose courageous acts over those that are fearful and…

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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

    November 26th, the topic will be “The Controversies of Jesus”, led by Neil Snyder. December 3rd, the topic will be “The Surprising Origins of your Christmas Traditions”. The class is held in the Conference Room from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. 

     

  • FAITH AND VALUES

    November 26th, our topic will be “Finding A Way”.  December 3rd, the topic will be “Parenting and the Long Game”. Faith and Values meets in Room 100 at 9:15 a.m. 

     

  • BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

    Breakfast with Santa – December 9th beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Family Life Center.  The morning will feature a pancake breakfast (back by popular demand!), free professional  photos and meet and greet with Santa, and a puppet show. No pre-registration is required, however, if you pre-register at https://stpeterslutheran.org/santa-breakfast  by December 6th you will receive a “fast-pass” to Santa and will be able to meet with Santa between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m.  A free will offering will be collected. 

     

  • SANTA WORKSHOP

    December 1st from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. in the Café.  Kids age 4 through 6th grade are invited to attend. A registration form is available on the Children’s Ministries’ bulletin board or you can register online at https://stpeterslutheran.org/santa-workshop. Dinner will be served in the Café followed by many fun activities, including the children “shopping” for small gifts for their family (ages 4 through 4th grade only). The 5th and 6th graders will have their own seasonal activities (no “shopping” for this age). The suggested donation for this fun event is $5 per child or $10 per family (whichever is cheapest!)  Please note: This event is open to church members and prospective church members only. See Miss Samantha with any questions.

     

  • MUSICAL ARTS CONCERT

    The Hershey Handbell Ensemble presents the second concert of the 2017-2018 St. Peter’s Musical Arts series on FRIDAY, December 1st at 7:00 p.m. Come hear this auditioned handbell ensemble present seasonal music to start off your December.

     

  • GLOBAL MISSIONS COMMITTEE

    GLOBAL MISSIONS COMMITTEE invites you to be an ANIMAL GIVER during Advent! COME visit our special STABLE in the Narthex or the Youth Lounge November 26th – December 17th! Pick an ORNAMENT (Pigs, Goats, Cows, and more!!) to buy as a GLOBAL GENEROSITY GIFT (aka ALTERNATIVE GIFT) to honor someone special or “just because”. Take home a GOOD GIFTS catalogue. Look at all the different ways you can support ELCA’s efforts to bring LIFE and HOPE to those who have so little. Be GENEROUS during Advent and Christmas.

     

  • THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE CANCELLED

    Please be aware that St. Peter’s will not host a Thanksgiving Eve service this year, as the Manheim Township Ministerium assesses the service and decides in what kind of venue the service should be held.

     

  • WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY

    On Wednesday, November 22nd – NO CLASS THANKSGIVING BREAK). On Wednesday, November 29th we will study Mark, Chapter 2:1-28. We meet from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Light snacks are provided … bring any translation of the Bible you prefer … friends are welcome. Pastor Ross leads the class.

     

  • HOLY BAPTISM

    The Sacrament of Holy Baptism will next be offered on Sunday,  December 10th at the New Day service and Sunday, December 17th at the 10:45 a.m. Traditional service. Please contact Pastor Sarah or Pastor Craig if interested.

     

  • DID YOU KNOW?…

    DID YOU KNOW? . . . that the reason our Memorial Garden on the north side of the church property always looks so beautiful, is thanks to a small caretaking team that pulls weeds — sweeps off acorns and twigs —  and in general tidies up the space on a monthly basis.  During this season of thanksgiving, we take a moment to thank Mark Aho (chair), Robert Bowman, Lisa Guion and Larry Miller for their service to those saints who are interred in our Memorial Garden.