Fall Worship Schedule

Our fall schedule begins Sunday, September 10. Join us for traditional services at 8:00 and 10:45am, or our New Day Praise Service at 10:45am.

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Welcome

We're glad you're here!

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.

Remembering ….

NOTE — please be aware that starting next week (on September 27th), this weekly devotion will start posting on Wednesday mornings.  As we strive to find the right posting balance between the variety of weekly events that air on our website, it seems to make the most sense for us to move the “airing” of…

How Forgiving Can We Be?

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 15 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Listen to this short three-sentence phrase: “I forgive you.” Although this simple phrase consists of three short words, it is nevertheless very powerful. Generally speaking, forgiving those who have wronged us can…

Pentecost 15 Worship Preview

Then Peter came and said to him [Jesus], “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.” (Matthew 18:21-22) Since we all stand before the judgment of God, why do we…

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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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  • FALL MEMBERSHIP CLASS

    Interested in becoming a member? New member sessions will meet October 1 (Room 102) and October 15 (Youth Lounge) during the 9:15 am Sunday School hour. 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.

     

  • PET BLESSING

    OUR ANNUAL PET BLESSING will take place on Sunday, October 8th at 2:30 p.m. in the church “green acres” across from the parking lot . All animals are welcome. 

     

  • YOUTH GROUP

    Sunday, October 1st, our youth group activity for grades 5 thru 12 will be to visit the PA Renaissance Faire. We will have lunch in the Café after church then carpool to the faire. We should return by 4:30 p.m. Parent chaperones/drivers needed. Cost is $10 per person – RSVP to Sister Dottie if you can attend.

     

  • JOINT PROGRAM WITH LANCASTER JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES

    Lancaster’s Jewish Family Service and St. Peter’s are pleased to announce a benefit concert featuring local pianist Ann Leisawitz on Sunday, October 8th at 3:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted at the door to benefit Jewish Family Service, a non-profit, non-denominational, non-sectarian agency that assists Lancaster county residents in acute need.

     

  • MUSICAL ARTS – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 4:00 P.M.

    Bálint Karosi, organist at St. Peter’s Lutheran in New York City, comes to St. Peter’s in Lancaster to present an afternoon of organ music that is sure to delight. Come hear the wide-ranging colors of the Schantz organ at St. Peter’s as Bálint plays selections by Bach, Franck, Jongen, Vierne, and more.

     

  • THE 45TH LANCASTER CROP HUNGER WALK

    With three weeks to go before the CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, October 15th, our church has some Walkers signed up. Will you join the walk to fight hunger here and throughout the world? Please see Lynn Stover for more details and to sign up to be a Walker or to sponsor a Walker. And you can sign up and support this year’s Walk online at www.crophungerwalk.org/lancasterpa.

     

  • 50 PLUS

    Please join us for exciting entertainment and good fellowship on Thursday, October 5th at 11:45 a.m. in the Café. Our program will feature Alice Roosevelt Longworth. She will come in costume and character and share moments of her life.  Please bring a sandwich, your own place setting and beverage, plus a SNACK TO SHARE! If you have any questions, please   contact Debra Shue.

  • NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

    We are currently in need of adult volunteers for the Sunday nursery at both the 8:00 and 10:45 services.  Currently, volunteers are scheduled about 4-6 Sundays a year.  Please consider this ministry so we can continue to keep the nursery open during services as well as reduce the commitment time for each of our volunteers.  Contact Patti Courtois at pjc898@gmail.com to volunteer. Please provide your contact     information and preferred service.

     

  • UPDATED PHOTO DIRECTORY

    A new photo directory will be coming in the Fall! If you would like to change your picture or send one in for the first time, please email your photo with the names (and, ideally, preferred email, phone number and address so we can make sure everything is up to date) to Stephanie Palic at directory@stpeterslutheran-lanc.orgThe deadline is September 30th! If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie at stephpalic@gmail.com

  • THE QUILTERS

    The Quilters are back to work, but they need sheets and material.  If you can help, please bring donated items to the church office or  contact Jan Gigl.