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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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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…
New Day Sermon Pentecost 15 As Christians, we speak about it all the time, and we know we should do it, but what really is forgiveness?
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…
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…
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com to volunteer. Please provide your contact information and preferred service.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is September 30th! If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie at email@example.com
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.