AuthorRev. Sarah Teichmann

Pastor of Christian Formation
Rev. Sarah Teichmann

I love working in a staff where we are able to use each other’s strengths for the glory of God. I am energized by the lay leaders of the church and the creative ways they can extend the mission of Jesus to congregational members and our community.

Pentecost 10 Preview

“Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted.” -John 6:11 Today is the first of five Sundays with Gospel readings from John 6, and the first Sunday of our Sermon Series on the Sacrament of…

There’s Something About Mary

Traditional Sermon Mary Magdalene, Apostle Day “I have seen the Lord!” It’s a great phrase found in our Gospel reading today from John chapter 20. We usually hear this Gospel reading on Easter morning. One can say that you can boil down every sermon to one phrase– “I have seen the Lord!” Not bad…a sermon…

Where’s the Good News?

New Day Sermon Pentecost 8 When the Gospel is read out loud in church and the reader says, “Enjoy the sermon…” you may figure it’s Bible story that is a little tricky! Today’s reading is from Mark 6, the beheading of John the Baptist. And yes, there is good news…

Hunger Doesn’t Take A Holiday

On July 4th much of our community took the day off to celebrate our country’s birthday, but for many Independence Day was just another day to be hungry. We give thanks for the ministries at St. Peter’s which feed that need. St. Peter’s is part of a community meal at Grace Lutheran Church every first…

Pentecost 7 Preview

“He called the twelve and began to send them out two by two…” Mark 6:7 Jesus does great deeds of power and gives his disciples authority over demons. Yet none of this power is unilateral; it all must be received by faith. Jesus asks his disciples to go out without money or supplies, so that…

St. Peter’s Praising In The Parade!

The Lititz July 4th Parade is a long standing tradition, and St. Peter’s was able to be in it and proclaim the love of God and invite people to church! Planning for the parade is a multi-faceted affair. The parade begins a few months before Independence Day with leadership planning. The New Day Committee began…