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Light in Darkness

Every December (sometimes starting on the last Sunday in November), we in the church begin a season of preparation, Advent. This odd time seems so counter-cultural these days. With Christmas and other holiday decorations creeping out earlier and earlier, carols blaring from mall speakers, and radio stations infesting our cars with sentimental words about roasting…

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Christ in the Crisis

traditional sermon advent 1 When I was 6 years old I went to Immanuel Lutheran School in Danbury Connecticut. At the time it was a small Lutheran school with about 25 kids per grade. Maybe a month into our school year I recall bringing a t-shirt to school for show and tell. It was a…

Silver Packages

New Day Sermon ADVENT 1 What do silver packages in the hands of a poor child of Appalachia have to do with the prophetic promises of fulfillment in our faith lives and places of promise at the end of our journeys?  Tune in to today’s New Day sermon for one potential answer.

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Therefore, keep awake—for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly. And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake.” -Mark 13:35-37 Stir up your power, and…

December 2017 Herald

This month’s Herald is now available to download. Inside this month’s Herald: Worship Schedule – 2 Advent/Christmas – 3 Adult Christian Ed. – 5 Committees – 6 Financial Report – 7 Worship & Music – 10 Groups & Events – 11 Spiritual Gifts – 12 Pastoral Letters – 13 From the Director of Music –…

Who is this king?

Traditional Sermon Christ the King When you think of the word ‘king’ what comes to mind? For me right now…when I think of kings, queens and such I think of my daughter. This past summer my daughter Elsa was getting into the ‘princess’ stage. I don’t know how it happened. Just one day she came…

The Cookie Walk

Our St. Peter’s Cookie Walk is an event that church members and members of the surrounding communities in Lancaster County eagerly anticipate every year! Held in our church narthex at 10 Delp Road, Lancaster December 9 from 9:00am to noon (or until cookies sell out), you are invited to come and fill containers (large $15; small…