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Music Retreat – August 19th, 9a-3p

Children and Youth Music Retreat – August 19th, 9a-3p All children ages rising K-5th grade who are interested in making music and being with church friends are invited to come to St. Peter’s on August 19th from 9:00a-3:00p for a Children and Youth Music Retreat. Children will have opportunities to worship God, sing songs, play…

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Pentecost 11 Worship Preview

Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came out and started shouting, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David…” -Matthew 15:22 “We are beggars; this is true,” are reported to be Martin Luther’s last written words. Christians are “beggars” for God’s grace, undeserving but graced nonetheless. Today the Canaanite woman becomes our model,…

A Mug With Your Name On It

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL PEntecost 10 Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the gifts bestowed on us by God. (1 Corinthians 2:12) So tell me, do you need a coffee cup to know that you are alive?  No, of course not. …

Pentecost 10 Worship Preview

And early in the morning he [Jesus] came walking toward them [the disciples] on the sea. But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, saying, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not…

Tangled Roots

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL PEntecost 7 A shoot shall come out from the stock of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots.  (Isaiah 11:1) I could not tell where one root started and another finished.  It just looked like a convoluted mess of intertwining branches.  We were hiking in Swallow Falls State Park on vacation,…

How Hungry Are You?

traditional sermon Pentecost 9 Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. And all ate and were filled.  (Matthew…

Pentecost 9 Worship Preview

Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. And all ate and were filled; and they took up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. (Matthew 14:19-20)…

British Brass Band Invasion in Neffsville

The Lancaster British Brass Band will invade St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on Saturday, August 5, at 7pm, for the final concert in the 2016-2017 Musical Arts Series. The Lancaster British Brass Band is composed of all brass and percussion instruments, playing music from across various genres—from classical to marches to pop.  This concert will include…

The Best Answer Ever

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL PEntecost 8 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it. (Matt. 13:45-46) It was a simple Children’s Sermon at New Day.  The question was intended to elicit responses like “my…