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Sunday Services

9:00 AM       Sunday School
                      Adult Class
                      Senior High Class
                      Primary Class (Grades 4-6)
                      Beginners Class (Grades 1-3)
                      Nursery (2 through Kindergarten)

10:15 AM   Worship Service

Communion served the first Sunday of each month

Upcoming Events  

Monday, August 29 - 7 p.m. - Neighborhood Meeting

Sunday, September 4 - "The Story" continues for bible studies, Sunday School, Youth Group - a 31 week church wide event - the bible written in novel form and in chronological order.  For more information about "The Story", click here.

Sunday, September 4 - deadline to order hoagies - contact Harriet at 610-767-5504

Wednesday, September 7 - 7 p.m. - Bible Study (The Story Chapter 11)

Sunday, September 11 - Rally Day (outside church service followed by covered dish lunch)

Monday, September 12 - Finance (6 p.m.) and Ad Board (7 p.m.)

Tuesday, September 13 - 7 p.m. - Worship Team meeting

Thursday, September 15 - Hoagie delivery - pick up between 10 and 11 a.m.

Saturday, September 24 - Chicken BBQ (half chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, cole slaw, bread/butter, dessert) - 1 - 5 p.m. (dine in or take out) - Adults $12/$15 at door

Deadline to order tickets - September 15
​Contact Lamar at 610-767-3317

Saturday, September 24 - Community Yard Sale - tent set up in parking lot - 1 - 5 p.m.

To reserve spot and for more details contact Sam at 484-221-0547 

Saturday, October 22 - Slatington Halloween Parade (Theme - Movie Monsters)

Thursday (Oct 13), Friday (Oct 14), Saturday (Oct 15) - pierogies will be prepared for sale 

Friday, November 4 - Turkey & Ham Dinner - 5 - 8 p.m. - $10 adults/$5 children

Saturday, November 12 - Fall/Holiday Bazaar - $20 per table

Helping Hands Ministry - donate and be a part of our capital campaign to secure a larger place to store food, clothing and furniture - https://www.gofundme.com/q6pqr4xu

United Methodist Women - T-shirts available for sale - see Nancy Reese for details

Crocheting/knitting every Thursday - 1 p.m. 

Group walking the Trail starting at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday evening

Gift cards ($50 each) are still available for purchase - list is available in church hallway - see Nancy Reese with check payable to St. Peter's UM Women.  

Confirmation Class - anyone with children interested please see Diane Ritzenthaler

Adult Group Bible Study (The Story) every Sunday at 6 p.m. (summer break - start again September 4)

Adult Group Bible Study (The Story) every Tuesday at 10 a.m. (summer break - start again September 5)

Adult Group Bible Study (The Story) every Wednesday at 7 p.m. (summer break - start again September 7)

Girl Scouts (Brownie troop) meet every Wednesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m. starting back September 7

Awana meets every Sunday (September-May) from 6 - 7:30 p.m. - registration fee is $20 for ages 3 yrs up to 6th grade

Youth Group meets every Sunday - 7:30 - 9 p.m.

Cub Scouts meet every Thursday from 6 - 8:30 p.m. starting September 8

United Methodist Women meet the third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

For more information, see our calendar page (currently under construction).

Directions to St. Peter's can be found at               

During the two year construction of a new turnpike bridge, follow signs posted by PennDot. 

News & Announcements

Altar Flower and Bulletin Sponsorships
Sunday dates are still available to sponsor bulletins and altar flowers.  Please contact Stephanie (610-417-2555).

Monetary donations are being accepted to purchase items for the AWANA and Sunday School stores and can be given to Mary Reitz.

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 Welcome to
St. Peter's United Methodist Church

Nestled in the valley at the foot of the Blue Mountain, St. Peter's United Methodist Church is located in the village of Emerald, Pa.  We are a growing church overflowing with compassion for our congregation as well as the surrounding communities.

Our mission is: "To know JESUS CHRIST 
and to make
 HIM  known"

We would love to welcome you to our family.  Please join us for worship and/or any of our events or activities.  We look forward to meeting you.

Reverend William Ritzenthaler, Pastor


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