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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   

Wednesday, February 10 - Ash Wednesday Service - 7 p.m. 

Lenten service every Wednesday (Feb 17, 24, Mar 2, 9, 16) starting with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and service at 7 pm. - Theme:  Forgiveness

Tuesday, February 16 - bible study - 7 p.m. - "Ponderings of the Heart:  A Mother's Reflections"

Sunday, February 28 - VBS meeting immediately following worship service - see Mary Reitz

Sunday, March 6 - Girl Scout Sunday - 10:15 a.m. 

Soup (ham and bean; pot pie; potato), Potato Filling & Bacon Dressing sale deadline is March 13 - pick up March 18 (4 - 7 p.m.)  Soup (qt. $5); 2 lb. filling ($5); bacon dressing (qt. $5) - Contact:  Sharleen at 610-767-1682 

Holy Thursday - March 24 - 7 p.m. service

Good Friday - March 25 - 7 p.m. service

Order deadline for pierogies (March 27) - pick up is April 2 (11 am - 1 pm) - Cost - $5/doz - Contact:  610-767-1682

Sunday, April 3 - "The Story" begins for bible studies, Sunday School, Youth Group - a 31 week church wide event - the bible written in novel form and in chronological order

Friday, April 8 - 5 to 7 p.m. - Salisbury Steak & Oven Fried Chicken Dinner - $10 adults and $5 for ages 6 to 12.  All you can eat includes mashed potatoes, stewed tomatoes, lettuce w/bacon dressing, corn, bread, drink and dessert - Contact:  Sharleen at 610-767-1682

Exercise class every Thursday - 6 p.m.

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 every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Adult Group Bible Study (The Gospels) every Wednesday at 7 p.m. except during Lent

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

Awana meets every Sunday 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.

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

Clothing Ministry is the last Saturday of every month between 9:00 AM and Noon - next one will be March 26, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 9 a.m. - Noon - Ministry Fair

2016 Vacation Bible School - June 26 - June 30

2016 Mission Trip to West Virginia - July 10-17 - see Stephanie if interested in participating - $100 deposits due by December 31

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

Directions to St. Peter's can be found at               
http://www.stpetersumcemerald.com/directions.htm

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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