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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

Tuesday, March 21 - 10 a.m. - bible study - Contend for the Faith

Wednesday, March 22 - Lenten Dinner - 5:30 p.m. followed by service at 7 p.m. - I AM the True Vine - John 15:1

Friday, March 24 - prayer at 7 p.m. in Lifetree Cafe

Saturday, March 25 - 9 a.m. - Noon - Clothing Ministry

Saturday, March 25 - 5 p.m. - Lifetree Café Open House - an hour of stories and conversation to feed your soul - Meeting God Face to Face

Sunday, March 26 - 10:15 a.m. - Take the Flag - Red (delay) - sermons for Lent

Sunday, March 26 - AWANA continues for ages 3 yrs to 6th grade from 6 - 7:30 p.m. - registration fee is $20 

Sunday, April 2 - Youth Group going to see The Shack - anyone interested please contact Diane Ritzenthaler  

Saturday, April 8 - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Spring Bazaar (crafters and vendors needed - see Stephanie Hamm) including Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m.  

Vacation Bible School - Theme:  Heroes - Sunday, June 25 to Thursday, June 29 - 6 - 8:30 p.m. - donations currently being accepted for supplies - see Mary Reitz

Helping Hands Ministry - donate and be a part of our capital campaign to secure a larger place to store food, clothing and furniture -

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.  

Crocheting/knitting/needle work every Thursday - 7 p.m. 

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

Confirmation Class - anyone with children interested please see Diane Ritzenthaler

End of Life Information Packages - available in the narthex 

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

Cub Scouts meet every Thursday from 6:30 - 8 p.m. starting September 29 - contact:  Joan Rehrig (610-767-5915)

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

For more information, see our calendar page. 

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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