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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 (Age 2 through Kindergarten)

10:15 AM   Worship Service

Communion served the first Sunday of each month

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 28 - 6 p.m. - decorate church for VBS 

Saturday, August 1 - packing backpacks at Parryville - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - donations of school supplies (#2 pencils, three ring binders, tissues, 1 inch three hole paper, folders with pockets, backpacks, 12 inch rulers, Crayons, tape, glue sticks, colored pencils, single subject notebooks, middle school deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, candy, combs, brushes, barrettes and clips, mirrors for school lockers, solar calculators, index cards) or monetary contributions needed by July 26 after church service

Monday, August 3 thru Friday, August 7 - 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Vacation Bible School Program:  Hometown Nazareth Where Jesus Was A Kid - teachers needed (4) 

Sunday, August 9 - deadline for ordering pierogies - contact Sharleen Crossett

Friday, August 14 - make pierogies starting at 5 p.m. and Saturday, August 15 at 8 a.m.

Saturday, September 19 - drive in movies for the kids.   More details to follow.

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 on 8/29.

For more information, see our calendar page.

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 Sponsorships
Sunday dates are still available to sponsor altar flowers. 
Please see Pastor Bill.

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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