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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)

10:00 AM   Worship Service w/Fellowship after  

Communion served the first Sunday of each month

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 14 - 7 p.m. - UMW Meeting

Wednesday, May 15 - 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Senior Citizens Luncheon (Mac & Cheese, Stewed Tomatoes, Desserts, Coffee  

Friday, May 17 - 4 - 6:30 p.m. - Fried Chicken/Salisbury Steak Dinner (Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Bread, Desserts, Drinks)

Saturday, May 18 - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Chicken BBQ at Salem in Aquashicola (Palmerton) 

Saturday, May 18 - 9 a.m. - Noon - Redeemer's Closet in Slatedale

Saturday, May 18 - 9 a.m. - Clean-up inside Church

Friday, May 24 - 6:30 p.m. - Family Fun Night (Movie - Do You Believe?)

Saturday, June 8 - 9 a.m. - UMW Breakfast - Katie's

Sunday, June 9 - Hoagie Orders Due

Thursday, June 13 - Saturday, June 15 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Annual Conference at Greater Phila Expo Center in Oaks, PA

Sunday, September 15 - 10 a.m. - 125th church anniversary - Theme:  Revive Us Again - mark your calendar - invite current and past members as well as the neighbors

Sunday, September 29 - 10 a.m. - 175th church anniversary - Salem Aquashicola (Palmerton)

Youth Group meets every Sunday - 6 - 7 p.m.

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

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

End of Life Information Packages - available in the Narthex 

Planning is under way for 2019 family fun night - 4th Friday of each month 6:30 p.m. (January 25 - first one) - looking for volunteers to take a month

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

Clothing Drop Off in Blue Bin next to Storage Shed - any time

For more information, see our calendar page. 

Helping Hands Ministry - donate and be a part of our capital campaign to secure a larger place to store food and clothing - checks payable to St. Peter's UMC, 7860 Center St., Slatington, PA  18080. 

News & Announcements

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

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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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