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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, August 16 - Open Mic Night at Lifetree Café - Helping Hands Community Center - 7 to 9 p.m.

Thursday, August 17 - help needed to work on parsonage - 5 - 7 p.m.

Friday, August 18 - Fireside Fridays at Lifetree Café - 6 to 9 p.m.

Saturday, August 19 - 5 - 6 p.m. - Lifetree Cafe - an hour of stories and conversation to feed your soul - Topic: Coping with Grief

Sunday, August 20 - 10:15 a.m. - Worship Service  

Tuesday, August 22 - Small Group Bible Study - 10 a.m. - Contend for the Faith and 7 p.m. - "The Beatitudes"

Sunday, September 3 - deadline to place hoagie order - contact Harriet (610-767-5504) - delivery will be on Thursday, September 14 

Wednesday, September 13 - 7 p.m. - Bible Study (Crazy Stories Sane God)

Saturday, September 16 - Chicken BBQ - Noon to 4 p.m.

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

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

Clothing Drop Off on Porch - any Monday or Thursday between 1 and 3 p.m.

Friday, November 3 - Ham & Turkey Dinner - 4 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 18 - Fall Bazaar - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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).

Construction will begin again on the turnpike bridge starting on Monday, July 10, and will continue until Friday, August 28. . This continual project is expected to affect traffic on Main, Franklin, Center and East Grant streets.

Typically, crews will work between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday, but conditions could lead to additional work days and shifts.

At times, the Main Street bridge underpass will be closed and detoured to Smith Hill Road, Friedens Road, Route 873 and West Church Street. Message boards will be used to alert motorists about closures.

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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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