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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  

Sunday, October 16 - AWANA continues for ages 3 yrs to 6th grade from 6 - 7:30 p.m. - registration fee is $20 

Wednesday, October 19 - Senior Citizens Luncheon - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, October 22 - Pumpkin decorating in basement - 10 a.m. to Noon

Saturday, October 22 - Slatington Halloween Parade (Theme - Movie Monsters) - volunteers meet at the Hamm's - 3:30 p.m. for refreshments prior to parade - volunteers needed to ride float as well as walk and hand out candy 

Sunday, October 23 - "The Story" continues for bible studies, Sunday School, Youth Group - a 31 week church wide event - the bible written in novel form and in chronological order.  For more information about "The Story", click here.

Saturday, October 29 - 9 a.m. - Noon - Clothing Giveaway 

Friday, November 4 - Turkey & Ham Dinner - 5 - 8 p.m. - $10 adults/$5 children

Sunday, November 6 - Deadline to order hoagies - see Harriet or call 610-767-5504

Tuesday, November 8 - Planning meeting for Living Waters Community Center - 7 p.m. 

Saturday, November 12 - 9 a.m. - Noon - Clothing Giveaway

Monday, November 14 - Finance (6 p.m.) and Ad Board      (7 p.m.)

Thursday, November 17 - pick up hoagies between 10 and 11 a.m.

Saturday, November 19 - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Fall/Holiday Bazaar - $20 per table.  There will also be a Church Open House on the first floor.

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

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes (available in church enclave) due by November 13.

RADA, That's My Pan orders due by November 20.  Save Around Books ($25) - see Sharleen Crossett with questions

United Methodist Women - T-shirts available for sale - see Nancy Reese for details

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

Adult Group Bible Study (The Story) every Sunday at 6 p.m. 

Adult Group Bible Study (The Story) every Tuesday at 10 a.m. 

Adult Group Bible Study (The Story) every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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

Cub Scouts meet every Thursday from 6:30 - 8 p.m. starting September 29

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

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 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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