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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   

Saturday, November 28 - Longwood Gardens - cost $20 for adults; $17 for seniors - see Kim Shimmel for details

Sunday, November 29 - Hoagies order deadline - delivery is 12/10 between 10 and 11 a.m. - place orders by calling 610-767-1682 - $4 each 

Saturday, December 12 - Kids Movie Night (Christmas With A Capital C) - 2 p.m. 

Thursday, December 24 - Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 7 p.m.

Gently used or new coats, gloves, scarves, hats being collected between November 29 and December 13

United Methodist Women are selling Gift Cards ($50 each) - list is available in church hallway.  Make checks payable to St. Peter's UM Women.  See Nancy Reese with questions.

UMW are sponsoring an angel tree for elders and children in need.  Names can be picked from the tree and gifts placed there by December 13.

Poinsettias can be ordered by December 6 - see Sharleen for order forms.   

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - Pierogies order deadline - delivery is 2/6/16 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - place orders by calling Sharleen at 610-767-1682 - $5/doz. 

Confirmation Class - anyone with children interested please see Diane Ritzenthaler

Adult Group Bible Study every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

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

Girl Scouts (Brownie troop) meet every Wednesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Awana meets every Sunday from 6 - 7:30 p.m. - registration fee is $20 for ages 3 yrs up to 6th grade

Cub Scouts meet every Tuesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

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 March 26, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 9 a.m. - Noon - Ministry Fair

2016 Vacation Bible School - June 26 - June 30

2016 Mission Trip to West Virginia - July 10-17 - see Stephanie if interested in participating - $100 deposits due by November 30

For more information, see our calendar page (currently under construction).

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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