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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, May 28 - help is needed at Food Bank - 9 a.m. - Noon  

Sunday, May 29 - "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.

Envelopes available in church lobby to support kids attending VBS - $15 each

Sunday, June 5 - VBS registration after church

Wednesday, June 22 - 2 p.m. - set up church for VBS

Saturday, June 25 - 1 p.m. - set up for VBS 

2016 Vacation Bible School (Barnyard Roundup) - Sunday, June 26 to Thursday, June 30 - 6 - 8:30 p.m.  Pony rides will be available on closing night.

Sponsors are still needed for VBS - envelopes are available in church lobby

Sunday, July 3 - deadline to order hoagies - call Harriet at 610-767-5504 - delivery will be on Friday, July 15 between 10 and 11 a.m.

Helping Hands Ministry - donate and be a part of our capital campaign to secure a larger place to store food, clothing and furniture - https://www.gofundme.com/q6pqr4xu

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

Crocheting/knitting every Thursday - 1 p.m. 

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

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.  Deadline is April 24.

Confirmation Class - anyone with children interested please see Diane Ritzenthaler

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2016 Mission Trip to West Virginia - July 10-17 - see Stephanie if interested in participating

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 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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