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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

Communion served the first Sunday of each month

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 12 - as well as every Tuesday after that -
11 a.m. - Bible Study - "Crazy Stories Sane God" 

Wednesday, February 14 - as well as every Wednesday after that -
7 p.m. - Bible Study - "Crazy Stories Sane God"  

Saturday, February 17 - 5 - 6 p.m. - Lifetree Cafe - an hour of
stories and conversation to feed your soul - Topic:  In The News

Sunday, February 18 - 10 a.m. Worship time 

Sunday, February 18 - 6 - 7:30 p.m. - AWANA

Wednesday, February 14 - Ash Wednesday Service - 7 p.m. -
"Betrayed" (John 13:  18-30)

Sunday, March 4 - deadline to order pierogies

Saturday, March 10 - pick up pierogies between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Saturday, March 24 - Spring Bazaar - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Egg Hunt at 1 p.m)

Thursday, March 29 - Holy Thursday Service - Palmerton - 7 pm.

Friday, March 30 - Good Friday Service - Emerald - 7 p.m.

Vacation Bible School - June 25-29 - 6 - 8:30 p.m. - Shipwrecked

UMW selling Gift Cards - see Nancy Reese - forms in Narthex

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 

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

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.

90-day tithing test - beginning October 1 - online electronic giving now available -

For more information, see our calendar page. 

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

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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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