582 Church St, Amherst, OH 44001
Worship Service Every Sunday at 10:00 am


    St. Peter's


    St. Peter’s United Church of Christ is a
    “growing church serving a growing community.”  

    It is a family church where people can feel the love of God through being nurtured in the Word
    and through the loving fellowship of brothers and sisters who share the faith.

    What is

    St. Peter's


    We accept one another and encourage each other through worship, bible study, prayer groups, organizations and community involvement.

    We warmly welcome you to share your life with us as we share with you the special call
    to be God’s people in the church, the home, the community and the world.

Welcome Visitors!

If you are new to St. Peter’s UCC, here is what you can expect before your visit.  
Below is some information we hope will help you get acquainted with us and make your visit more enjoyable.


About St. Peter's

About St. Peter's

Want to see if St. Peter's is right for you? You can learn about our Church, congregation and worship style on our About page.

Worship Time

Our worship style is traditional, but casual. Church service is led by a worship team that includes our pastor, our music director, a choir, ushers, and lay leaders. The service begins at 10:00 am and usually ends around 11:00 am.

Bible Study

Bible Study, both mornings and evenings are held each Tuesday of the month. The morning session is at 10:00 AM in the Fireside Room here at the church and the evening session is at 7:00 PM at Penny Knepper's home.


St. Peter’s U.C.C. is not hard to find. We are the only church located on Church Street in Amherst and our steeple is still one of the highest structures in Amherst.

Preschool for Kids at St. Peters Amherst UCC
St. Peter's U.C.C. Preschool
St. Peter's United Church of Christ is dedicated to providing the best possible introduction for children to the world of learning, and a bright, cheerful place where children can come together to develop their skills, make friends, and learn by having fun with a variety of activities.

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Upcoming Events

Annual Events

St. Peter's UCC has a long list of annual events every year. While we constantly update our calendar, this is a generalized list of the events that occur each month:


Check out our monthly calendar with everything you need to know about what's happening at St. Peters of Amherst!  
The UCC is...A church of firsts, a church of extravagant welcome, and a church where "…they may all be one"
John 17:21

From the Blog

Ohio Council of Churches 100th Anniversary Event!
The Ohio Conference is proud to co-sponsor The Ohio Council of Churches (OCC) 100th anniversary event. The OCC remains devoted in its 100th year to tackling the problems of racism through ecumenical partnership and vision. We in the Ohio Conference had already begun engaging with the OCC in discussions around hosting an event focused on ending racism; this event is one of the fruits of that discernment.   For this event, with our assistance,...
Please watch this message from Pastor Dave Long-Higgins about a proposed name change for our conference.  Please also read the proposed By-Law changes.    ...
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