About St. Peter's

What is St. Peter's about?

  • A United Church of Christ church of christian confession of faith written in 1959 formed by the union of Evangelical and Reformed with the Congregational Christian Church.
  • Mainline Protestant Christian denomination with over 5,000 churches and nearly one million members.
  • The denomination places high emphasis on Interfaith (cooperative constructive, and positive interaction between people of different religious traditions and/or spiritual or humanistic beliefs at both individual and institutional levels) and ecumenical efforts (efforts of Christians of different church traditions to develop closer relationships and understandings.) An organic unity of Christian denominations.
  • The motto of the United Church of Christ comes from John 17:21: "That they may be all be one". The denomination's official literature uses broad doctrine parameters, emphasizing freedom of individual conscience and local church autonomy.

 

That They All May Be One

John 17:21