The Transition Team is on a Quest and we have another great food event planned for you as we move forward to finalizing our data for the future Search Team. Plan to attend any one of the following QUEST GROUPS to eat (for free!) AND share your input with us right here at the church. And, of course, Pastor Arlen will be at all of the events. Wednesday, Jan 22, 12:30pm-2:30pm Lunch with Mary-K Kirsch and Kaye Koler Saturday, Jan 25, 930am - 1130am Breakfast with Christine Burman and Tom McGinnis Saturday, Jan 25, 6pm - 8pm Dinner with Janet McGinnis and Brian Schieferstein Please sign up at the back of the church (in the front entrance lobby) as soon as possible. We are looking forward to seeing all of you at a QUEST GROUP!
For more information about registering for summer camp at Templed Hills, click HERE. St. Peters does offer camp scholarships. Contact Jessie Kubuske at 440.988.4965 for more information. Information on Templed Hills
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Calling all youth! Vermilion UCCCis inviting youth grades 6-12 and their chaperones to an overnighter to help Denison Avenue UCC help the homeless! The overnighter will be held at Vermilion UCCC (990 State St., Vermilion, OH) from 7 pm Sat. February 22 through Sunday morning worship Feb.23. Games, activities, and presentations will focus on the issue of housing insecurity. Registration is FREE, but youth are encouraged to collect donations to benefit Denison UCC - see the flyer for more details! To learn more about Denison UCCs fight to help the homeless, click here: https://www.ucc.org/news_cleveland_church_fights_city_hall_to_offer_freezing_people_warmth_transformation_12232019 To register your churchs participants, please contact the Living Water Association office at 330-940-2220, email the office email@example.com, or click the link in this Fridays Streams of Connection newsletter! Questions? Contact Vermilion UCCC at 440-967-5212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What great donations for the Blue Coat missions! Thanks all that donated a coat, or other clothing! Diane Barnum dropped off our donations and thispictureshows their delight!
Our Christmas Cantata wason Sunday, December 15th.The Sanctuary Choir, Handbell Choir, trumpeter James Tensley, flautist Diane Barnum, special guest Errol Browne, jingle bell ringers Tanner and Xavier Wasilk, and our Oberlin Quartet contributed to this beautiful cantata.
In house registration begins Jan. 6 2020, this is for all returning students and their siblings. RegistrationopenstothepubliconJan.13th2020at8:55am. All paper work will be collected in Fellowship Hall . Please have your Registration Application filled out along with Registration fee at this time.
St. Peters is currently looking for a weddingcoordinator. If interested please contactthe church office at 440.988.4965
During this upcoming holiday season, the office will be closed from December 25 to January 3. Normal office hours will resume January 6, 2020. For any questions, please contact Katie in the church office at 440-988-4965.
Advent Workshop December 8, 2019 3-5 pm Join St Peters on the second Sunday of Advent for anafternoon of childrens Christmas crafts. Examples of the crafts will be available in the Fellowship hall and during the week, theWalker lobby starting November 17. Each child will receive 6tickets to redeem for 6 crafts.Light supper will be provided at approximately 4:15 pm.Cost is $5 per person. Children must have an adult with them(one adult per family is fine, but adults are $5 as well as children) Registration forms must be turned in by December 4.Questions? Call the church office (440)988-4965. Paymentsand forms can be turned in at the church officeor to your preschool teacher. Click here for the Registration Form
Circle Six Membership ofSt. Peters United Church of Christ Presents: The Gift of Musicwith Mary Beth Ions December 10, 2019 at 7 PM St. Peters United Church of Christ 582 Church St. Amherst, OH 44001 (440)988-4965 for more information click HERE
All are invited to join Pastor Arlen and Community Congregational, Vermilion U.C.C Congregational and Brownhelm U.C.C for a Longest Night Worship service Saturday, December 21, held at Community Congregational U.C.C located at 379 S. Main St., Amherst, Ohio. Worship begins at 5PM. View the flyer HERE.
It is that time of year again where we give our offerings to the Neighbors in Need for the month of September. Remember, two thirds of the offering is used by the U.C.Cs Justice and Witness Ministries to fund a wide array of local and national justice initiatives, advocacy efforts and direct service projects. One third of the offering supports the U.C.C.s Council for American Indian Ministries. If you would like to donate online you can do so at ucc.org/nin.
The preschool board will be selling muffins and Mama Jos gift cards on Sunday, September 29 after worship service. The Mama Jos gift cards will be $10.00 each.
Mission Committee is in need of volunteers to help serve meals at St. Elisabeth Homeless Shelter located at 2726 Caroline Ave. near Broadway Ave. in Lorain. Mission committee serves meals the last Wednesday of each month from 4-6PM. If interested in volunteering, please contact Betty Pekare at 245-1231.
Many thanks to all who helped make this years Block Party a success! Even the threat of a severe thunderstorm didnt dampen our festivities! Thank you to all who donated, and all who helped, with set up and with serving! I would like to thank you all personally, but Im not sure I saw everyone that helpedso if you did.THANK YOU! A huge shout out to Boy Scout Troop 427 for all their help. Many thanks to the committee that helped to organize this event, Kurt, Kody and Pam Beiswenger, Barb and Jim Wiley, Judy McCurdy, and Shelley Harmych. Looking forward to another great event next year! Speaking of the block party, there are leftovers! Please join us in the Fellowship Hall after church for hotdogs, beans, watermelon, chips, cookies, and whatever else! Afterwards, the remainder of the chips will be donated to Amherst High Schools Leo Club Backpack project that sends food home with needy kids for the weekend. Our September Noisy Collection will be donated to this project as well. Part of our
If you would like to register to attend this event, please click here! TheOhio Conferenceis proud to co-sponsorThe 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, the OCC has lined up workshops, worship, celebrations, and reflections around the work to fight racism. Our commitment to working with ecumenical partners like the OCC to arrange for continuing anti-racism work in our communities is just one of the ways your Conference is offering service to our members and churches. With that commitment in mind, we have engaged the Pulitzer Prize-Winning writer, and Miami Herald columnist, Leonard Pitts, Jr., to deliver a keynote address at the
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.