Many of you have already heard about the house fire on Cornell. While the family is all safe and together, the fire was devastating. Many of you have already come together to offer help. There will be a donation account set up at Chase bank. Donations can be made at any Chase bank and funds will go directly to the family. No account number will be needed. Just reference the family effected by the fire on Cornell.
Wondering what to do with your empty ink jets? There is a box in the window in the Fellowship Hall where you can drop them off! Once the box is full, it gets mailed to a recycling company that will send Christian Education a check for the empty cartridges! Easy way to donate to the church without costing you a cent!
Wednesday, February 13, members of Lorain Countys faith based communities are invited to attend a summit presented by Thomas D. Stuber. This event will take place at First Lutheran Church 1019 W. 5th street in Lorain from 9AM to 12PM. There is no cost to attend but registration is required. If interested you can register at https://www.eventbrite.com by searching for Understanding Substance Use Disorders within Congregation in Lorain.
Circle Six will hold its next meeting and picnic on Tuesday, February 5 at 7:00PM in Fellowship Hall. Bring your favorite game to play and invite a friend to join us.
Thank you so much to all who donated to the winter clothing drive. Please know that your items went directly to those who need them the most! Clothing collection for the Great Lakes Church homeless outreach and clothing pantry will continue throughout the coming year. The collection box will remain in the lobby. New and used items are acceptable, just try to keep items seasonally appropriate. If you have any questions or need to have donations picked up, please contact Diane Barnum at 419-602-7264.
The Salvation Army are looking for volunteers to ring the bell December 22 from 12-7PM. If interested please contact Toni at 440-308-0187.
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 Friday, December 21, held at Brownhelm U.C.C located at 2144 North Ridge Road Vermilion Ohio. Worship begins at 5PM.
The ladies of Circle Six will be holding their annual cookie sale following church annual meeting on Sunday December 16 in the Fellowship Hall.
Friday, December 14th Lorain Lighthouse United Methodist Church located at 3015 Meister Rd, Lorain, Ohio 44053, is putting on a ReCreations Classic Christmas show. Admission is FREE, but we ask that you bring a non-perishable item to support our food pantry. The Christmas concert is being put on by Re-Creation, a singing and dancing group or young adults who travel the United States performing for veterans in VA hospitals. Re-Creation presents sparkling, energetic professional entertainment, offering dynamic vocal renditions of classic Christmas music.
St. Peters will be having two Christmas Eve services this year. The first on will be at 5PM and the second will be 10PM. We hope to see you for one or both services
The 2018 annual congregational meeting of St. Peters UCC takes place Sunday, December 16th following worship, in the sanctuary, for the purpose of electing church council officers to serve during 2019 and church board members to begin serving in 2019 and we will review the approved 2019 budget.
Our Christmas Cantata is on Sunday, December 16 at the 10:00 service. The Sanctuary Choir, Handbell Choir, a trumpet player, clarinets, flute player, and our Oberlin Quartet will contribute to this beautiful cantata. Please join us.
For the month of December, St. Peters will be accepting offering for the Christmas Fund. There will be an offering envelope in each bulletin if you would like to donate to the Christmas Fund for the veterans of the cross and the emergency fund. Your gift says thank-you and we care to UCC retired clergy, lay employees and their families in financial need. Our help funds monthly pension supplements, quarterly health premium supplements, emergency grants and Christmas thank-you gift checks.
The fundraiser you have all been waiting for is here! Mama Jo Pie gift Cards! The preschool is selling gift cards for $10.Hereis the order form. Your order and money must be turned in to the preschool office by 10/16/18. Gift cards will be available on 10/26/2018. To find out additional information on Mama Joe Pies, clickhereor go to www.mamajopies.com
For those that are curious about our new logo...The symbol has several things that we feel are important to St. Peters. First, the symbol itself is a P...for Peter. There is a black cross in the middle. The surrounding colors represent our beautiful stained glass windows.
This week the children will learn the letter Aa. **Homework: On Monday and Tuesday your child will take home their Meet Me project. Please answer the questions, decorate and CUT OUT their little person. Please return on their next school day to be displayed in the preschool hallway.
Trunk or Treat is coming!!!! October 28 from 5-6:30. After the success of our block party, it is looking like we may have OVERWHELMING attendance (depending on weather, of course!) Please consider participating in this years event! You will need to supply your own candy, I will have signs and trinkets for each car for the teal pumpkins (non-candy). Our Trunk or Treat was a huge success last year and looks to be the same this year! If you dont want to do a car, please consider a table or just a chair! We can also use volunteers to run the games. Forms and instructions are in the back of the church.
For the next two months, our noisy collection will go toward purchasing supplies for Thanksgiving dinners for needy families in the Amherst area. The dates are September 23 and October 28. Thank you so much for your donations!
Pastor Bev used to meet with church members on Wednesday mornings at Arabicas in downtown Amherst. Even though Pastor Bev is no longer participating in body, she still is in spirit! Some members are carrying on the tradition and still meet every Wednesday morning to chat and enjoy the fellowship. This group of our church members have begun referring to this weekly fellowship as church chat. They would like to invite any member interested to please join them at 9:30AM on Wednesdays!
Boy Scout Troop 427 is currently selling MUMs at $5.00 a pot. Order forms can be found at the back of the sanctuary or in your bulletin. Order forms can be turned in at the church office or with Jessie Kubuske. Money is due this Sunday (09/16) for your orders. Details will be forthcoming regarding dates and times to pick up your MUMs.