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Preschool 2020/2021

By Lauri Hubach
August 17, 2020 Category: General, Preschool

Hi Everyone! We are excited for the start of Preschool. We are going to be proceeding differently this year. Please watch the reading of the Preschool Hanbook! If you have any questions, please contact the preschool at 440-985-1972.

Circle 6 Blog

By St. Peter's
July 27, 2020 Category: Circle 6, Events

Circle Six will be having an organization meeting for the 2020-21 year on September 1, 2020 at 12:30 pm at the Picnic Shelter at Beaver Creek Reservation (913 North Lake Street, Amherst, Ohio 44001 right next to the Amherst Police Department). The picnic shelter is right next to the parking lot, and there are restrooms available across the lot. We have some great ideas for the coming year, and possibly making some changes to make our organization more acceptable to more ladies! Please come, bring your own lunch and drink, and a mask! We will social distance to keep ourselves safe. Hope to see many of you there! If you need a ride, please contact Sally Readinger at (440)222-3414 and we will make arrangements to get you there!

Vacation Bible School

By Lauri Hubach
July 17, 2020 Category: Events, Ministries, Sunday School, Preschool

2020 VBS will be Virtual! The team at GO! Curriculum has designed a 3-day backyard VBS that is custom made for churches and families during the COVID19 shutdown. We have thought through every aspect of the VBS experience and made it so user friendly that any family can easily do it at home. With minimal preparation, easy to follow instructions, and a video that leads kids step-by-step through each day, BOLT VBS is the perfect quarantine-friendly solution for your church or family. After months of virtual learning, many kids are already experiencing screen-fatigue. With that in mind, BOLT has struck the perfect balance between video content and in-person games and activities. TO REGISTER: EMAIL: dir.ed@stpetersamherst.org and say you would like to participate. Please include a mailing address so we can mail you an information packet which will include the link to the parent portal. You may do this VBS at your pace and convenience. 3 days in a row, 1 day a week...however you would

Drive-in Worship

By Lauri Hubach
June 25, 2020 Category: Worship

St. Peters now has two ways to worship on Sundays! We will continue to offer Zoom services live on Sunday mornings at 9:55am. The meeting number is 296 507 8915. Please contact Pastor Arlen (pastor@stpetersamherst.org or 585-455-2289) for the passcode. Drive-in worship will begin on July 5, 2020! Welcome all! Please follow the procedures outlined below: Enter the Church parking lot from the Elyria Avenue entranceno later than 9:45 am to allow ample time to park. Upon entering the church parking lot from the Elyria Avenue entrance, each car will be provided a bulletin by a person wearing a mask and gloves, then be directed forward to another person that will direct you to a parking space. Cars will be parked in two semi-circle rows, with a car width between each car. The second row will be staggered to line up with the space between each car in the first row. Once parked, windows of your car may be rolled down or remain up. We are requesting that you stay in your cars during the

Worship Guidelines

By Lauri Hubach
April 27, 2020 Category: Worship

Hi All, The two attached items are recommendation and guidelines from our Ohio United Church of Christ leaders. UCC Ohio Worship Update Guidelines for in person worship St Peters leadership: Council, has not yet taken up this conversation. I offer this to you so that you are part of the conversation Council will have in May, about when and how sanctuary worship resumes. Knock Knock? Whos there? Cash. Cash who? No thanks, I like almonds. Peace, Pastor Arlen


By Lauri Hubach
March 22, 2020 Category: Worship

Hi All! Click here for the Zoom instructions. Click here to join the Zoom Service. Hi all, The two attached items are recommendation and guidelines from our Ohio United Church of Christ leaders. UCC Ohio Worship Update Guidelines for in person worship St Peters leadership: Council, has not yet taken up this conversation. I offer this to you so that you are part of the conversation Council will have in May, about when and how sanctuary worship resumes. Knock Knock? Whos there? Cash. Cash who? No thanks, I like almonds. Peace, Pastor Arlen Arlen G Vernava, M.Div., PTS, EPC Professional Transition Specialist, Intentional Interim Minister, Executive Coach,Senior Consultant/Design Group International (He, His, Him) Helping You Live Into Your Vocation Mobile: 585-455-2289 1.877.771.3330 Ext. 13 arlenv@DesignGroupIntl.com @agvernava (Twitter) www.designgroupintl.com

Ash Wednesday

By Lauri Hubach
February 21, 2020 Category: Worship, Events

Ash Wednesday service will be held at 7 PM. There will be a light dinner of soups and chili starting at 6 PM. Come join us for this little gathering before the service. You may receive ashes 8:30- 9:30AM, 12 1PM in the Chapel and 7 PM in the Sanctuary

Noisy Collection to buy Easter Dinners

By Lauri Hubach
February 21, 2020 Category: Events, Mission,

Todays and March 22 Noisy Collections will go toward buying Easter dinners for needy families in the Amherst area. In conjunction, we will again be collecting foods to complement our collection, so we can reach even more families! Foods needed are: Boxed scalloped potatoes, canned green beans, mushroom soup, french fried onions, applesauce, packaged desserts like cake mix and frosting, jello, etc. Volunteers are needed to help package the dinners on April 6 at 10 am.

Marching Forward

By Lauri Hubach
January 19, 2020 Category: Events, Worship

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!

2020 Summer Camp Registration Now Open

By Lauri Hubach
January 19, 2020 Category: Events, General, Mission

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

Connections in the Heartland Conference

By Lauri Hubach
January 17, 2020 Category: General,

Click here to view the latest from the Heartland Conference!

Calling All Youth!!

By Lauri Hubach
January 17, 2020 Category: General

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 atoffice@livingwaterone.org, or click the link in this Fridays Streams of Connection newsletter! Questions? Contact Vermilion UCCC at 440-967-5212 or emailvermilionuccc@gmail.com.

SubZero Blue Coat Mission

By Lauri Hubach
December 19, 2019 Category: Mission

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!

Christmas Cantata

By St. Peter's
December 19, 2019 Category: Events, Worship

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.

2020-2021 Preschool Registration

By Lauri Hubach
December 09, 2019 Category: Preschool, Events

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.

Wedding Coordinator

By Lauri Hubach
December 03, 2019 Category: Events, General

St. Peters is currently looking for a weddingcoordinator. If interested please contactthe church office at 440.988.4965

Office Closing

By Lauri Hubach
December 03, 2019 Category: Events, General

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.

Catholic Charities

By Lauri Hubach
November 27, 2019 Category: General

2019 Advent Work Shop

By Lauri Hubach
November 21, 2019 Category: General, Preschool, Sunday School

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

The Gift of Music

By Lauri Hubach
November 21, 2019 Category: Events, Circle 6

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

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