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… Read more »
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 ReCreation’s 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… Read more »
St. Peter’s 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. Peter’s 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. Peter’s 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,… Read more »
The Mission Group is now collecting gently used and new winter clothing items to donate to Sub Zero Mission and the Great Lakes Church Homeless Outreach. Needed are winter hats, coats, gloves, boots, scarves, and socks (new only please). Specific requests from Sub Zero are adult size coats sizes L- 4XL and men’s boots size… Read more »
VBS 2017 Hero Central Wrap Up!
VBS 2017 Hero Central is in the books!!!! What a fun time we had and we finished with a picnic today under the tree, where we honored our church secretary who is leaving us! Kids loved their ice cream cone snack today! Today’s craft was our mission project “super socks” which were toiletries stuffed in… Read more »
We now accept donations made using PayPal!
We are now accepting donations made through PayPal. You can make your donation using a credit card, a debit card or your PayPal account; however, you do not have to have a PayPal account to use this service. To access PayPal, either click on the ‘Donate’ button below or click on the ‘Donate Here’ button… Read more »
Trunk or Treat
Our Annual Trunk or Treat! Where: In the parking lot of St. Peter’s U.C.C., 582 Church Street Amherst When: Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:30 PM to 7 PM Details: Games, candy, snacks and more! Come in costume after the parade and join the fun! If you are interested in hosting a ‘trunk’ , click… Read more »
The Amherst Farmers Market
St. Peter’s UCC is hosting the Amherst Farmers Market all summer long on Wednesday’s from 4pm – 6pm at our church in Amherst, Ohio. Support your local foods and your local economy at this weekly family friendly event. Please join us in celebrating our third year of offering a diverse, high-quality selection of locally-grown, locally-made… Read more »
Worship Service Hour: 10:00 AM every Sunday
Our regular Worship Service and our Sunday School starts at 10:00 AM every Sunday, followed by a fellowship time.
A Real Good Church
I was reading a book called Real Good Church, the new entry in the church revitalization field. At the heart of one of the foundational principles that enabled a church to grow from 35 members to 300+ was a willingness to take risks. It recognizes that to grow a church means the church and staff… Read more »
“A Grateful Life”
There comes to my mind a word, or sets of words from time to time. I know that they are not my own thoughts, but were uttered by someone, in some setting, that just resurfaced in a moment of reflection or often, more likely, when I just stop focusing on the task at hand. Recently… Read more »
We can never say enough positive things to one another
Dear Brothers and Sisters, In my mid-20’s my father and I went through the pretty typical process of moving to our next stage of relationship building that most young adults go through with their parents. One of the reflective questions I asked him was why he didn’t say more “positive” things to us, his children… Read more »