This month the Amherst Food Pantry is in need of extra spaghetti sauce and spaghetti, toilet tissue, a variety of soaps, pop tarts and pancake syrup. If you are interested in donating any of the above items along with any other items, there are several donation boxes throughout St. Peter’s Church. Please feel free to… Read more »
St. Peter’s will once again sponsor a local family with our Angel Tree. The tree is in the Fellowship Hall with instructions. For any questions, please call Pam Beiswenger at (440)787-7281.
Please join us November 26th, immediately after worship while we decorate the church. There will be hot cocoa, cookies, donuts and lots of fun.
On Sunday morning, December 3, we will be conducting the end-of-year congregational meeting. During the meeting, we will be nominating and voting on church volunteers for the upcoming year, including Trustees and members of Church Council. In addition, there will be a presentation of the church’s annual operating budget for 2018. The meeting will be… Read more »
This week in Sunday school, our book Adam, Adam What do you see? Takes us to the story of Ruth! We made wheat crafts including a basket that you pull the tab and can see the wheat inside!
We are just beginning to ramp up our nest season of Circle Six and are very excited about the future. We have added several new members and I would like to take this opportunity to welcome each of them. We are so very happy to have you join us and are blessed that you have chosen to… Read more »
In the months of September and October, a total of 63 items were taken to Good Shephard Baptist Church Food Bank. Thank you for your generous donations. This month we are collecting cans of extra spaghetti sauce, tuna, peanut butter, extra toilet paper, and a variety of soaps.
St. Peter’s will be having a Christmas Pageant during Family Workshop on December 19th, during our Family Worship Sunday. Rehearsals are yet to be announced so please keep an eye on the Bulletins as rehearsals will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
Celebrate your holiday season with The Voice of Christmas, starring the Elyria Northern Cascade Chordsmen, Lorain Golden Crescent Chorus, and Lake Ridge Legacy Chorus of Sweet Adelines Intl. in a stunning 90-minute performance at Lorain Palace Theatre. Join in the fun as each chorus sings your yuletide favorites, and thrill as they combine their voices… Read more »
Cram the Cruiser
Our August Noisy Collection and mission project is ‘Cram the Cruiser’. We will be collecting school supplies and donations to purchase school supplies to help children in need within the Amherst school system. The Amherst Schools PTO and the Amherst Police Department invite you to ‘Cram the Cruiser’. Bring your donations to the church (for… Read more »
Rally Day is Fast Approaching
Rally Day is August 27th. There will be a table set up in Fellowship Hall for parents to sign their children up for the 2017/2018 Sunday School year. There will be games and crafts! Fun will be had by all as we get ready to start the new year!
Fall Enrollment is Open!
Enrollment for the 2017/2018 season is now open! A variety of classes are offered for all ages including Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop/Jazz and Creative Movement. To see a class description click here. Classes are offered Monday through Friday from 1:30 pm – 8:45 pm and Saturdays from 9am – 12 pm. Contact the church office or… 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 »