Stepping Forward Safely in Love and Trust

Our bishop, Elaine Stanovsky, has issued new guidance on church reopening. It replaces the local church-based planning document that St. Peter’s had developed. Highlights from the guidance include: “…please remember Saint Paul’s admonition that what is “permissible” is not always “beneficial” to the common good. (I Corinthians 10:23). While some churches may act quickly to […]

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Spirit of Love: Loving Neighbor

https://youtu.be/JAIUPbZIi1E?si=vnuJjU_u6MW6V8i-&t=4 As we continue in this season and celebration of Pentecost, we turn to how God’s spirit of love calls us to love our neighbors? What does it mean to do this in an age when so few of us actually know our neighbors? How does today’s amazing story of Cornelius and Peter help us

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Bubbling Up!

https://youtu.be/WvhEhKg4npU?si=DwAOOaQPbR0dkURr Pentecost! What a mysterious and important moment for the life of the church! This Sunday, we join with the early followers of Jesus as they discover what it means to be “filled with the Spirit.” We see them overcoming (and possibly even celebrating) diversity, where they begin to live in a way that causes

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Rise Up!

https://youtu.be/ipiFLxxtFGc?si=InJEd3wl3plLV3Pb With so much in this world that tries to hold us down, how can we respond to God’s call to “rise up on eagle’s wings?” Today we lift our eyes to the skies as we “rise up” from our hardships and heartaches. And we honor the mothers of our world and our lives!

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An Uprising of Stewardship

https://youtu.be/XEUagtYzg6w?si=xyoYemxwd4M73bAN This Sunday finds us together, with both congregations worshipping and sharing Communion at St. Peter’s UMC. For our focus, we will be looking at “An Uprising of Stewardship”, and how Paul’s vision of sharing and blessed community was much more than just an economic matter. As we share, he teaches us, we build God’s kingdom

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