Join us for the
on Friday, July 22
Artists Display & Reception
Hands-on-Art for Kids
and Contemporary Music Sing Along
beginning at 6:00 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Talk - Thursday @ 6:00
Come Thursday Evening and help us decorate our sidewalks with drawings and words
of inspiration and welcome.
to all volunteers and participants
of our VBS Ministry Partnership Churches
First United Methodist, St. Peter's Lutheran, Calvary Lutheran, First English Lutheran, Lutheran Church of Our Savior, St. Paul Lutheran, and Maple St. Methodist
for a WONDERFUL week of Vacation Bible School.
Don't forget our Celebration Pool Party
on Friday, August 5th
at Tiki Pool
8:00pm - 10:45pm
Remember to RSVP no later than July 31
The Annual Rummage Sale is On!!!
Saturday, August 13 --- 9 am - 1 pm
First fundraiser as we start setting our sights on the
2018 ELCA Youth Gathering, Houston TX
You may bring your trash (someone else's treasure!) to the former youth room off the Assembly Room
G.I.F.T. --- Growing In Faith Together
Learn What’s NEW for Sunday Mornings at 9:15 a.m.!
Sunday mornings will include intentional time to grow in our faith & in our relationships together across the generations as well as time together with our peers in age-specific learning.
This new focus is for EVERYONE!!! (Even if you have not been part of Sunday morning “Sunday School” in the past)
Faith Formation classes will be on hiatus
May 22 - September 4, 2016.
1st Sundays: Gathering Sunday Breakfasts
Introduce the monthly learning theme & build NEW relationships throughout all age groups
2nd & 3rd Sundays: Nurturing Faith Sundays
Age-Specific Small Group Learning (Similar to our previous Sunday School classes)
4th Sundays: Sharing Sundays
Cross-Generational Learning & Sharing
A whole new opportunity to share our faith in Christ and create faith-filled relationships with learning and fun for EVERYONE!!
5th Sundays: Caring Sundays
Special service days for the entire congregation to work together
caring for others.
There are many was to participate and many ways to share YOUR GIFTS as welive out the mission of St Peter’s (Gather, Share, Nurture & Care) and work together to build a congregation with vibrant, life-long faith formation and growth for ALL!
PLEASE begin your prayerful consideration of your participation and your service – Be a part of the G.I.F.T.!!
Vibrant Faith @ Home is an interactive resource designed to give people of all ages access to easy-to-use faith forming activities, tools, tips, blogs, forums, and advice - everything people need to build a stronger and deeper faith. Check out the Vibrant Faith link (side column) - for you, for your family, for your congregation - and let us introduce you to online resources for faith formation and growth for all ages and stages.
Participants learn several strategies for incorporating the Four Key faith practices – Caring Conversation, Devotions, Service, and Rituals and Traditions - into their daily, weekly and monthly routines – at home and the congregation.
Learn and be inspired to help make faith a part of everyday activities
especially for a child or teen with whom you want to share your faith.
Vibrant Faith @ Home supports families who are intentional about their faith and religious practice as they raise the next generation of committed Christians.
The Four Keys of caring conversation, devotions, service, and rituals and traditions are ways to participate in the means of grace that extends God’s love and saving work to the world on a daily basis, strengthening the faith lives of individuals and households
Vibrant Faith is a key component of G.I.F.T.
A Perspective and Focus on Faith Formation at St Peter’s
Growing In Faith Together