“St. Peter’s is Alive with the Sound of Music!”

As part of our 150th Anniversary celebration, the choir shared music during the June 28, 2015 worship service that our present and former choir members have sung from 1865 to the present.  This post has the text and images from the bulletin for that commemorative...

The Legacy of One Woman’s Journey

It is difficult to imagine the thoughts that must have been going through Katharina Erb Luther’s mind on February 12, 1881, as she prepared to leave her homeland of Germany at the age of 54.  The passage document to America shows that her children Catharina (23), Karl...

Connections – July 2015 Newsletter

Inside this issue: Rev. Dr. Jennifer Little Christian Arts Center St. Peter's Gardens Adult Bible Study Strawberry Festival News Boy Scouts Troop #13 A Grateful Remembrance: The Legacy of One Woman's Journey Ice Cream Social (Attend on Facebook) Sesquicentennial...

Some fine reads…

  The library at St. Peter’s, initiated by the Women’s Guild, is a wonderful resource for devotions, Christian education ideas, information about religion, Bibles, maps, Christian and American history, poetry, novels with an inspirational approach, and works of...

Christian Outreach

During the 1940s, the women organized kits of toiletries and inspirational publications for servicemen and sent Christmas and Easter greetings to the men of the church serving overseas. Young men stationed at Chanute Air Force Base were invited to attend church...

Men’s Work

On Sunday, December 3, 1922, thirty-five men of St. Peter’s Church voted to organize as the Evangelical  Brotherhood.  The purpose of this group was to unite men in Christian fellowship to serve one another, the congregation, and the community at large.  This was to...

In Christian Service

The history of a church would be incomplete without mention of the Ladies Aid Society.  If we were to seek out some of our most active and willing members, they would be found among the women.  We all know that without the energetic activity of the Ladies Aid Society...

Which Disciple Are You?

Like me, you have probably taken a few of those Facebook quizzes “What Color Are You?” or “Which Flower Are You?” I think I am blue and Daffodil. Recently, I took a quiz about what band from the 80’s I am. I came up with Siouxsie and the Banshees (I don’t even really...

My Weight is Normal, Right?

My weight is normal – am I still at risk for having too much body fat? Another issue that everyone should understand related to being healthy is the concept of body mass index and the location of body fat. So check out this article and short video clip featuring Dr....

April 2015 Connections

Connections In this issue: God's Covenants A Grateful Remembrance Mid-Year Annual Meeting Spring Clean-up Day Consistory Highlights God's Covenants Part II of V by Rev. Dr. Jennifer Little If there is a practice that is not consistent with the Constitution of St....

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