Announcements for Oct. 23rd, 2022


To access Live-streamed Worship and view Worship Folder please use:

Worship at 10:15 am

Sunday Education Hour at 9am

-The News-

Tuesday Night Jr High Small Group

RLA Halloween Bash: Take and Share Fliers/FB Post, and Come!

We are ready to go with a great Halloween Bash at RLA on Thursday, Oct 27, 6:30-7:30pm. Please bring your kiddos. Please also take a few half-sheet fliers from the worship folder table to share with friends and family and consider sharing the Facebook post: click here then share.

*Station leaders should have received an email from PC on Thursday – if you didn’t see it, email him:

Fall Work Day, Sat Oct 29, 8:30-11:30am – Sign up in Narthex

Are you happy? Do you know it? Come be part of the team of stewards of God’s House at St. Peter. We’ll have tasty treats to kick off, no tricks, and joy in “living connected” in the service of the Lord! Inside and Outside work needed. See Renee Peggs with any questions.

*Rain Date: Sat, Nov 5, 8:30-11:30am.

Announcing Fall Voter’s Assembly: Sunday, Nov 13 after worship

Stay after worship to hear where we have been and participate in discerning where the Lord is calling us to go. The primary topic at the Fall Voter’s Assembly is the 2023 Kingdom Spending Plan (Budget). See you there!

Lost & Found: LAST CHANCE THIS SUNDAY, 10/23!

Please check out our lost and found as there are many items that have been left behind. These items are located in front of the “Cry Room”. If items are not claimed by October 23rd they will be donated to the Goodwill.

Cheeseball Orders – Due This Sunday 10/23, Still Room to Help!

The Women of St. Peter will be making cheeseballs, $8 each, sold by order only. Orders must be placed by October 23rd and will start going out November 6th. Order forms and payment envelops by the slat wall.

To Help: Sign up for Tuesday, 10/25 3pm and/or Tuesday, 11/1 6pm on the sign-up sheet by the slat wall. Questions? Contact Paula Ryan 574-850-1681 or Jill Reedstrom 574-286-4371

Bring your coffee and pray – for Pastor Clark, St. Peter, and the Church

Gather with Deaconess Amy Smessaert at 10 a.m. on Sundays for a brief time of prayer for Pastor Clark as he prepares a series of theses on questions of race, economics, and gender that have arisen in our life together, in society, and as the Church. We will pray for 6-8 minutes prior to worship. Meet in the south end of the sanctuary, by the stairwell. Copies of the prayer will be provided.

SUNDAY ADULT ED, 9am: Identity, Diversity, Love, and Justice
Download and Read SHORTENED Theses

PC continues to offer his best take on the best way forward with regard to questions of Identity, Diversity, Love, and Justice that have become divisive in the Church and our society. He also has created more concise theses (2-3 pages per week) to help us read and discuss more easily. Download below (opens with same password as this site), read ahead, and come discuss:

Shortened Theses for this Sunday, 10/23:

Shortened Theses for next Sunday, 10/30:

Join RLA Shoe Collection

Bring your “gently worn, used, and new” shoes to pass along to folks in developing countries. Ask your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers for donations, too!

*”Gently worn means no holes, no separation of sole, something you would pass on or wear yourself.”

Be a Crucifer…or Usher!

We invite anyone interested and able to carry the Cross in the opening hymn of worship. Sign-up on the Sunday Servants sheet in the Narthex and watch this video to prepare.

We also continue to invite families, ministry teams, or friend groups to sign up on the same Sunday Servants sheet for a day of Ushering this Fall. A veteran usher will be there to assist you. You can also see the specific list duties, with video demos, here.

-Ministry Updates and Opportunities-

Transplant Day Lilies from the Parking Lot Hill NOW

Fall is the time to transplant flower. St. Peter members are welcome to dig up day lilies from the hill in the middle of the south parking lot. The hill will be leveled off and converted into grass in the future.

Church Set-up

If you are using the church for any reason and need the church set up a certain way please contact Matt Rockwell (Cell) 574-261-8318

Coffee Hour/Hospitality

We Need help with hospitality on Sundays. Pick up some treats from the store such as mini rolls, strudel, donut holes, small cinnamon rolls or similar. Total cost is no more than $20 (3-4 packages). There is a sign-up sheet and instructions on the table by the slot wall.

Please contact Nancy Kroll if you have any questions at (574)520-1236 or (574)229-9496

Braille Books
Spy made braille books Saturday October 8th. Thank you so much SPY for all your help.

-Last Week in the Lord’s Service-
Week of October 9, 2022

Offerings – Last Sunday & Financial Update
General Fund: $3945.40
Pastor’s Disc. Fund: $25
Hannah’s House: $500

Worship Attendance
•Last Sunday, October 16th: 134

M.A.C. Food Pantry
Food Collected this week: 377 lbs ….. Praise God!
This Week’s Shopping List: Jiffy Mix, Hamburger Helper and Rice-A-Roni
Contact Cindy Matthews for more information 574-855-3504.

Braille Bibles
• The Braille Team made 22 books of II Chronicles in Unified English.
Contact Sharon Csaszar 574-904-1411 or Sandy Ellis 574-220-3636 for more information.

• The sewing team made 8 quilts for Lutheran World Relief.
The Sewing Group meets Tuesdays to cut squares, size sheets, and assemble backs and fronts of quilts, iron sheets, sew and pin quilts. Participants of ANY skill level from the least to the greatest are welcome. If you are interested in this human care ministry contact, Helga Platz 574-514-3751 for more information.

Prayer Requests may be submitted by:
Announcements may be submitted by:
  • Using the online form:
  • Filling out an announcement form from the left of the slat wall in the Narthex and placing it on the pastor’s chair to the right of the Cross at the front of the sanctuary.

St. Peter “Members” Website Page
Did you know that we have a dedicated page just for members of St. Peter? This page contains the most current Church Directory; Monthly Celebrations for Birthdays, Baptism and Wedding Anniversaries; Annual Kingdom Spending Plan (budget); Monthly Financial reports, MLT and Voter Assembly Minutes and Announcements, Church Constitution, and more. NOTE: Password is the same as “prayers” password; call the Church Office with questions, 574-255-5585.

Zoom Videoconferencing
Changes have continued. If your group needs to use Zoom, please email PC at

-Your St Peter Leadership-
  • Mission Leadership Team (MLT): Jeff Luppes, President; Rob Hunt III, Vice-President; Amy Carter, Secretary; David Luster-Bartz, Treasurer; Ninette Deliyannides, At-Large Member; Elizabeth McGrath, At-Large Member; Dylan Bergstrom, At-Large Member.
  • Elders: Chuck Ryan, Head Elder; Marty Orlowski; Brian Reedstrom; Mark Waldron; David Gurnee; John Schroeder, Jeff Rockwell
  • Pastors: Pastor Bryan Borger, Senior Pastor; Pastor Adam Clark, Associate Pastor

Office Hours:
Tu/Th: 9am-12pm
Wed: 8-10:30am
F: “Flex” (call to see)

Bryan Borger, Senior Pastor
Adam Clark, Outreach Pastor
Renee Peggs, Ministry Coordinator

Sunday Schedule

Published by Pastor Clark

I am the Associate Pastor of Outreach and Teaching. I look forward to hearing your story and being mutually encouraged by each others' faith--and questions!

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