Announcements for Dec 18th, 2022:

-WORSHIP-

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

Worship at 10:15 am

Sunday Education Hour at 9am


-The News-

THIS SUNDAY: Children’s Christmas Program

SPLC Children’s Ministry program invites everyone to join them in the sanctuary this Sunday December 18th at 9am to celebrate Jesus’ birth through readings and song.

THIS SUNDAY: Christmas for Emmons

Thank you to all who took a tag or two from the Angel Tree. Please remember this Sunday December 18th is the last day to turn in your gifts.

THIS SUNDAY: Christmas Decorating

This Sunday the St. Peter elves will be decorating the sanctuary and church after worship. Hope to see you all there.

THANK YOU from the Altar Guild

With the money donated for poinsettias the Altar Guild was able to purchase 39 poinsettias this year for the Altar.

Thank You to all who donated:
Ila Davis, Sandra Holland, Joel Krueger, Janet Lamoureux, Chris & Karmen Leeper, Pastor Ken & Anne Manglesdorf, Cindy Matthews, Keith & Roxanne Miller, Ed & Marion Mueller, Donna Neeser, Tim & Laura Nye, Jill & Brian Reedstrom, Paula & Chuck Ryan, David & Christine Seitz, and Annette Winterrowd.

Former SPY Members Reunion

Parents and former SPY members, help spread the word! The Homann’s are hosting an open house for past SPY members their spouses and children. Come catch up with old friends and old youth leaders.

2023 Offering Envelopes

The 2023 offering envelopes are ready to be picked up. You can find your envelopes on the table by the slot wall.

College Boxes

This year we have 5 college students to make care boxes for. We are looking for donations of snacks and goodies for the boxes (granola bars, candy, gum, crackers, cookies, popcorn, hot chocolate, etc). There is a bin by the slot wall for the donations. Please bring all donated items to church by January 15th so that the boxes can be mailed by the end of January.

If you have any questions, please see Cindy Matthews.

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.

-Ministry Updates and Opportunities-

Pick Your Next Usher Date!

Thanks to everyone who has served as an usher or usher team so far this fall. It is time to pick another date to serve! Please sign-up on the Sunday Servants sheet on the slat wall. You can see the specific list duties, with video demos, here. A veteran usher will be there to assist you and will teach you one extra duty beyond communion each time you serve.

Crucifer: Pick a Date to Carry the Cross!

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

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


-Last Week in the Lord’s Service-
Week of December 11th, 2022

Offerings – Last Sunday & Financial Update
General Fund: $28, 345.00
RLA: $25
Pastor’s Disc. Fund: $45
Maintenance: $20



Worship Attendance
•Last Sunday, December 11th: 116
* Wednesday, Dec. 7th: 47

M.A.C. Food Pantry
Food Collected this week: 0 lbs
This Week’s Shopping List: Jiffy Mix, Syrup and Pancake Mix
Contact Cindy Matthews for more information 574-855-3504.

Braille Bibles
• The Braille Team made 20 books of II Chronicles in Contracted English.
Contact Sharon Csaszar 574-904-1411 or Sandy Ellis 574-220-3636 for more information.

Quilts
• The sewing team made 9 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: https://splcm.org/forms/submit-announcement/
  • 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 adamclarknd@gmail.com.


-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:
M/Tu: 9am-12pm
Th/F: “Flex” (call to see)



Bryan Borger, Senior Pastor revborger@me.com
Adam Clark, Outreach Pastor adamclarknd@gmail.com
Renee Peggs, Acting Ministry Coordinator office@splcm.org

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