From Pastor Amanda

Many of you have asked me, “When do you leave for your trip?” To which I’ve been replying, “Which one?” This first half of the year is turning out to be the year of trips. In March I had a family vacation to Disney World; April was my trip to Princeton, New Jersey for...
Continuing Education: Part 2

Continuing Education: Part 2

In last month’s newsletter I talked about my continuing education opportunity at Princeton Theological Seminary. It’s been a few weeks since my week at the Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry and I’m still digesting everything I experienced. As much as this was a...

Mind Your Own Business

Yes, I mean that. But in a good way. Part of the work of our St. Peter’s Long-Range Vision Team, is to use the visioning methodology called “The Jeremiah Project” created by Agile Church, a consulting organization run by my UCC colleague Michael Piazza. Each of the 30...
Adult Mission Trip #16 was a Success!

Adult Mission Trip #16 was a Success!

Twenty two of us returned from our week in Port Arthur, TX, safe and sound, on February 16th. Thank you so much for all your thoughts and prayers. Hurricane Harvey, with it’s 45” of rain, transformed an impoverished county into a flooded community needing assistance...

From Pastor Amanda

In the fourth grade, my church presented me with my first Bible. To me, it was a big deal. I think my peers could care less. Since I had another 45 minutes to sit in the pews and the pastor’s sermons never made sense, I opened my new Bible to the Book of Genesis and...