Weekly E-News from St. Peter's UCC

E-News for Friday, May 8, 2020

Dear Friends,

In our Gospel lesson for Sunday, Jesus tells us not to let our hearts be troubled and to believe in him. During this time of pandemic, this is so important. It is so easy to let our hearts be troubled. No matter what is happening Jesus is there guiding us with love and preparing a home for us with God.

At St. Peter’s we are preparing to return to worship in our sanctuary. There is a lot to do and consider before we reopen. We are looking at guidelines from the state and our denomination. We will do our best to keep you informed as to when we will reopen, and about the social distancing measures that will be in place to keep us safe. I will let you know more in next week’s mailing.

As part of our gradual reopening, I plan to have office hours this week on Tuesday and Friday from 9am to Noon. If you would like to stop by the church during these times, I welcome you. I am praying for you. If you need me for anything, please call my cell phone number
573-832-2475.

Praying,

Pastor Stephanie

Check these links for Sunday Worship and Sunday School and more:

Please check our website www.stpetersowensville.com daily for updates. I am trying to keep it fresh. It is also the best place to post resources and information for our church. Remember that God loves us and walks with us always. Jesus is the true king of this world who saves us

We are praying for:

Simon, Howard, Julia, Ahna, Mike, Josh, Priscilla, Duane, Janet, Grandpa David, Dorothy, Jacob, Jenny, Ann, Dale, Gayle, Don, Cheryl, Dustin, Pat, Student with eating disorder, Tate, Patricia, Roland, Maryann, Amanda, Virginia, Matthew, Tom, Naomi, Vic, Jennelle, Charlie, James, Rick, Christy, Reagan, Kim, Lee, Kevin, Gaylynn, Liz’s sister in law, Naomi, Nathan, Jason, Cheryl, Daniel, Betty, Dax, Carter, Laurie’s mom, Jock, Nancy, Pat, Malachi and Karen, Carolyn, Ellen, Shirley, Mary, Karen, Paul, Hal, Richard, Crystal, Edie, Paula, Jim, Truett, Brett and Danielle, Judy, Laura F, Shirley, Butch, Joyce., Macie, Michel, Dorothy L, family of child who donated a heart to Truett, Corey, Lauren, Anonymous Cancer Patient, Luis, Bernice, Mike, Clyde, Gary S., Linda, Pat, Gary, Dave, Laurie Lee, Gail, Brenda, Breana, Dean, Corey, Jeff, Nancy, Terry, Rev. Cantrell.

Special prayers:

  • Prayer request for all the people who have been affected by the Coronavirus.
  • Those members of our church and wider community who have been serving others at this time: Senior Center, Helping Hands, Gasconade R-2 Schools, Nursing Homes, Pharmacies, Medical Offices, Police Department, Volunteer Fire Department, EMS, 911 and more.

Announcements:

  • The Church Office will be open from 9am to Noon on Tuesday and Friday. I will be checking telephone messages and the mail. You may contact me by calling my cell 573-832-2475 or by using email pastorstpetersucc-owensville@outlook.com
  • The Camp MoVal will not be opening until August 1 this Summer. Refunds will be made for camp registrations. Director Jeremy Force is sorry about this but believes that it is the best decision for keeping our campers healthy.
  • If you would like to share some Easter Joy with others, you can help Ricky Hacker and the Dorcas with our Prayer Shawl Ministry. People are crocheting or knitting shawls to give people to remind them of God’s love. If you are interested in helping, please contact Ricky at 314-440-5328.
  • The Eastern Association is hosting Zoom book studies. I am leading one on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis on Wednesdays at 7pm. Click here to learn about all the book studies and the Zoom links
  • Red Cross Blood Drive at Immaculate Conception Church on Thursday May 14. Click here for the Flyer.
  • Church Council Meeting on Monday, May 11 at 7pm via Zoom

 

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