Pumpkin Bread $5
The pumpkins are gone, but we will continue to sell our delicious home-made pumpkin bread through the end of November. Our pumpkin bread is baked with love by our wonderful volunteers.
CHURCH DIRECTORY: We need YOU to make our directory complete!
A pictorial directory helps put names and faces together, uniting our congregation.
Sign up now to be a part of our church directory and receive your complimentary portrait and free directory.
Our Church Photography Dates
Thursday, January 5 1:30-8:30pm
Friday, January 6 2:00 - 8:00pm
Saturday, January 10:00 - 5:00pm
Click on the Lifetouch picture and go straight to the photo scheduling tool. If that doesn't work - just copy and paste the link below into your address bar.
HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE
The annual Hometown Holiday Food Drive is being held from October 20- November18. We will be serving the needs of 200 families living in the western communities. If you are interested in sharing a gift of food this season, we are in need of the following items: boxed mashed potatoes, boxed stuffing, muffin mix, canned corn, canned green beans, cranberry sauce and gravy. A donation box is located in the narthex of the sanctuary. Thank you in advance for your gift of a Thanksgiving dinner.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week is November 14-21. From children to seniors, people pack shoeboxes filled with gifts to bless children in need around the world.
St. Peter's is a relay center for the shoeboxes and we need your help! Volunteers are needed to accept the boxes from the community. To find out more information or to sign up for a shift, please email Rev. Emily Denmark McGee at email@example.com or call 561-793-5712 ext. 27.
RELAY CENTER DROP OFF INFORMATION
All boxes need to be dropped off in the Sanctuary during our hours of operation.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday -Friday 3:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 12:00 - 3:00pm
ANNUAL CHARGE CONFERENCE- November 19, 2pm
Please join us for our Annual Charge Conference in the Sanctuary on November 19 at 2pm. Charge Conference is our annual congregation-wide business meeting.
SHEPHERD'S MEETING- November 19, 12:15-1:45pm
You are invited to join us at the next Shepherd's meeting in room 101 of the Family Life Center. You can enjoy a light lunch, meet other shepherds, and learn about our ongoing loving ministry. We will also be preparing for the upcoming Advent season.
After the meeting, some of us will stay to greet attendees at the Charge Conference to be held in the Sanctuary at 2pm.
Please contact Shepherd Coordinator, Margaret Tamsburg, to rsvp for the meeting or for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEESBURG WOMEN'S RETREAT
Registration begins November 1, 6:00am at
Date of Retreat: March 3-5, 2017
Cost of Retreat: $90 deposit of the $180.00 fee is due at registration. Partial scholarships are available if needed.
The cost includes: Two nights lodging (double occupancy), five meals, and program costs.
Keynote speaker: Sheryl Marks-William
Bible Study leader: Lisa Stump
Music led by: Belinda Womack
Transportation: We will either take the church van or carpool to Leesburg.
***These annual retreats are held at the Life Enrichment Center, which is located a few miles north of Leesburg on beautiful Lake Griffin. The weekend is a mix of messages from a keynote speaker, Bible Studies from an excellent teacher, workshops, and inspiring music. Free time is available for those who want to get out and walk or exercise. The chapel, prayer labrynth, and the Path of Silence are also wonderful places for personal meditation.
For more information or questions contact Rev. Rachel Lever at email@example.com.
REACH OUT TO CROS Ministries!
CROS - Christians Reaching Out to Society
Help us stock the CROS Food Pantry by bringing non-perishable food items when you come to worship. Demand is heavy and often the supply is limited. Food items are taken every Monday to the pantry.
9:30 AM and 11:00 AM for all ages
We welcome 6th-12th grade students to join our many activities.
United Methodist Men's Dinner and Meeting
Every 3rd Monday at 6:30 PM in Fellowship Hall
Best steak/chicken/pork dinner in town for $10.00!
Call Debbie Ferrugio, 793-5712, x 13, to make a reservation.
Building Better Moms
Click on Church Ministries; then Adults; then Women's Ministries
Call Rachel Lever, 793-5712, x 21, to register for 2016-2017.
Sunday School classes, Bible studies, small groups, short-term classes for adults
Click on Church Ministries; then Adults; then Intentional Discipling