St. Peder's Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) 

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St. Peder’s affirms the welcome of God to all persons.

St Peder’s welcomes you to a community of faith nurtured by God’s abundant grace, Christ’s peace and the Spirit’s lively presence!  In response to such love, we open our hearts and hands and doors to joyfully serve our neighbor – whether it’s you or someone across the world.  We invite you to join us for worship or any activity at the little church on the corner of 46th Avenue and 42nd Street in South Minneapolis.

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May God’s blessings be yours in the New Year! We invite you to share your year with us! Join us for worship or check out one of the special events below.

January Worship Schedule…

January 4th—Epiphany

One Service: 9 am worship w/ Holy Communion;

January 11th:

9 am worship & faith formation, 10:30 am worship

January 18th:

9 am worship & faith formation, 10:30 am worship w/ Holy Communion

January 25th—Annual Meeting: 9 am worship & faith formation (no adult forum); 10:45 am Annual Meeting of the Congregation (No 10:30 am worship)

Gather Bible Study

The Gather Bible Study for January is Session 5:  REPENT AND FORGIVE.  The theme verse is:  ”Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.”  Psalm 51:10.  The Gather Bible Study meets on the third Tuesday of the month.  We share refreshments first, and then spend an hour in study.  Anyone is welcome, we have extra study books so come and join us.

WHERE:  The Church Library

WHEN:  January 20, 2015

TIME:  9:30-11:00 A.M.

Contact: Joan Gerth @ 612-722-6533

Beer. Conversation. God.–At a pub near you!

Join us for Pub Theology at Parkway Pizza on Wednesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. Discussion starters from the Christian Century magazine over pizza and beverage. Adults 21 + welcome.

Now Hiring…@ St. Peder’s

Applications Being Accepted for Director of Faith Formation and Outreach. Download the complete job description here.

Shepherding Group Sunday is February 1!

There will be ONE worship service at 9:00 a.m.
After coffee we’ll gather in our NEW Shepherding Groups to get acquainted and make plans for soup supper, serving coffee and other activities for 2015.
The nine group lists and the room locations will be posted.  Kids will meet in the youth room!

Upcoming February Events:

It is the 25th Anniversary of the Souper Bowl of Caring (1990-2015).  Throughout the country, teams of young people around the time of the Super Bowl Football game collect money and food for local charities. Some volunteer for a service blitz at their local charity before the game. (;

Expect to see soup pots at St. Peder’s on Sunday Feb. 1 to receive your donation for ELCA World Hunger (provides grants to local charities) and Minnehaha Food Shelf.





















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