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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October 5 is Marathon Sunday!

Stop by the front doors to greet our guests.

8:30 am  to 11:00 am

Questions: Contact Gina Sekelsky (

Brought to you by Shepherding Groups 2 & 5.

Please join us on Sunday, October 5 as we bid Farewell and Godspeed to Sarah Grans!  There will be ONE worship service with Holy Communion at 9:00 a.m. followed by a reception in the Fellowship Hall as we say THANKS  for Sarah’s work among us.

Interfaith: Talk and Tea!

Tuesday, October 9th  7:00—8:30 pm.

Please join us for interfaith conversation over delicious tea! Our panelists will share about how their faith tradition and cultural contexts inform their understandings of gender roles and then we will will spend time in conversation at our tables. Bring your ideas and experiences and let’s learn from each other!

This evening’s panelists will be Pastor Jane Buckley Farlee of Trinity Lutheran Congregation and Sheikh Abdisalam Adam, Board Chair of Islamic Civic Society of America/Dar Al Hijrah Mosque. The evening is co-hosted by the Common Table team, Trinity, Dar Al Hijrah, and the Interfaith Youth Leadership Core.

 Fiber Arts Craft Sale October 19th

The Fiber Arts group is hosting a sale of handcrafted items on behalf of the St. Peder’s Youth during coffee hour on Sunday, Oct. 19th.   All proceeds received will be used to defray expenses of their trip to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit in July 2015.   Take this opportunity to do some early Christmas shopping and support our Youth at the same time. If you are not part of the Fiber Arts group, and have some handiwork crafts or bakes good and would like to donate to the sale please contact anyone in the Fiber Arts group for drop off information.

Celebrating Confirmation

On Reformation Sunday, October 26, St Peder’s will confirm five of our young people at the 10:30 service.  Please remember these young people in your prayers and congratulate them on this life-passage as they affirm their faith.  We celebrate with them and pray God’s blessings upon their lives!  Congratulations, 9th graders, on this special occasion in your journey of faith and life!











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