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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Celebrate the Advent Season!

Annual Intergenerational Advent Event at St. Peder’s

with our Mission Partner Trinity Riverside!

Sunday, November 30th

10:30am – Festive Worship 11:15am – Pizza, crafts, cookie decorating

Back by popular demand Picture-taking at the posted nativity scene! All are welcomed to join us for this annual event celebrating the season of Advent! Please sign up on the posted sheet in the hallway outside the Fellowship hall.  We are hoping St. Peder’s members will staff the craft-making stations for adults, children, and youth.

You’re invited to…

 White Elephant Christmas Party

@ Allison & Michael O’Day’s

Date: Friday, December 5th  2014

Time: 7:00 pm

To bring:  an appetizer and beverage to share along with your tackiest, ugliest white elephant prize that EVERYONE will want to bring home with them.

Call 612-721-4337 with any questions

PCYC Annual Children’s Gift Sale 2014:  Teach Children the Joy of Giving this Christmas

The Annual Children’s Gift Sale allows the neighborhood children to purchase 5 new gifts for their loved ones, mom, dad, grandma, sibling, cousin, or other loved one for a $1.00 and enable the children to learn the joy of giving as they shop alongside a caring volunteer.

Our help is needed to provide the gifts the children will buy.  PCYC suggests gifts in the $7 to $10 range for men, women, teenagers, children, and infants.  Gift suggestions will be listed on the stars on the Christmas tree outside the fellowship hall.  Please place your gifts in the box under the PCYC Christmas tree by Sunday, November 30th and they will be delivered in time for the sale.  Money is accepted and used to purchase additional items for the sale.

For questions about the sale, organization, or volunteering for the event go to or call Kristi Erickson at 612-823-2273 or PCYC at 612-643-2000.

Christmas Caroling—All are welcome!

at Providence Place on 38th Street.  We will have light refreshments before sharing rides or driving separately to this rehabilitation facility which has hosted St. Peder’s members needing transitional care. We can carol there for an hour from 12-1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 13th.Sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board outside faith formation office to ensure enough refreshments.All are welcome to attend either by carpooling from St. Peder’s or meeting us at Providence. This event is for all of St. Peder’s!

Children, families and folks of all ages are invited to come caroling!


The St. Peder’s Christmas Program (Gospel of Luke, Chapter 2) led by the children and youth is on Sunday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m.


 Worship opportunities for the Advent and Christmas Seasons!

Sunday, December 7  -  9:00 and 10:30 Holy Communion

Gift Sunday at both services

Sunday, December 14 – 9:00 worship

10:30 – Sunday School Christmas Program

Sunday, December 21 – 9:00 – Song Service with singing around the Christmas Tree reception following worship

No 10:30 worship

Wednesday, December 24 – Christmas Eve:

2:00 and 5:00 – Festival Worship

3:15 – Danish Service

Sunday, December 28 – ONE SERVICE at 9:00
















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