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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Community Life at St. Peder’s…

Intergenerational Advent Festival

On November 29th we’ll have our annual Advent festival. There will be a shorter 10:30 service followed by a soup lunch and crafts for all ages. We’ll be making family Advent wreaths that you can take and use in your home.

We would still use some folks to bring soup, bread, and desserts, so if you can help out with that, please contact Shannon.

Pub Theology

December 2 at 7:00pm at Parkway Pizza. The theme for the month is volunteering, gift giving, and philanthropy. All are welcome!

Advent Book Study

On Monday November 30, and Monday December 7 and 14 at 7pm we’ll be discussing “The First Christmas” by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan. You can buy a copy from Shannon or get a copy on your own. There are audio and ebook versions available. This book is a fascinating read and will help you look at the Christmas story in a whole new way so join in!

Worship opportunities for the Advent and Christmas Seasons!

Sunday, December 6  –  9:00 and 10:30 am Holy Communion

Gift Sunday at both services

Sunday, December 13 – 9:00 am worship

10:30 am – Sunday School Christmas Program

Sunday, December 20 – 9:00 am – Song Service with singing around the

Christmas Tree and reception following worship

No 10:30 am worship

Thursday, December 24 – Christmas Eve:

2:00 and 5:00 – Festival Worship

                                                3:15 – Danish Service  – Pastor Andres Albertsen, preaching and presiding.  The entire service is in Danish.

Sunday, December 27 – ONE SERVICE at 9:00 am  –  Birgitte Simpson, our Luther Seminary student, will preach and preside.

Sunday, January 3, 2015 – ONE SERVICE of Holy Communion at 9:00 am