We have had some powerful learning in 2018. We first were challenged in our prayer life. Then we learned about our unique SHAPE that God has given to each of us. Now it is time to put it all together. In June, July, and August we will be participating in “A Summer of Serving” where we will become active in a variety of serving opportunities and perhaps begin a new lifestyle of serving others, based on the way Jesus served others. It will include a weekly challenge, a few opportunities together, and even an outdoor worship opportunity. Enjoy your summer… Let’s go serve!
Are you a Kids Kare or Kids Kount teacher? Would you like to be one? Then start the journey at our Teacher Orientation Meeting! We're meeting after worship in The Underground Room. We will be evaluating Kids Kare and Kids Kount, taking care of some training pieces (like tech and resources), and discussing what is next with these ministries. Please RSVP by contacting Laura Taranto.
St. Peter’s Edina will launch 20 children into area kindergartens this fall! You are invited to our ECEC Graduation Into Kindergarten ceremony on Thursday, June 7th, at 5:30 pm. This is a special celebration of these students’ early education, and their readiness for kindergarten. Our goal is to send them off with God’s blessings and protection into their communities.
Following the ceremony, you are invited to a very special reception - Parent Connect! All of the ECEC families are welcome to join the graduates’ friends and families at 6:00 pm for dinner and connection. Dinner is complimentary for your entire family as we enjoy the company of our St. Peter’s ECEC community.
Our high school seniors are preparing for the next chapter of their lives and we want to send them off with God’s blessing. Join us this Sunday as we pray for, bless and encourage these young people as they step out into the world, taking the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ with them. Help us encourage them to be empowered by it and to share it with everyone they meet!
What could you do with your money if you didn't have any monthly debt payments? Just about ANYTHING! Financial Peace University (FPU) consists of a nine-week video curriculum taught by financial expert Dave Ramsey that will show you a proven way to get out of debt, build wealth and live...and give...like no one else! Financial Peace University FLEX incorporates small-group discussion that encourages accountability while providing a shorter format that fits with your busy lifestyle! You'll watch the teaching videos on your own time frame and come together to discuss what you learned and determin your next action steps.
For more information, please contact Faith Rattei.
Bibles, Burgers & Beer is a time to try new beer, tasty burgers and get to know new friends and God better! We meet at the brewery at noon to sample their flavors. Promptly at 1:00pm, we’ll start our bible discussion at the brewery. As for the burgers, it’s a B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Burger) event. For each brewery, we have suggested two nearby burger places for you to choose from, but ultimately the choice is yours! Also, several of these breweries will have food trucks on site, so make sure to check their website for more information.
In May, we’ll be visiting Wicked Wort Brewing Co. Some suggested restaurants that are nearby to snag your burgers from include Steve O's Bar & Grill (4900 W Broadway Ave, Crystal, MN) and Broadway Pizza (4106 Lakeland Ave N, Robbinsdale, MN 55422)
Each month, we’ll be discussing another person’s prayers recorded in the Old Testament (or “First” Testament) We’ll be talking about whether we can be honest with God when we pray…and what the Old Testament shows us. From the exuberant praise of Moses and Miriam to the desperate cries of Jeremiah, the First Testament is rich with heartfelt prayers to the Heavenly Father. What does that mean for us? Let’s talk about it!
For more information, contact Dawn Schaekel.
After the children's message, children and their parents are invited to head downstairs to the Underground Room for a time of active Biblical learning called Faith, Family, and Friends. This child/parent experience goes through the end of the worship service. Please join us for a hands on opportunity to experience and share God’s Love in Jesus! Invite some friends too!
The prayer group comes together each weekly to simply do that: pray. It doesn’t matter If you’ve never prayed or are a seasoned “prayer warrior,” you are welcome to join us!
We start by reading a Psalm or two and then speak out loud our adoration, confession, thanksgiving and requests to God in Jesus’ Name.
If you can’t participate, but have a prayer request, you can share them with Faith Rattei and she will include them each week.
Alphais a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. No follow up. No charge.
Each week we'll take time to listen to each others beliefs and get to know each other. That's it!
For more information, visit theAlpha group page here.
St. Peter’s family members, please join us to learn about and affirm the Annual Ministry Plan for the coming ministry year along with the accompanying budget. We will also have a first reading of the Bylaw revisions being proposed by the Board of Directors mainly altering the size of the Board. Proposed amendments will be emailed to members and paper copies will be available for you to pick up next Sunday. For more information, contact Pastor Mark.
You are invited to a very special Parent Connect - our Graduation Reception! All of the ECEC families are welcome to join the graduates’ friends and families at 6:00 pm for dinner and connection. Dinner is complimentary for your entire family as we enjoy the company of our St. Peter’s ECEC community.
The Fine Arts Festival is a kid-friendly event, with hors d’oeuvres, where guests enjoy the art galleries showcasing our student’s work from the past year. Students toddler-age and older will share some favorite songs. Everyone is invited, so please let tell your family and friends to join us for this fun evening celebrating the God-given talents of our young students! For more information, contact ECEC Director Tosca Grimm.
If you lead any type of team at St. Peter’s, then this workshop is for you! Whether it be the Ushers Team, Kids Kare Team or even community event volunteers…you will discover how to create a “Path” for your team’s development. That way, both you as a leader and your volunteers feel confident, comfortable and equipped to take their next steps in their journey on your team.
For more information or to register to attend, contact Faith Rattei, Community Outreach Director.
This is designed to create space for a conversation about baptism, what it is and how we practice it here at St. Peter’s. If you’ve been wondering about baptism…whether for yourself or your little one…this opportunity is for you.
There is no commitment to participate in baptism if you attend. It’s simply a time to ask questions and find out some answers.
There is no pre-registration…simply meet us in the sanctuary at St. Peter’s.
For more information, contact Pastor Mark or Laura Taranto, Student Ministries Director.
Youth Impact Racing is activity designed to help kids builds life skills, on and off the track! The first 8 weeks of the program has the students race at half speed while they learn how to race and setup cars to best handle the unique tracks. The first 8 weeks prepare student for the second season where student have the opportunity to race their own Traxxas Slash at full speed.
The second season teaches student responsibility as they build their own racing program. Students have the privilege and joy of racing at full speed. Students learn to setup and fix their cars for ever-changing track layouts. There are certain specifications and limitations to weight, height and gearing ratio students must maintain to win these races.
For more information, visit Youth Impact Racing.
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For more information, contact Faith Rattei at (952) 927-8400 x109 or email
In this 6 week course, you’ll read through the entire Gospel of Luke and process the story of Jesus, how He speaks and what He expects of us. You’ll also discover the work of the Holy Spirit, baptism, communion, prayer and church membership -- all while gaining an understanding of our Mission and Vision, the unique St. Peter's ministries, our staff, the opportunities for you here. This is a class designed to help you get directly to the core of Christianity, what we believe at St. Peter’s, and how that impacts you at the intersection of faith and real life. For more information or to sign up for this class, click here. THERE IS FLEXIBILITY OF CLASS DAYS / TIMES to accommodate the participants so please reach out if you have any interest or talk to Pastor Mark anytime.