St. Peter’s is committed to transforming lives by spreading the power of God’s love and grace. Our outreach efforts start in our community, but we also bring our ministry throughout the southern New Jersey region and even worldwide. The Missions Committee meets on the first Wednesday night of each month at 6:30pm. You are invited to attend our monthly meeting where we monitor our outreach efforts and determine where funding is most needed. You may also access the Missions Gift Form to specify your donation.
Terrific Tuesday & Bible Studies
Terrific Tuesday at St. Peter’s is a mid-week opportunity to connect with God and others. Click here a full listing of our adult Bible studies, children’s programs & Tuesday dinners.
Local Ministries and Missions
United Methodist Men
United Methodist Men meets once a month (Wednesday) from September to May.
Reservations are required for dinner, the cost is $10.00 and both men and women are invited.
United Methodist Women
The stated purpose of the United Methodist Women is to be a community of women whose purpose…
The UMW has the following monthly meetings:
• Agape – Third Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. @ Members Homes
• Alpha/Naomi – Third Thursday, 1:30 p.m. @ The Shores, 2nd Floor Conference Room
• Anne Gerken – Second Monday, 7:00 p.m. @ Member’s Homes
• Eve – Fourth Thursday, 7:00 p.m. @ Members Homes
• Grace – Second Thursday, 12:30 p.m. @ St. Peter’s
• Miriam/Ruth – First Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. @ St. Peter’s
Please click here for our weekly children’s & youth ministry schedules & all upcoming special events. Our Children’s programs run weekly from September-May on Sunday mornings and Tuesday evenings. SPY (St. Peter’s Youth, 6th – 12th grade) meets regularly on Sunday nights throughout the year. During the school year the group meets from 6-8pm for dinner, games, worship (led by SPY praise band) a Bible lesson & small group discussion.
Romans 12:7: “If your gift is serving others, serve them well. If you are a teacher, teach well.”
English Language Learning (ELL), also known as English as a Second Language, is an English class for those new to our country.
Classes, held on Tuesday evenings from October to May, include a lead teacher with volunteers to assist students with speaking, reading, and writing.
Students are immersed in English vocabulary, conversation, dialogues, songs, games, and videos. Community connections like the food bank and clothes closet are explained. Students are invited to attend a Feliz Navidad party in December and a graduation in May. We’ve even celebrated by attending a wedding of two students who had met in ELL class!
For more information about ELL, e-mail Judy Rinck or call 609-602-8376.
Since its earliest days, music and the arts have played a very important role in the life of the congregation of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church. We believe that returning some of the beauty of the God-made world to its creator is a sincere form of worship and that listening to, and singing beautiful music, lifts the soul nearer to God. In keeping with that rich tradition and heritage of musical excellence, the music program endeavors to offer learning opportunities for all of its participants. It also makes a special contribution to the cultural life of the greater Ocean City community and, in so doing, strives to enrich the lives of those it touches and to gather into the congregation those who believe in and work to advance the message of God’s redeeming love. There is a place in our music program for anyone who wishes to learn, grow, serve and praise God in song. Come and make Great Music in a Great Space.
Local, Regional and International Missions
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Vacation Bible School, August 22nd-26th, 2016
Register for “Cave Quest” VBS here. Join us for a fun-filled week of larger than life Bible stories, games, music and much more!