Welcome to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. 

To one without faith, no explanation is possible.

–St. Thomas Aquinas


No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here — to explore your faith, to meet new people, and to strengthen your personal relationship with God.


COVID-19: All events are dependent on the current status of the virus locally and government guidelines. Please check our Facebook page for updates in case of cancellations.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY will resume in September on Weds., Sept. 8  at 1 p.m. at Carla’s. We’re studying the Gospel of John.

We’ll launch LUNCH WITH THE BUNCH for the season with our annual church picnic on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m.  at Mike and Carla’s. Bring food to share and a chair to sit in. Hot dogs and buns will be provided. Come for food, fun, and fellowship.

The ANNUAL INDOOR YARD SALE & BAKE SALE will be held Friday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Volunteers are needed for 

  • Making baked goods
  • Setting up Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday prior to the sale
  • Working on the days of the sale
  • Clean and pack up on Monday, Sept. 27 after the sale

Let Carla know when you are able to help.

Start looking around your house now for items you’re ready to part with.

OFFICE HOURS for the church secretary are now Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The ROCK GARDEN, St. Peter’s UCC monthly newsletter, has been discontinued. Notices and events will be posted in the weekly church service bulletin and monthly on this web page. The monthly events calendar will be inserted in the bulletin the last Sunday of the month for the following month. Extra copies will be available on the table in the fellowship hall and outside the church office.

NO CHOIR PRACTICE during the summer months. Practice will resume in September.





Sunday, August 1 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion

Sunday, August 8 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.

Monday, August 9 – Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution, 6–7:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 15 –  Worship service, 10:30 a.m., Guest speaker – Jan Sady

Sunday, August 22 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, August 29 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.



Pastor’s Page: Click here for an inspirational reading


Be sure to LIKE our FACEBOOK Page, where updates are posed regularly and where pictures from our gatherings are posted. Check them out by clicking here.

Our monthly activities include:

Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution: second Monday

Ladies Bible study: every other Wednesday (Spring and Fall)

Choir Practice, every Wednesday, September through May


St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Punxsutawney is a congregation of disciples of Christ and His teachings, seeking to live out our faith through prayer, worship, study, service, fellowship, and evangelism.

We invite you to be a part of the adventure of learning to live as disciples of Christ. Come, join us for worship and engaging opportunities for disciple formation.

Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m.

Church location: in the Elk Run area of Punxsutawney, at the corner of Graffius and Orchard avenues (behind Sheetz and Gimmicks)

Church office phone: 814-938-4021

Church email: stpetersucc@verizon.net

Church address:  PO Box 535, Punxsutawney, PA 15767

Church secretary: Janice White

Church office hours:  Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. unless listed otherwise in the Sunday bulletin

Lay speaker: Michele Huey

Music director: Timothy Decker

Michele Huey

Christian author and inspirational speaker  Michele Huey is currently serving St. Peter’s United Church of Christ as a lay speaker. For more information about Michele, visit her online at her website and her weekly inspirational blog.


About St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Punxsutawney

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Punxsutawney is a congregation of disciples of Christ and His teachings, seeking to live out our faith through prayer, worship, study, service, fellowship, and evangelism.
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