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.




Tuesday, Jan. 1 – NEW YEAR’S DAY

Wednesday, Jan. 2 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 6 – Feast of Epiphany, Worship service, 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion (sanctuary upstairs)

Wednesday, Jan. 9 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 13 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m., Lunch with the Bunch in the fellowship hall following the worship service. Bring your favorite soup or something to go with soup. WORSHIP SERVICES WILL BE HELD DOWNSTAIRS IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL beginning Jan. 13 through March. 

Monday, Jan. 14 – Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution, 6 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 16 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 17 – Christian Friends Luncheon, noon– 2 p.m. Cost $6. Menu: sloppy joes. PROGRAM: HOBBIES. What are your hobbies? This month, persons attending the luncheon are asked to share their hobbies with the group. Hobbies include art, knitting, crocheting, painting, singing, collecting, etc.

Sunday, Jan. 20 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m. 

Monday, Jan. 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Wednesday, Jan. 23 –  Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 27 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m




WHEN:  Every other Wednesday from 1–3 p.m. in the spring and in the fall. Spring session begins Weds., March 4, 2019 (weather pending)

WHERE: at the home of Carla & Mike Krucelyak, Punxsutawney

WHAT: We are studying the Gospel of John.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP: Call the church office at (814) 938-4021. Click here for more information about the Bible study.

The Backpack” (click on link to read) 


MAKING A DIFFERENCE: The proceeds from our 2018 indoor yard sale and bake sale exceeded all expectations: $1,043.19! The proceeds were donated to Children’s International Fund, the St. Peter’s UCC Care Committee, and Clean ‘n’ Gleam. Thank you to all who donated your stuff, worked, baked, set up, cleaned up, and purchased stuff.

Click here to view pictures from the Clarion Association Choir Festival, hosted by St. Peter’s,  on Sunday evening, May 21, 2017.

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

Christian Friends Luncheon: third Thursday

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. in the main sanctuary

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, Thursday, 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.



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