share our joy
Established in 1867, we have been sharing the joy of Jesus Christ longer than any other congregation in Skokie. A fixture in the community, you walk, bike, or drive by us every day. Why not stop in? Let the beauty of our sanctuary and our worship fill you with joy.
9 AM - Sunday School (Sept-May)
10 AM - Worship
Pastor Richard's Sermons are on YouTube! You can view a recent one on our site at Minister's Desk! Our channel name is stpeteruccskokie (click on the channel name to view more sermons) and all video content related to us can be found right there!
Our Congregation is now listed with Ebay Giving Works as a registered non-profit organization. Find out more by clicking HERE.
EASTER FLOWER ORDERS BEING TAKEN NOW Click HERE for the order form. All orders must be in by April 7th.
EASTER BREAKFAST RESERVATIONS BEING TAKEN NOW Egg Strata tops the menu, along with all the other delicious breakfast goodies. Find out more and fill out the reservation form by clicking HERE now.
MARCH 6TH IS ASH WEDNESDAY! We will again offer two services, an 11:30 AM and 7:30 PM. All are welcome, ashes will be imposed to those who wish it.
MARCH 13TH LENTEN WORSHIP SERVICE AT 11:30 AM Take a midday break and join us for this Lenten worship service.
MARCH 13TH LENTEN SOUP -N-STUDY AT 6:30 PM - Contact Pastor if you'd like to join us for this exciting Lenten series. A light dinner and great discussion awaits you, Wednesday evenings during Lent!
MARCH 24th VILLAGE INN PIZZA FUNDRAISER - Click HERE for all the details, but plan to eat in, carry out or have delivered Village Inn food anytime from 11 AM to 11 PM on this day and mention to your server our St. Peter's UCC fundraiser and we get 20% of what you spend! Anyone can help with this fundraiser, not just members.
HOLY WEEK, APRIL 2019:
PALM SUNDAY IS APRIL 14TH AT 10 AM - Welcome Jesus into Jerusalem with us!
MAUNDY THURSDAY IS APRIL 18TH AT 7:30 PM - Join us as we remember Jesus' last days...
GOOD FRIDAY IS APRIL 19TH AT 7:30 PM - Holy Communion, a Choir anthem and Jesus's 7 last words will all be a part of our service.
EASTER SUNDAY IS APRIL 21ST; WORSHIP BEGINS AT 10 AM - Join us for our traditional Easter Sunday Service. You can also sign up for the Easter breakfast at 8:15 AM by clicking the form above and returning it to the church before April 14th.
EASTER EGG HUNT AFTER EASTER WORSHIP APRIL 21ST AT 11:15 AM - St. Peter's UCC invites and welcomes ALL children to our egg hunt. We try to do it on our front lawn but if the weather isn't cooperating we'll do it in our gymnasium. Bags are provided but baskets are welcome as well. LOTS of treats for the kids.. come check us out!
COLLECTING BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION, EMPTY PILL BOTTLES AND POP TOP CANS These items help go to support our local school district as well as programs for the blind and deaf. If you have items to drop off our church office hours are 9 AM to 2 PM and we'll be glad to take whatever you can collect. Thanks so much!
We invite you join us. We want you to know what Spirit, Service, Fellowship, and Heritage mean to us at St. Peter’s UCC. As a congregation in the United Church of Christ (ucc.org), we firmly believe that no matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are joyfully welcomed here. Come check us out ... you will be happy you did.
What's Happening THIS WEEK
Rich in Spirit
Click on the links below to find worship schedules, general information about our worship pracitces and beliefs, information about our Sunday School and Bible Study programs, information about having your wedding at St. Peter's, and a monthly message from Pastor Richard Lanford.
The Minister's Desk
Weddings at St. Peter's
Baptisms at St. Peter's
Rich in Fellowship
Click on the links below to find calendars of upcoming events, our monthly newsletter, and groups, clubs, and organizations that you can join.
Women's Guild 2018-2019 Yearbook & Calendar
Rich in Service
Click on the links below to find descriptions of our various missions and charities that we support,
and a little bit about our staff.
Links to Our Partners in Ministry
Rich in Heritage
Click on the links below to find history about our congregation and links to Skokie and Niles Township Historical sites.
History of St. Peters
Our Beautiful Windows
St. Peter's UCC participates in the Vanco Electronic Giving Program. If you would like to sign up to have your financial contribution withdrawn automatically, download the form and turn it into our Treasurer, Bill Schaller.