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
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.
POINSETTA SALES NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 29TH - Your order form can be found by CLICKING HERE. Orders will be used to decorate our sanctuary and can be taken home after Christmas Eve or Christmas Sunday Services! Orders go to the office and call with any questions.
BAKER'S SQUARE SWEET RETURNS FUNDRAISER - Mid-October begins our St. Peter's 150th Anniversary Fundraiser, "Sweet Returns" and will run through mid-December. Members & friends of St. Peter's UCC will be selling "Sweet Returns" cards to friends, family, neighbors and any folks who would like to support our fundraiser. These cards will be good for pies at Baker's Square, and we all need pies coming up in these next few months! See the office, Annie N., or Kathy Z. if you'd like to sell or purchase cards! CLICK HERE for more information on this great fundraiser!
11-11 VETERANS MOVE-IN ESSENTIALS SUPPLY COLLECTION - All through the month of November we will again be collecting supplies for Military Outreach USA, a program that helps Veterans exit homelessness. CLICK HERE for a list of needed supplies!
NOVEMBER 30TH FROM 5:30 to 8 PM - TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES 150TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISER - Shop at Ten Thousand Villages in Evanston (719 Main St.) on November 30th from 5:30 - 8 PM and St. Peter's will get 20% percentage of all sales during that time! Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this great and very unique store. All merchandise comes from many artists around the world, and your purchases also support them. This fundraiser did very well last year, so please join us again! For more information on Ten Thousand Villages, CLICK HERE.
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 (www.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.
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
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.
Calendar of Events
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.