Let us
share our joy
with you.
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.


WREATH SALES NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 8TH - Order your holiday wreaths now. CLICK HERE for your order form.  Return to the office or in your collection plate by November 8th.  Wreath pick up will be on and after November 24th.  Call the office with any questions.  


IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017(Click here for our interactive/downloadable calendar) 

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!

CEMETERY WALK - Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 2-6 PM  - Take a walk through time at St. Peter's cemetery (8530 Harms Rd., Skokie) while you learn about Skokie's past!  Guided tours begin every 15 minutes in groups of 10-12 (30 minute tours) including character portrayals of Niles Centre's past!  Tickets available in the office NOW or at the gate.  $3 per person/$10 per family.  Open to the public, join us!  CLICK HERE for more details! 

OKTOBERFEST DINNER- Sunday, October 15th at 5 PM  - Join us for our annual Oktoberfest Dinner, which is especially fun at St. Peter's UCC because of our German Lutheran heritage.  Our menu includes a roast pork dinner with all the trimmings, sides, dessert, drinks and pretzels, all for $15/adult; $5/kids.  See or call Barb Todd to make your reservations!  CLICK HERE for our flyer!

MONSTER MASH BASH - Saturday, October 28th at 7:30 PM  - Make St. Peter's your Halloween party destination!   Join us in our spooky ballroom (gym) for all the food, dancing and partying you can muster up!  Costume contest, DJ, games and more!  Open to the public; CLICK HERE for more information.

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.

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.

General Info

Christian Education

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

The Announcer

Photo Gallery




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.

Our Missions

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

Photo Gallery




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.

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 St. Peter's United Church of Christ
8013 Laramie Street
(Laramie and Oakton Streets)

Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: 847.673.8166
Fax: 847.674.7691
Office Email: Office@stpeteruccskokie.org

Pastor Email: RevLanford@aol.com