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
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Skokie has as its objective the development and maintenance in this community of a Christian congregation on an evangelical basis, for worship and promotion of Christian life, and the furtherance of the Kingdom of God by all available means.
St. Peter's U.C.C. is an OPEN AND AFFIRMING Congregation.
CLICK HERE to read our Open and Affirming Covenant, adopted in June 2018.
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.
POINSETTIA ORDERS ARE BEING TAKEN NOW! CLICK HERE FOR OUR DOWNLOADABLE FORM. ALL ORDERS MUST BE IN BY DECEMBER 1ST 2019!
ALL NOVEMBER WE'RE COLLECTING HOUSEHOLD ITEMS FOR VETERANS EXITING HOMELESSNESS. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH - Veteran Sunday; Stewardship Sunday.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM Holiday Craft Show and Bake Sale! One stop holiday shopping! Vendors of all kinds, Santa Visits from 11 AM to 2 PM, special performance of "Tidings of Tap" from the Chicago Tap Theatre at Noon!
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM Village Inn Food Fundraiser Day. CLICK HERE for more information.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD - All Church Work Day! Come help us spruce things up before Advent begins!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH We serve at A Just Harvest Kitchen. Meet at the church at 3:45 to carpool over.
COLLECTING PRINTER CARTRIDGES, BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION, EMPTY PILL BOTTLES AND POP TOP CANS These items help go to support St. Peter's UCC, 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
Space Use Request Form
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 Financial Secretary, Marcia Hilliard.