Friends and neighbors, you are warmly welcome here at St. Peter's! Please join us on Sundays at 10 am as we worship the Lord together in the house of God! 

Meditate on Psalm 100:4-5; “Enter His gates with thanksgiving and his court with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is Good and his love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.”

Contact Information

St Peters Lutheran Church

9876 St Peters Rd
Arenzville, Illinois 62611
Phone (217)997-2289


  • Upcoming Congregational Meeting

    This is to inform you that St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Council in Arenzville, Illinois unanimously recommends termination of its affiliation with the Central Southern Illinois Synod (CSIS), a branch of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) located in Chicago, Illinois, and the ELCA, for the purpose of joining another Lutheran Church Body.

    St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Arenzville, Illinois intends to follow all the necessary procedures as written in Chapter 6 of our Constitution. The initial vote to disaffiliate is scheduled for April 10, 2022 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Arenzville, Illinois during a congregational meeting taking place immediately following the 10:00 a.m. worship service that day. Voting will be by paper ballot.

    Two special congregational meetings with two thirds majority vote affirming the resolution submitted at each meeting is required to terminate St. Peter’s affiliation with ELCA.

    We look forward to your attendance.

    Annette Jokisch: President
    Wes Hendricker: Vice President/Financial Secretary
    Karen Nobis: Secretary
    Dianna Talkemeyer: Treasurer
    Philip Roegge: Property Chair
    Brenton Dorsey: Land and Cemetery Chair

  • RightNow Media

    RightNow Media is a Christian streaming service that St Peter's has subscribed to. Individuals can set up their private account (free to you) and use the 20,000+ titles for your own or your family's edification. It works similarly to other streaming services and can be viewed through your computer, phone, or TV.

    RightNow Media says: "Our mission is to work with the global church to inspire people to love others before self and Christ above all."

    You may copy this link to begin enjoying these resources: https://www.rightnowmedia.org/us/launch


  • Good News from St. Peter's

    "Good News from St. Peter's" radio broadcast airs each Sunday on WLDS Radio Station in Jacksonville, IL, at 1180 AM starting at 9:15 am. The radio programs are posted each weekend on St. Peter's facebook page. If you click on the link to the left, it will take you directly to the St. Peter's facebook page.

  • Let us pray for the people in Ukraine

    Gracious God and Lord, almighty and ever faithful, we join with Christians around the world in fervent prayer for the people of Ukraine.  We pray for the end of military aggression, for the laying down of weapons, and for peace.  We pray for all those in Ukraine who struggle today and fear for tomorrow.  We pray for all your precious children at risk that you would draw near to them and protect them; for the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and forever.  Amen.

  • Communion

    We will be doing visits for those who would like communion and are homebound. This will be done the first week of each month. Please call the church office to inform our secretary Christy so these visits can be scheduled.

    For those who can attend church, communion will be celebrated the first Sunday of the month in our morning worship service. Please join us.


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