St. Peter's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church

To Seek Christ, to Serve Christ, to Celebrate Christ



8am Holy Eucharist (without music)

10:00am Holy Eucharist (with music)

Youth Sunday school is held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays at 10am


Noon Prayer Service

What will you find here?

Gospel Preaching Traditional Worship Christian Hospitality Caring Friends

Located in the busy downtown area of Sitka, the sanctuary of St. Peter's by-the-Sea is open during the day for visitors and people seeking a moment of peace in their workday world.

St. Peter's by-the-Sea, Sitka, Alaska

Housing Request

Nate Barnett (Island Institute Fellow) is bringing an “Uncommon Music Festival” to Sitka this August, and will present 2 concerts at St Peter’s. The visiting musicians/artists are in need of housing for a short period of time. Four people need a room from Aug 14-21.Please contact Rev Julie if you are able to house someone.

The Bishop’s Tea House
Thursdays: 10am-2pm (June 2-August 25)

We extend an invitation and a warm welcome to visitors and locals.
Please join us in the historic See House behind the church for complimentary tea or coffee. Scones, muffins, cookies will also be available.


Reflecting on scriptures as we walk with God among his creation.
* Mondays: June 13-August 15 @ 5:30pm
* Meet @ Sitka National Historical Park
Visitor Center/ at the end of Lincoln St.
* Special Holy Communion Walk – July 11
Will end with Holy Communion.
* Special Holy Communion Walk- Aug 15
Will end with Holy Communion.

Rev. Julie Platson Installed as New Rector

The Right Reverend Mark Lattime, 8th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska, installed The Reverend Julie Platson as the Rector of St Peter’s by the Sea Episcopal Church on Sunday, April 3rd. Photo by Bishop Lattime.

Contact Info

611 Lincoln Street
PO Box 1130 , Sitka Alaska 99835
Phone: (907) 747-3977
E-mail: St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Church office hours: Monday-Thursday 10am to 3pm; Fridays 10am to 2pm

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The photo of the church and the aurora borealis is generously donated by local photographer
Dan Evans.

Weekly Events

* The Bishop’s Tea House
Thursdays: 10am-2pm (June 2-August 25)

* Scripture Walks in the Park. See schedule on left.

* Books and Conversations - Thursdays @ 11:00am - New book and conversation group starting May 5th " A Generous Community : Being the Church in a New Missionary Age". 

Special Links

St Peter's Fellowship Farm/Sitka Local Foods Network

Here is a link to a photo slideshow of the Blessing of the Garden service held at St. Peter’s Fellowship Farm.

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St. Peter's Vestry

Sr Warden - Bridget Kauffman
Jr Warden - Loyd Platson
Lisa Moore
Pauline Fredrickson
Paul Schmauss
Sara Bergendahl
Judy Ozment
Caroline Crenna
Sara Bergendahl