Regular Services


8am Holy Eucharist (without music)
10:00am Holy Eucharist (with music)

Youth Sunday School

December dates: 3 & 17 @ 10am

Weekly Events

Wednesdays @ Noon - Scripture Reflections

Wednesdays - Special evening services @ 5:30pm

Dec 6, 13, 20 - Advent Prayer Service of Darkness & Light

Wednesdays - Young Life @ 8pm

Thursdays @ Noon - Books & Conversations

(I Witness: Living Inside the Stories of Advent & Christmas)

Fridays @ 10am - St Simeon and St Anna Prayer Service


The Rev Julie Platson, Rector

The Rev Deacon Kathryn Snelling

Vestry members

Interim Sr Warden - Kit Mellema
Jr Warden - Loyd Platson
Lisa Moore
Sara Bergendahl
Caroline Crenna 
Linda Trierschield
James Fischer
Trish White


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.

Advent/Christmas Offerings

  • Saturday Dec 2: 10am-1pm - Advent Quiet Day Retreat
  • Saturday Dec 9: 10am-2pm - Christmas Tea & More!

Enjoy tea & goodies, shop homemade quilts, baked goods, attic treasures, and there will be a Christmas craft table for the kids

  • Dec 24th Lessons & Carols Service with Youth Pageant @ 10am

Christmas Eve:

6:30pm-7pm/special musical offerings
7pm - Service begins

  • Dec 25th Christmas Day: *10am service @ the Pioneers Home
  • Jan 5: Twelfth Night Potluck/Carol Sing – 5:30pm

Download St. Peter's Holiday Guide


611 Lincoln Street
PO Box 1130 , Sitka Alaska 99835
Phone: 907-747-3977 

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

What will you find here?

A community of people:

  • Whose faith and worship is at the heart of everything we do
  • Whose people are the ministers of our church family and at the core of all we do
  • Whose people demonstrate God’s love in the world through our love in action
  • Whose facilities are more than buildings and represent the ongoing commitment of our people to be a sanctuary and welcome to all.
  • Whose finances represent how we give back to God for the many blessings we have received and how we offer what we have for the good of all.

Special Links

Weekly Newsletter

The Book of Common Prayer Online:

The Lectionary Page:

Forward Movement/Day by Day:

The Society of St John The Evangelist:

Living Compass:

The Episcopal Cafe:

The St Peter's Fellowship Farm/Sitka Local Foods Network Link

The Episcopal Church:

Episcopal News Service:

Episcopal Public Policy Network:

The Episcopal Diocese of Alaska:

Episcopal Relief and Development:

United Thank Offering:

Bread For the World/Have Faith. End Hunger:

Make a donation to St. Peter's By-the-Sea: