St. Peter's Episcopal Church
The Reverend L. Murdock Smith
The Richness of   God's Creation
What does it mean to see the face of God in another? When we look at another person, who or what do we hope to see?
Experience says we are looking for connections and similarities. Experience also says we are often more at ease with someone who is alike, who may be related-either literally or figuratively-or with whom we may have shared experiences such as schooling, work, or political views... Read more

Sunday, November 8
at St. Peter's

8:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist, Rite 1
8:30 a.m.
Holy Chow Breakfast -
Community Room

9:30 a.m.
Parish Hall Forum: Panel discussion on Responding to Homeless Neighbors - Parish Hall

20s & 30s Formation:
Four-week discussion on the video series Ed's Story
- Tower Room

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd - Children's Atrium
Youth Journey to Adulthood - Youth Suite
10:45 a.m.
Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Coffee Hour - Parish House Lobby

5:00 p.m.
Sunday Evenings at St. Peter's: Evensong and the Holy Eucharist.

Note: Childcare for infants and toddlers up to age two is now available 7:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. in the Infant and Toddler Center, on the main floor of the Parish House.

Looking Ahead - Mark Your Calendars
  • November 29: Advent Study: The Light Will Shine
  • December 6: Parish Annual Meeting - 9:30-10:30 a.m.

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St. Peter's Episcopal Church
115 West Seventh Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

eNews from St. Peter's
November 4, 2015 

Give to the Vision: Generous Abundance
Annual Giving Campaign Update - November 4: Many pledges were consecrated during worship on November 1. Now, the Stewardship Team seeks 100% participation by members as well as newcomers in advance of next week's meeting of the Finance Committee to draft the 2016 operating budget. Learn more about the campaign and pledge online today.  As of the afternoon of November 3, pledges totaling $676,708 were received toward our $950,000 goal from Mrs. Jeanne Agan, Mr. Jim Amburn, Ms. J. Candace Armstrong, The Honorable John... Read more.

New This Week
Lois Deloatch
Center City Concerts at St. Peters: This free concert at Noon on Monday, November 16, features the Lois Deloatch Jazz Ensemble. Jazz vocalist Lois Deloatch, in a career that has spanned nearly three decades, has performed throughout the United States and internationally. She will be joined by her instrumental ensemble of piano, guitar, percussion and bass for a program of jazz, blues, and spirituals.
Bishop's Installation Highlights: St. Peter's was well-represented at the Bishop's installation in Washington D.C. over the past weekend, with the Reverend Ollie V. Rencher, Ellie Rencher, John Arrowood, Josephine Hicks, Paul Keller, Jan Keny, Betty Payne and Wes Sturgis in attendance. You can experience some highlights from The Washington Post and The Charlotte Observer, as well as photo highlights.
Vestry Nominations Due November 13: Vestry nominations for the Annual Meeting of the Parish are due Friday, November 13. On Sunday, December 6 at 9:30 a.m., the Annual Meeting of the Parish... Read more 
Spiritual Lessons from Spain: St. Peter's Youth Pilgrims will offer a Parish Hall Forum on Spiritual Lessons from Spain on November 22 in the Parish Hall at 9:30 a.m.

RSVP, Tickets, Registration, etc.
A Big Invitation: Seeing the Face of God in Each Other: This course on Saturday, November 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. is provided by the Diocese ... Read more

In Case You Missed It

Greenery Sale: The Choir School at St. Peter's offers wreaths, garlands and Christmas trees in a variety of sizes-all fresh from the North Carolina mountains. Frasier fir wreaths (20-inch, 24-inch or 36-inch) may be purchased plain or decorated with pine cones and a large red bow and can be direct shipped... Read more
Episcopal Farmworker Ministry Donations: Khaki pants and shirts will be collected for the farmworkers of Eastern North Carolina in the Parish House Lobby on Sunday, November 8 ... Read more
Advent Fair Fundraiser: This year's Parish Advent Fair fundraiser for the 2017 Youth Pilgrimage is November 22, November 29 and December 6 before and after worship services. Among the items to be sold are Anglican prayer beads made of polished stones and olive wood by by St. Peter's youth. Priced at $15 (stone) or $10 (wood), these excellent prayer tools come with a small booklet of prayers and instructions.  
Hope and Grief Program: A four-week series on Hope and Grief is open to any and all who have experienced loss ... Read more
Outreach & Social Justice Meeting: A meeting of the Economic and Community Justice Social Justice Working Group will be Sunday, November 8, 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Chronic Illness Support Group: Anyone who lives with a chronic illness is invited to attend this group... Read more

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202