St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Lyn Holt
Pilgrims Give Thanks
Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
Psalm 84:5  
Life is a pilgrimage.
As we navigate the many ordinary paths we take daily on our journey through life, we look with anticipation to the special travels or pilgrimages we are blessed to have among the ordinary paths we navigate daily. The Journey to Adulthood Pilgrimage is just such a blessing ... Read more

Sunday, November 15
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 Faith in the News - 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 - Service of Light in the manner of Taize, a monastic community featuring contemplative song, prayer, candle-lighting, touching blessed water and times of silence, in addition to 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.
  • December 9: Room In The Inn - Wednesday nights through March

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eNews from St. Peter's
November 11, 2015 

Give to the Vision: Generous Abundance
Annual Giving Campaign Update - November 10: As of Tuesday, November 10, 245 units totaling $740,136 have been pledged toward the $950,000 goal.  The Stewardship Team seeks 100% participation as the 2016 operating budget draft is under review by the Finance Committee. Those who have pledged include Mrs. Jeanne Agan, Mr. Jim Amburn, Ms. J. Candace Armstrong, The Honorable John... Read more.

New This Week
New St. Peter's T-shirts at the Parish Advent Bazaar: Long-sleeved and short-sleeved t-shirts will debut at the Parish Advent Bazaar, which begins on Sunday, November 22 and continues on November 29 and December 6. The short-sleeved t-shirts are $15, long-sleeved $24. The Advent Fair raises funds for the 2017 Youth Pilgrimage ... Read more

The Christmas Pageant: All children ages two through 12 are encouraged to join the cast of this annual tradition, which will be offered within the context of the 4:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist on Christmas Eve. Children take on various roles as active participants in the Gospel of Luke. In addition to the Holy Family, shepherds, angels, sheep and shepherds, young readers... Read more

Senior Class Luncheon: The November Senior Class Luncheon for members and friends of St. Peter's who are 55-plus, will be at Shun Lee Palace, 4340 Colwick Road, on Tuesday, November 17, at 11:30 a.m. For more information please call Hannah Craighill (704-334-6276) or Barbara or Jay Partington (704-523-1831).
Room In The Inn 2015-16: St. Peter's, along with dozens of other area churches and other organizations, will help house and feed our homeless neighbors during the coldest months of the year as part of the Room In The Inn program. Room in The Inn begins in December and runs through the end of March. Each Wednesday night ... Read more 
Advent Retreat for Women: Ministry Partner the Galilee Center is hosting a women's retreat to welcome the Advent Season on Saturday, December 5. Come spend a quiet and reflective day ... Read more
Pub Theology Resumes in January: This informal, clergy-led gathering to discuss theology, church history or other themes ... Read more

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
Center City Concerts at St. Peters: This free concert at Noon on Monday, November 16, will feature the Toni Tupponce Jazz Trio... Read more  

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. The sale ends this week for frasier fir wreaths (20-inch, 24-inch or 36-inch) may be purchased plain or decorated ...
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Vestry Nominations Due November 16: Vestry nominations for the Annual Meeting of the Parish are due Monday, November 16. On Sunday, December 6 at 9:30 a.m., the Annual Meeting of the Parish... Read more

Chronic Illness Support Group: Anyone who lives with a chronic illness is invited to attend this group, which is a time for prayer and meditation followed by ... Read more

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202