St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Advent Gatherings Strengthen US
for Service
On the Second Sunday of Advent, December 6, many will come to St. Peter's for a multitude of offerings. The 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. liturgies will offer quieter contemplative settings for the Holy Eucharist, and the 10:45 a.m. experience will involve Advent Lessons and Carols and the Holy Eucharist. The Annual Meeting of the Parish at 9:30 a.m. will mark an important occasion to undertake key business matters, including the election of new Vestry members... Read more

Sunday, December 6
at St. Peter's

8:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist, Rite 1
9:30 a.m.
Annaul Meeting of the Parish - Parish Hall

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd - Children's Atrium
Advent Bazaar - Parish Hall
Youth Journey to Adulthood - Youth Suite
10:45 a.m.
Advent Lessons and Carols

Advent Luncheon Celebration - Community Room and Parish Hall

5:00 p.m.
Evenings at St. Peter's: The Holy Eucharist with candlelight, music and periods of silence for prayer.

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 
  • December 11: The Choir School Christmas Concert 7:30 p.m.
  • December 21: Center City Concerts at St. Peter's - Christmas Choral Favorites Noon
  •  December 24: Christmas Pageant - 4:00 p.m.
  •  January 3: Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus Sunday
  •  January 6: Feast of the Epiphany with Holy Eucharist and Burning of the Greens
  • January 7: Pub Theology resumes - 6:00 p.m.

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eNews from St. Peter's
December 2, 2015 

Lessons and Carols, Advent Luncheon
Follow Our Annual Meeting of the Parish
Sunday, December 6, is a day for engaging fully in life at St. Peter's. Read more about the Annual Meeting in Father' Ollie's column on the left.

During the 10:45 a.m. service, the St. Peter's Choir, clergy, and readers present our annual festival of Advent Lessons and Carols. This Episcopal/Anglican annual worship opportunity dates back to 1880... Read moreRead more

Give to the Vision 2016: Generous Abundance
2016 Stewardship Campaign News - December 1: As we move through the final month of 2016, the Give to the Vision campaign has received pledges totaling $766,710... Read more

New This Week
Vestry Election: All eligible members may vote either on Sunday, December 6, before the Annual Meeting of the Parish begins at 9:30 a.m. or on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday... Read more
Ministry of Hospitality Training: Are you a St. Peter's Usher or Host? Or are you interested in getting involved in welcoming newcomers and others... Read more

Parish Advent Bazaar Concludes Sunday: Still looking for Advent candles, Anglican prayer beads and other seasonal items? You have one more day... Read more
Senior Class Luncheon: On Tuesday, December 15, at 11:30 a.m., St. Peter's members 55-plus will have their monthly Senior Class Luncheon at The Open Kitchen... Read more

Holiday eNews Deadlines: To make sure you have all the information you need to participate fully in the holiday season at St. Peter's, the eNews will be published... Read more

Next Week's Formation Hour: On Sunday, December 13, studies continue... Read more

Beyond Our Doors

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

In Case You Missed It

Holy Chow Takes a Holiday: Many thanks to all who have created the wonderful experience of Holy Chow breakfast for so many years. During the seasons of Advent and Christmas, this wonderful tradition of Sunday morning breakfast will take a break... Read more

Online Advent Meditations: Enhance your experience of the Advent season with any of a variety of online resources... Read more

The Christmas Pageant: All children ages two through 12 are invited to join the cast of this annual tradition... Read more

The Choir School Christmas Concert: Tidings of Comfort and Joy is the theme for the Christmas concert on Friday and Saturday, December 11 and 12... Read more

Youth Lock-Ins: Outreach and Ice Skating Lock-in for J2A begins at 4:00 p.m. on December 19 and continues through 4:00 p.m. on December 20.

White Beard Project: Have you selected the stocking stuffers you want to bring for our Advent Tree in the Parish House Lobby? Take an ornament from our tree... Read more

Christmas Tree Sale: Christmas trees from The Choir School at St. Peter's may be picked up at the lot at 1312 East Boulevard through Sunday, December 20... Read more

Gratitude for the Ministry of Mary Virginia Woodall: Effective December 31, 2015, Mary Virginia Woodall, Director of Ministry Development, will end her service as a member of the parish staff. In the new year... Read more 

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202