St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Pausing to Review and Look Ahead  

This is a time when many of us pause to review the year that has passed and, even more commonly, look ahead at the year to come and "resolve" to do a few things differently. In our parish life together, we did some looking back on our ministries together at our annual meeting on December 6th. Some of the highlights for me have been... Read more

Sunday, January 3
at St. Peter's

8:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist, Rite I
9:30 a.m.
 Parish Hall Forum - Epiphany: Welcoming the Light - Parish Hall

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd - Children's Atrium
Youth Journey to Adulthood - Youth Suite

10:45 a.m.
Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Coffee Hour following the 10:45 a.m. service - Parish House Lobby

5:00 p.m.
Sunday Evenings at St. Peter's - Music 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 
  • January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Holy Eucharist at 11:30 a.m. and Center City Concert at Noon, "Gospels, Spirituals, and Classics"
  • January 24: Legacy Sunday will be observed in thanksgiving for the 1834 Legacy Society and the importance of Planned Giving at St. Peter's
  • January 24: Celebrating Hope parish family luncheon to honor Outreach and Social Justice ministry, volunteers, and area partners through whom we carry out our mission.
  • January 29 and 30: Epiphany Retreat: Bridges Out of Poverty



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eNews from St. Peter's
December 30, 2015 

Thank You for Your Generous Abundance: End-of-Year Annual Campaign Update

With 2015 drawing to a close, those who have not yet pledged still have time to join those who have shown such generous abundance. Moving into 2016, we acknowledge all those who make possible life at St. Peter's. As of Tuesday, December 29, 280 units totaling $818,830 have been pledged... Read more

New This Week 

Holiday Office Closing: The Parish offices will be closed on New Year's Day and will re-open on Monday, January 1, for regular office hours beginning at 8:30 a.m. 

Increasing Connections in the New Year: As we move into 2016, theParish Clergy, Staff, and Volunteers are committed to increased levels of hospitality, accessibility, relationship building, and information sharing to improve our common life. Ministry duties for each person are being adjusted... Read more
 The Twelve Days of Christmas: Are you following the conversation on St. Peter's Facebook page... Read more

Adult Formation: On Sunday, January 3, the Parish Hall Forum topic will be Epiphany: Welcoming the Light, with scripture, music, and conversation led by the Reverend Joslyn Schaefer.
Holy Conversation Begins January 6: This new, weekly Wednesday morning offering begins on Wednesday, January 6, with 8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer in the Chapel, then continues in the Parlor with a scripture reflection led by the Reverend Ollie V. Rencher until 9:00 a.m. Consider adding this to your weekly routine and spread the word.

Celebrate The Feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ: TheHoly Eucharist followed by the Burning of the Greens will be offered on Wednesday, January 6, at 6:00 p.m. to celebrate... Read more

Pub Theology: This monthly, clergy-led discussion and fellowship offering resumes on Thursday, January 7, at 6:00 p.m. at Sir Edmond Halley's Restaurant and Freehouse... Read more

In Case You Missed It

Sunday Evenings at St. Peter's: The regular schedule for Sunday Evenings at St. Peter's resumes on Sunday, January 3, at 5:00 p.m. On the first, third, and fifth Sundays... Read more
Room In The Inn Supplies: Watch for donation bins in the Parish House Lobby for supplies to help our homeless neighbors. Every Wednesday through March, we welcome them to stay overnight at St. Peter's through the Room in the Inn program... Read more

Holy Chow Resumes in Epiphany: Join us on Sunday, January 10 for Holy Chow breakfast, served from 8:30 - 9:25 am in the Community Room on the Second Floor of the Parish House. Volunteers are needed to keep this ministry afloat... Read more

Baptisms on January 10: We will be celebrating the sacrament of Holy Baptism on January 10. If you are interested in having a child baptized or being baptized... Read more
Life at St. Peter's Calendar: Watch for the Life at St. Peter's calendar of events and activities for winter and spring, 2016, available... Read more 

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202