St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Abundance, scarcity and the kingdom  

The story of the wedding at Cana (John 2.1-11) has long been read in Epiphany. That's because the theme of Epiphany is revealing to the world who Jesus is, what he is about, and this is a great-surprising-story. Who would have thought that "the first of the Signs" of Jesus' glory would be so quiet and unexpected... Read more

Sunday, January 10
at St. Peter's

8:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist, Rite I
8:30 a.m.-9:25 a.m. Holy Chow Breakfast - Community Room

9:30 a.m.
Parish Hall Forum - Reflecting on Baptism: Were You Sprinkled, Splashed or Dunked? - Parish Hall

Adult Formation - Faithful Parenting in a Technological Age - Town Choir Room, Lower Level

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 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 31: Seed Starting for St. Peter's Community Garden
  • February 7: Souper Bowl Sunday - Parish-wide collection for Urban Ministry Center led by St. Peter's Youth
  • February 9: Shrove Tuesday Celebration 6:00 p.m. - Parish Family Fellowship before Ash Wednesday, including food, music and children's actvities


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eNews from St. Peter's
January 6, 2016 
The Burning of the Greens at this week's Epipahny Service

New This Week 

Engaging The Daily Office at St. Peter's: All are welcome. One ancient and modern way to pray is through the Daily Office-The Book of Common Prayer services of Morning Prayer, Noonday Prayer, and Evening Prayer... Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Celebrate the legacy of Civil Rights leader the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with Holy Eucharist at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 18, followed by "Gospels, Spirituals, and Classics" at the Center City Concert at Noon.

Helen Goldsby
Center City Concert:
"Gospels, Spirituals, and Classics" will be offered during the Center City Concert at Noon on Monday, January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Performing will be soprano Helen Goldsby, David Gilliland on piano and Chris Fensom on trumpet. The concert will also feature the poetry of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes.

Bridges Out of Poverty: Understanding and addressing the dynamics that make it difficult for people to break out of poverty will be the focus for an Epiphany retreat, Bridges Out of Poverty, January 29 and 30.... Read more

Kerygma: The Apostles Go International!It all started in Jerusalem, and it was Luke who wrote to Theophilus telling him the rest of the story about Paul, Silas, James, and the others who knew Jesus. If we are to know who we are and who we are to become, then we need to know our story. Starting on Monday, February 1, at 6:00 p.m., we continue our journey into the New Testament... Read more

Coffee Hour Baristas Needed: Would you like to be a barista during our Sunday morning Coffee Hour? Our Fellowship Ministry is seeking more people to share in the ministry of hosting refreshments in the parish house lobby... Read more
Adult Formation: On Sunday, January 10, two options for Adult Formation will be offered. The Parish Hall Forum topic will be... Read more

In Case You Missed It

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
Choral Evensong This Sunday Evening at St. Peter's: The regular schedule for Sunday Evenings at St. Peter's has resumed. This Sunday, January 10, we will offer Choral Evensong, or sung evening prayers, and the Holy... 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 This Week: 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
Holy Conversation: This new, weekly Wednesday morning offering begins 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. ... Read more

Increasing Connections in the New Year: Now that we've moved into 2016, theParish Clergy, Staff, and Volunteers are committed to increased levels of hospitality, accessibility, relationship building, and information sharing to improve parish life. Ministry duties for each person are being adjusted to better respond to and empower parishioners... Read more

Beyond Our Doors

Bishop Curry Participates in Trinity Institute Conference on Racial Justice: This year's Trinity Institute Conference is about racism and racial justice, with our own Bishop Michael Curry as one of the principal speakers. The conference will be live-streamed in Charlotte ... Read more

Bold Like Jesus: On January 21-23, Christ Lutheran Church brings together Lutherans, Moravians and Episcopalians from across the state to explore what it means to be bold like Jesus in a complex and changing world. Interim Bishop The Rt. Rev. Anne E. Hodges Copple is among the presenters. Registration is free for youth and scholarships are available to cover... Read more

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202