St. Peter's Episcopal Church
With God's Help.

I will, with God's help. These five words are repeated five times during the rite for Holy Baptism in the Episcopal Church. The crowd of witnesses, lay and ordained ministers alike, prepare to witness the pouring of water on the head of the baptismal candidate and receive the newly baptized into the household of God.... Read more

Sunday, January 31
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.

20s and 30s Formation - 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 following the 10:45 a.m. service - Parish House Lobby

5:00 p.m.
Sunday Evenings at St. Peter's - 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 
  • February 15: Center City Concert - A.W. Duo with guest soprano Ariadne Greif
  • February 20: Youth Lock-In with service project
  • March 3: Pub Theology
  • March 11-13: Happening #62 for Youth - Camp Walter Johnson (Denton, NC)
  • March 19: St. Patrick's Day Parade and Fellowship on the Lawn

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eNews from St. Peter's
January 27, 2016 
New This Week

The Lenten Season at St. Peter's: Plan your calendars for the Lenten Season with the following activities in mind:  
  • Ashes to Go Sidewalk Ministry: Wednesday, February 10, 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
  • Ash Wednesday Holy Eucharist: Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 a.m., Noon, and 7:00 p.m.
  • Introduction to Servant Ministry, Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m., February 11 through March 17
  • Men's Lenten Book Study, Tuesdays, 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., February 16-March 15
  • Exploring Contemplative Prayer, Sundays, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., February 21 through March 13
Additional details about these offerings are available below and in the eNews during the weeks ahead.
The Reverend
Keith C. Lane
Welcome to Our New Assisting Priest: The Rev. Keith C. Lane will join the St. Peter's clergy team in the role of Assisting Priest beginning this week. The Reverend Lane and his wife Marion moved here from New York City last fall and have been frequent visitors at St. Peter's since then. Here at St. Peter's, The Reverend Lane will assist with liturgy as well as pastoral care. Clergy and staff at St. Peter's are excited to have The Reverend Lane among us and encourage you to welcome him in this new capacity.

Holy Chow: St. Peter's famous full breakfast resumes on Sunday, February 7, 8:30 a.m.-9:25 a.m. in the Community Room... Read more

Formation This Sunday: On Sunday, January 31, the Reverend Dr. Paul Hanneman will lead the Parish Hall Forum conversation on Beginning to Understand Poverty. The program will include an exercise in which participants will explore times when they may have felt marginalized in society and how that can inform their interactions with and responses to those who live with poverty.

Next Week's Formation Hour: On Sunday, February 1, the Parish Hall Forum will be on Preparing for Lent, The Holiest Season.

Introduction to Servant Ministry: This six-week study on Thursday evenings begins February 11... Read more
Men's Lenten Book Study: Rob Smith and Michael Koppenal will lead a study of retired Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams' book... Read more

In Case You Missed It 

Shrove Tuesday: St. Peter's will gather again this year for a Shrove Tuesday Festival with old-fashioned pancakes, the Rector's gumbo, live music and more on Tuesday, February 9... Read more

Seed Starting: With the new regulations related to food stamps, organizations that strive to alleviate hunger will be even more challenged than in the past. Friendship Gardens... Read more

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

Newcomer Coffee: If you are new to St. Peter's or would like to meet people who are, we invite you to join us for a Newcomers Coffee on February 7... Read more

The Choir School Evening of Big Band: The Choir School's 2016 Serenade gala will take place... Read more
20s and 30s Bowling: St. Peter's 20s and 30s are invited to gather on Thursday, January 28, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Bowling at Ten Park Lanes... Read more

Eucharistic Supplies: Have you considered a memorial donation to honor a loved one by providing Eucharistic Supplies and Altar Flowers? Make your donations online...
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Children's Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and Youth Journey to Adulthood: Weekly offerings are available for children and youth, infants through high school, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at various places throughout the Parish House.
Sunday Evenings at St. Peter's: Join us at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, for the Holy Eucharist.

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202