St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Ministry Area Highlight:
Congregational Development
The Congregational Development team has been tasked by the Vestry with the role of developing, engaging and growing parish ministries; inviting and incorporating new members; and exploring ways for our parish to spread the Gospel and engage the wider community. This sounds like a tall order, but our Team Leader, Cooper Morrison, nicely summarized our task by saying, "Our work starts with love and grows through relationships.".... Read more

Sunday, February 7
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 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
February 3, 2016 
New This Week

The Episcopal Showdown for Panthers Fans:
Our hometown football team may be heavy favorites for this Sunday's big game, but so far, Team Panthers is getting crushed in The Episcopal Showdown fundraising contest between the Diocese of North Carolina and the Diocese of Colorado... Read more
Pub Theology: This monthly, clergy-led discussion will be offered Thursday, February 4, at 6:00 p.m. at Rock Bottom Brewery... Read more
Souper Bowl Sunday: St. Peter's Youth will lead this annual parish-wide collection at the 8:00 a.m. service and the 10:45 a.m. service. Because of our Youth group's enthusiasm for the Episcopal Farmworkers Ministry, they have decided that this year's collection will go to support this ministry.
Parish Hall Forum This Sunday: On Sunday, February 7, the Reverend Ollie Rencher will lead the Parish Hall Forum conversation on Preparing for Lent, The Holiest Season.

Ash Wednesday: In addition to St. Peter's annual Ashes to Go Sidewalk Ministry, the Ash Wednesday Holy Eucharist service will be offered in the church... Read more

Introduction to Servant Leadership: Using books by Henri Nouwen and the Reverend Killian Noe, this six-week study on Thursday evenings begins February 11... Read more

Chronic Illness Support Group: Those living with chronic illness are invited to attend the next meeting of this group on Friday, February 12... Read more

Next Week's Formation Hour: On Sunday, February 14, the Parish Hall Forum will be Outreach and Social Justice: Being a Beacon of Hope in Center City Charlotte, led by members of the Social Justice Committee and the Reverend Joslyn Ogden Schaefer... Read more 

Center City Concert: Back by popular demand, the A.W. Duo with guest soprano Ariadne Greif will present a free program of chamber music exploring themes of romantic love in music of the 19th century... Read more

Senior Class Lunch: The February Senior Class Luncheon will be held at Leroy Fox (formerly the location of The Hotel Charlotte) at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16... Read more 

A Message from Father Murdock:No, I am not leaving St Peter's! I will continue my involvement here at St. Peter's while also taking on an additional role at Church of the Redeemer in Shelby. I will continue to be involved... Read more
In Case You Missed It
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

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
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

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... 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 

The Choir School Evening of Big Band: The Choir School's 2016 Serenade gala will take place... Read more

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202