St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Social Justice: What is Required of Us?
Okay, why does it feel like we are talking about Social Justice all the time? That's right alongside of the question, Why do we keep talking about racism and racial reconcilia-tion, voter access, and educa-tion? Aren't these political matters that need to be answered in the courtroom or council chamber, and not from the pulpit, parish, parishioner, or priest? Yes, these are all political issues but, more importantly, they are theological, biblical, and sacramental issues. As persons of faith that is where we are to start... Read more

Sunday, February 21
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.

- Parlor

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.
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 
  • 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
  • March 21: Center City Concert - Lake Norman Choral Artists with NC Baroque Orchestra Chamber Players - Noon
  • March 21-26: Holy Week
  • March 28-April 1: Easter Break - Parish Offices Closed
Our thanks to Chantalle Couba for spotting the frozen pond last weekend and sending us the photo for this week's eNews.

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eNews from St. Peter's
February 17, 2016 
New This Week

A Message from the Rector-Consider Morning Prayer: This morning, I had the privilege of joining others for Morning Prayer in the Chapel of the Saints at 8:00 a.m. If you work uptown or can find time in your schedule... Read more
Welcome Staff Facilities Lead, Brian Whitley: On Wednesday, February 17, the Clergy, Staff, and parish family welcomes Brian Whitley as Facilities Lead. Brian brings approximately 18 years of construction, operations, and project management experience from Charlotte area institutions... Read more 
Parish Hall Forum: On Sunday, February 21, the Parish Hall Forum will be an introduction to the Red Boot Coalition, a new initiative by Molly Barker, founder of Girls on the Run. Red Book Coalition strives to get to the root of the "us versus them" mentality that is at least one factor in the hyperpolarized state of politics, religion, economics and ethnicity in today's society... Read more 

Adult Formation: On Sunday, February 21, experience walking contemplation during Exploring Contemplative Prayer will meet in the Parlor... Read more 

Next Week's Formation Hour: On Sunday, February 28, in addition to the continuation of Exploring Contemplative Prayer for Adult Formation, the Parish Hall Forum topic will be How Do You Pray? Different Forms of Prayer, led by Jim Dudley with the Reverend Joslyn Ogden Schaefer.

20s and 30s Oscars Viewing Party: All 20s and 30s are invited to an Oscars Party on Sunday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Matt and Erin Chantry. There will be an Oscars Award Ballot contest (with fabulous prizes, of course) and plenty of movie-themed snacks... Read more

Youth Car Wash Fundraiser: Take care of your car and support St. Peter's Youth by participating in their car wash fundraiser beginning this Sunday... Read more 

Community Garden: Volunteers with St. Peter's Community Garden worked hard harvesting the rest of the crops before the intense cold last weekend and here are the results: The efforts of many increased our yield by 217 pounds in 2015, for a total of 1400.9 pounds of food... Read more 

Help Needed for Coffee Hour: Help is needed on the third Sunday of the month during coffee hour. Volunteering for this hospitality ministry involves... Read more 

In Case You Missed It
St. Peter's Sermon Series for Lent: For the five Sundays in Lent, the clergy of St. Peter's will preach on the five questions of the baptismal covenant... Read more 
20s and 30s Formation: This group will participate in the Parish Hall Forum on the Red Boot Coalition this week.
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: This week's 5:00 p.m. service is a Service of Light and the Holy Eucharist in the manner of Taiz´┐Ż... Read more

Men's Lenten Book Study: Even if you missed the organizational meeting, consider joining this book study in the Parlor on Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Rob Smith and Michael Koppenal will lead a study of retired Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams' book... Read more

Beyond Our Doors
Poll Monitoring Training: Democracy NC, a non-partisan group, offers a training session on poll monitoring Saturday, February 20, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Charlotte... Read more 

Q&A with Former Congressman: Islam, Radicalism & Jesus: Is There Hope? is the topic for a Q&A with former Congressman Mark Siljander on Tuesdays, February 28... Read more

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202