St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Prayer: The Foundation of Our Life Together
Discussing our personal prayers tends to be a private matter, but sometimes it can be helpful to share insights and challenges that we have. St. Peter's is offering a session on How Do You Pray? Different Forms of Prayer on Sunday, February 28... Read more

Sunday, February 28
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 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

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eNews from St. Peter's
February 24, 2016 
New This Week

Parish Hall Forum: On Sunday, February 28, the Parish Hall Forum will be How Do You Pray? Different Forms of Prayer, led by Jim Dudley with the Reverend Joslyn Ogden Schaefer. From 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.... Read more 

20s and 30s Formation: Mary Gotschall will lead a group discussionin the Tower room from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Easter Flowers and Special Music: The deadline is Monday, March 14, for memorials for Easter Sunday flowers or special music... Read more

Next Week's Formation Hour: Dr. Suzanne Henderson, Associate Professor in the Religion and Philosophy Department at Queens University will speak at the first of two sessions on the topic What's Going on in the Middle East... Read more
The Holy Sacrament of Baptism: St. Peter's will be offering the sacrament of baptism at Easter Vigil and Easter Day... Read more 

Baptism Instruction: Thinking about baptism for yourself or for a child? Come join The Rev. Joslyn Ogden Schaefer on Sunday, March 13, in the Parlor... Read more 
Pub Theology: This casual weeknight gathering is coming up on Thursday, March 3... Read more

Guest Choir for Evensong: The St. James School Choir will offer Evensong at St. Peter's on Sunday, March 6. Consider hosting some of these gifted visitors... Read more

Brian Whitley
Hours for Staff Facilities Lead:
St. Peter's new Facilities Lead, Brian Whitley, will be onsite on Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and most Sundays, 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. ... Read more

Lobby Sign-Ups and Information: A designated space is now available for your group, guild or activity to use on Sunday mornings during the Coffee Hour and between services. If you wish to be part of Parish House Lobby activities on Sunday mornings... Read more 

Red Boot Coalition Meeting: Tired of the overwhelming "us versus them" rhetoric in our world today? Check out the Red Boot Coalition at its weekly meetings on Wednesdays at noon in the Library at St. Peter's. The trademarked format... Read more 

Remember to Spring Forward March 13: Our clocks will spring forward in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, March 13, when Daylight Saving Time goes into effect... Read more 

Check Out the Website: If you've been on the website in the last week, you might have noticed that finding your way around is a little bit different than it was a few weeks ago... Read more
In Case You Missed It
20s and 30s Oscar 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... Read more 

Community Garden: Turn out on Saturday, February 27, and Saturday, March 13, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. if you'd like to help out in St. Peter's Community Garden. The harvest from the garden is used for Charlotte's Friendship Trays... 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 

Adult Formation: On Sunday, February 28, the study on Exploring Contemplative Prayer continues in the Town Choir Room on the lower level, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Contact Paul (
 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
Charlotte's Historic Black Neighborhoods: One of the three areas of focus for St. Peter's Social Justice Committee is Racial Reconciliation, which could include acknowledging the effects of urban renewal on traditional Black neighborhoods. Levine Museum of the New South and the Charlotte Museum of History invite the congregation at St. Peter's to attend the free program People, Places and Pride: Charlotte's Historic Black Neighborhoods on Sunday, February 28, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Father Ollie plans to attend and encourages parishioners to view this as an extension of worship on this final Sunday of Black History Month... Read more 

Galilee Center Hosts Film on Refugee Experience: Salam (Hello) Neighbor is an independent film detailing the Syrian refugee experience.  Galilee Center is hosting a dinner followed by a screening and discussion of the movie on Thursday, March 10.  Dinner at 6:30 p.m. will be prepared by St. Peter's own 20s & 30s group.  There is no charge for admission... Read more

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

115 West Seventh Street

Charlotte, NC 28202