Read this week's eNews: Capital Campaign Outreach and Social Justice Funds Advisory Committee appointed; special Center City Concerts program on July 11; and summer opportunities to serve at the Episcopal Farmworkers' Camp.
Summer is an important time for The Choir School: the choirs toured Georgia and Florida in June; new choristers are recruited and auditioned throughout the summer; and the new choir year begins in August with a week of camp for younger choristers and a weekend retreat for teenagers.


This Sunday

8:00 a.m. Holy Communion
in the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer (Rite I), including sermon, organ music, and hymns. Childcare available beginning at 7:30 a.m.

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Parish Hall Forum: The Social Justice Ministry Team will offer "Episcopalians Vote," a presentation on the importance of voting for the common good.

10:45 a.m. Holy Communion in the contemporary language of the Book of Common Prayer (Rite II), including sermon, choral and organ music, and hymns. Childcare available until 12:30 p.m.
New This Week

Parish Hall Forums 9:30 -10:30 a.m.: On Sunday, July 10, the Social Justice Ministry Team will offer "Episcopalians Vote," a presentation on the importance of voting for the common good. On Sunday, July 17, a documentary giving voice to the witness of transgender people of faith, "Voices of Witness: Out of the Box," will be shown, followed by a Q&A session moderated by Vestry member and psychologist John Hall and our Associate Rector, The Reverend Joslyn Schaefer.

Special Summer Center City Concerts Performance at St. Peter's. Series favorite A. W. Duo, piano and cello, will be performing works by Schumann and Rachmaninoff on Monday, July 11 at Noon. Visit www.centercityconcerts.org to learn more or donate online. Concert admission is free and open to all.

Capital Campaign Outreach and Social Justice Funds Advisory Committee. On behalf of the Vestry, The Rector and Senior Warden have appointed a 15-person committee whose purpose is to discern how designated funds from the recent parish capital campaign might be managed and employed for the sole purposes of outreach and social justice ministries. Committee members are Steve Bentley, John Budall, Sydney Burgess, Sue Coonen, Linda Gallehugh, Irma Hoffman (Senior Warden), Patricia Hoke, Des Keller, Paul Keller, David Lavoie, Josh Meloy, Bert Miano, Thayer Moeller, The Rev. Ollie V. Rencher (Rector), and Bill Williamson. An initial committee report to the parish, including the amount of capital campaign designated funds available for use, will be offered after the committee's July 25th meeting.

Summer Opportunities to Serve at Episcopal Farmworkers' Camp in Dunn, N.C. Adults and youth are invited to serve through upcoming parish mission trips, August 9-12 or August 16-19, to Eastern North Carolina. Several parishioners have served over the past couple of years and continue to reflect on their life-changing experiences. For more information and to sign-up, contact Director of Youth Formation Lyn Holt (lholt@st-peters.org, 704-749-6148). Episcopal Farmworker Ministry is jointly sponsored by the Diocese of North Carolina and the Diocese of East Carolina.
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Mark Your Calendars
  • July 31-August 21: Saints in the Summer - 5:00 p.m. worship, formation, fellowship
  • August 9-12 and August 16-19: Mission Trip to Episcopal Farmworkers' Camp in Dunn, N.C.
  • August 21: Pride Parade Participation and Churchyard Hospitality
  • September 11: Fall 2016 Formation (Education) Offerings resume for All Ages
  • September 16-18: Kanuga Parish Retreat Weekend
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