Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
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Week of February 4, 2018
Date posted: Fri, Feb 2nd, 2018

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Church of Burundi; the ministry of the Diocesan Chancellor; Deputies to General Convention; the members and ministry of the Trustees of Diocesan Investment Trust; the ministry of priests; and Frances Bickerton, Eric Brechner, and Edward Pritts, priests of our diocese.

The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of Fred and Dorothy Griffiths, parents of Suzanne Crawford.

February food drive - Suggested donations for February include pancake mix, syrup, oatmeal, cereal, and canned fruit. As always, other items are also welcome. Thank you very much for your continued support of our food drive for the people served by the Christian Caring Center.

Do Your Grocery Shopping for Redemption School! St. Peter's IOT now offers both ShopRite and Acme cards for sale. Both are available in denominations of $20.00, $50.00, and $100.00, never expire, and can be used to the last penny. St. Peter's receives 5% of the face value of each card purchased to support Redemption School's ministry of education to Haiti's youth.

Blessed Palms welcomed through Sunday, February 11: Just a reminder to bring in your blessed palms from past years as soon as possible. We will be collecting them through the Last Sunday after the Epiphany, after which the palms will be burned to ash for use on Ash Wednesday. Thank you.

Don't miss St. Peter's Friendly's FUNRaiser on Tuesday, February 27 from 5pm-8pm. Keep the flyer in today's bulletin, bring it with you to the Marlton Friendly's on the date and time indicated, enjoy dinner or dessert, and 20% of your check will be donated to St. Peter's to benefit the students of Redemption School, Haiti. Bring a group and have fun!

Millennial Group - On Saturday February 10, the Millennial group is taking on the Escape Room Challenge! Cost is $20 per person and the Escape Room is in Marlton. Time is still to be determined, likely early afternoon. Please contact Beckie if you're interested! 856-313-9325

Coffee Hour Volunteers Needed! The sign-up sheet is in the narthex. Any questions, please contact Beverly Scollay. Thank you.

Pancakes Anyone? Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Tuesday, Feb. 13th 5:30-7 p.m. St. Peter's will host a traditional pancake supper of pancakes, sausage, applesauce and beverages. $7 per adult; $5 for seniors 62 and over; $3 per child and children under 2 are free. Tickets will be on sale this weekend. We look forward to seeing you there!

Multi-Generational Valentine's Day Outreach - On February 4th, the Sunday school program will be hosting a multi-generational outreach activity. The children will meet in Williams Hall at 9:30 am to make Valentine's Day cards for the children of Weisman Rehabilitation Hospital and for home bound parishioners. Everyone is welcome to come and participate alongside the children. We will also be collecting novelty gift items appropriate for boys or girls 6 months to 17 years of age. Ideas include new books and magazines, hand held games, playing cards, activity and coloring books, small stuffed toys, and personal gift items. Please refrain from bringing edible treats as they cannot be accepted by the hospital due to various medical conditions that are present. A bin will be in the narthex and also in the hall by the Sunday school classrooms starting January 14th through February 4th. We are also in need of one or two large baskets. The baskets will be delivered by Monday, February 5th. For any questions, please feel free to contact Kelly Wu at 856-979-9447.

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