Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
 
 
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Week of January 20, 2019
Date posted: Fri, Jan 18th, 2019

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Anglican Church of Australia; the members and ministry of the Committee on Resolutions and the Committee on the Diaconate; Sylvestre Romero, retired priest of our diocese; Robert Turner, deacon of diocese; and Lisa Caton, Polly Kasey, Emily Mellott, Lydia Edwards, Thomas Haverly, Anne-Marie Jeffery, and Nancy Speck, priests of our diocese.

The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of Lillian Dow, mother of Walter Dow; Betsy Dow, late wife of Walter Dow, and Emily Glover, mother of Edith Green.

Fresh Start for St. Peter's Prayer List: St. Peter's intercessory prayer list will be cleared as of January 31, 2019. The new list, effective February 1, 2019, will contain only those prayer requests made or updated by January 31. Please contact Deacon Helen (dcnhelen@stpetersmedford.org) or Lisa Minerd (office@stpetersmedford.org, 609-654-2963) with any updates. Prayer requests will be kept on the list for one month unless renewed.

Diocese of NJ hosts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on January 21, beginning in Trinity Cathedral at 10 am. Honor the legacy and the memory of the late civil rights leader by joining your brothers and sisters from across the diocese to serve others. Following a special Eucharist in the cathedral, we will gather for a series of service projects that serve at-risk communities. It's a fitting tribute to a man who dedicated his life to the service of others. For more information, go to http://dioceseofnj.org/calendar/mlk-day-of-service/

ShopRite & Acme cards are available for purchase after all services. Thank you for your continued support of the students of Redemption School, Haiti.

The church now has a text list to keep in touch with the parish! This will be used in case service times need to be cancelled for inclement weather, and to keep you up to date on any important happenings at church. We promise that we will not send too many messages--only the really important ones! To join, please text the phrase @1hartford to 81010. (Standard text messaging rates apply.)

Need volunteers to rake/blow leaves from the rectory. If you can help, please email John Colaianni – john.colaianni @gmail.com. Thank you.

Donations needed for St. Valentine outreach:  On Feb 10, the Sunday School children will be making St. Valentine's Day cards during the second half of class time in Williams Hall. These cards will be distributed to homebound parishioners and included in a gift basket for Weisman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital. We will be collecting items for children ages 1-17 January 27, February 3 and 10 to put in the basket. Items needed are playing cards, puzzle books, coloring books, simple toys, magazines, books, games, crayons, electronic games. Please no edible items. Everyone is invited to participate.

Scout Sunday, February 3rd at 10:15 am. All Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited to participate in the recognition at the 10:15 am service.



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