Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
 
 
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Week of March 31, 2019
Date posted: Fri, Mar 29th, 2019

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean; the members and ministry of Diocesan Council and the Committee on Deceased Members; clergy in transition; Jose Delgado, deacon of our diocese; and Sonia Waters, Andrew Hamersley, and James Saunders, priests of our diocese.

Christian Caring Center Easter Food Donations - The April food collection will focus on Easter dinner. Suggested items include canned vegetables, fruit cocktail, gravy mix, mashed potato mix, condensed milk, pie filling, pie crust, or canned ham. The Center is unable to accommodate fresh or frozen meat. Checks for a complete Easter dinner for one family may be mailed directly to the CCC or dropped off in the parish office. Suggested donation is $35, payable to the Christian Caring Center. Thanks for your generosity.

Our Lenten Adult Forum continues this Sunday at 9am in Moore Memorial Chapel. Participants are learning to walk with Jesus in his Way of Love by developing a rule of life based on "Turning, Praying, Learning, Blessing, Resting, Worshiping, and Going" forth into the world for Christ. Led by Deacon Ken.

Maundy Thursday Foot-Washing: On the night before his death, Jesus washed the feet of his disciples, an act of humble service. The Maundy Thursday Foot-Washing reenacts this event, reminding each of us that we are to be servants to others. We are looking for twelve volunteers to represent the twelve disciples at the original foot-washing. Please sign-up on the narthex clipboard.

Maundy Thursday Vigil at the Altar of Repose: The night before his betrayal and arrest, Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane, first telling his disciples: "I am deeply grieved, even to death; remain here and stay awake with me." (Matt. 26: 38b) The disciples fell asleep. In order that we might do what Jesus' closest friends could not, we invite you to spend one hour in Moore Memorial Chapel, keeping vigil over the Blessed Sacrament between the end of the Maundy Thursday Liturgy and the beginning of the Good Friday Liturgy. Please sign-up for the time you will keep vigil on the clipboard located on the narthex table.

Lenten Morning & Evening Prayer and Friday Evening Stations of the Cross continue this week. All welcome!

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

We need small, wrapped candies for the Easter Egg Hunt that will be held after the 10:15 am service on Easter Day. Please bring these is in by April 14th and place them in the baskets in the Narthex or in the Sunday School wing. Thank you.

Grounds cleanup on Sunday, March 31, after the 1015 Service, 1130-200 pm. What's needed: Work gloves, rakes, tarps, and a can-do spirit! If you would like to volunteer but at a different time, please call / text John Colaianni 609.792.4055.

Are you ready to ride? UrbanPromise's Pedal for Promise is coming May 11, 2019 to Burlington County. So get your bike ready and ride with purpose to bring quality Christian education to Camden's youth. The 12, 30, or 62 mile loop is perfect for the novice to the road warrior. There are well stocked rest stops, SAG support on the road, and a fun lunch at the end. Create a church team or ride as a family or individual. Visit the website to register: www.urbanpromiseusa.org/pedal. Contact Jennifer Giordano, Church Relations Director, if you have any questions: jgiordano@urbanpromiseusa.org or 856-382-1864.



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