Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
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Week of November 12, 2017
Date posted: Fri, Nov 10th, 2017

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Church in Ughelli, Nigeria; The Evergreens in Moorestown; members and ministry of Diocesan Task Forces and commission on Church Architecture; and Douglas Halvorsen, Robert Legnani, Jane Rockman, Angelo Wildgoose, and Rosemarie Hassan, priests of our diocese.

The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of William Scollay, husband of Beverly Scollay; Clayton and Ruth Dane, parents of Clayton Dane; Toni and Edward Ray, parents of Barbara Dane; and Donald Nealis, husband of Josie Nealis.

Thanksgiving Dinner Drive: St. Peter's collection for the Christian Caring Center's Thanksgiving dinner drive is underway Nov. 5-13. Suggested items include stuffing mix, mashed potato mix, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, fruit cocktail, gravy mix, pie filling, condensed milk, and canned meat. Please use the bins in the narthex. A $35 check payable to the Christian Caring Center will provide a family with a complete dinner. Please send checks to the church office or place them in the collection plate. Thanks for your support!

ShopRite Cards and Advent Calendars for Redemption School will not be sold following services this weekend, due to our Consecration Weekend celebration meals. We'll be back next week – just in time for you to stock up on groceries for your Thanksgiving feast and only two weeks before Advent 1. Your IOT thanks you for your continued support.

S.O.A.R. will be meeting on Tuesday November 14th at 1PM. The Rev. Jayne Oasin will be speaking about Aging; doing it cheerfully and with grace. All interested persons are welcome, no registration.

Please bring in new 2018 calendars, unused Christmas cards and unused Greeting cards for us to package for the Evergreens Nursing Home in Moorestown. Please package cards in separate rubberbands. A box in the narthex is available. Deadline is Dec. 3. We also need volunteers to help sort on December 4 at 1:00 am. Please contact the office if you can help.

There is always, always, always something to be thankful for...Please join the houses of worship in the Greater Medford Area for a Celebration of Thanksgiving and Fellowship, Sunday, November 19, at 7:00 pm at Medford Friends Quaker Meeting, 14 Union Street, Medford.

The Thirteenth Annual Medford-Vincentown Community Spiritual Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, November 22nd from 7:30 to 9:00 am at the fabulous Medford Lakes Country Club. Many churches in the Medford area participated last year, and we are expecting a sellout crowd again this year. The cost is $17. Please contact the office if interested.

Advent Wreath Workshop: December 3rd is the first Sunday of Advent and we will make Advent Wreaths during the 9 am Sunday School hour. All of the materials to make a wreath for your family will be available (wreath form, evergreen, 4 Advent candles and holders). You are welcome to bring any extra decoration to add to your wreath. We are asking a donation of $5.00 to cover the cost. Please use the sign-up sheet in the Narthex or Sunday School wing so we can make sure we have enough supplies.

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