Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
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Week of November 5, 2017
Date posted: Fri, Nov 3rd, 2017

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Church in Toungoo, Myanmar; St. Martin's Church in Bridgewater and Lumberton; Churches in Transition; the ministry of the Retired Clergy Convocational Chaplains; the ministry of the Diocesan Administrative Assistants; and Salvador Ross, Elmer Sullivan and Charles Cesaretti, priests of our diocese.

The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of Glen Hratko, brother of Karen Nunn.

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!

Calling all ShopRite Shoppers! St. Peter's IOT members offer ShopRite cards for sale following all services. Available in denominations of $20., $50., and $100., the cards never expire and can be used just like cash. 5% of each card sale helps pay faculty salaries at Redemption School.

Advent Calendar Sales support Redemption School, Haiti: Beginning this weekend, your IOT will be offering large (11'x14") Advent calendars for sale at $4.50 each. Calendars are available in two patterns. Find the at the ShopRite Card Sale table in the narthex. Thank you for your 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.

November Centering Prayer Gathering, Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017 at 7 PM-8 PM at Trinity Church, Moorestown (207 W. Main St., Moorestown NJ ) We will be doing one Bible Study (Lectio Divina) on Biblical studies (that will be provided) for the upcoming Advent season. People can use these Scriptures for their Prayer Practice at Home if they wish. We will pray and meditate together for 20 minutes. We will also be sharing about Advent and its importance to Each of Us. There are lots of opportunities at our Churches to mark Advent as a season and we may share which ones are important to us Spiritually! Please Come to Trinity Church Sanctuary to meet. Our December Meeting will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, One Hartford Rd (at corner of Taunton Rd) Medford NJ) on DECEMBER 12 at 7-8PM in the St. Peter's Church Chapel. Please Join Us; Curious Seekers are Welcome! Mr. Peter Knerr and The Rev. Dr. Henrietta Lavengood

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.

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