Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
 
 
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Week of September 10, 2017
Date posted: Fri, Sep 8th, 2017

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Church of Seychelles, Indian Ocean; Church of the Holy Cross in North Plainfield; Holy Cross Church in Perth Amboy; the members and ministry of the Commission on Ministry with the Disabled and the Diocesan Office of Transition Ministry; the Ministry of the Diocesan Treasurer and the Campus Ministry Foundation; Carol Kerbel, deacon of our diocese; and Orley Swartzentruber; priest of our diocese.

The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of Joseph and Stella Bruski; father and septmother of Diane Pencoski; James I. Johnston, father of Bob Johnston; and Ruth Scarpulla, mother of Stephen Scarpulla.

ShopRite Cards continue to be available for sale after all services, in the usual denominations of $20.00, $50.00 & $100.00. Thank you to all who now support or will support our major fundraiser to benefit the 400 students of Redemption School in Gonaives, Haiti. Remember: Each time you purchase a card, St. Peter's receives 5% of the card's value, at no cost to you.

September Food Drive - Suggested donations for September include pasta, pasta sauce, and canned pasta (spaghetti, spaghetti-o's, ravioli, lasagna). 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.

Coffee Hour will begin again after the Outdoor Eucharist. Please sign up on the board in the narthex to host. Thank you.

SOAR – Seniors on a Roll will be meeting on Tuesday Sept 12 at 1 PM in the library for a presentation on Office of the Aging.

Oktoberfest Volunteers Needed! Every year, Medford hosts an "Oktoberfest" celebration to showcase Medford businesses, great music, restaurants and breweries. This year, St. Peter's will have a booth! On Saturday September 16 at Freedom Park from 11am-7pm, I am looking for at least 2 people to take shifts of 2 hours to sit in our booth, invite folks to learn about St. Peter's, offer information and offer prayers. There is a sign up sheet in the narthex or contact me at beckie6492@gmail.com.

Volunteers are needed for the Homeless - During the week of Oct 15- 22nd St. Peter's will be having families from Family Promise over as guests and we will need hosts to stay overnight during that time. The time frame is from 8:30 pm to 7:00 am, and cots will be provided. Please let me know if you are interested or have questions. A sign-up sheet will be available in the narthex or you can reach out at my email muskox93@comcast.net or give me a call at 856. 232-5465. Thanks, Ken Carpinelli

SUNDAY SCHOOL WISH LIST: Scotch Tape, Lysol Wipes, Lysol Spray-( all purpose cleaner), Hand Sanitizer,
Paper towels, Hand Soap, Hand Soap refills, and tissues.
There will be a poster board with sticky notes on it! Thank You, Loren Manni.

Christmas for Thiago and Rubino: It's time for our ChildFund Christmas collection. ChildFund requests St. Peter's monetary donation in October to provide gifts for Rubino in Bolivia and Thiago in Brazil. Both children are in need of new clothing and shoes, books, and groceries for themselves and their families. We cannot send packages because of gift taxes imposed by the receiving countries. Cash, coin, and checks (payable to St. Peter's Church) are appreciated. A donation box is in the narthex. Thank you!



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