Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
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Week of September 3, 2017
Date posted: Fri, Sep 1st, 2017

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Province of San Diego; the ministry of Prison Chaplains; the ministry of the Diocesan Staff; the Members and Ministry of The Communications Committee and the Diocesan Congregational Development Team; and John Manola, priest of our diocese.

The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of David B. Norris, brother of Roger Norris.

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.

Outdoor Eucharist September 11th at 10:15 am in the back of the church followed by a Parish Picnic – the church will supply hamburgers/rolls, hot dogs/rolls, and beverages – please bring a side dish, appetizer or dessert to share. We also need volunteers to help set up the tables and chairs and clean up. Please let Lisa Taylor know if you can help at There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex. Thank you.

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

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 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.

The Protestant Community Church invites all interested persons to share our International Day of Peace, "Loving our Neighbor" event, at 5 PM Sept. 24, followed by a vegetarian meal. Please join us at an interfaith, facilitated, round table discussion. These facilitated discussions will focus on our similarities, differences, and unique traditions of our different faiths. It will give us time to reflect on how we grow in our own faiths, and most important how can we grow as loving neighbors to each other. To register or for more information please call Kathy Roberts at 609 744- 9979. Teens may register for a table with others of the same age.

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