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Welcome to St. Peter's

Sanctuary in the Heart of Lewes

Saint Peter's Episcopal Church serves the city of Lewes, Delaware, and the surrounding community. Located in the heart of the First Town in the First State, Saint Peter's is one of the oldest congregations in the state of Delaware. The church has served the community faithfully since 1681.


Today, Saint Peter's is more active than ever. We are a warm and welcoming congregation with warm and welcoming clergy and invite anyone seeking a relationship with Christ to join us. We are open for in-person worship.

Masks are strongly encouraged at this time for all worshipers, regardless of vaccination status.

For more information about our worship, children's programs or our nursery, please call Saint Peter's Parish office at [302] 645-8479, or email Our office hours are 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday.


The mission of St. Peter's Church is to share the love of God through worship, Christian formation, and reaching out to those in need in the community.

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    Parking meters around St. Peter's

    The parking meters in downtown Lewes will be active from May 1 until October 14th from 9 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week. As in previous years, the meters on Second Street in front of the church and on Market Street immediately next to the church will not be enforced until noon on Sunday. (Please note that this applies ONLY to the block that surrounds St. Peter’s Square; if you park in front of the bank or Agave, for instance, you have to pay or you will get a ticket.) Please do NOT park in the parking lot at R&L Liquors after 10 am on Sundays; you will get a ticket. Instructions on how to feed the meters can be found on the meters themselves.

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