Upcoming Bishop Visit

may 12 join us for Confirmations, Receptions, and Reaffirmations of Faith!

Our Bishop Diocesan, the Rt. Rev. Kevin Brown, will visit St. Peter’s on Sunday, May 12 to preside and preach at the 10 AM service. He will also preside over the sacrament of Confirmation and the Episcopal actions of Reception and Reaffirmation. 


Welcome newcomers

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Welcome to our parish webpage! We are glad you have found us and want you to know that if you are looking for a spiritual home, you would be most welcome in our community.

In the past few years, we have redoubled our efforts to welcome newcomers into our midst. One of our most popular events to that end is our annual Newcomer’s Sunset Cruise in early fall. It is a great way to meet staff, members, and other people who are new to the parish. We hope that you will join us for drinks, light snacks, and great conversation, we can't wait to see you there!

To all of our newcomers, a sincere and hearty WELCOME!

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    Invite- Welcome- Connect is a Diocesan ministry that transforms congregations and individuals by equipping them with intentional practices of evangelism, hospitality, and connectedness, following the gospel directive to 'Go and make disciples of all nations' (Matthew 28:19). Our goal is to shift the culture of the Episcopal Church from maintenance to mission. Join our committee at St. Peter's to help grow this vital ministry. Contact us if interested or if you have any questions.

    Carol Blye   

    Suzanne Crager


  • Newcomers Cruise

    Join St. Peter's cruise this fall to meet new members and the parish community. Enjoy drinks, snacks, and great conversation. See you there!

  • Inquirer's Class

    The Episcopal Church Welcomes You!

    Are you interested in joining St. Peter's as a member? Consider joining our Inquirers Class! Have you ever wondered about the significance of certain worship practices? Are you curious about the Episcopal approach to Holy Scripture? Would you like to learn more about the common life of our congregation?

    An Inquirers Class is being held once a month for newcomers who are interested in being confirmed, welcomed, or received during the Bishop's next visit.

    We will be using the book "Walk in Love" by Scott Gunn and Melody Wilson Shobe for the class. Copies are available in the office for $15 or can be purchased from Amazon if you prefer. You are welcome to attend the class without making a commitment to be confirmed or received. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to one of the clergy members.

    Program dates include Sundays: March 10, 17, April 7, 14, 21, 28, and May 5 at 11:30 in the Parish Hall.


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  • St. Peter's is an inclusive welcoming parish where we seek to serve the Christ in everyone, as we strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being.

  • In an effort to conserve and promote eco-friendly habits, you can download the Sunday Bulletin on our website. To do so, click here to download a PDF copy. You may also bring your device to church; log onto “StPetersChurch-guest," (password “Episcopal”) and download the PDF before the service. 

  • Most of the liturgy can be followed in your service booklet. However, if the service is new to you, do not hesitate to ask anyone for assistance! 

  • At several points in the service, you will notice people kneeling, others standing, or seated. We are given this choice and you should feel free to do whichever is the most appropriate for you. All are correct. 

  •  † All God’s people are welcome to receive Communion in the Episcopal Church, including children. The ushers will help direct you to the Communion rail. If physical limitations make it difficult for you to come to the rail, please let an usher know and we will be happy to bring Communion to you in your pew. 

     † To receive the wafer, cross your hands, palm up, and the wafer will be placed in your hand. To receive the chalice, lightly steady the cup with your hand and help direct it to your lips. If you do not wish to receive the chalice, simply cross your arms over your chest. If you need a gluten-free wafer, please speak to one of the clergy before service. 

    During Covid we are intincting only. 

  • Laying on of Hands and Anointing for Healing is offered during the Communion portion of most Sunday services. If you wish to receive unction or to share a special prayer request during administration of Communion, please meet a member of the clergy in the Chapel to the right of the Altar.

  • The presence, sounds and activities of children are welcome in our service! In the back of the church are activity packets for children to use in the pews. They are located on the bottom shelf of the Mende George Lending Library. The ushers will direct you. 

  • Godly Play is our Sunday School for age 3 to 11 on Sunday mornings from 9:15 to 10:15 on the lower level of the Parish Hall. Please direct questions to Jessica Potter at 645-8479 or by email. LEARN MORE

  • St. Peter's Youth is our Sunday School for ages 12 to 19 on Sunday mornings from 9:15 to 10:15 on the lower level of the Parish Hall. Please direct questions to Jessica Potter at 645-8479 or by emailLEARN MORE

  • Restrooms are available in the Narthex and the Parish Hall. An usher can give you directions. 

  • St. Peter's strives to be accessible for all. We offer assistance with hearing devices as well handicap accessible seating.  If you are interested in either of these options or have a related request please let an usher or member of the clergy know. 

  • Be sure to join us for Coffee Hour! Just follow the brick path [and the people] to our Parish Hall. You'll be glad you did--you will feel at ease and find our parishioners to be friendly and happy to meet you.