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There are a lot of openings in October: please contact Tracy Mulveny if you are interested in hosting. Thank you to everyone who volunteered to serve in September! Click more to learn more about Coffee Hour.
Godly Play and St. Peter's Youth Sunday School returned September 18th from
9:15-10am. We have a fun year planned.
We can't wait to get started!
training will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2022, following the 10:00 am
service in the sacristy from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. After completing the
training, a license is available from the bishop to assist the Rector in
visiting the sick and shut-ins in the congregation and to provide the
Eucharist. To register for the class, please email Deacon Larry Norfleet by August 22, 2022. We will be using the book, “A
Manual for Eucharistic Visitors” by Beth Wickenberg Ely. A copy of the book is
available from the church office. Please review the text before we meet.
The service will occur on the second Sunday of each month beginning on October 9th at 10:15.
The Iona service is an intergenerational service in the Parish Hall combining elements of ancient and future worship in an Episcopal context. All are welcome!
Contact the office with any questions.
New “Women’s Spirituality Group” is forming at St. Peter's.
Come to a “meet and greet” in the Parish Hall on Sunday, September 25, between the 8 & 10 am services. Come and share your interest and your preference for daytime or evening meetings. Similar to the Men’s Spirituality group, this group will meet twice a month, beginning in October, to discuss relatively short books on spirituality that would appeal to women. We will begin with “The Book of Creation - an introduction to Celtic Christianity” by Philip Newell. Books will be chosen by the women and discussion facilitated by the Rev. Dr. Carol Flett. Thank you to St. Peter’s Daughters of the King chapter for their help and support in launching this ministry. The Daughters of the King will continue to meet separately, and they will be the founding members of the new Women’s Spirituality Group.
For questions, contact The Rev. Dr. Carol Flett.
The monthly breakfast for all St. Peter’s men will next meet on Saturday, October 8 at 8:30 am at Lewes Diner, 1201 Savannah Road. This informal get-together is held monthly on the second Saturday and provides a unique opportunity for fellowship and spirited conversation. Individual checks are always available. Please advise John Mears (email@example.com) if you plan to attend so that we may inform the restaurant.
St. Peter’s is again hosting the talented Mary Jane Miller for a week-long intensive class in Icon writing, from November 7th through November 11th, 2022. No talent or previous experience necessary! This prayerful experience of five full days of personal instruction will enable you to complete a beautiful traditional Orthodox icon. The cost is $400 which includes all the egg tempera paints, gold leaf, board, supplies and lunch. The 8-hour day will begin and end with prayer. To enable personal instruction, class size is limited. To reserve your place, please send a $200 deposit to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 464, Lewes, DE 19958 by August 15. For more information, please contact Natalie R. Kerr.
Due to an increased number of Covid cases around St. Peter's we strongly recommend that you wear a mask. Thank you for showing your love for one another by wearing a mask. I know some of you will be happy with this news and others will be distressed. We are all tired of the pandemic and it has meant different things to us depending upon our individual health conditions. As Christians, we are called to bear with one another and to do all things in love. Please be patient and know that we are doing our best as we live through these challenges. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Rector.
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Local jeweler Albert Frank has designed silver and gold versions of the new Steering Cross from the steeple of St. Peter's. These are custom made to order and about 1.5 inches in height. If you would like one for your very own, please give him a call at 302-645-1718. Gold is market rate, silver is about $150.