In your daily devotions this week pray for the Anglican Church of Tanzania; Church of the Holy Cross in North Plainfield; Holy Cross Church in Perth Amboy; the members and ministry of the William Alexander Procter Foundation, the Deacon's Council and the Audit Committee, and Orley Swartzentruber and Kuruvilla Chandy, priests of our diocese.
September food drive – Suggested donations for September include pancake mix, syrup, oatmeal, cereal, and canned fruit. 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.
Please bring in new 2015 calendars, unused Christmas cards and unused Greeting cards for us to package for the Evergreens Nursing Home in Moorestown. Please package cards in separate rubberbands. A box in the narthex is available. Deadline is Nov. 21.
ChildFund Christmas for Jobs and Rubino: Summer is barely over, and it's already time for our ChildFund Christmas gift collection. Child Fund needs our monetary donation by October to provide gifts for Rubino in Bolivia and Jobs in Brazil. In the past three years, our donations funded Rubino's first bed, a small wardrobe, and a two-burner gas stove. Jobs received books, clothing and shoes. Cash, coin, and checks (payable to St. Peter's Church) are appreciated. A donation box is in the narthex. Thank you!
The 3rd Annual Soles for the Harvest Race/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 25 at Cream Ridge winery in Allentown. Please check out the narthex table and the Ministry Fair booths for more information and registration forms. All funds raised will benefit the work of the Seamen's Church Institute and St. James, Yardville's new ministry to area migrant workers. Questions? Need a ride? Please see Deacon Helen.
Episcopal Relief and Development celebrates 75 years of ministry! It will kick off its celebration with a special showing begins its 75th Anniversary Celebration this coming Tuesday, September 16 with a the "premier" of a photo exhibition showing iconic images which highlight its mission, tells its story, and gives context to its work in the world. The exhibition will be held in New York City, but you can see the photos and accompanying captions at www.episcopalrelief.org/church-in-action/75/photo-exhibition.
Youth Group BBQ -- Sunday, 5 October, 5:00 to 7:30 pm at Dave and Pat Lusk's home. We'll have a camp fire, games, prayer and discuss plans for the year. Friends are welcome. The youth group is for the Rite 13, J2A and YAC classes (7th to 12th grade) to join together in worship, service and fellowship. RSVP with Dave.