In your daily devotions this week pray for the Church of Long Island; the members and ministry of the Committee on the Diaconate and the Committee on Classification of Congregations; Robert Turner, deacon of our diocese; and Richard Benedict, Daphne Hawkes, and Kent Walley, priests of our diocese.
The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of Emily Glover, mother of Edith Green; Augustus Buzby, husband of Derry Buzby; and Josephine Seidenwand, mother of Judy Croll.
January food drive - Suggested donations for January include beef stew, ravioli, chili, tuna and other canned meat and vegetables. 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.
Warm Outerwear Drive for Local Teens in Need Many area teens are in need of warm outerwear this winter. St. Peter's is collecting gently used warm outerwear for the Seneca High School thrift shop: Coats, jackets, hoodies, hats, scarves, gloves.
The Adult Choir continues to seek new members. If you enjoy singing, consider becoming a member of this dedicated group. Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7:30 in the Choir Room. You will be welcomed!
Acolytes – The Acolyte Festival is happening February 14, 2015 in Trenton. Let's gather a group and go this year. If you are interested please contact me and the Parish Office by February 5, 2015. Parents of Acolytes, if you can help with transportation or accompany your child please let me and the Parish Office know. – Jack Hobson, Acolyte Director (email: email@example.com, phone: 609.953.9150, cell: 609.504.0432).
Senior Acolyte Training – All Acolytes 11 years or older, there will be advance Acolyte training by Deacon Helen for assisting at the Altar on February 1, 2015 after the 10:15 service. She will be covering new material and duties for the Acolytes. Please plan to attend. Jack Hobson, Acolyte Director.
Our thanks to those who greened and ungreened the church this year! Don and Janice Powell, Andrew LaRue, Andrea, Stephen, Drew, Steve, and Leslie Haines, Anita Beard, Mike Krug, Ben and Betty Jones, Marty Banecker, Robert Becker and Altar Guild. Many thanks to Johnson's Farm for the donation of the tree and Craig and Shannon Higginbotham for the wreaths and poinsettias!