Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
 
 
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Week of October 14, 2018
Date posted: Fri, Oct 12th, 2018

In your daily devotions this week pray for the Episcopal Church in Wales; St. Luke's Church in Ewing, Gladstone, Metuchen, and Woodstown; St. Luke and All Saints' Church in Union; Clergy in Transition; the members and ministry of the Diocesan Archives Department; the ministry of Jubilee ministries; the ministry of Church Treasurers and Financial Officers; and Donald Turner, Kenneth Yerkes and Walter Moreau, priests of our diocese.

The Flowers on the Altar are given to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of Elwood and Elizabeth Black, parents of Betsy Jones; and Bill and Elmetta Jones, Jr, parents of Bill Jones.

October food drive - Suggested donations for October 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.

ShopRite & Acme cards continue to be available for sale in the narthex following all services and are redeemable for full face value. St. Peter's receives 5% of each purchase to help fund faculty salaries and other needs at Redemption School, Gonaives, Haiti. Thank you.

CROP Walk: Join us in the annual CROP hunger walk TODAY at Freedom Park at 2pm! For donations, please see Beckie or Brandon, Lisa in the office, or visit www.crophungerwalk.org/medford nj/stpeters to donate online.

Millennial Pumpkin Picking! Our St. Peter's Millennial group will be taking a trip to Johnson's farm on Sunday October 21 after the 10:15 service for some fall fun and pumpkin picking! We will be meeting at Medport Diner around noon, then will head to Johnson's afterwards. Please contact Beckie with any questions! 856-313-9325

Please join us in a five week course looking at Civil Discourse beginning on Oct 21 at 9:00 in the Chapel. The curriculum was designed by the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations to help us understand civil discourse as a primary strategy for learning from each other. Please contact Ken Carpinelli with any questions.

Registration Forms for the November 3, 2018 Soles for the Harvest 5K Run/Walk available on narthex table. Sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Office of Jubilee Ministries, this year's Run/Walk will take place on the USATF-certified course at Veterans Park in Hamilton, NJ. Race proceeds benefit programs dedicated to alleviating hunger in New Jersey. Like to walk with friends? Form a team!

International Outreach Team interactive bulletin board: The cost of an education at Redemption School is inexpensive to us but is more than many Haitians can afford. How valuable has your education been to you? Stop by our bulletin board in Williams Hall, take a post-it note, and share why you think education is important. Thank you for participating, and thank you for your support of Redemption School.

Vestry Transition Board. Is there a prayer, verse from the Bible, or a hymn that encourages you in challenging times? Share it with us by writing it on one of the paper "clouds" on our "St. Peter's In Transition" bulletin board, as a reminder to us all to trust in God.

Acolyte Beginner Training - There will be a training session for new acolytes on Sunday October 21 following the 10:15 AM service. If you are interested in being an acolyte please contact Jack Hobson by text (609-504-0432) or email (hobson.j@verizon.net).



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