Monthly Archives: November 2013

Kathy’s Corner

Are you feeling stressed and oh so busy?  Are tempers flaring?  At this time of year, even small problems can become overwhelming. When we realize that we need help beyond ourselves, we may search for someone, or something to help us.  God is so great and merciful that he does not even require that we… Read more

Rides to Church

We are compiling a list of names of seniors who could use rides to & from church for the 8 and 10 AM Services on Sunday as well as a list of volunteers who might be able to provide the rides so that we can draw up a schedule.  A double sign-up list will be… Read more

Special Advent Service

This year’s ADVENT LESSONS AND CAROLS will be held at St. John’s, Duncan on Sunday Dec 1st at 7 p.m. Both choirs are busy learning music for this event.  The goal of this Advent service is to be more on the reflective, meditative slant recognizing the busyness of the season and encourage parishioners to enter… Read more

Christ the King

November 24, 2013 Oh, the contrasts of these readings for Christ the King! First Jeremiah speaks of the days to come , when a righteous branch will come to reign as king.  Does this foretell the coming of Jesus? Then Zechariah celebrates the birth of his son, John.  While we value the individual , this… Read more

Advent Lessons and Carols

This year’s ADVENT LESSONS AND CAROLS will be held at St. John’s Duncan on Sunday Dec 1st at 7 p.m. As this is a joint service, readers for the 9 lessons are needed from both parishes.  Both choirs are busy learning music for this event.  The goal of this Advent service is to be more… Read more

Ideas from the Capital Project Team on Giving

Concrete Ideas for Giving More Eat meals at home (save $30 to $80 each time you don’t eat at a restaurant). Donate salary increases over the next 3 years. Donate a portion of overtime wages. Reduce trips to beauty salon, hairdresser, barber. Postpone major purchases; change focus. Donate portion of income tax refund. Re-evaluate approach to taking a vacation. Give less expensive… Read more

Typhoon Haiyan – Philippines

Your help is urgently needed! On November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan, hit the Philippines’ Eastern Visayas Region. The devastation and loss of life is widespread and ongoing. PWRDF partner Father Rex Reyes, General Secretary of the National Council of Churches of the Philippines (NCCP), sent this message:  “I bid you pray for the repose… Read more

Christmas Hampers

 It is time once again to lend our hearts to the care of those folks who are underprivileged during the Christmas holidays.  I ask anyone who is interested in providing monetary funds towards the Christmas Hampers to speak with me and/ or ensure that a donation is made prior to our cut off date of… Read more

Newcomers Event

Saturday, November 30th at 7 pm at Rev. Deborah’s home. This informal time will be an opportunity for newcomers to get to know each other and some of the lay leaders at St. Peter’s, all while enjoying some light refreshments. Please RSVP to the office: stpeterschurch [at] if you would like to attend.   [at][email protected] All… Read more