Making Connections

Chronic Care Support Group. Gathers on First Fridays at 11:00 a.m. in the Parlor for persons with chronic illnesses of any sort and caregivers alike for fellowship and clergy-facilitated conversation. If you would like to learn more and attend, contact the Reverend Keith Lane, Assisting Priest (, 704-332-7746 x355).

Coffee Hour on Sundays. Immediately following the 10:45 a.m. service, join others in the Parish House Lobby for fellowship and refreshments. If you wish to serve once a month on a “Baristas” hospitality team, email Kristine Reid.

Holy Chow Breakfast on Sunday. Join others from 8:30 until 9:25 a.m. in the Community Room for a hearty breakfast for all ages before Christian formation classes begin at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $4 per person or a maximum of $15 per household. If you would like to serve once a month on a Holy Chow team, email Tate Sterrett.

Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry Group. Fellowship ministry circle meets every first and third Tuesday at St. Peter’s in the Parlor from 10:00–11:30 a.m. to create shawls for parish adults, youth, and children on various occasions of their lives. For more information, email Linda Smith.

Pub Theology. Hosted monthly on a weeknight by a member of the clergy at various locations for fellowship and conversation among parishioners and guests. Pub snacks and both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at these drop-in gatherings. Watch parish news and notices for dates and topics.

St. Mary’s Guild. Women’s group meets on the first Monday morning of each month, except July and August, in a member’s home for fellowship, Bible study, and service projects benefitting the parish and community. For more information, email Lynn Lakin or call 704-996-5838.

Senior Class Fellowship. Group of parishioners who meet monthly for an informal lunch on the third Tuesday of every month at 11:30 am, location announced monthly, and twice a year for a party. For more information, call Hannah Craighill (704-334-6276), Barbara Partington (704-523-1831), or Dan Woodall (704-351-2279)

Young Adults Fellowship. Group of parishioners (21+, single, married, partnered, parent, non-parent) who foster community through seasonal social events, formation (learning) offerings, and outreach opportunities on Sundays and other days. For more information, contact Jason Gingras (407-927-0034) or Mary Gotschall (770-715-2156).

For information about fellowship connections, contact the Parish House Receptionist (704-332-7746), Ministry Associate, Kristie Lauderbaugh (, 704-749-6141), or the Reverend Jacob E. Pierce, Associate Rector (, 704.749-6150).