Making Connections

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, e-mail 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, e-mail 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, e-mail Jim Amburn or Linda Smith.

Pub Theology. Hosted by a member of the clergy on first Thursdays (September-December) from 6:00–8:00 p.m. 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. Contact Lynn Lakin at 704-996-5838 or e-mail.

Senior Class Fellowship. Group of parishioners (55+) 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) or contact Barbara and Jay Partington at 704-523-1831 or e-mail.

Young Adults Fellowship. Group of parishioners (21+, single, married, partnered, parent, non-parent) who foster community, learn, and serve through seasonal fellowship and formation events on Sundays and other days. For more information, e-mail Mary Gotschall or Julia Hughes Lattanzio.

For information about fellowship connections, contact the Parish House Receptionist at 704-332-7746 or the Reverend Ollie V. Rencher, Rector (, 704.749-6140).