The Apostle Paul gives us the metaphor of the Body of Christ to represent the Church. As St. Paul so eloquently explains, it takes many members to make one body. It takes each of us, in our varied expressions, to constitute this body at St. Peter’s.
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Join us for this festive and holy day of Pentecost as we rejoice in the presence of the Spirit in our lives and in our church. Don’t forget to wear red!
The beauty of attending church and participating in Christian formation is that this is where we all come to give and receive a regular infusion of love, acceptance, peace and knowledge. As this class of seniors take the next steps on their journeys, may they know that they take with them our unceasing prayers and our well-wishes for the coming years.
With the Touring Choirs traveling to Tennessee for their domestic tour and the MasterSingers serving as the choir-in-residence at Durham Cathedral in England, there is much excitement in the Choir School as we look toward the summer months.
What fruit of the spirit do you see in your neighbors outside of our faith community? What gifts might they offer the Church? As each of us are confronted with the human impulse to exclude, may we choose to draw the circle wider, erring on the side of inclusion, and remembering that God has never created a person God does not love.
This Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Easter, is often referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. This year marks the twenty-fifth year of St. Peter’s use of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd as our primary method of Christian formation for our parish children. Please consider if the Good Shepherd is calling you to formation.
As we reflect on the profound power and impact of Christ’s life, death, and resurrection, we are called to honor his legacy as a living sacrifice by loving and supporting all of God’s children, particularly the most vulnerable and least considered members of our communities. We invite you to join us as part of the Social Justice Ministry Team as we continue to pursue our call to serve, uplifting God’s word, and follow Jesus’ example in caring and advocating for the least of us.
Education for Ministry (EfM): Being a mature adult Christian is less about being able to proclaim the faith with words, and so much more about living the faith in ways that bring others to Christ. So how does this happen?
Our Lord’s victorious triumph over the grave is not a sentimental symbol, but a clear and distinct sign of this simple Easter truth: Love will not fail.
We are at the start of the Holy Week journey, the Passion of Christ to save us from the worst of ourselves, to move us to a place of holy liberation. It is about being called by the Lord of Heaven to take our place by His side. Join us for Holy Week at St. Peter’s.