Life at St. Peter’s
Calendar of Worship, Programs, and Events
January 2018 through June 2018

  • Offering Details: Visit the Worship and Music, Learning, and Community Life portals at www.st-peters.org and subscribe to the weekly eNews.
  • Worship Offerings: Sunday, 8:00 and 10:45 AM Holy Eucharist; 5:00 PM Choral Evensong or Taizé-patterned Holy Eucharist per monthly, seasonal schedule; Monday–Friday, 8:00 AM Morning Prayer; Tuesday, Noon Holy Eucharist.
  • Learning (Formation) Offerings for Adults, Youth, and Children: Sunday, 9:30-10:30 AM, September–May; Weekday and weekend offerings per monthly, seasonal schedule; New small groups scheduled for 2018.
  • Information about seasonal events are available at www.st-peters.org, on Parish House bulletin boards, in the weekly eNews, and worship leaflets.

January 2018

January 1, Monday
Parish House and Offices closed

January 5, Friday, Eve of Feast of the Epiphany
Twelfth Night: Holy Eucharist and Burning of the Greens, 6:00 pm

January 6, Saturday
Feast of the Epiphany
Epiphany Retreat: Stillness in Center City, 8:30 AM–1:00 pm

January 7, Sunday, First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ
“Holy Chow” Breakfast resumes (Community Room) 8:30–9:25 am
Parish Hall Forum: “New Year Reflections on Who We Are: Baptismal Identity and Mission” 9:30–10:30 am

January 11, Thursday
Pub Theology, 5:30–7:00 pm, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

January 13, Saturday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Parade, 10:00 am

January 14, Sunday, Second Sunday after the Epiphany
Parish Hall Forum: “A Call to Resilience” 9:30–10:30 am
Parents Connect First Gathering, 9:30–10:30 am
Choral Evensong with Holy Eucharist (St. Peter’s Choir) 5:00 pm

January 15, Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Center City Concert, Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble, 12:00 pm
Center City Holy Communion with Music, 1:00 pm
Parish Offices Closed

January 17, Wednesday
Small Group: Building Resilience in Beloved Community, 6:00–7:15 pm

January 20, Saturday
Liturgical Ministries Retreat and Training Day, 8:30–11:30 am

January 21, Sunday, Third Sunday after the Epiphany
Parish Hall Forum: “Being Christian in a Pluralistic Society” 9:30–10:30 am
Bible Study: “Engaging Scripture: Liberating the Gospels” 9:30–10:30 am
Discover St. Peter’s Class Session I, 9:30–10:30 am
Holy Eucharist with Music (modeled after Taizé, France) 5:00 pm

January 22, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

January 24, Wednesday
Small Group: Building Resilience in Beloved Community, 6:00–7:15 pm

January 27, Saturday
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course for Adults, 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Journey to Adulthood Lock-in

January 28, Sunday, Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
Parish Hall Forum: “Spiritual Practices for Everyday Living” 9:30–10:30 am
Bible Study: “Engaging Scripture: Liberating the Gospels” 9:30–10:30 am
Discover St. Peter’s Class Session II, 9:30–10:30 am
Choral Evensong with Holy Eucharist (MasterSingers), 5:00 pm

January 29, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

January 31, Wednesday
Small Group: Building Resilience in Beloved Community, 6:00–7:15 pm
Social Justice Film Night: The Loving Story, 6:00–8:00 pm

February 2018

February 4, Sunday, Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Parish Hall Forum: “The Power of Caring: Pastoral Ministries at St. Peter’s” 9:30–10:30 am
Bible Study: “Engaging Scripture: Liberating the Gospels” 9:30–10:30 am

February 5, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

February 7, Wednesday
Small Group: Building Resilience in Beloved Community, 6:00–7:15 pm

February 8, Thursday
Pub Theology, 5:30–7:00 pm, Location: to be announced

February 10, Saturday
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course for Adults, 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Diocesan Absalom Jones Celebration, 10:30 am, Church of the Redeemer, Greensboro

February 11, Sunday, Last Sunday after the Epiphany
Commemorating Absalom Jones, Priest, 1818
Parish Hall Forum: “The Life, Legacy, and Example of Absalom Jones” 9:30-10:30 am
Bible Study: “Engaging Scripture: Liberating the Gospels” 9:30–10:30 am
God’s Tapestry Potluck and Conversation, 12:30–2:00 pm
Shrove Tuesday Gumbo Cooking, 2:00–5:00 pm
Choral Evensong with Holy Eucharist (Tour Choir), 5:00 pm

February 12, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

February 13, Shrove Tuesday
Shrove Tuesday Festival – Parish Hall, 6:00 pm

February 14, Ash Wednesday
Imposition of Ashes with Holy Eucharist, 7:00 am, Noon, 7:00 pm
Ashes-on-the-Go Sidewalk Ministry: 8:00–8:45 am,
11:00–11:45 am, 1:00–1:45 pm

February 16, Friday
Youth Winter Retreat, February 16–19, Blowing Rock Conference Center

February 17, Saturday
Lenten Retreat: Stillness in Center City, 8:30 am–1:00 pm

February 18, Sunday, First Sunday in Lent
Parish Hall Forum: “Reconciliation: What Does It Mean?” 9:30–10:30 am
Holy Eucharist with Music (modeled after Taizé, France), 5:00 pm

February 19, Monday
Center City Concert: Elizabeth Lenti, organ, 12:00 pm
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

February 21, Wednesday
Evening Prayer in the Chapel, 5:30–6:00 pm
Evenings in Lent: “Lenten Hymns and Scripture” 6:00–7:15 pm

February 24, Saturday
Choir School Serenade Gala, 6:00 pm, Charlotte Country Club

February 25, Sunday, Second Sunday in Lent
Parish Hall Forum: “The Joy of Reconciliation: Reflecting on the work of the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu” 9:30–10:30 am
Choral Evensong with Holy Eucharist (The Burli Singers), 5:00 pm

February 26, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

February 28, Wednesday
Social Justice Film Night: February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four, 6:00–8:00 pm
Evening Prayer in the Chapel, 5:30–6:00 pm
Evenings in Lent: Forgiveness and Reconciliation 6:00–7:15 pm

March 2018

March 4, Sunday, Third Sunday in Lent
Parish Hall Forum: “Social Justice: Opportunity Task Force Report” 9:30–10:30 am

March 5, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

March 7, Wednesday
Evening Prayer in the Chapel, 5:30–6:00 pm
Evenings in Lent: Lenten Spiritual Disciplines 6:00–7:15 pm
Lenten Concert: L’Académie du Roi Soleil: Couperin’s “Leçons de Ténèbres” (“Lessons of Darkness”), music for viola da gamba, and vocalists, Margaret Carpenter Haigh and Molly Quinn, 7:00 pm

March 8, Thursday
Pub Theology, 5:30–7:00 pm, Location: to be announced

March 10, Saturday
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course for Adults, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

March 11, Sunday, Fourth Sunday Lent
Parish Hall Forum: “Episcopal Aerobics: Praying with Your Whole Being” 9:30–10:30 am
Choral Evensong with Holy Eucharist (St. Peter’s Choir), 5:00 pm

March 12, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

March 14, Wednesday
Evening Prayer in the Chapel, 5:30–6:00 pm
Evenings in Lent: Making Meaning of the Cross 6:00–7:15 pm

March 18, Sunday, Fifth Sunday in Lent
Parish Hall Forum: “Unpacking the Holy Week Gospels” 9:30–10:30 am
Holy Eucharist with Music (modeled after Taizé, France), 5:00 pm

March 19, Monday
Monday Night Bible Study, 6:30–8:00 pm

March 21, Wednesday
Evening Prayer in the Chapel, 5:30–6:00 pm
Evenings in Lent: Unpacking the Triduum: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Great Vigil of Easter 6:00-7:15 pm
Social Justice Film Night: Made in L.A., 6:00–8:00 pm

March 24, Saturday
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course for Adults, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

March 25, The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday
Adult Fellowship with the Clergy in the Parish House Lobby, 9:30–10:30 am

March 27, Tuesday in Holy Week
Holy Eucharist in the Chapel, 12:00 pm

March 28, Wednesday in Holy Week
Parish Youth at Room in the Inn

March 29, Maundy Thursday
Holy Eucharist and Mandatum, 7:00 pm
Overnight Prayer Watch, 9:00 pm–8:00 am

March 30, Good Friday
Solemn Morning Prayer, 8:00 am
Individual Sacrament of Reconciliation (Private Confessions) in the Church, 8:30–10:30 am
Good Friday Liturgy and Veneration of the Cross, Communion from the Reserved Sacrament, 12:00–3:00 pm
Stations of the Cross, 3:15–4:00 pm

March 31, Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday Prayers, 10:30–11:00 am
The Great Vigil of Easter, 7:30 pm

April 2018

April 1, Sunday, The Sunday of the Resurrection: Easter Day
Holy Eucharist: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 5:00 pm

April 2–3, Monday–Tuesday
Parish House and Offices closed

April 8, Sunday, Second Sunday of Easter
Parish Hall Forum: “An Easter Conversation with the Clergy” 9:30–10:30 am
High Sunday Brunch, 12:30–2:00 pm
Evening Prayer with Holy Eucharist, 5:00 pm

April 12, Thursday
Pub Theology, 5:30–7:00 pm, Location: to be announced

April 14, Saturday
Easter Retreat: Stillness in Center City, 8:30 am–1:00 pm
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course for Adults, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

April 15, Sunday, Third Sunday of Easter
Parish Hall Forum: “Reflecting on Current Events” 9:30–10:30 am
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Liturgy of Light
Holy Eucharist with Music (modeled after Taizé, France), 5:00 pm

April 21, Saturday
Sacramental Retreat for Solemn Communion

April 22, Sunday, Fourth Sunday of Easter
Parish Hall Forum: “Invite, Welcome, Connect: Newcomer Ministry with the Congregational Development Team” 9:30–10:30 am
Solemn Communion for Children, 10:45 AM Holy Eucharist
Choral Evensong with Holy Eucharist (St. Peter’s Choir), 5:00 pm (Last Evensong Spring 2018)

April 23, Monday
Center City Concert: John Fadial, violin, and Andrew Harley, piano, 12:00 pm

April 25, Wednesday
Social Justice Film Night: Shell Shocked, 6:00–8:00 pm

April 29, Sunday, Fifth Sunday of Easter
Parish Hall Forum: “Liturgy and Music, Part I” 9:30–10:30 am
Holy Chow Breakfast prepared by Youth

May 2018

May 5, Saturday
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course for Adults, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

May 6, Sunday, Sixth Sunday of Easter
Parish Hall Forum: “Liturgy and Music, Part II” 9:30–10:30 am
Youth Cookie Baking Project, 12:15 pm

May 10, Thursday, Ascension Day
Holy Eucharist: The Feast of the Ascension, 6:00 pm
Pub Theology, 5:30–7:00 pm, Location: to be announced

May 11-12, Friday-Saturday
Choir School Spring Concerts, 7:30 pm

May 13, Sunday, Seventh Sunday of Easter
Parish Hall Forum hosted by Parish Clergy, 9:30–10:30 am

May 19, Saturday
Pentecost Retreat: Stillness in Center City, 8:30 am–1:00 pm
J2A Class Outing, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

May 20, Sunday, The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday
Parish Hall Forum: “A Blast from the Past: The Gifts of History to the Life of the Church” 9:30–10:30 am
Festive Parish Community Potluck, 12:30–2:00 pm
Holy Eucharist with Music (modeled after Taizé, France), 5:00 pm

May 21, Monday
Center City Concert: A.W. Duo, cello and piano, 12:00 pm

May 26, Saturday
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course for Adults, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

May 27, Sunday, First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday
Parish Hall Forum hosted by Parish Clergy, 9:30–10:30 am

May 30, Wednesday
Social Justice Film Night: Heroin(e), 6:00–8:00 pm

June 2018

June 3, Sunday, Second Sunday after Pentecost
Last Sunday of Spring Formation Classes
Parish Hall Forum: “Celebrating Life at St. Peter’s,” 9:30–10:30 am
Parish Picnic at Independence Park, 12:30–2:30 pm

June 10, Sunday, Third Sunday after Pentecost
Recognition of Graduates and High School Seniors
Choir School ensembles sing at 10:45 am Holy Eucharist

June 14-20
Choir School Tour

June 17, Sunday, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Holy Eucharist with Music (modeled after Taizé, France) 5:00 pm

June 24, Sunday, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
High School Mission Trip to Detroit, June 24–30