Groups and Guilds

Making Connections

There are many ways to connect at St. Peter’s and the list below includes many. To start making connections, use our Contact Form to reach a member of the staff or clergy.

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.

Coffee Hour on Sundays. Immediately following the 10:45 a.m. service, join others in the Parish House Lobby for fellowship and refreshments. “Baristas” hospitality teams serve monthly.

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. Holy Chow teams serve monthly.

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.

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.

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.

Parents Connect. This group meets monthly for parent-focused formation where they discuss a topic with clergy and other experts in the parish. On other Sundays they meet in the Parents Connect room for fellowship, support, and coffee. Parents Connect has also enjoyed family service activities, family oriented socials, dinner groups, and educational opportunities. To learn more, click here.

For information about fellowship connections, contact the Parish House (704-332-7746), Ministry Associate, Kristie Lauderbaugh, or the Reverend Jacob E. Pierce, Priest-in-Charge.