Copy
Your weekly update as to what's happening at St. Peter's Church.

Peter's Post

ANNUAL MEETING APRIL 30 – 250th ANNIVERSARY IS ON THE AGENDA
The Annual Meeting of St. Peter’s, Salisbury Parish will be this Sunday, April 30 at 9:30am in the Parish Hall.  A Parish Breakfast will precede the meeting in the Hall from 8:45am until 9:30am, featuring dishes cooked by our resident chefs:  Tom Clarke, Jimmy Hill and Shaffiq Gaddis.  Make sure to come early for a delicious breakfast.

 It is the responsibility of members of the parish to attend the Annual Meeting.  It is your opportunity to choose the leaders of the parish, to understand what is happening in the parish and to hear from your leaders. 

Besides the usual business of reports and elections, there will be a presentation and discussion by the 250th Anniversary Committee about upcoming plans to celebrate St. Peter’s 250th Anniversary in 2018. 

There will be no 9am service on April 30; just 745am and 11am.  The new Vestry members and officers will be commissioned at the 11am service.  Child Care will be available during the Parish Meeting and the 11am service. Please plan to attend either the early or later services in addition to attending the annual meeting.

Nominees for Vestry, Delegates
The following slate of nominees for Vestry have been sent forward by the Nominating Committee.  They are:  Dawn Spicer, Kathy Willey, Tom Robinson, and Ryan Atkin.  There are four open positions for Vestry members, and nominations may also be made from the floor.  The Nominating Committee also nominates the following parishioners as delegates and alternates to the 2018 Diocesan Convention:  Laura McCarthy, Atif Gaddis, Linda Hurley (Delegates); Bravard Cornbrooks, Sarah Fielding, Debra Souza (Alternates).  Nominations for these positions may also be made from the floor.

AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANIST HYMN SING THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
You are invited to come to the American Guild of Organists’ Hymn Sing with nationally known organist, Dr. John Walker, this Sunday at 3:00pm at St. Peters.  The hymn sing will be led by the adult choirs of Wicomico Presbyterian Church and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, under the direction of Dr. Walker.  Hymns to be included from the Episcopal Hymnal are, “All People that on Earth Do Dwell,” “The Church’s One Foundation,” “Crown Him with Many Crowns,” “Holy, Holy, Holy,” “How Firm a Foundation,” “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” “Abide with Me,” “God of Grace and God of Glory,” “O Love How Deep,” and, “O God, Our Help in Ages Past.”
 
John Walker is national president of the American Guild of Organists. Following distinguished tenures at the Riverside Church in the city of New York and Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, he is minister of music emeritus at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church in Baltimore. He is Artist-in-Residence at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore. He is acclaimed for his dynamic skills in service playing, which he has presented in workshops throughout America and Asia. Gothic, Pro Organo, and JAV recordings have issued numerous CD recordings of his organ performances and choirs under his direction.
 
DINNER AND BINGO: MAY 12
The Fellowship and Hospitality Committee is sponsoring an evening for the whole parish family.  Join in a good time of food, fun, and fellowship on Friday, May 12th at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and Bingo in the Parish Hall. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.  Everyone is welcome.
 
SAVE THE DATE: SPRING CONCERT MAY 21
St. Peter’s music ministries are joining together on Sunday afternoon, May 21 at 3pm to present a spring concert.  Mark your calendars and plan to attend.
 
NEW GREEN HILL CHURCH COMMITTEE FORMED
The Bishop of Easton, the Rt. Rev. Santosh Marray, has appointed an interim committee to oversee and maintain historic Old Green Hill Church for the next year.  Father David has been appointed by the bishop to chair the committee.  Parishioner Tom Phillips has also been appointed and was elected Treasurer at the inaugural meeting of the committee yesterday evening.  The other members represent St. Albans, St. Mary’s and St. Philip’s.  The Committee is working to organize a Preservation Committee and a Worship Committee.  The Annual Green Hill Sunday worship service has been set for Sunday, August 27, 2017.

DAUGHTERS OF THE KING MEETING
The Diocese is holding a meeting about organizing Parish Chapters of the Order of the Daughters of the King.  If anyone is interested in attending that meeting for St. Peter’s, contact Father David at the Parish Office.  The meeting is on May 10 at 3pm at Church of the Holy Trinity in Oxford.

UTO INGATHERING CONTINUES
We are continuing to gather UTO blue mite boxes for the Spring UTO Ingathering.  If you haven’t already, bring your filled mite box to church this Sunday or drop it off at the Parish Office.  Thank you for your generosity.

CANNED FOOD DRIVE IN APRIL
Students in the Communications Department at Salisbury University are conducting a food drive in the community this month as their Senior Project, with all food collected to benefit local homeless shelters.  They have placed a food donation box in the tower room at St. Peter’s and would welcome any donations.  You may bring cans and non-perishable items to church this Sunday and next Sunday to help with the students’ canned food drive.

 

Pastoral News

Lunch with Lou Volker
For the past couple months, members of the Parish Caring Team have been visiting Mrs. Lou Volker and making her a small lunch around noon.  It is now time to schedule for the month of May.  The following dates are available:
Monday, May 1st
Monday, May 8th
Monday, May 15th
Friday, May 26th
If you have an hour or so on either of these days to spending some time with Lou, please let Laura McCarthy know.  She can give you more information such as the address, times, etc.  Laura may be contacted at:  ljmccarthy1966@gmail.com or on her cell at 443-523-8669.
 

 
Parish Prayer List
Please remember to pray for:
 
Howard Adams, Madison Baker, Carolyn Bradshaw, Will Burdett, Ron Collison, Jean Culver, Roland Dennis, Lucy Graf, Rex Gravenor, Amelia Hall, Diane Hammond, Margaret Hudson, Rosa Hudson, Sam Jenkins, Kelly Karwacki, Becky Kelly, Frances Kendall, Cathy Malchow, Lisa McClister, Kerry & Kim Mendenhall, Karen Mullins, Ruth Anne Oartel, Delma Tingle, Diana Waesche, Tim Willey
KEEP UP WITH ST. PETER'S

Stay informed with what's going on at YOUR parish.

Facebook IconLike our Facebook page.

It is the fastest most up to date information.


Follow us on TwitterFollow us on Twitter.
A way to "get the scoop" in 140 characters or less.




 
Ministers for Sunday, 
April 30th Services

Vestry Person on Duty: Sharon Clark
Altar Guild: Ann Chaffinch, Margaret Gravenor, Liddell Madden, Katy Stover, Sally Thrash


SUNDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE 


Holy Eucharist 7:45AM
Eucharistic Minister: Bill Day
Ushers: Buddy Venables and Phil Bradshaw

Annual Meeting - Parish Hall
Breakfast begins @ 8:45AM
Annual Meeting begins @ 9:30AM

Holy Eucharist 11AM 
Crucifer: Paige Robinson
Acolyte: Zach Bugas
Torchbearers: Zach Robinson & Natalie Kilmer
Lector: Julie Milliken
Eucharistic Minister: Linda Smith
Ushers: Richard Culver & Howard Adams

 

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

April 27

5:30PM
Evening Prayer
Church

Bulletin Folding
Parish Library

Grace Notes Handbell Rehearsal
Grace Notes Choir Room

7PM
Adult Choir Rehearsal
Adult Choir Room


April 28

5:30PM
Evening Prayer
Church


April 29

8:30AM
Morning Prayer
Church

Women's Bible Study
Parish Library

9:30AM
Hymn Festival Choir Rehearsal
Wicomico Presbyterian Church


April 30  

7:45AM
Holy Eucharist I
Church

8:45AM 
Parish Breakfast
Parish Hall

9:30AM
Annual Meeting
Parish Hall


10:15AM
Children's Sunday School
Education Annex

11AM
Holy Eucharist II
Church

Key Singers Rehearsal
Key Singers Choir Room

3PM
Hymn Festival
Church


4PM
TRAILBLAZERS Youth Group
Catacombs


May 1
 

9:30AM
"Feast of St. Phillip" Morning Prayer

Church

10AM
Comforter's Group
Parish Library


May 2

5:30PM
 Evening Prayer 
Church

May 3

7AM
Men's Bible Study
Parish Library


8:15AM
Property Committee Meeting
Parish Library


NOON 
Holy Eucharist/Public Healing Service 
Church

 

APRIL BIRTHDAYS

4/26 Odette Lineweaver
4/27 Pat Adelizzi
Betty Evans
4/30 Cecil Stewart
 
MAY BIRTHDAYS
5/1 Alexander Batton
5/2 Debbie Matthews
5/3 Dawn Spicer
5/5 Jacquie Insley
5/6 Amelia Hall
5/7 Margie Taylor
5/8 Gretchen Foust
  Georgann Mastin
5/9 Karen Moore
5/9 Pete Reddish
5/11 Bill Wyatt
5/12 Gil Allen
  John McKee
  Katherine Wright
5/13 Kelli Michaud
5/15 Robert Shade
5/19 Ricki Bradshaw
5/21 Rose Adelizzi
  John Phillips
5/22 Jennifer Marble
  Kevin Moore
  Rhyan Parsons
5/23 Tyler Matthews
5/24 David Michaud
5/25 Kelsey Vincent
5/26 Taylor Bugas
  Ruth Oartel
5/29 Lily Insley
5/30 Sharon Clark
  Sharon Clark
5/31 Andrew Bugas
  Linda Smith

St. Peter's Church
115 St. Peters Street

Salisbury, MD  21804
(410) 742-5118


Rector
The Rev. David Michaud

Parish Office Secretary
Cathy Parsons


Music Director
Brittany Spicer

Adult Choir Director
Robert Young


Youth Intern
Nivek Johnson

Children's Choir Director
Calvin Collins

Bell Choir Director
Megan Fenoglietto

Altar Guild Directress
Betsy Hanulak

Christian Education Chair
Bravard Cornbrooks


Vestry

Senior Warden

Sharon Clark
410-546-0947

Junior Warden
Atif Gaddis

443-736-9456

Treasurer
Phil Shields

410-410.341.0664

Registrar
Carole DiPietro
410-749-4364

Atif Gaddis - 2017
410-548-1263

Chris Hall - 2017
443-944-8510


Amy Maull - 2017
410-341-7272

Linda Abbott - 2018
703-850-1052

Linda Hurley - 2018
410-749-6782

Richard Stover- 2018
410-742-7401

Ann Allen - 2019
410-546-9068

Nancy Burdett - 2019
410-726-9024

Phil Shields - 2019
410-341-0664


Copyright © 2017 St. Peter's Episcopal Church, All rights reserved.


Email Marketing Powered by MailChimp