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All Parish Clean Up Day Oct 12 – Your Help is Needed!
 
Will you help to make our church shine?  The Property Committee is coordinating a Fall Clean Up Day at St. Peter’s Church this Saturday, October 12 beginning at 9am and volunteers are needed to help with a variety of projects.  Come to the church Saturday morning and we’ll find a job for you, and you’ll be contributing toward the good stewardship of the buildings and grounds entrusted to our care.   Thank you! 


Opportunity for Service:  Altar Linens
 
The Altar Guild is seeking someone who would be willing to take on the task of laundering and folding the altar linen each week for our worship services.  If you are one of those individuals who enjoys washing and ironing, perhaps you may be called to this ministry.  Hours are flexible, training will be provided, and a commitment is needed. Consider responding to this opportunity to serve your church.  Does not have to be one person – two or more could share this ministry.  For more information or to express your interest, contact Ruth Anne Oartel, or the Parish Office.

 

Oktoberfest Dinner a Success 

    
Last Sunday’s Oktoberfest Dinner in St. Peter’s Parish Hall was a success, with the EYC youth group raising over $600 to put towards its activities and trips for the year.  Thank you to all who attended and to all the youth and parents who helped put on the dinner.  The food was delicious, the service by our youth terrific, and a good time was had by those who attended.  Next EYC dinner is an Italian Café Night scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 1 – mark your calendars!


Bell Choir to Perform This Sunday
 

St. Peter’s Bell Choir is scheduled to perform this Sunday at the 11am service of Holy Eucharist. 


Organ Dedication Concert October 18

St. Peter’s is dedicating our new organ on Friday, October 18 with an Organ Dedication Concert at 7pm in the church.  Fr. David will formally dedicate the organ, and then we’re in for a treat:  Nationally renowned organist John Walker, Minister of Music Emeritus at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, will put our organ through its paces with a concert featuring some great organ pieces.  A free will offering will be taken.  Plan to attend and invite friends and family and anyone who has an interest in organ music to come as well.  There are flyers available at the church – please take some this Sunday and distribute them to help us get the word out.For a list of the music that John Walker will be playing go to http://www.stpeterschurch.net/music/concerts-events/. 



Host Families needed for Boys Choir Concert November 8

Host families are needed to give members of the Maryland State Boys Choir a place to stay Friday night, November 8.  If you can make your home available to host one or more members of the choir, please contact Bruce Horner.

Blessing of the Animals  on TV
 
Did you catch the news broadcast Saturday when WMDT-TV reported on St. Peter’s Blessing of the Animals?  Father David blessed a number of parish dogs and a cat at the brief gathering in St. Peter’s church courtyard Saturday afternoon on the commemoration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
 


Seeking Nursery Attendant 

St. Peter’s is immediately seeking a paid nursery attendant for Sunday mornings, 8:30am – 10:30am.  For a job description and how to apply, go to the Parish website at http://www.stpeterschurch.net/job-openings/. Job descriptions are also available from the Parish office.

Wish List for Nursery

The following “Wish List” items are needed for the nursery. Contact the Parish Office or Megan Fenoglietto if you can contribute one of these items to our nursery:
  • Pack ‘n Play or crib
  • Pack ‘n Play or crib sheets
  • Changing table contour pad cover
  • Snacks

"Children Helping Children" the Red Wagon Ministry

The children will be giving their envelope money and Red Wagon donations to The Village of Hope and a Wicomico County Elementary School to support homeless children. Currently, we are collecting school supplies and cold weather clothing to be placed in the red wagon at the back of the church.  These gifts will be presented on the first Sunday of October during the offertory.

 
PASTORAL NEWS
 
Former Parishioner Betsy Hancock died on September 28.  A memorial service will be held at Holloway Funeral Home on October 22 at 11am; friends may call on the family an hour before; Rev. Norman Hancock of St. Thomas Anglican Church will officiate.  Keep Betsy’s family in your prayers during this difficult time.
 
Parish Prayer List
 
Please remember to pray for:

Terry Allen, Ellen and Charles Bloodsworth, Carolyn Bradshaw,  Debra Chambers, Mimi Corriston, Mary Lee Harris, Sam Jenkins, Damion Marlowe-Rogers, Ruth Anne Oartel, Andy Phillips, Frank Robinson, Margaret Staples, Betty Lou Steffens, Delma Tingle, Jim Welsh, Elsie Wood. 

 
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Ministers for  Sunday, October 13th Services

Vestry Person on Duty:  Andy Booth
Altar Guild: Ruth Anne Oartel

Holy Eucharist 7:45am
Eucharistic Minister: Bill Day
Ushers: Buddy Venables and Phil Bradshaw
Coffee Hour Host: VOLUNTEER NEEDED

Holy Eucharist 9am 
Eucharistic Minister: Laura McCarthy
Torch Bearers: Charlie Potterton & Will Potterton
Crucifer: Brenner Maull
Acolyte: Mattie Maull
Lector: Ernie Cornbrooks
Ushers:  Steve & Kathy Willey

Holy Eucharist 11am
Eucharistic Minister:  Linda Smith
Crucifer / Acolyte: Lydia Phillips
Lector: Katherine Wright
Ushers:  Susan & Ron Wilkins


 
UPCOMING EVENTS

October 10
10AM
Worship Committe Meeting
Church Library

5:30-6:30PM
Bell Choir Practice
Parish House Choir Room

October 12
9AM 
Parish Clean-Up Day

October 13
7:45
Holy Eucharist I
Church
9AM
Holy Eucharist II
Church
11AM
Holy Eucharist II
Church

October 14
10AM
Comforters Meeting 
Parish Library

October 15
Education Committee Meeting
5:30-6:30PM
Parish Library

October 16
7AM
Men's Bible Study
Parish Library

Noon
Holy Eucharist & Healing Service
Church

7PM
Vestry Meeting
Parish Hall


 

 OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS

10/1 John Atkins
10/2 Sophia Price
  Lori Roman
  Emily Laustsen
  Helen Brautnick
10/5 Elizabeth Foxwell
  Donald Davis
10/6 Leah Van Gelder
10/9 Danny Fitzmaurice
10/10 Alexandra Etling
10/11 William L. Lord
  Ann Allen
10/12 Rick Fahey
  James Hofmeister
10/14 Vanessa Collins
  Tommy Palmer
10/15 Dwight Taylor
  Josh Robinson
10/17 Sue Snavely
  David Johnson
  Madison Johnson
10/20 Rex Gravenor
   
10/21 Carolyn Jenkins
  Darby Gore
10/22 Emilie Wood Robinson
10/23 Bobbie Cragg
10/24 Brenda Fincher
  Kim Beach
  Milton Jones
10/25 Howard Adams
  Rebecca Jane Mandell
10/26 Mac Ritch
10/27 Barbara Bedard
  Louisa Sevigny
10/28 Kemper Glassman
10/29 Sandra Atkins
  Anna Malone
10/30 Emily Shade
  Jennifer Robinson
10/31 Justin Shields
  Alexandra Collins


St. Peter's Church
115 St. Peters Street
Salisbury, MD  21804

(410) 742-5118

Priest in Charge
The Rev. David Michaud
davidmichaud07@gmail.com

Music Director -
Bruce Horner
musicdirector@stpeterschurch.net

Parish Office -
Volunteers
info@stpeterschurch.net

Altar Guild Directress -
Marji Jones
marjijones@aol.com

Altar Guild Directress -
Ruth Anne Oartel
ruthoartel@comcast.net


Vestry

Senior Warden
Gil Allen
410-546-9068
agallenlaw@comcast.net

Junior Warden
Mac Peverley
410-341-0676
macpev@aol.com

Treasurer
Sean Fahey
443 735-0295
rseanf@gmail.com

Registrar
Laura McCarthy
443-523-8669
lmccarthy6@comcast.net

Andy Booth - 2014
410-749-8963
abooth@awbengineers.com

John Phillips - 2014
410 749-0488
John.Phillips@Penfedreality.com

Tom Robinson - 2014
410-251-3559
tomorobinson@hotmail.com

Mike Bloxham - 2015
410 835-0941
mkb@dmv.com

Pete Evans - 2015
410 749-7888
bepe@verizon.net

Carolyn Jenkins - 2015
410-742-7764
Carolyn21801@yahoo.com

Richard Culver - 2016
410-543-6017
rculver1006@comcast.net

Art Johnstone - 2016
443 880-5839
jakeabean@comcast.net

Mary Phillips - 2016
410 548-5937
mphillips@wicomicocounty.org

 


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