Advent Wreath Making
December 1 @ 9:30 a.m.
A family Advent wreath is a beautiful tradition to prepare for the Christmas season. Join us in Stockstill Hall on Sunday, December 1st at 9:30 a.m. to create your family’s Advent wreath. You are invited to bring greens and all other supplies will be provided. If you would like to assist with this event or have any questions, please contact Jan Rhodes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interfaith Hospitality Network
December 1 – 8
IFHN is a ministry to support families who are experiencing homelessness. Along with St. Gile’s church, we provide meals and fellowship with the families in the program. If you are interested in helping with preparing a meal or just spending some time with the families at St. Giles, the next opportunity is the week of Dec.1 thru Dec. 8. You can sign up at this link:
If you have any questions about this ministry or signing up to help, please contact Catherine Conger.
2019 Parish Meeting Chili Cook Off
Time to dust off those slow cookers and get your secret recipes ready! Whether you are aiming for the top prize or just like to make chili, all entries are welcome. Look for the signup sheet in the lower Narthex. Contact Kyle Conger or Madison Powell for more information.
Parish Annual Meeting
December 8 @ 12:45 p.m.
Our parish bylaws specify an 8 week notice of the parish annual meeting. Please mark your calendars for our 2019 Annual Meeting on December 1 at 12:45 p.m. We will have our annual Chili Cook Off (see above) luncheon in Stockstill Hall following the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist. We look forward to having many contestants and enjoying lots of delicious chili before returning to the Church for our brief business meeting. If you would like to nominate someone a a candidate for the vestry, please contact one of the members of the nominating committee (from the outgoing vestry class): Wade Smith, Jason Cheek, Mary Pauly and Madison Powell. Nominations are due by the last week of October so that all candidates’ biographies can be published in the blue sheet by November 10 in accordance with our bylaws.
Men’s Fellowship Hardy Holiday Breakfast
December 14 @ 8 a.m.
All Men of St. Peter’s are cordially invited to bring $5 and dine on a hardy breakfast which includes cinnamon rolls, cheese grits, home fried potatoes, hash brown casserole, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausages, country ham, fruit, juices and coffee. Please sign up in the lower Narthex so we will be certain to have enough food & supplies!
KANUGA PARISH WEEKEND
Save the Date: March 27-29, 2020
Save the date for next year’s Kanuga Parish weekend! Join us for loads of fun, fellowship, and worship with your St. Peter’s family. In addition to delicious food and comfortable accommodations the weekend includes an adult formation program, special programs for children and youth, guided hikes, farm tours and a bonfire with s’mores, as well as lots of time for just hanging out. You can also enjoy fellowship time on Friday in the Fireplace Lounge, during cabin socials on Saturday afternoon and at the Talent Show on Saturday night. You don’t want to miss this!
Registration will be handled solely by Kanuga this year and take place about 60 days out from the weekend (so around the end of January) and will be on a first come/first served basis with the full payment due at the time you register. We still need you to preregister with us so that we can provide you with Kanuga’s registration link when it opens up. Email Kim Buchanan with your email address and the names of those attending in your party as you want them to appear on our famous name tags. We will not be collecting deposits.