Readings for this Sunday:

VESTRY ELECTION 2017 - Sunday, May 7, 9:15am-12:00pm

The candidates’ questionnaires are posted on the bulletin board in McCray Hall for your review: Ron Clark, Debi Parry, & Jaqueline Whalen. Voting takes place between the services and after the late service in the entryway.

 

Please PRAY for the following:                                                                                                                        

  • In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, pray for the congregations & clergy of Bendel, Nigeria
    • In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, pray for the congregations & clergy of Christ Church, Charlottesville; Good Shepherd of the Hills, Boonesville; St. Dunstan’s, McLean; Trinity, Upperville
    • For Shannon, Ted, and Susan, our own Bishops in the Diocese of Virginia
    • For Tom, our rector; Michael, our seminarian
  • In our Parish Cycle of Prayer, we pray our Vestry
  • For St. Peter’s Church, Caldwell, Liberia
  • For Persecuted Christians in Tunisia and Bhutan
  • For our President, Donald; Congress, and Judges
  • For U. S. troops throughout the world, our foreign service personnel and contractors: Jason Powers, Annie Adams, David Crowley; Jason Gillis
  • For those who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other conflicts and are suffering from the invisible wounds of posttraumatic stress
  • For our Federal, State, & Local Police Officers and Loudoun Valley Fire and Rescue Departments
  • In our Community Cycle of Prayer, we pray for our Teachers
  • For Scarlett Daly; The Juraschek Family; Tait Livingood; Paul & Jo May Ives; Everard Munsey; Adalynn & Oakley Hubbard-Childs; Judith Refo; Linda Irwin, Shawn Miltz; Brad Lafferty; Gail Hunt; Kiki Harmon; Katy Rubarth; Geri Booras

PRAYER NEEDS: Individuals and families may choose to have their names placed on the public and/or private prayer lists. The names on the public prayer list are included during the Prayers of the People during worship on Sunday and in the bulletin. St. Peter’s Prayer Quilt members spquilt(at)stpetes(dot)net pray for the people on the private list. Names are listed for four weeks. If you would like someone to remain on our list, please send us an update every 4 weeks.

The flowers on the altar this morning are given to the glory of God

in celebration of Pat Pearson’s birthday by her friends

TREASURER’S CORNER – Tanya Matthews

In our continuing efforts to communicate the finances of our church home, here is the information from April 23: Thank you for many contributions to building Christians for service!

Annual Income Budget Target

$482,809

/52 =

$9,285

       

Period

YTD

Wk #

Date

Budget

Actual

Variance

Variance

18

4/30/2017

$9,285

$ 9,078

$ (207)

$ 1,946

  • AMAZON GIVES ST. PETER’S MONEY WHEN YOU USE THE LINK ON OUR WEBPAGE

Please, if you choose to purchase anything on Amazon, do so using the Link on St. Peter's Website home page www.stpetes.net - By simply using this link on our website (under the “Support” heading) to get to Amazon, it gives St. Peter's a 6% (or more) cut of your purchase price - at No Cost to you. Thank you!

LEARNING

Spiritual Formation Classes for All Ages                               Sundays, 9:30-10:15am

  • SUNDAY SCHOOL: Elementary grades meet downstairs in the Sunday School wing.
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASS– meets in the Youth Room with Mr. Wilhelm and Mrs. Simmons.
  • HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: Mere Christianity. Meets in the Library, led by Jon Coate.

NEW ADULT FORMATION CLASS:  EVIL -  A DVD discussion featuring Bishop NT Wright. What should we do about evil? We will Look at what Evil is, What a Biblical Perspective is, and what a Christian response should be. Starts May 7. McCray Hall, 9:30am

PIZZA WITH THE PASTOR: St. Peter’s 101: Do you have questions about living as a Christian or the distinctive way we do it here at St. Peter’s? We will offer our “Path In” to the life of St Peter’s on Sunday afternoons from 12:30-2pm in McCray Hall. For five weeks we will help you explore what we are about here at St Peter’s and how we live and work together as a congregation. (April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28)  Join us!

DOING

COME JOIN US IN CELEBRATING PAT PEARSON’S 90TH BIRTHDAY!

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00-4:00pm, in McCray Hall. – Susan Pearson

In lieu of gifts, an envelope with a contribution to Friends of Loudoun Mental Health (FLMH)

in Pat's name would be a wonderful legacy for her

VESTRY ELECTION 2017 TODAYThe candidates’ questionnaires are posted on the bulletin board in McCray Hall for your review: Ron Clark, Debi Parry, & Jaqueline Whalen. Voting takes place between the services and after the late service in the entryway.

SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE JUNE GUATEMALA MISSIONS TRIP: Over the next few months the Guatemala Team will be collecting funds to be used for ministering in Guatemala. We will also be collecting supplies such as toilet articles, over the counter medicines, vitamins and school supplies. There is a box in the narthex for contributions. Checks can be placed in the collection plate or sent to St. Peter’s with the notation “Guatemala". Let us do the shopping for you! Thank you.

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR VBS! We are looking for yarn and glass jars for craft activities in our upcoming 2017 VBS. All colors of yarn, all sizes of jars. If you have any surplus craft supplies (beads, buttons, washi tape, poms, cotton balls, felt scraps, etc.) we are happy to take those too! Please contact Regina Brzozowsky with any questions.

TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES has a current need for volunteers in the following areas:

  • A Shelter Branch Director overseeing our Transitional Housing, Working Hands, and Clothing ministries
  • A co-leader for our Still Waters ministry providing bi-monthly fun activities for kids with special needs
  • Volunteers to visit the elderly in our community
  • Volunteers to deliver our food bundles to partner households
  • Volunteers to provide childcare services during weekly events with partners

If God is leading you to help in any of these areas for our community please contact Dell Nunaley at 703-244-5247 or make time to speak to him at church. We need your generosity of time!"

TREE OF LIFE FOOD PANTRY: 136 lbs. were donated in April. Thank you for your generous giving. – Jean Kuhns

AN EVENING with COMPASSION FIRST. This is the anti-human trafficking organization that has blossomed into two homes for girls who have been rescued from sex trafficking. This event was single handedly put together by a Loudoun County High School student (Anna Maria Kendrat) who has a heart for this issue and decided she wanted to do something about it! AMAZING! Please mark Friday May 26th from 6:30 -8 pm to join us at: Belmont Ridge Middle School 19045 Upper Belmont Place Lansdowne, VA. See this link for all the details. http://www.compassionfirst.org/events/leesburg

Assisting at This Morning’s Services  

8:00 am

10:30 am

Sub-Deacon

Michael Whitnah

Michael Whitnah

LEM

Tim Hall, Sophiann Nunaley

Linda & Randy Stoutenburgh

Lectors

Peter Schellhase

Jon Corbett

Intercessor

Kelly Cockrill

Randy Stoutenburgh

Acolytes

Joshua, Megan & Olivia Smith, James Nunaley

Jonathan LaPre,

Grace Falatko

Ushers

Bill & Beth Gibson

Mark & Katie McKinley, Tred & Debi Parry

Greeters

Ron Clark

Jim Heim

Coffee Hour

Hosts

Todd & Pam Johnston,

Paul & Gail Donohue

Rick & Tamar Tyler,

Tom & Mary Coate

Tellers

Pat Long & Sven Johnson

Altar Guild

Bobbie Wilhelm, Jean Kuhns, Ruth Ensor, Mari Campbell

Musician

Andrew McGinley

Assisting NEXT WEEK (May 14)

8:00 am

10:30 am

Sub-Deacon

Tim Hall

Dave Hunt

LEM

Judy Hall, Terry Duhring

Lauren Hunt, Randy Stoutenburgh

Lectors

Kelly Wyatt

Traci Eddinger

Intercessor

Paul Donohue

Marty Thompson

Acolytes

Kimberly & Colin Donohue,

John Matthews

George & Henry Simmons,

Lexi Eddinger

Ushers

Bryan & Shiloh Field

Susan Collins, Billy Dillon,

Jim Heim, Bob Ryan

Greeters

Joe Matthews

Tom Coate

Coffee Hour

Hosts

Rick & Kelly Cockrill,

Paul & Sherri Kakol

Tred & Debi Parry,

Mark & Katie McKinley

Tellers

Howard & Linda Evans

Altar Guild

Sophiann Nunaley, Nancy Baker, Chris Lafferty, Patty Costantino,

Rebecca Smoot, Sharon Purnell, Marina Liburdi

Musician

Andrew McGinley

Happening This Week:

Sunday

May 7

HOLY EUCHARIST Rite II

VESTRY ELECTION (Entryway)

Sunday School & Christian Formation Classes

Baptism Preparation Class (Chapel)

HOLY EUCHARIST Rite II

VESTRY ELECTION (Entryway)

Pizza with the Pastor (McCray Hall)

Seminarian Lay Committee Mtg. (Library)

Pat Pearson’s 90th Birthday Celebration   (McCray Hall)

Bible Study (Nunaley’s home)

Youth Group   (Youth Room)

8:00 AM

9:15 AM

9:30 AM

9:30 AM

10:30AM

11:30 AM

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

2:00 PM

5:00 PM

7:00 PM

Tuesday

May 9

Vestry Exec Mtg.   (Rector’s Office)

6:00 PM

Wednesday

May 10

HOLY EUCHARIST Rite II   (Chapel)

Bible Study (TBD)

11:30 AM

7:00 PM

Thursday

May 11

Next Step Community (TBD)

EVENING PRAYER (Chapel)

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

Saturday

May 13

The Rev. DOCTOR Thomas Simmons’ Graduation!!!

Sunday

May 14

HOLY EUCHARIST Rite II

Sunday School & Christian Formation Classes

HOLY EUCHARIST Rite II

Pizza with the Pastor (McCray Hall)

Bible Study (Nunaley’s home)

8:00 AM

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

12:30 PM

5:00 PM

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