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Easter Worship Service 9:00 am
Easter Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
All are welcome at our 9 a.m. worship service with Eucharist and sermon, a peaceful and inspiring Easter celebration.
Easter Worship Service with Music 11:00 am
Easter Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Easter Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
We will celebrate Easter with a festival service at 11 a.m. with full choir. After the service, all are invited to a reception in the churchyard catered by Federal Donuts and a children’s Easter egg hunt (bring a basket!). St. Peter’s Church is located at Third and Pine Streets in Philadelphia. The main entrance of the church is located through the gate along Pine Street. Click here for directions, parking, and more information.
Easter Egg Hunt 12:30 pm
Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Peter's Churchyard
Apr 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Immediately following the 11 a.m. Easter service, join us for fun and fellowship for children of all ages and their families. There will be a reception catered by Federal Donuts and an Easter egg hunt for children in the churchyard.  
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh 7:45 am
Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 3 @ 7:45 am – 8:00 am
On Tuesdays a brief service of Morning Prayer is held at 7:45 a.m. at St. Peter’s parish house, followed by Bible study, usually beginning shortly after 8 a.m. You can certainly attend one or the other. Coffee will be provided! For more information, contact Claire.
Food Cupboard: preparation 4:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age. Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
Book Group 7:30 pm
Book Group @ TBA
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm
St. Peter’s Book Group meets monthly in a member’s home to discuss a book, movie or occasionally a play. This month’s selection: “The Human Stain” by Philip Roth. If you’d like to join the Book Group, contact Ann Wilkerson for more information. All are welcome!
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Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer 6:00 pm
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A group of St. Peter’s parishioners practice silent prayer and meditation together each week throughout the year, and you’re invited to join them. From 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday (only the second Wednesday of the month during the summer), the meditation group meets on the 2nd floor of 313 Pine Street in Rev. Claire’s office. The group usually begins by listening to a brief reading or a short recorded teaching, followed by about 20 minutes in silence. Each person practices a whatever style of meditation or contemplative prayer resonates most for them. Learn more about the method practiced by many in the group, here.  At the end of the meditation period, people often remain for conversation. All are welcome, whether or not you have previous meditation experience.
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Food Cupboard: preparation 5:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
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St. Peter’s Food Cupboard 8:00 am
St. Peter’s Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
St. Peter's Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. On Saturdays, volunteers arrive at 7:45 a.m. to help prepare the food for our clients, and then serve food and operate the Food Cupboard from 8-10 a.m. There are also volunteer opportunities for Mandarin and Cantonese interpreters.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 11:00 am
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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Children & Family Service 9:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor)
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor) | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Every Sunday at 9 a.m., we gather together to sing, to hear God’s word, to pray, and to share Holy Communion. Our popular Family Service is a lively and informal service popular with children ages 2-6 and their families. By actively participating in all parts of the service, kids feel welcomed, nurtured and important! Following Communion, the children engage in doing some aspect of our faith, through a craft, game, or service project. Afterward, all are welcome to enjoy snacks & drinks and get to know one another. The Family Service is held in the second-floor auditorium of St. Peter’s School, adjacent to the church. The entrance to the school is in the parking lot off Lombard Street.
Worship Service 9:00 am
Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
All are welcome at our 9 a.m. worship service with Eucharist and sermon, a peaceful and inspiring start to the day. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
Hiding in Plain Sight: The Intriguing Symbolism of Ordinary Objects in Christian Art 10:00 am
Hiding in Plain Sight: The Intriguing Symbolism of Ordinary Objects in Christian Art @ St. Peter's School Auditorium (second floor)
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Hiding in Plain Sight: The Intriguing Symbolism of Ordinary Objects in Christian Art @ St. Peter's School Auditorium (second floor) | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Christianity has always made masterful use of art to communicate messages, attract converts, and educate and entertain the faithful. Images were once the television and movies of their time, and when European culture was shaped by Christian teachings, the art rose to amazing heights of beauty and complexity. Part of the lasting attraction of this period is the fascinating lexicon of deeply significant symbols in the plainclothes of ordinary objects. This talk, by artist, art historian, and parishioner Marilyn MacGregor, will reveal this world of puzzles and hidden meanings with fine examples of art from the period. [email protected] is the adult education hour on Sunday mornings at St. Peter’s. We try to offer a wide range of programming to engage your mind and your spirit, and we hope you’ll join us as often as you’re able.
Worship Service with Music 11:00 am
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
A beautiful service with with Eucharist, choir and organ. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh 7:45 am
Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 10 @ 7:45 am – 8:00 am
On Tuesdays a brief service of Morning Prayer is held at 7:45 a.m. at St. Peter’s parish house, followed by Bible study, usually beginning shortly after 8 a.m. You can certainly attend one or the other. Coffee will be provided! For more information, contact Claire.
Food Cupboard: preparation 4:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age. Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
Knitting Group 5:00 pm
Knitting Group @ TBA
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Knitting Group @ TBA | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Join this lively group of St. Peter’s parishioners for knitting, crocheting, mending, etc.—or just come for conversation and refreshments! Bring your knitting or come for instruction if you’ve been thinking of learning to knit. Beginners welcome!
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Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer 6:00 pm
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A group of St. Peter’s parishioners practice silent prayer and meditation together each week throughout the year, and you’re invited to join them. From 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday (only the second Wednesday of the month during the summer), the meditation group meets on the 2nd floor of 313 Pine Street in Rev. Claire’s office. The group usually begins by listening to a brief reading or a short recorded teaching, followed by about 20 minutes in silence. Each person practices a whatever style of meditation or contemplative prayer resonates most for them. Learn more about the method practiced by many in the group, here.  At the end of the meditation period, people often remain for conversation. All are welcome, whether or not you have previous meditation experience.
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Food Cupboard: preparation 5:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
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St. Peter’s Food Cupboard 8:00 am
St. Peter’s Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
St. Peter's Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. On Saturdays, volunteers arrive at 7:45 a.m. to help prepare the food for our clients, and then serve food and operate the Food Cupboard from 8-10 a.m. There are also volunteer opportunities for Mandarin and Cantonese interpreters.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
Churchyard Gardeners 10:00 am
Churchyard Gardeners @ St. Peter's Churchyard
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Churchyard Gardeners @ St. Peter's Churchyard | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Volunteers are needed to help prune seasonal plants, remove ivy, plant annuals, rake leaves, and general upkeep of the garden and grounds. The churchyard which surrounds St. Peter’s Church at 3rd and Pine Streets is a green oasis in the Society Hill neighborhood and is enjoyed by the entire community for its beautiful scenery and its history. The tranquil churchyard is the burial site for many notable Philadelphians, including painter Charles Willson Peale and war hero Stephen Decatur. No experience is necessary—our gardening group is a welcoming bunch! The group meets from March through November, generally once a month on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons.
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 11:00 am
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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Children & Family Service 9:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor)
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor) | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Every Sunday at 9 a.m., we gather together to sing, to hear God’s word, to pray, and to share Holy Communion. Our popular Family Service is a lively and informal service popular with children ages 2-6 and their families. By actively participating in all parts of the service, kids feel welcomed, nurtured and important! Following Communion, the children engage in doing some aspect of our faith, through a craft, game, or service project. Afterward, all are welcome to enjoy snacks & drinks and get to know one another. The Family Service is held in the second-floor auditorium of St. Peter’s School, adjacent to the church. The entrance to the school is in the parking lot off Lombard Street.
Worship Service 9:00 am
Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
All are welcome at our 9 a.m. worship service with Eucharist and sermon, a peaceful and inspiring start to the day. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
Parish Meeting 10:00 am
Parish Meeting @ St. Peter's School (second floor auditorium)
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
We are moving into the next phase of our Opening Doors campaign to construct a new Parish House. At this parish meeting, we will discuss the details of how we will finance and fund the new building. All are encouraged to attend this important meeting Sunday, April 15, in the auditorium of St. Peter’s School.
Worship Service with Music 11:00 am
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
A beautiful service with with Eucharist, choir and organ. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
St. Peter’s Youth Group 12:30 pm
St. Peter’s Youth Group @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Youth grades 6-12 meet for fun, fellowship, service projects, and to discuss issues facing students and how God is at work in our day-to-day lives. St. Peter’s Youth Group will explore and reflect on the “big ideas” and themes of faith through community building, storytelling, discussion, and ritual prayer and reflection experiences.
Churchyard Gardeners 1:00 pm
Churchyard Gardeners @ St. Peter's Churchyard
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Churchyard Gardeners @ St. Peter's Churchyard | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Volunteers are needed to help prune seasonal plants, remove ivy, plant annuals, rake leaves, and general upkeep of the garden and grounds. The churchyard which surrounds St. Peter’s Church at 3rd and Pine Streets is a green oasis in the Society Hill neighborhood and is enjoyed by the entire community for its beautiful scenery and its history. The tranquil churchyard is the burial site for many notable Philadelphians, including painter Charles Willson Peale and war hero Stephen Decatur. No experience is necessary—our gardening group is a welcoming bunch! The group meets from March through November, generally once a month on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons.
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
Candlelit Compline Service 7:00 pm
Candlelit Compline Service @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Candlelit Compline Service @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
This ancient service of plainchant and contemplative prayer provides an opportunity for silence and reflection in the quiet, candlelit space of St. Peter’s Church. Our daily lives are full of activity and multi-tasking and hurrying. Come join us for a half hour of quiet and calm. What is Compline? The service originated in southern Europe and the Middle East during the first 600 years of Christianity. The music for Compline is based on Roman chant and consists mostly of plainsong, with the incorporation of some polyphonic motets. The 30-minute service is sung seamlessly throughout with only a few spoken parts. In keeping with the earliest practices of the monastic communities, Compline is offered at the end of the day as the quietness of evening settles over the hearts and minds of those gathered. What can I expect? As you enter St. Peter’s Church, you will find a quiet and darkened church lit by candles. You’re joining other people for silence and interior reflection. Feel comfortable to make your own space and allow the ancient texts and chants to enfold you. At the close of the service, the choir retires quietly and the people depart in silence just as they arrived. Who is welcome? People from all ages and walks of life have been drawn to Compline, especially in recent decades. All are welcome—the hip and no-so-hip, religious and religion-averse. Dress comfortably. Come as you are. Allow the ancient texts and chants to enfold you, and depart renewed and comforted. Listen to a one-minute clip of St. Peter’s Compline Choir:
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Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh 7:45 am
Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 17 @ 7:45 am – 8:00 am
On Tuesdays a brief service of Morning Prayer is held at 7:45 a.m. at St. Peter’s parish house, followed by Bible study, usually beginning shortly after 8 a.m. You can certainly attend one or the other. Coffee will be provided! For more information, contact Claire.
Food Cupboard: preparation 4:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age. Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
St. Peter’s Women 6:00 pm
St. Peter’s Women @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Women Who Wonder A new group is forming at St. Peter’s, specifically as an opportunity for women of all ages to get to know each other and share intellectual and spiritual interests and life experiences. We decided to call ourselves Women Who Wonder. Wonder about our spirituality, our differing life experiences, our interests and passions. Wonder about the place of women in society, in the church, in our civic life.
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Sages Gathering 12:30 pm
Sages Gathering @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Sages are an energetic group of people who meet monthly on a Wednesday for lunch and discussion. All ages are welcome to attend. Bring your own brown bag lunch!
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer 6:00 pm
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A group of St. Peter’s parishioners practice silent prayer and meditation together each week throughout the year, and you’re invited to join them. From 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday (only the second Wednesday of the month during the summer), the meditation group meets on the 2nd floor of 313 Pine Street in Rev. Claire’s office. The group usually begins by listening to a brief reading or a short recorded teaching, followed by about 20 minutes in silence. Each person practices a whatever style of meditation or contemplative prayer resonates most for them. Learn more about the method practiced by many in the group, here.  At the end of the meditation period, people often remain for conversation. All are welcome, whether or not you have previous meditation experience.
TNT Supper & Scripture 7:00 pm
TNT Supper & Scripture @ Emily and Stephanie Sheetz's house
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’ll gather at 7:00 PM at the home of Emily and Stephanie Sheetz (in Kensington) for a potluck meal and a lively discussion of a Biblical text.  Directions to Emily and Stephanie’s home will be sent to all who sign up.  Sign-up here.  
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Food Cupboard: preparation 5:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
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St. Peter’s Food Cupboard 8:00 am
St. Peter’s Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
St. Peter's Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. On Saturdays, volunteers arrive at 7:45 a.m. to help prepare the food for our clients, and then serve food and operate the Food Cupboard from 8-10 a.m. There are also volunteer opportunities for Mandarin and Cantonese interpreters.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
Walk Against Hunger 10:00 am
Walk Against Hunger @ Lincoln Financial Field
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Walk Against Hunger @ Lincoln Financial Field | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
The St. Peter’s Food Cupboard provides groceries to an average of 240 families each week both at 313 Pine Street and at our Mobile Cupboard locations in North and South Philly. Some of our Cupboard’s expenses are funded by grants, but contributions from our community supporters make up a significant portion of our budget. One of two annual fundraisers each year is the Walk Against Hunger each spring. You can help support the Cupboard by walking, by donating, or by spreading word.   This year’s Walk will take place on Saturday, April 21, on the track inside the Lincoln Financial Field stadium. St. Peter’s Food Cupboard will have a small team of walkers who will be walking on behalf of all of us.  You can support the Food Cupboard directly by sponsoring our team and making a donation online.   Simply follow the link and click the red “Donate” button to donate directly to the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard Team. If you want to do more and are interesting in joining the team of walkers, you can register online here. From this site, click the red “Join Our Team” button and follow the prompts to create an account.   If you plan to walk, or need help with the registration process, please let me know! Lastly, even if you aren’t able to donate or walk, what will help the most is spreading the word.  If the Food Cupboard is as important to you as it is to me, you probably already tell people about the work we do.  Now is your chance to multiply the impact.  You can forward the fundraising link (copied in full below) with your friends and family, share it through social media, or even pick up printed posters with the information.  Every dollar counts, and if we can each raise $10 for the Food Cupboard from 5 friends, coworkers, neighbors, or other people in our lives, we will easily reach our goal by April 21st. Please help us continue...

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Tour of St. Peter’s Church 11:00 am
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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Children & Family Service 9:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor)
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor) | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Every Sunday at 9 a.m., we gather together to sing, to hear God’s word, to pray, and to share Holy Communion. Our popular Family Service is a lively and informal service popular with children ages 2-6 and their families. By actively participating in all parts of the service, kids feel welcomed, nurtured and important! Following Communion, the children engage in doing some aspect of our faith, through a craft, game, or service project. Afterward, all are welcome to enjoy snacks & drinks and get to know one another. The Family Service is held in the second-floor auditorium of St. Peter’s School, adjacent to the church. The entrance to the school is in the parking lot off Lombard Street.
Worship Service 9:00 am
Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
All are welcome at our 9 a.m. worship service with Eucharist and sermon, a peaceful and inspiring start to the day. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
Celebrating Earth Day: Global Issues & Local Solutions 10:00 am
Celebrating Earth Day: Global Issues & Local Solutions @ St. Peter's School Auditorium (second floor)
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Join the St. Peter’s Eco Committee to celebrate Earth Day and St. Peter’s growing commitment to sustainability. The Eco Committee, led by parishioner Amy Cornelius (owner of Green Beams, a local sustainability consultancy) will present an overview of some major global environmental issues — including climate change, air and water pollution, and environmental equity — and will make them locally relevant to our lives in Philadelphia and as members of St. Peter’s. [email protected] is the adult education hour on Sunday mornings at St. Peter’s. We try to offer a wide range of programming to engage your mind and your spirit, and we hope you’ll join us as often as you’re able.
Welcome Coffee & Conversation 10:00 am
Welcome Coffee & Conversation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Once a month, St. Peter’s hosts Coffee & Conversation, an opportunity for you to ask questions and for us to get to know you better. If you are considering making St. Peter’s your church home, we invite you to attend! No need to register.  
Worship Service with Music 11:00 am
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
A beautiful service with with Eucharist, choir and organ. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh 7:45 am
Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 24 @ 7:45 am – 8:00 am
On Tuesdays a brief service of Morning Prayer is held at 7:45 a.m. at St. Peter’s parish house, followed by Bible study, usually beginning shortly after 8 a.m. You can certainly attend one or the other. Coffee will be provided! For more information, contact Claire.
Food Cupboard: preparation 4:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age. Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
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Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer 6:00 pm
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A group of St. Peter’s parishioners practice silent prayer and meditation together each week throughout the year, and you’re invited to join them. From 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday (only the second Wednesday of the month during the summer), the meditation group meets on the 2nd floor of 313 Pine Street in Rev. Claire’s office. The group usually begins by listening to a brief reading or a short recorded teaching, followed by about 20 minutes in silence. Each person practices a whatever style of meditation or contemplative prayer resonates most for them. Learn more about the method practiced by many in the group, here.  At the end of the meditation period, people often remain for conversation. All are welcome, whether or not you have previous meditation experience.
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Food Cupboard: preparation 5:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. Every Tuesday from 4-5 .m. and Thursday from 5-6 p.m., volunteers gather at the St. Peter’s parish house at 313 Pine Street to unpack, sort, organize and store pallets of food we receive from Philabundance. All helpful hands are welcome, regardless of age.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
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St. Peter’s Food Cupboard 8:00 am
St. Peter’s Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
St. Peter's Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
In 1987, someone knocked on the doors of St. Peter’s Church and asked for food. This simple question sparked the creation of the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which now serves an average of 180 families each week. The Food Cupboard is managed by more than 100 volunteers from the church, neighborhood and community. Individuals as well as groups from universities, youth groups and schools are welcome. Some jobs require heavy lifting, but others do not. On Saturdays, volunteers arrive at 7:45 a.m. to help prepare the food for our clients, and then serve food and operate the Food Cupboard from 8-10 a.m. There are also volunteer opportunities for Mandarin and Cantonese interpreters.   Sign Up to Receive Information on How to Volunteer: * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name *
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 11:00 am
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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Children & Family Service 9:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor)
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor) | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Every Sunday at 9 a.m., we gather together to sing, to hear God’s word, to pray, and to share Holy Communion. Our popular Family Service is a lively and informal service popular with children ages 2-6 and their families. By actively participating in all parts of the service, kids feel welcomed, nurtured and important! Following Communion, the children engage in doing some aspect of our faith, through a craft, game, or service project. Afterward, all are welcome to enjoy snacks & drinks and get to know one another. The Family Service is held in the second-floor auditorium of St. Peter’s School, adjacent to the church. The entrance to the school is in the parking lot off Lombard Street.
Worship Service 9:00 am
Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
All are welcome at our 9 a.m. worship service with Eucharist and sermon, a peaceful and inspiring start to the day. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
The Segregation of Sunday Mornings: Race and the Church 10:00 am
The Segregation of Sunday Mornings: Race and the Church @ St. Peter's School Auditorium (second floor)
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Please join St. Peter’s Anti-Racism Group for a presentation on racism in our nation, racial homogeneity in the church, and why it matters for us to discuss race and racism a Christian context. How can we interrupt the cycle of racism? What are some examples of white privilege operating in the church? We will look closely at these and other challenging questions that confront all who want to build a more just world. [email protected] is the adult education hour on Sunday mornings at St. Peter’s. We try to offer a wide range of programming to engage your mind and your spirit, and we hope you’ll join us as often as you’re able.
Worship Service with Music 11:00 am
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
A beautiful service with with Eucharist, choir and organ. There will be laying on of hands and healing prayers on the second Sunday of each month.
On Being 12:15 pm
On Being @ St. Peter's School
Apr 29 @ 12:15 pm
An informal opportunity for conversation based on the NPR series of the same name, this group discusses what they heard on the program. We each listen to or read the transcript of Krista Tippett interviewing someone who traffics deliberately in the big questions of life — could be a physicist, poet, priest, philosopher, or whatever. That interview is where our discussions start — but could wind up far afield while still considering the big question at hand. You can download or listen to the interview online or listen to it on WHYY 90.9 FM Sunday morning at 7 a.m. This group meets monthly at 12:15 p.m. on the first floor of St. Peter’s School. Newcomers are welcome!
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter's Church @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
St. Peter’s historic church building and grounds are usually open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The churchyard is often open until 7 p.m. in the summer months. Tour guides are available between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays to talk with visitors and answer questions. No advance reservations are necessary. In addition to the guides, there are audio tours available of both the church interior and the churchyard. The audio tours are accessible by phone at 215-554-6161. The tours are free, except for any charges from your cell phone company. Occasionally the church and tour guide schedule varies; please call the parish office at 215-925-5968 in advance of your visit to confirm that the church will be open and a tour guide will be available. Click here to learn more about the history of St. Peter’s Church.
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