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St. Peter’s Food Cupboard 8:00 am
St. Peter’s Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 2 @ 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)
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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.
Feminist Readings of the Bible? – Well, Its Complicated! 10:00 am
Feminist Readings of the Bible? – Well, Its Complicated! @ St. Peter's School Auditorium (second floor)
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
In this series of Bible study sessions, we will devote each session to a close reading of a biblical text through the lens of a particular feminist methodology. Our first session (November 5) will explore the approach of creative midrash – what was the nature of Sarah’s relationship with Hagar? In session two (November 12), we will engage with Lady Wisdom of the Book of Proverbs to look for underlying patriarchal ideologies at play in Proverbs. In our final session (December 3), we will explore a single biblical text from two very different feminist perspectives and will consider the question: what’s the difference between liberating a text and apologizing for a text? Can patriarchal biblical texts be redeemed with integrity? If you would like to prepare before each session, please read Genesis 16 for session one; Proverbs 1:20-28; 3:13-19; 7:6-27 for session two; and Genesis 2-3 for session three. Dr. Tamar Kamionkowski is Professor of Biblical Studies at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, PA. [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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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.
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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 Brews & Beliefs 6:30 pm
TNT Brews & Beliefs @ Bainbridge Street Barrel House
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Those in their 20s and 30s are invited to gather for warm fellowship and conversation about the things that matter most in our lives. What’s on tap? Good drinks, lots of laughter, and a chance to reflect on big questions with other curious, interesting people. TNT is an informal gathering of those in their Twenties and Thirties or thereabouts who worship at St. Peter’s. We gather for fellowship and fun. It’s a great opportunity to get to know some others. These talks will always be laid back and are aimed at creating some space for us to discuss questions related to our beliefs over brews at a local bar. Bring a friend and join us.  
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Food Cupboard: preparation 5:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 7 @ 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
Dec 9 @ 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
Dec 9 @ 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)
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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.
Queen of Heaven, Queen of Home: Episcopalians, the Virgin Mary, and Gender Politic 10:00 am
Queen of Heaven, Queen of Home: Episcopalians, the Virgin Mary, and Gender Politic @ St. Peter's School Auditorium (second floor)
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am
  Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez will give a talk that explores how Episcopalians related Mary as a model of female spirituality in the past and how that changed when interest in her began to signify Anglo-Catholic identity. What was gained or lost when many Episcopalians began to ignore Mary? And what does newly rediscovered interest in her mean for us today? Dr. Alvarez is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion and Affiliated Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Temple University. Her book, The Valiant Woman: The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture (UNC Press) was published in 2016. She is currently working on project exploring gendered rhetoric in anti-Catholic propaganda. [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
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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.
Festival of Lessons & Carols 4:00 pm
Festival of Lessons & Carols @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Festival of Lessons & Carols @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Begin your Advent journey and preparation for Christmas by inviting family and friends to attend a Festival of Lessons and Carols at Saint Peter’s Church on Sunday, December 10 at 4 p.m.! The service includes lessons and prayers focusing on the history of our salvation, beginning with the creation story and concluding with an announcement of Christ’s coming birth. Music sung by Saint Peter’s Choir of Boys, Girls and Adults and the congregation alternates with corresponding lessons in the candlelit space of Saint Peter’s Church.
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St. Peter’s Women 6:00 pm
St. Peter’s Women @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 11 @ 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 are currently testing our purpose, format, frequency and time of meeting. Our first few meetings have been warm and supportive – now we’ve decided to try exploring some of the fascinating stories of women in the Bible. So many interesting women – and we never hear their names on Sunday morning. 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. All who identify as women as cordially welcome to join the conversation. Upcoming dates: Tuesday, November 14, Monday, December 11. Hours: 6-7:30. 313 Pine St.
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Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh 7:45 am
Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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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Sages Gathering 12:30 pm
Sages Gathering @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 13 @ 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! At this Sages gathering, parishioner Gail Trimble will be talking to us about St. Peter’s refugee ministry.
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer 6:00 pm
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 13 @ 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
Dec 14 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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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Worship Service 9:00 am
Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 17 @ 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.
Worship Service with Children’s Christmas Pageant 11:00 am
Worship Service with Children’s Christmas Pageant @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Worship Service with Children's Christmas Pageant @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Children of all ages (and adults too!) are welcome to join us for a joyful, and slightly unpredictable, rendition of the story of Jesus’ birth. Our annual Children’s Christmas Pageant will be held during the regular 11 a.m. worship service this Sunday. If your children would like to participate, please arrive early to the service (around 10 a.m.) to rehearse the show. Children are invited to come dressed as a shepherd, angel, or animal of their choice. If you don’t have a costume, don’t worry! We have plenty of animal costumes for children to use at the church. Will this be your first visit to St. Peter’s? Click here for directions and more information about the church.
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 17 @ 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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Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh 7:45 am
Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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 *
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
TNT Christmas Party 7:00 pm
TNT Christmas Party @ Christy Santos and Michelle Ottey's house
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Christy Santos and Michelle Ottey are welcoming us into their home for a potluck meal and holiday merriment. Bring some food and drink to share (sign up here, please)and wear a tacky sweater if you have one. We might even recite ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, but you’ll have to be there to find out!
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Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer 6:00 pm
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 20 @ 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.
Blue Christmas Service 7:00 pm
Blue Christmas Service @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm
While shop windows and TV commercials relentlessly proclaim that everyone is joyful during the holiday season, for many of us, that is not the case. In fact, this time of year can be particularly difficult for those who are grieving, struggling, or suffering. The world is telling us that we should be happy, that everyone else is happy, and yet we are not feeling it. Christian faith does not deny the reality of suffering, and does not proclaim cheap joy. And while the birth of the Christ child is something over which to rejoice, we know that his life was marked by suffering and death- that the shadow of the cross was cast over the manger. So, on December 20 at 7 p.m., St. Peter’s will have a Blue Christmas service. This is a simple service of prayer and reflection, a time to acknowledge our sadness and pain, to remember those we love who have died, and to offer it all to our great sign of hope, the Holy Child of Bethlehem.
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Food Cupboard: preparation 5:00 pm
Food Cupboard: preparation @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 21 @ 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 *
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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St. Peter’s Food Cupboard 8:00 am
St. Peter’s Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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.
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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Worship Service 10:00 am
Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Worship Service @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Instead of our usual 9 & 11 a.m. services this Sunday, we will have one service at 10 a.m.
Tour of St. Peter’s Church 1:00 pm
Tour of St. Peter’s Church @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 24 @ 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.
Christmas Eve Service 5:00 pm
Christmas Eve Service @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Christmas Eve Service @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Please celebrate Christmas with us. Join us at 5 p.m. for a family-friendly celebration of the Nativity of our Lord – with Eucharist with carols and choir, and a children’s story in place of a Gospel and sermon. Children are welcome at all Christmas services. Will this be your first visit to St. Peter’s? Click here for directions and more information about the church.
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve Service 9:00 pm
Christmas Eve Service @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 24 @ 9:00 pm
Christmas Eve Service @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Please celebrate Christmas with us. Join us at 9 p.m. for a festive candlelight celebration of the Nativity of our Lord – with sermon, Holy Eucharist, and full choir. The service will begin with carols sung by St. Peter’s Choir and the congregation. The liturgy will begin at 9:30 p.m. Children are welcome at all Christmas services. Will this be your first visit to St. Peter’s? Click here for directions and more information about the church.
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Christmas Morning Service 11:00 am
Christmas Morning Service @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Christmas Morning Service @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Please celebrate Christmas with us. At 11 a.m. on Christmas day we celebrate with a simple joyous service with sermon, Holy Eucharist, and congregational hymn singing. Children are welcome at all Christmas services. Will this be your first visit to St. Peter’s? Click here for directions and more information about the church.  
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh 7:45 am
Morning Prayer – Eat, Pray, Laugh @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 26 @ 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
Dec 26 @ 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 *
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer 6:00 pm
Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 27 @ 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
Dec 28 @ 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 *
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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St. Peter’s Food Cupboard 8:00 am
St. Peter’s Food Cupboard @ St. Peter's Parish House
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 30 @ 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.
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.
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Children & Family Service 9:00 am
Children & Family Service @ St. Peter's School auditorium (second floor)
Dec 31 @ 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
Dec 31 @ 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.
Worship Service with Music 11:00 am
Worship Service with Music @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 31 @ 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
Dec 31 @ 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.
Lights of Christmas 5:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lights of Christmas @ St. Peter's Church | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Consider the true meaning of the season this year at “Lights of Christmas”—an outdoor light show at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at Third and Pine Streets. The free 10-minute show, open to the public, will play every evening from December 18 through December 31. The centerpiece of the show is a telling of the nativity story, with a 6-foot-tall multi-color LED-lit nativity. More than 2,000 LED lights, including 12-foot-tall Christmas trees topped with stars, will twinkle synchronized to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Joy to the World,” and other familiar carols recorded on the St. Peter’s Church’s E.M. Skinner organ. Visitors can view the show from the sidewalk along Third Street, near the corner of Pine Street in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The show will be staged in that corner of the St. Peter’s churchyard, along the side of the historic, brick church. The “Lights of Christmas” show will begin at 5 p.m. every evening and the show will run every 15 minutes through 7 p.m.