Experience Lent with St. Peter’s Church

lentWhat’s Happening at St. Peter’s Church in Philadelphia during the season of Lent:

Wednesday Evening Communion Service / 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays during Lent:  All are welcome to attend a simple service with Holy Eucharist in St. Peter’s Church during Lent.

Evening Meditation & Contemplative Prayer / 6 p.m. Wednesdays:  Lent is often a time when people seek to increase the amount of time they spend with God in prayer. The meditation group meets on the second floor of the St. Peter’s Parish House at 313 Pine Street.

Lenten Film Series / 7 p.m. Wednesdays, March 15, 22 & 29:  Join the St. Peter’s Social Justice Team for a film and discussion series. We will view a documentary each evening that explores different aspects of racism in America. We meet in the parlor of the St. Peter’s Parish House at 313 Pine Street.

Candlelit Compline Service / 7 p.m. Sunday, March 19:  This ancient service of plainchant and completive prayer provides an opportunity for silence and reflection in the quiet, candlelit space of St. Peter’s Church.

Let Yourself Be Loved: Transforming Fear Into Hope (A Lenten Quiet Day) / 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8: We will gather at 313 Pine Street for short addresses, times of quiet, and end with a eucharist.

Violence in the Bible and in Our Lives / 10 a.m. Sundays March 5, 12 & 19:  Join us for a special series focusing on Scripture, violence, and the world we live in. Our guest will be the Rev. Dr. Robert Robinson, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

A message from the Rev. Claire Nevin-Field, rector of St. Peter’s Church

How to Get Here

St. Peter’s Church is located at Third and Pine Streets in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. A limited number of free parking spaces are available on Sundays and during services in the church’s parking lot, located at 309 Lombard St. Also, SEPTA bus routes 12, 40 and 57 make stops at St. Peter’s.

What to Expect

At St. Peter’s, we welcome the faithful, the seeker, the doubter, for God’s embrace is wide and God’s good news is for all. Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith, you are welcome at St. Peter’s, just as you are, to receive the riches of God’s blessings so freely given. Get to know the people of St. Peter’s>>


Children are welcome at all services at St. Peter’s. Relax! God put the wiggle in children. Don’t feel you have to suppress it in God’s house. Let your child use the floor and benches of the box pews as their own area. Standing on the benches allows children to see what’s going on. Learn more about St. Peter’s services and activities for children and families>>