Lent at St. Peter's

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

Stations of the Cross / Located on the brick wall along Pine Street between Third and Fourth Streets. You are invited to pray and meditate as you journey with Jesus at our outdoor Stations of the Cross.

Sunday Evenings during Lent / There will be Candlelit Compline Service or Evening Prayer at St. Peter’s Church every Sunday at 7 p.m. during Lent. Compline, an ancient service of plainchant and completive prayer, will be held on February 18, March 4 & 18. Evening Prayer with cello meditations will be held on February 25 & March 11.

A Lenten Theological Journey / 10 a.m. Sundays. This Lent, join Rev. Sean and Rev. Claire in an exploration of important themes in Christian theology and discover how growing in theological understanding can deepen your lived faith experience. On February 25 and March 4, Claire will explore the meanings of sin. On March 11 and 18, Sean will explore Christian perspectives on how sin is overcome. Click here for more information and location.

Experiencing God:  A TNT Lenten Series / 7 p.m. Wednesday February 21, March 7 & 21. During Lent, TNT (St. Peter’s Twenties & Thirties group) will gather three times to share a potluck meal and to explore ways to deepen our relationship with God. We’ll use Martin Laird’s book “Into The Silent Land” as our guide. Click here for more information.

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.

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>>