Lauri Cielo

Lauri Cielo serves as the Director of Communications and Development at St. Peter's Church.

Update from the St. Peter’s COVID-19 Safety Committee

As the weather gets warmer and vaccination rates increase in Philadelphia, St. Peter’s Church is now permitting outdoor in-person gatherings for small ministry groups. This is a way for us to reconnect to one another in a safe way. While gathering outdoors, we ask that you follow diocesan guidelines: Wear a mask except while eating; …

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Let the Bells Ring!

A fundraiser to repair the bells at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church During this COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers at St. Peter’s have been faithfully ringing the bells of St. Peter’s Church to bring joy and hope to the nearby residents. But we have discovered that the eight historic bells in the tower of St. Peter’s Church, which …

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Hidden in Plain Sight

This article was written by St. Peter’s historian and parishioner Libby Browne. A remarkable discovery has been made in the last year which pertains to St. Peter’s. I was contacted last summer by an old school friend of mine, Phoebe Griswold. She and her husband, Frank, a Philadelphian and the former Presiding Bishop of the …

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How to Use Zoom

St. Peter’s is using Zoom video conferencing to stay connected and meet in small groups. Are you having trouble using Zoom, or are you wondering how to use it? Step 1: Download Zoom by clicking this For iPhones – the link will take you to the App Store, just tap on “Get” or the cloud symbol with a downward arrow.  For Android …

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St. Peter’s in the Midst of the Yellow Fever Epidemic

This special post was written by Libby Browne, a parishioner and historian at St. Peter’s Church. My daughter Katrina and I participated in the streamed March 22, 11 a.m. service at her house in Washington, DC, where I am staying. When it was over, she wondered what St. Peter’s would have been like during the …

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Lenten Meditations for Organ

[vc_row][vc_column 0=””][vc_video link=”” align=”center”][vc_column_text] Organist Darryl Roland presents hymn settings for Lent by J.S. Bach with tenor John Keating. Listeners can reflect on the texts of these Lenten hymns while experiencing Bach’s musical interpretation. This special event was prerecorded and broadcast at 7 p.m. March 22, 2020, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia. Click here …

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