Upcoming Events

This Week:

 

 

  • The Parish breakfast between services, tentatively scheduled for Sunday, October 22nd has been postponed to Sunday, November 12th. This will be a welcoming breakfast reception for Rev. Lloyd's first Sunday service. Please contact Kyra in the church office or Mary Pat Wilson at 301-943-0100 if you can help cook or serve!
  • Sundowners event to benefit and celebrate Hope in South Africa. Join us on Saturday, October 21 for party and rugby games and live music! Fun for the whole family! No RSVP is needed, but please do bring a dish and beverage to share and chairs for you and your family. Water and coffee will be provided. Please, no dogs. For directions and to make a donation go to hopeinsouthafrica.com.
  • WUMCO Walk & Oktoberfest, come support this great organization that helps our community in so many ways on October 21st, Noon-6 at Whalen Commons. WUMCO Walk: Walk for WUMCO, Costume Contests, Scarecrow Making, Pumpkin Painting, Carnival Games, Corn Hole, Moon Bounce, Rock Wall, Basket Auction & MORE! Oktoberfest attractions: German Food, Beer Tent (serving beer and wine), and German music!
  • Join us for a fellowship breakfast between the church services on October 22! If you'd like to help with set up, cooking, or clean up contact John Clayton at john@jclaytonhomes.com
  • Youth Group meets for Bible Study on Sunday mornings at 9:00 in the Youth Room. All students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend.
  • WUMCO is in urgent need of cereal, canned fruit, other canned foods and pasta! Anything you can share with those in our community in need would be appreciated. Contact Jane Horvath with questions at (301) 972-8020
  • St. Peter's Preschool Bible Storytime is at 10 AM tomorrow! We will alternate between 10:00 and 1:00 each week. This program is open to the community and is intended for all little ones not yet in kindergarten and their caregivers. Children hear Bible stories, sing songs, make a craft and share a snack. Please come and invite friends and neighbors to join the fun! Contact Joel Tjornehoj with any questions - jtjor@comcast.net
  • Cherubs Music Free music class open to the community for children ages 3-6. Meets Tuesdays from 4-5 pm. The Cherubs Program follows a familiar pattern; children attend a weekly ensemble rehearsal with varied movement activities and games and periodically play their songs for the congregation and community.
  • Our playground is getting renovated! While this is in progress the playground is closed, so please keep your children away from the playground area for their safety!

 

 

 

Upcoming this Month

 

  • Youth Group Pumpkin Carving Party! All youth in grades 6-12 are invited. Sunday, October 29 at 4:00 at the Longbrake's (19400 Beallsville Rd). BYOP (bring your own pumpkin. Dinner is provided and friends are welcome.
  • CALLING ALL WOMEN! Please join us for the Episcopal Church Women's Annual Meeting, to be held on Saturday, October 28th, from 9:00 to 3:00, at St. John's Episcopal Church/Olney. The cost is $25, and includes breakfast, lunch, and materials. Please come ready to share ideas with others and meet your neighbors in Christ.Please contact Mathy Milling Downing with any questions or concerns. Hope to see you there!

 

Looking Ahead...

 

  • Breath, Body, Mind is a free workshop for children 8 and up on stress reduction. It is being hosted in St. Peter's Children's Chapel by Kathy Jankowski on Sunday, November 5. The first session will meet from 12:30-1:45 and the second session will meet from 2:00 to 3:15. Contact Kathy at kjankowski@xecu.net if you are interested in attending.
  • WUMCO Holiday Baskets The sign up list for making a Thanksgiving basket for WUMCO will go up this week. In addition to baskets we are collecting $50 food gift cards, all of which we'll be collecting until November 18, and distributing on the 19th and 20th. Please put any gift cards being left in the office in an envelope and mark as being for WUMCO. We'll be gathering winter clothing for our mitten tree soon as well, which can be brought in to the church marked for WUMCO or Jane Horvath. If you'd like to help with either Thanksgiving or Christmas please email or call Jane at janeshorvath@aol.com or 301-972-8020.

 

On-going Events

Sundays

  • Youth Group: Youth Group will be meeting regularly for connection and formation on Sunday mornings this fall from 9:00-10:00.  We will also be planning fun outings and gatherings with other Episcopal youth groups in the area.  Make sure your family and youth are on the youth group e-mail and contact list! Contact Katie Longbrake at klongbrake@gmail.com or 240-477-0414 or the church office.
Every Weekday
Monday
  • Cherub's Music: This music class for children aged 4-6 gets children involved with music in a variety of music and game activities that keep younger children engaged in the learning process. Classes are Tuesdays from 4-5 for younger children, and Thursdays 4-5 for older children and we play our songs monthly for the congregation. Contact kyra@saintpetersnet.org for more information. 
  • EFM: Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 9pm, we have two groups engaged in Education For Ministry, also known as EfM.  This is a four year certificate program in theological education focusing on small group study, worship and theological reflection to deepen one’s understanding and experience of the Christian tradition.  For more information on EfM, please contact Tracey Forfa at monocacyrun1@aol.com.

Tuesday

  • Mother's Day Out 
  • Truth and Hope Outreach: Truth and Hope Outreach is a collection of volunteers in the Poolesville, MD area who gather on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays to work on outreach projects together. They make comforters, baby bundles, and other useful items for those in need around the world, build community ties by working together, and share the truth and hope of Christ with others through their work. If you are interested in more information contact Tina Grove at (301) 349 5246 or ndtna@yahoo.com.

Wednesday

  • Preschool Story Time (PSST) meets on Wednesdays, alternating between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM each week. Usually running in two, ten week sessions, one in the fall and one in the winter/spring, PSST is intended for children who have not yet started kindergarten. Children hear bible stories, sing songs, make a craft, share a snack and enjoy each other’s' company. Often parents organize informal play dates on our playground before or after our sessions. The program usually lasts 45 minutes to an hour.

Thursday

  • Poolesville Potluck AA Meeting

Saturday

  • The Frederick Mission: The Frederick Mission’s goal of redeeming lives through the power of the Gospel is supported by St. Peter’s every third Sunday of the month. A group from the church buy ingredients, prepare and serve dinner and spend time interacting and conversing with the clients of the mission. 
  • NA Meeting

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