St. Peter's Annual Meeting - April 22, 2018
Meeting will be held after the 10:15 Holy Eucharist.
Healing Service - – April 25, 2018
A Healing Service is held on the last Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM. All are welcome, including guests. The service consists of Prayers, Psalms, Lessons and Anointing. It is an opportunity to come together in faith to pray for healing and wholeness of spirit, mind or body, for ourselves and others. Ross Sweetland and Gladys Hughes will lead the Service.
St. Peter's Seniors’ Coffee Club - – May 2, 2018
Coffee Club continues on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, starting at 10 AM in the meeting room. Coffee Club includes meditations, Bible study, and discussion of current events. Refreshments are served and all are welcome to join us as you can. We are presently studying the Acts of the Apostles from the bible.
The installation of new doors for the church and parish hall is tentatively scheduled for the last week of April and first week of May. All external doors for both facilities will be replaced and new locks installed. The new doors are energy efficient and weather resistant. Anyone who requires keys to the new doors must contact Angie Rispoli with a request and justification for access keys. The installation project provides us the opportunity to maintain a strict distribution and inventory of keys.
Search for XI Bishop of Newark
The final slate of candidates, recommended by the Search/Nominating Committee and approved by the Standing Committee are: The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, Diocese of Fort Worth; The Rev. Lisa W. Hunt, Diocese of Texas; The Rev. canon Scott Gl. Slater, Diocese of Maryland. To keep up to date on the Bishop Search and read about the latest news and events and sign up for email notifications visit dioceseofnewalk.org/bishop-search
Meet: All members of the diocese are invited to attend a “Walkabout.” It’s an opportunity for you to meet the candidates, and for the candidates to address your concerns and questions. To attend a Walkabaout, RSVP by 5 PM May 1 at dioceseofnewark.org/form/rsvp-walkabouts.
Walkabout Dates, Times and Locations:
Friday, May 4 at Saviour, Denville, 1:30 – 5:00 PM for Laity and Clergy
Saturday, May 5 at Calvary, Summit, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM for Laity only
Saturday, May 5 at Calvary, Summit, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM for Laity and Clergy
Sunday, May 6 at St. Paul’s, Englewood, 1:300 PM for Laity and Clergy
Vote: Electing Convention, Saturday, May 19, 2018 Wardens and the deputies who represented their churches at the Annual Diocesan Convention in January 2018 will also have the responsibility of voting for the XI Bishop of Newark.
Celebrate: Retirement Luncheon for Bishop Beckwith, Saturday, September 8th
Consecration of the XI Bishop of Newark, Saturday, September 22nd.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will officiate.
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Outreach News and Opportunities
Pantry Food Needs
St. Peter’s Haven’s Food Pantry is working to develop healthy food options for its clients by encouraging donations of healthy foods. When donating foods, please consider donating 2 pound bags of brown rice, whole grain pastas and cereals, salt free tomato products and healthy soups.
SAVE THE DATE: St. Peter’s Haven Tricky Tray - Thursday, June 21, 2018
This significant fundraising event will be held at the Bethwood in Totowa, NJ. We are looking for gift baskets for the event. Please consider putting together a basket for the Tricky Tray. Stay tuned for details about ticket pricing and deadline for Gift Basket donations. Hope to see you June 21st.
St. Peter's Haven Volunteer Opportunities
Food Pantry: Wednedays, Thursdays, & Saturdays: 9:00AM - 12Noon