Easter Flower Memorials – April 9, 2017
The Easter Flower Memorial forms are available in the narthex. If you would like to remember a loved one with a Memorial flower or offer thanks to God for a blessing, please fill out the form and submit it with your donation by April 9, 2017
Sharing St. Peter’s Church for Holy Week
St. Gregorio’s Indian Orthodox Church on Van Houten Avenue is renovating their sanctuary. However the work will not be completed by Holy Week. They will rent St. Peter’s Church for some of the days of Holy Week.
One Service / Three Days – Meeting the Crucified & Risen Christ – April 13, 14, 15, 2017
Every year, the Church celebrates the Passover of Jesus from death to new life in One Service over Three Days. The Service begins on Maundy Thursday, continues on Good Friday and finishes with the Great Vigil of Easter. To fully experience the event, you should attend all three services. Do not miss this wonderful One Service/ Three Days. Meet our Crucified and Risen Christ in worship.
Maundy Thursday, Agape Meal – April 13, 2017
On Maundy Thursday, we shall begin the Great Three Days before Easter. The Eucharist will begin at 6:30 PM in the Church and include the Washing of Feet and Hands. The Agape Meal will follow in the Parish Hall and then the Stripping of the Altar in the Church. Please Sign up for these events in the Meeting Room.
Pilgrimage to Churches – April 13, 2017
On Maundy Thursday, St. Peter's will go on a pilgrimage to 4 churches. The planned churches include St. Clare, Clifton; Grace Church, Nutley; St. John, Passaic; Sacred Heart, Wallington.
Altar Guild Meeting – April 15, 2017
The Altar Guild will meet on April 15 at 1:30 PM to prepare the church for Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. We shall prepare palms, decorate the church and polish the metal. Volunteers are invited to join the Altar Guild for these events.
Healing Eucharist– April 26, 2017
The monthly Healing Eucharist will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The service will begin at 10 AM and will include prayers and anointing for healing.
Spanish Ministry at St. Peter’s Church
The Vestry is taking first steps in initiating a Spanish Ministry at St. Peter’s Church. In response to the changed population in our community, the Five Year Plan for St. Peter’s Church included the start of a Spanish Ministry among the Spanish speaking population of Clifton. As plans for this ministry are worked out, the Vestry will share that information with the members of the Parish.
Project Team working on new lighting for Parish House and Church
The Project Team is receiving bids from Lime Energy and FSG Utility Services to update the lighting in the Parish House and the Church. The bid from Lime Energy represents the BPU program which would only upgrade the lighting. We are waiting on a bid from FSG Utility Services which represents PSEG to decide which offer would work best for us.
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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.
St. Peter's Haven Volunteer Opportunities
Food Pantry: Wednedays, Thursdays, & Saturdays: 9:00AM - 12Noon