First Sunday in Lent, February 17, 2013

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Bulletin Date: February 17, 2013 5:00 am

First Sunday in Lent

Holy Eucharist, Rite I

Priest-in-Charge:  The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks

(BCP—Book of Common Prayer, H-Hymnal 1982;  S Numbers are the service music found in the front of The Hymnal 1982; WLP-Wonder, Love and Praise)

LEVAS-Lift Every Voice and Sing II)

As you enter this sacred space that has been set aside for time with God, join us in silence as we go to God in prayer.

The Ringing of the Bell

Prelude                                      Thanks be to God               G. F. Handel

Welcome followed by Dedication of the Chalice

Processional Hymn                     Forty days and forty nights            H 150

The Word of God

Opening Acclamation                                                                 BCP 323

Kyrie                                                                                              S 91

The Collect of the Day                                                                    Insert

First Reading                     Deuteronomy 26:1-11

Psalm                                Psalm 91  (sung)                               WLP 810

Second Reading                  Romans 10:8b-13

Sequence Hymn                  Bless the Lord my soul                      WLP 825

The Gospel                         Luke 4:1-13

The Sermon                                                  The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks

The Nicene Creed                                                                      BCP 326

The Peace

Birthday and Anniversary Blessings                                 BCP 830 #51/431


The Offertory              Will Thou forgive that sin               St. Peter’s Choir       

The Holy Communion


Eucharistic Prayer 1                                                                   BCP 333

Sanctus        (S-114)                                                                 BCP 334

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                     BCP 336

The Breaking of the Bread                                                          BCP 337

Fraction Anthem                O Lamb of God                                     S 158

The Prayer of Humble Access                                                     BCP 337

The Communion of the People of God                                         BCP 338

Communion Hymn             Rock of ages, cleft for me                      H 685

Post-Communion Prayer                                                            BCP 339

The Blessing

Recessional Hymn              A mighty fortress is our God                  H 688           





Welcome to St Peter’s!  Our hope is that you will find God’s love present with you in this place and that you will return here often.

Our communion bread is gluten free.


Happy Birthday  LeighAnna Feeser (Feb. 22nd )


Please bring boxtops for the children’s “Box Tops for Education” 


We need plastic Easter eggs for our next community dinner.  Please leave them at the back of the church.


Lent has begun. See the Lenten Resource page at .  The background of Lent, the Lenten calendar, resources, a description of Lenten events are all included.


“Feasting with Jesus” begins Feb 21st at 6:00pm. Learning about the time in which Jesus lived, what his culture was like, and what he ate can help us learn more about Jesus and his teachings.  More information about this class is included in the insert.  This class is based on the book The Food and Feasts of Jesus: Inside the World of First-Century Fare, with Menus and Recipes, Douglas  Neel & Joel Pugh.


Ladies Night Out, March 9, 2013. Please let Bill Wick know if you are planning to attend and, if so, get a character from Barbara Wisdom for the “murder mystery.”


Please consider a donation to the Tools for the Sudan Project, A Region One project. Buy an agricultural or fishing tool from the shopping cart outside the church on  the bulletin board or online ( for as little as $10 and support new residents from the north starting a new life in South Sudan & Region One’s own missionary,  Larry Duffee.


“Forgiveness” – Lenten Adult Education , 9:45am in Fall Hall.  During the Sundays of Lent , we will take a look at forgiveness, using the work of Father Frank Desiderio, a Catholic priest whose current ministry is helping people to seek forgiveness and reconciliation. Forgiveness is good for your body, mind and spirit.


——————————-  Week  of  Feb. 17 ——————————–

·   Mon., Feb 18th, 7:00pm – Vestry

·   Wed., Feb. 20th, 10:00am –   Midweek Bible Study

·   Wed., Feb 20th ,  4:45pm – Children’s Program

·   Thurs., Feb 21st , 5:30pm-7:00pm – “Feasting with Jesus” – Fall Hall


St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
823 Water Street PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA  22535

Website: Parish Office:  (804) 742-5908

The Vestry

Laura Carey, Cookie Davis, Cynthia Fields, Eunice Key, Fred Pannell, Boyd Wisdom

Clarence Kunstmann, Treasurer & Elizabeth Heimbach Registrar

Brad Volland – Music Director & Organist

The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks, Priest- in- Charge

(540) 809-7489, (540) 898-1586,

Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring

                                     Prayer List                                    

Toni Fabisy, Brad Volland, Boyd Wisdom, Vivian McDonald, Susan Linne von Berg,  John and Sylvia Sellars, Shaun (requesting prayers for himself from our St Peter’s community)


Virginia Nelson (friend of Kellie Modesitt),Katie Carpenter, Corey Colson (friends of Chris Fisher), Logan Deeds (friend of  Terri Harrison) , Maureen Butler and family, Jon Dephouse, Alice Woodard (friends and aunt of Catherine Hicks), Tracy Houck, Nancy Hartwick, Helen Ferree, Cathy Mercurio, Roland Richards, and Ann Cooper  (friends of Brad Volland), Gloria Jewell and Lute Smith, Charles and Yvonne Johnson (friends of the Pannells and Laura Carey) , Jeff, Carolyn & Elizabeth Nelson, Loretta Harich,  Carole Morehead (friends of the Newmans), Kelly Paterino (daughter of the Wisdoms), Annette McDonald (friend of Cookie Davis), Leilani Oldham (relative of Mike and Marilyn Newman), Marjorie Gilliland (mother of John Gilliland), Steven Fox ( husband of our nursery worker, Judy Fox), David Watson (uncle of Ruth TenHoven), Bernie and Doyle (friends of Ruth TenHoven), , Russell Smith, Daniel Smith (brothers of Susan Linne von Berg),  Jim Hedlund (friend of Nancy & Bill Wick),  Eudora Heath,  Harold Whitfield (extended family of Laura Carey),  Albert Barnett (uncle of Andrea Pogue), Kay Bodeen ,  Kathi  Coles (sister-in-law and daughter  of Clarence and Betty Kunstmann), Carrie Griffith (mother of Marilyn Newman),  Butch and Carolyn Delhagen (sister of  Mike Newman & brother-in-law of the Newmans),  Jessica Machuga (granddaughter of Millie Muhly),  Dorine Righman (sister of BJ Anderson),  Elizabeth Hicks (daughter of Ben & Catherine Hicks)



Serving in the Armed Forces

      Alexander Long V         Gordon Devine        Jeffrey Woodard

      David Locklerr              Daniel Vanpike            Joseph George

        Collin Stoddard           Jeremy Stoddard


Serving Next Sunday

9am Lector, LEV: B. Wick  11am  Lector:  E. Key  Acolyte: C. McGuire   Greeters:  B. Wisdom, D. Beck

The First Sunday in Lent

Feb. 17, 2013


Stained glass – St. Anne of Grace Episcopal, Seminole, FL


“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.”- Luke 4:1



ST. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Port Royal, VA



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