Morning Prayer, Rite 1, February 24, 2013, 11am

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Title:Morning Prayer, Rite 1, February 24, 2013, 11am

Bulletin Date: February 24, 2013 5:00 am

 Second Sunday in Lent

Morning Prayer, Rite I, 11AM

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                                Air in F-Major                           G. F. Handel 

Processional Hymn               The God of Abraham praise                  H 401

Opening Verse                                                                            BCP 38

Confession of Sin                                                                        BCP 41

The Invitatory and Psalter                                                             BCP 42

The Venite                           Come let us sing to the Lord                   S 35

The Appointed Psalm            Psalm 27                                        BCP 617

The Lessons

First Lesson                         Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18

Canticle 4                            The Song of Zechariah                       BCP 50

Second Lesson                     Philippians 3:17-4:1

Canticle 5                            The Song of Simeon                          BCP 51

The Gospel                          Luke 13:31-35 

The Sermon                                                  The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks

The Apostles’ Creed                                                                     BCP 53


Birthday and Anniversary Blessings                                BCP 830, #51; 431

Offertory              O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High            Choir

The Prayers                                                                               BCP 54

Suffrages   B                                                                               BCP 55

Collect for the Second Sunday in Lent                                              Insert


The General Thanksgiving                                                            BCP 58

A Prayer of St Chrysostom                                                           BCP 59

Recessional Hymn                Jerusalem the golden                            H 624

Concluding Verse

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore.  Amen





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.


Our Senior Warden for 2013 is Eunice Key, and our Junior Warden is Cookie Davis. 


Happy Birthday   Virginia Fall (Feb. 27), Mary Ann Betchy, Barbara Wisdom (Feb. 28)


Please bring box tops for the children’s “Box Tops for Education.” 


We need plastic Easter eggs for our next community dinner.  If you have some to donate, please leave them in the back pew.  


See the Lenten Resource page at . 


“Feasting with Jesus” continues Feb 28th at 6PM with the Banquet. The host of a banquet provided the best possible food, drink and entertainment. These banquets often strengthened community and sharing. 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.


Coffee Hour volunteers needed!  To continue our tradition of Coffee Hour, we need people to host this time of fellowship.  Please sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board outside the church. 


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 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  Sunday mornings at  9:45am in Fall Hall. 


——————————-  Week  of  Feb. 24 ——————————–

·   Wed., Feb. 27th, 10:00am –   Midweek Bible Study

·   Wed., Feb 27th ,  4:45pm – Children’s Program

·   Thurs., Feb 28st ,6PM-7:30pm – “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
Eunice Key, Senior Warden – (804) 633-2165

Cookie Davis, Junior Warden (804) 742-5654

Laura Carey, Cynthia Fields,  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)


Passed into Eternal LIfe:  Bobby Betchy (uncle of Joe Betchy)


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

Lector: H. Linne von Berg   LEM: B. Wick    Acolyte:  T. Schnakenberg   Gospel Bearer: C. Carter   Greeters:  J, C. Davis    Elements:   D, L. Beck

      Second Sunday in Lent February 24, 2013




“Jerusalem of Gold”-Naim Basson


“But our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. “  Philippians 3:20



ST. Peter’s Episcopal Church



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