|Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A||February 9, 2014|
|Presentation in the Temple, Year A||February 2, 2014|
|Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A, 11am||January 26, 2014|
|Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A, 9am||January 26, 2014|
|Second Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A||January 19, 2014|
|➤First Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A||January 12, 2014|
|Feast of the Epiphany, Jan. 6, 2014||January 6, 2014|
|Second Sunday after Christmas, Year A||January 5, 2014|
|Lessons and Carols, 2013||December 29, 2013|
|Christmas Eve, 2013||December 25, 2013|
|Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A||December 22, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, December 15, 2013||December 15, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, December 8, 2013||December 8, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, December 1, 2013||December 1, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, November 24, 2013, 11am||November 24, 2013|
Bulletin Date: January 12, 2014 5:00 am
First Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A
Holy Eucharist, Rite II
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)
In the name of Christ, we welcome you to this Church. May those who sorrow find comfort; the weary, rest; the unhappy, joy; the troubled, peace; the stranger, friends; and to all the sense of God’s Presence in this holy place.
The Ringing of the Bell
Prelude Cantabile Lemmens
Processional Hymn Guide me, O thou great Jehovah H 690
The Word of God
Opening Acclamation BCP 355
The Gloria S 278
The Collect of the Day Insert
First Reading Isaiah 42:1-9
Psalm Psalm 29 BCP 620
Epistle Acts 10:34-43
Sequence Hymn In Christ there is no East or West H 529
The Gospel Matthew 3:13-17
The Sermon The Rev. Catherine Hicks
The Renewal of Baptismal Vows BCP 292
The Prayers of the People Insert
Confession of Sin BCP 360
The Peace BCP 360
Birthday and Anniversary Blessings BCP 830 #51/431
The Holy Communion
The Offertory "O Light of Light, Love Given Birth" Ratcliff
Eucharistic Prayer A BCP 361
Sanctus S 125
The Lord’s Prayer BCP 364
The Breaking of the Bread BCP 364
Fraction Anthem Lamb of God LEVAS 270
The Communion of the People of God
Communion Hymn In remembrance of me LEVAS 149
Post-Communion Prayer BCP 365
Closing Hymn O love, how deep (1-3,6) H 448
Dismissal & Postlude Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light Bach
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.
Today’s loose offering goes to Catherine’s discretionary fund, which she uses to help people in need in this area.
Happy Birthday – Terri Harrison (Jan. 12), Chris Fisher (Jan. 14 ), Cookie Davis (Jan. 15), Linda Beck (Jan. 17).
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is from Jan 18-25. The theme is “Has Christ Been Divided? Those dates cover the original days of the feasts of the Chair of St. Peter (January 18) and the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25). The Bible readings and prayers are on churchsp.org.
Serving God and the church. Please sign up on the bulletin insert and place it in the offering plate this week or next. We will have trainings for each of these positions.
Our annual congregational meeting and Vestry elections will take place next Sunday, Jan. 19. Come hear the stories of all that we have accomplished as a parish during this past year and to receive updates on our life together as a parish.
Vestry nominations—During the Congregational meeting we will elect two new Vestry members. Johnny Davis and Roger Key have both offered to stand for election. Additional nominations can be made by calling Laura Carey (804) 742-5022, or Fred Pannell (804) 742-5302. Please make sure the person you would like to nominate is willing to run before you nominate that person.
That “Crazy Christian” – From Jan. 27- Feb 3 the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, Bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, will teach "The Big Class" on the internet – it is free. Curry preached a widely acclaimed sermon at the last General Convention -“We Need Some Crazy Christians.” It became a book and now it will be expanded into a class. Read about here – http://churchsp.org/crazychristianclass and register.
———————————–This Week ————————————–
· Mon., Jan. 13, 4:00pm – Vestry
· Wed., Jan. 14, 10am – Ecumenical Bible Study
· Wed., Jan. 14, 2pm – ECW
· Wed., Jan. 14, 4:45pm – Youth Group
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
823 Water Street PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA 22535
Parish Office: (804) 742-5908
Eunice Key, Senior Warden – (804)-241-5395
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring
Myrtle Samuels, Genevieve Davis, Peggy Roberts, Oliver Fortune, Toni Fabisy, Brad Volland, Boyd Wisdom, Vivian McDonald, John and Sylvia Sellars and we pray for the Gideons and the spreading of the Gospel.
Donna Lippa(friend of Judy Fox), Marc Boivin(friend of Region One), Tracy Howes(granddaughter of the Muhlys),Jaki Gathercole and family (friends of the Fishers),Crystal and Mike Gladdings (family of Judy Fox), Brian Penneston(friend of the Wicks), Nancy Davis(sister-in-law of Johnny Davis), Patricia Edwards (sister of Andrea Pogue),Herb Saunders (friend of Helmut Linne von Berg),Carlos Rivera (Uncle of Marion Mahoney’s Daughter-in-law),Larry Taylor(friend of Terri Harrison),Mary Ryan, Jason Davidson, Kirby McClain, Betty Williams, Kathryn Hill, Bobbye Canaday(friends of Catherine Hicks),Matthew Delbridge(father of Catherine Hicks) Rick and Linda Ferree and family, Nancy Hartwick (friend of Brad Volland), Gloria Jewell, Charles and Yvonne Johnson (friends of the Pannells and Laura Carey), Nina Brunell, Jeff, Carolyn & Elizabeth Nelson, Loretta Harich, Carole Morehead (friends of the Newmans), Leilani Oldham, Bob and Diane Creel(relatives 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), Eudora Heath, 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), Dorine Righman (sister of BJ Anderson), Brittany, Greg and Caroline Merkl (family of Jim and BJ Anderson)
Serving in the Armed Forces
Alexander Long V Gordon Devine Jeffrey Woodard
David Locklerr Daniel Vanpike Joseph George
Christopher R. DeHart Steven Lee Jonathan Wilkerson
First Sunday after The Epiphany
January 12, 2014
“Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. John would have prevented him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" But Jesus answered him, "Let it be so now; for it is proper for us in this way to fulfill all righteousness." – Matthew 3:13-15
ST. Peter’s Episcopal Church