|Good Friday||April 18, 2014|
|Maundy Thursday||April 17, 2014|
|Tenebrae||April 16, 2014|
|Palm Sunday, Year A||April 13, 2014|
|Fifth Sunday in Lent||April 6, 2014|
|Fourth Sunday in Lent, 11am||March 30, 2014|
|Fourth Sunday in Lent, 9am||March 30, 2014|
|Third Sunday in Lent||March 23, 2014|
|Second Sunday in Lent||March 16, 2014|
|First Sunday in Lent||March 9, 2014|
|Ash Wednesday||March 6, 2014|
|Last Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A||March 2, 2014|
|➤Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A, 11am||February 23, 2014|
|Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A, 9am||February 23, 2014|
|Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A||February 16, 2014|
Bulletin Date: February 23, 2014 5:00 am
Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A
Morning Prayer, 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
Opening Hymn O Christ, the Word incarnate H 632
Opening Verse BCP 76
Confession of Sin BCP 79
The Invitatory and Psalter BCP 80
Venite S 35
The Appointed Psalm Psalm 119:33-40 BCP 766
First Lesson Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18
Canticle 11 The Third Song of Isaiah WLP 883
Second Lesson 1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23
Canticle 19 The Song of the Redeemed WLP 895
The Gospel Matthew 5:38-48
The Sermon The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks
The Apostles’ Creed BCP 96
Birthday and Anniversary Blessings BCP 830, #51; 431
The Prayers BCP 97
Suffrages A BCP 97
Collect for the Seventh Sunday After The Epiphany Insert
A General Thanksgiving BCP 101
Closing Hymn How firm a foundation H 636
Glory to God whose power, working in us, can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine: Glory to him from generation to generation in the Church, and in Christ Jesus forever and ever. 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.
Happy Birthday – Virginia Fall (Feb. 27), Mary Ann Betchy (Feb. 28), Barbara Wisdom (Feb. 28)
National Cathedral, Washington presents a forum on Martin Luther King’s famous work “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, Feb. 24, 7:30pm. In person or online at http://www.nationalcathedral.org.
Youth Group. The youth are working on the God and Family scouting badge. The group meets this Wednesday at 4:45PM.
There will be no Godly Play on Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Lent begins March 5, 2014. No Shrove Tuesday pancake supper this year. On March 5, there will be the normally scheduled Village Dinner at 5pm. The Ash Wednesday service with the imposition of ashes and Holy Eucharist will begin at 7PM.
Saturday, March 8, 8:30AM until Noon. Lenten Quiet Morning at St Mary’s in Colonial Beach—“Healing Our Image of God,” led by Joanna Catron, Curator at Belmont. We will reflect on how God has been portrayed in art over the centuries and have our own thoughts have been shaped. All are welcome.
Our Lenten resource page is here – http://www.churchsp.org/lentatstpeters2014. It includes the background of Lent, the Lenten calendar with daily readings, resources and a description of Lenten events.
Online Lenten Course – From March 5–12. The Rev. Dr. David Lose, professor at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, will teach a free online course “Making Sense of the Cross”, a series that invites online learners to “listen in” on an open conversation about the cross. Participants can take the class anytime during the week at churchnext.tv. Link to sign up is here – http://churchsp.org/makingsenseofthecross
Bishop Goff will be with us on March 16. If God is calling you to be baptized, confirmed, or to rededicate yourself to God’s work, let Catherine know of your interest.
———————————–This Week ————————————–
· Mon., Feb. 24, 6:30pm – Evening ECW
· Wed., Feb. 26, 10am – Ecumenical Bible Study
· Wed., Feb. 26, 4:45pm – Youth Group
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
823 Water Street PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA 22535
Parish Office: (804) 742-5908
Boyd Wisdom, Senior Warden – (804) 742-5224
Johnny Davis, Junior Warden – (804) 742-5654
Laura Carey, Cynthia Fields, Fred Pannell, Roger Key
Clarence Kunstmann, Treasurer & Elizabeth Heimbach Registrar
Brad Volland – Music Director & Organist
The Rev. Amy Turner, Children’s Ministry Coordinator
The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks, Priest- in- Charge
(540) 809-7489, (540) 898-1586, email@example.com
Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring
Barbara Wisdom, Bill Wick, Myrtle Samuels, Genevieve Davis, Peggy Roberts, Toni Fabisy, Brad Volland, Boyd Wisdom, Vivian McDonald, John and Sylvia Sellars and we pray for the Gideons and the spreading of the Gospel.
Kim Hulick (friend of the Heimbachs) Jeanne Betchy (mother of Joe Betchy), Jose Gutierrez, 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), Brian Penneston(friend of the Wicks), Nancy Davis(sister-in-law of Johnny Davis), Herb Saunders (friend of Helmut Linne von Berg), 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, Carole Morehead (friends of the Newmans), Carrie Griffith (mother of Marilyn Newman), Butch and Carolyn Delhagen, Bob and Diane Creel(relatives of the Newmans), Marjorie Gilliland (mother of John Gilliland), 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, Morris Samuels, Patricia Edwards (uncle , brother and sister of Andrea Pogue), 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
Seventh Sunday after The Epiphany, 11am
February 23, 2014
“Love Neighbors” – Hermano Leon
"You have heard that it was said, `You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven." – Matthew 5:43-45
ST. Peter’s Episcopal Church