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Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A

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)

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                               

The Word of God

Opening Acclamation                                                                 BCP 323

Kyrie                                                                                        BCP 324

The Collect of the Day                                                                    Insert

First Reading                     Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18

Psalm                                Psalm 119:33-40                                BCP 766

Second Reading                  1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23

The Gospel                        Matthew 5:38-48

The Sermon                                                  The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks

The Nicene Creed                                                                      BCP 326

The Prayers of the People                                                           BCP 328

Confession of Sin                                                                      BCP 330

The Peace

Birthday and Anniversary Blessings                                 BCP 830 #51/431


The Holy Communion

The Offertory

Eucharistic Prayer 1                                                                   BCP 333

Sanctus                                                                                     BCP 334

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                      BCP 336

The Breaking of the Bread                                                           BCP 337

The Prayer of Humble Access                                                     BCP 337

The Communion of the People of God                                          BCP 338

Post-Communion Prayer                                                             BCP 339

The Blessing








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


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 – 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  Link to sign up is here –


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

Website: Parish Office:  (804) 742-5908

The Vestry

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,

Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring

Prayer List


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 Hulik (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, 9am

February 23, 2014





 “Love Neighbors” – Herman 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


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