The Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost, Year B

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The Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Rector: 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                                                             All who hunger, gather gladly                            WLP 761

Processional Hymn                                          

The Word of God

Opening Acclamation                                                                                                                          BCP 355 

Hymn of Praise                                              Sing ye faithful, sing with gladness                       H 492                                                                               (Verses 1 and 4)

The Collect of the Day                                                                                                                              Insert 

Old Testament                                                1 Kings 19:4-8

Psalm                                                                   Psalm 34:1-8                                                            BCP 627 

Epistle                                                                 Ephesians 4:25-5:2

Sequence Hymn                                              In your mercy, Lord you called me                    H 706

Gospel                                                                  John 6:35, 41-51

The Sermon                                                                                                    The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks 

The Nicene Creed                                                                                                                                 BCP 358 

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                                                   Let others see Jesus in you                  St Peter’s Choir

Eucharistic Prayer 1 from Enriching our Worship                                                                     Insert 

Sanctus                                                                                                                                                    WLP 858 

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                                                                                BCP 364 

The Breaking of the Bread                                                                                                               BCP 364 

Fraction Anthem                                             Christ our Passover                                                   S 155 

The Communion of the People of God

Communion Hymn                                         For the bread which you have broken             H 341

Post-Communion Prayer                                                                                                                  BCP 365 

The Blessing

Closing Hymn                                                    Before thy throne, O God                                     H 574





Welcome to St. Peter’s! May God’s love be present with you in this place and bring you back often. Our communion bread is gluten free.

Today’s loose offering goes to the Discretionary Fund . Thank you for your ongoing generosity for those in need in our area. People are very grateful for help in dealing with financial issues in their lives.

Today we are commissioning Roger and Eunice Key to represent St. Peter’s at Castleton Hills Moravian Church on Staten Island during their clothing distribution in Aug 14-15, which served 1,772 individuals and their families in 2014. Since 2012, various members of the Key family have made three other trips to Staten Island, once to help with the clothing sort after Hurricane Sandy and then for the annual distributions in 2013 and 2014.

A memorial service for Dutchy Fannon will be held this coming Thursday, August 13th at 11AM here at St Peter’s. A reception will follow at the Fannon residence.

For August’s Village Harvest distribution, August 19, please bring cereal, oatmeal and/or grits.

Have a question about St. Peter’s or the Episcopal Church? Write it in the question box in the back and your name so it can be answered.

Happy Birthday – Keith Upshaw (Aug. 9), Suzanne Wall (Aug. 9), Thom Guthrie (Aug. 13)

Happy Anniversary – Joe and Mary Ann Betchy (Aug. 11)

Save the Date – September 15, 2015. Featuring flamenco guitar music and dance from Spain—St Peter’s annual concert for the community.

• 6pm – Tapas and Sangria on the front lawn, weather permitting.

• 7pm – Concert featuring Leah Kruszewski , flamenco guitar and Yolit, flamenco dancer. Flamenco is a Southern Spanish art that was first mentioned in literature in 1774.

———————————–This Week —————————————–

  • Mon, Aug. 10, 4:00pm- Vestry
  • Sun., Aug. 16, 10:00am – Godly Play (preschool through 2nd grade)
  • Sun., Aug. 16, 11:00am – Holy Eucharist Rite II, Jonathan Myrick Daniels Sunday


St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

823 Water Street PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA 22535

Website: Parish Office: (804) 742-5908

The Vestry  

Roger Key, Senior Warden – (804)-241-5395

Johnny Davis, Junior Warden – (804) 742-5654

Laura Carey, Becky Fisher, Elizabeth Heimbach, Fred Pannell

Clarence Kunstmann, Treasurer & Elizabeth Heimbach, Registrar

Brad Volland – Music Director & Organist

The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks, Rector

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

Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring

Prayer List

Nancy Wick, Stanley Fields, Dave Fannon, Virginia and Perry Bowen, Linda Upshaw, Crystal and Fred Pannell, Boyd and Barbara Wisdom, Myrtle Samuels, Peggy Roberts, John and Toni Faibisy, Vivian McDonald . Sherry Pannell (daughter-in-law of the Pannells), Miriam Martindale (mother of Paige Martindale),Kim Martinez (friend of Odessa Davis), Buzz and Billie (friends of the Everetts), Bob Settle (friend of Barbara Wisdom), Margaret Billesimo (aunt of Chris Mercurio),Cindy Syndergaard (friend of Susan Tilt), Brittany, Greg and Caroline(family of Jim Anderson), Linda Dodson, Brenda Brent, Susan Walters (friends of Becky Fisher), Bernadine Nastasee (mother of Toni Faibisy), Mark Witt, Carol Whitcomb, (aunt of Becky Fisher), Lauri McGuire (sister of Charles McGuire), Mark Mallin (brother of Barbara Wisdom), Martie Sothoron Donavan, Beth Elkins (family and friend of the Segars) Towanda Simmons (daughter of Gladys Fortune) , Grayson Kirby, Rhonda Hicks (friend and family of the Davis family), Mark Dobronski (friend of the Wicks), Bill Upshaw, (family of Linda Upshaw), Leroy Fisher (grandfather of Chris Fisher), Bill White, Bobbye Canaday, (friends of the Hicks),Lit Woodard (Catherine Hicks’ uncle) Betty Lontz, (friend of Brad Volland), Gloria Jewell, Charles and Yvonne Johnson (friends of the Pannell, Laura Carey), Peter Sorensen, Chuck Beckman, Carolyn & Elizabeth Nelson, Jan and Jeff Ward (friends of the Newmans), Carrie Griffith (mother of Marilyn Newman), Butch and Carolyn Delhagen, Bob and Diane Creel(relatives of the Newmans),Russell Smith, Daniel Smith (brothers of Susan Linne von Berg),Eudora Heath, Albert Barnett, Morris Samuels, Patricia Edwards (family of Andrea Pogue) and PCRJ prisoners.

Serving in the Armed Forces

Christopher DeHart                   Gordon Devine               Christopher Feliciano 
Joseph George                              Steven Lee                        David Locklerr  
Daniel Vanpike                            Greg Merkl                        Jeremy Stoddard  
Jeff Woodard



Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

Aug. 9 , 2015, 11am  

"Salvator Mundi " – Leonard da Vinci (1500)

“I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh. " –John 6:51

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

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