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Ladies Night Out, May 12, 2012 May 13, 2012

About 30 people came to the 10th anniversary of this event on a beautiful May evening. We thank Tom Mahoney for coming up with the idea. Appropriately it was scheduled in 2012 on the day before Mother’s day. Highlights included Dave Fannon’s catfish, Dave Beck’s shrimp and Laura Carey’s poundcake. Afterwards there was the “newly wed game”, 5 couples participating and the Betchy’s as the winners

Easter, 2012 April 8, 2012

Easter 2012 was varied – a musical prelude, lighting of the Paschal fire, a baptism and everybody’s favorite Easter hymns. All in the context of a wonderful clear, spring day with 67 worshipping at St. Peter’s.

Good Friday, 2012 April 7, 2012

Good Friday is the climax on our three Holy Week services and ends with the burial of Jesus after his trial, crucifixion and death. We had 29 to worship tonight, April 6, 2012.

Maundy Thursday April 6, 2012

We had 31 tonight on April 5, 2012 focusing on the Last Supper, Judas betrayal and the descent into Gethsemane.

Tenebrae, 2012 April 5, 2012

April 4, 2012 – A calm meditative service with candlelight featuring readings from the Psalms, St. Augustine, Hebrews and the Canticles which complements the events as Holy Week progresses.

Palm Sunday, 2012 April 1, 2012

50 photos of April 1, 2012 a service of several parts – Liturgy of the Palms, Procession, Passion Readings and Holy Communion. This year there was a combination of the Passion Readings from nine parishioners with complementary music by the choir. Being the first Sunday of the month, there was also coffee hour.

Spring comes to St. Peter’s, 2012 March 25, 2012

A photo gallery shot over 4 weeks in March, 2012 to show the gradual development of spring at St. Peter’s.

Community Dinner #4 – March 10, 2012 March 11, 2012

We had 28 to dinner on our fourth community dinner on March 10, 2012 at the Firehouse. Thanks to the Evening ECW and particularly Barbara Wisdom, Cynthia Fields and Elizabeth Heimbach, and ECW member Cookie Davis as well as those from the ECM, Stanley Fields and Boyd Wisdom. Stanley cooked 3 pots of wonderful chile and others contributed the salad, brownies and corn bread. Also thanks to the Diocese of Va. for the Mustard Seed grant.

First Lent, Feb. 26, 2012 February 26, 2012

First Lent 2012 featured a new adult education on God and human suffering as well as the chanting of the Great Litany that goes back to the beginning of the Church of England.Thanks to Paige Martindale and Brad Volland for their help in getting the Great Litany together. We had a number of guests in both Adult Ed and 11am

Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, 2012 February 24, 2012

We had about 30 at the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake supper (Feb. 21, 2012) and 23 at Ash Wednesday the next night in 2012. Thanks to Dave Fannon, Johnny Davis, Bill Wick, Nancy Long, Barbara Segar, Cookie Davis and many others for their help on Tuesday. Also, thanks to Helmut for his Red Lenten Cross that we have enjoyed for the second year in a row beginning on Ash Wed. Weather cooperated for some interesting photography.

Stained glass repair 2011-2012 February 23, 2012

Back in November, 2011, we had a post about work to restore stained glass windows on both the left and right side of the church. One was cracked on the right side and there was a missing rose medallion on the left. Through a generous donation, the work is complete and installed on Feb. 23, 2012. Stained Glass by Shenandoah had to order special paint from France to complete the work. The results can be seen here in photos taken by the company.

Epiphany Service, 2012 January 7, 2012

25 gathered on a warm evening in January, 2012 to celebrate the Epiphany, the arrival of the kings at Bethlehem to see the Christ child and present gifts. As the pictures show it is the season of light and wonder and possible new directions for us in the new year.

Christmas services, 2011 December 25, 2011

Pictures from both Dec 24 and 25 featuring the participants and the church.

Christmas Pageant, 2011 December 18, 2011

The 2011 production on 4th Advent featuring Hamilton Duke as baby Jesus. Directed by Nancy Long and assisted by Becky Fisher. Almost 20 people participated.

An Allstar cast on 3rd Advent, Dec. 11, 2011 December 11, 2011

What a group! St. Nicholas, Hamilton Duke, Alex Long IV, Mary and John the Baptist – all on 3rd Advent. A wonderful, fun Sunday.