26 November 2017

The Last Sunday after Pentecost

Christ the King

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26 November Last Pentecost

The Holy Eucharist: Rite I

8 AM

St. Edmund's Chapel

The Choral Holy Eucharist: Rite II

10 AM


The Right Reverend Johncy Itty

Celebrant and Preacher

Mark Engelhardt

Organist and Director of Music






Bible Study continues on Sundays between services and on Tuesdays at 10:30am. All are invited!

Today, is “Pledge Sunday.” Be sure to bring your pledge cards to church that day if you haven’t mailed them in already!


St. Peter’s Annual Christmas Fair Is on Saturday, December 2 . . . Plan NOW to join us for this festive event . . . vendors, baked goods, soups, jams, jellies, raffles . . . All to get you in the “spirit!”

The day AFTER the Fair is Sunday, December 3, the First Sunday of Advent and the beginning of the new Liturgical Year. Continuing in the Festive Spirit of the Season, we will worship together in one service of Choral Morning Prayer with Communion beginning at 10am. The new frontal for the altar of the Lady Chapel, given in memory of Jean Basile, will be blessed. Following the service, the ECW will have a post-fair sale of remaining items. PLEASE NOTE: NO 8am service on that day.

Altar Guild will meet on December 3 at 9am in the Lounge.

The “Greening of the Church” will be on Sunday, December 10, following the 10am Eucharist. YOUR HELP is needed to assist in decorating the church for Advent and Christmastide. All volunteers, including youth and Boy Scouts, will be welcomed!

The Parish Choir will sing the traditional Candlelight service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 10 at 4pm. The originally scheduled concert featuring J. S. Bach’s Cantata No. 140 and Respighi’s “Laud to the Nativity” has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 28th.

Opportunities Abound For St. Peter’s Mission Outreach

  • The Ongoing Food Pantry Wish List for this week includes these items: Non-perishable foods that can be opened and eaten, especially cereal, tuna fish, soup beans, mac&cheese, corned beef hash, canned chicken, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s, etc.
  • The Angel Tree is up and we are now receiving names for children in families that need assistance for Christmas. Please speak with Anne Perry or Sal to make requests or if you have any questions.
  • St. John’s Hospital Christmas Adopt-a-Family Program. December 9 is deadline drop off date. Please speak with Joan Derle if you have questions.

December and January Events at St. Peter’s


Saturday, December 2 - Christmas Fair - 9am until 5pm

Sunday, December 3 - Combined Service with Choral Matins and Eucharist - 10am

Sunday, December 10 - Festival of Lessons and Carols by Candlelight - 4pm

Sunday, December 17 - eVoco Women’s Ensemble - 4pm

Sunday, December 24 - Fourth Sunday of Advent AND Christmas Eve

Holy Eucharist Rite I for the Fourth Sunday of Advent - 8am

Christmas Pageant and Family Eucharist for Christmas Eve - 10am

Festival Choral Eucharist for Christmas Eve - 9pm

Monday, December 25 - Holy Eucharist with Carols for Christmas Day- 10am



Sunday, January 21 - Patronal Festival Eucharist and Annual Parish Meeting - 9am

Sunday, January 28 - Music at ST. Peter’s presents the Parish Choir and Orchestra in Concert

Bach - Cantata No. 140 & Respighi - Laud to the Nativity - 4PM


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Christmas Fair Poster 2



Postcard April 2017





Bible Study: Tuesdays at 10:30 am

Parish Office is open Monday through Thursday 9:30 am until 2 pm.


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500 South Country Road

Bay Shore, NY 11706

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