The Third Sunday of Advent

(Year A)


Click on the picture to see the leaflet for this Sunday.

 15 December Advent 3 - A




— Parish Notices —

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This Sunday will be The Third Sunday of Advent: The Parish Choir will lead us in a Service of Lessons & Carols with the Holy Eucharist at the 10am service.

At 4pm Sunday afternoon, SoLi Singers with harpist Maria Banks will present a concert of Holiday Music on the “Music at St. Peter’s” Concert Series. This ensemble includes our former organist and choirmaster Cindy Holden and her husband Rex. Suggested donation is $20/$15 students and seniors.

Next Thursday, December 19 is the annual ECW Christmas Luncheon. Please make your reservations with Linda Brady by December 15.

Next Sunday, December 22 is The Fourth Sunday of Advent: The Sunday School will present the ever-popular Christmas Pageant at the 10am service. This Annual tradition is a not-to-be missed event!

December 24, CHRISTMAS EVE: The Festival Choral Holy Eucharist for the Eve of Christmas will begin at 11pm.

December 25, CHRISTMAS DAY: The Holy Eucharist for the Day of Christmas will begin at 10am. (Organ only, No Choir)

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

We will be hosting Life Line Screening again on Friday, January 10. Information about the screenings and for registration may be found in the narthex and outside St. Edmund’s Chapel.

Bereavement Support Groups: Good Shepherd Hospice Bereavement Services are opened to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss through death. There is no charge for these services. Upcoming Bereavement Support Groups, led by a Bereavement Specialist, include:

Spousal/Partner Loss Group – January 9 thru February 27 / 5:00PM-6:30PM

Adult Loss of Parent or Sibling Group - January 9 thru February 27 / 6:45PM-8:15PM

Both groups are held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 9 Clinton Ave., Bay Shore. Registration is required – (631) 828-7628.

We have been invited to the Long Island Nets-Faith Night & Fellowship Event on January 17, 2020 at the Nassau Memorial Coliseum, in Uniondale, NY. Please join us for a night of Faith, Fellowship and Professional Basketball for our youth. If interested, contact Brian Clark or Anne Perry.

Food Pantry Needs: Peanut Butter, Canned Soup, Chili, Ravioli, Tuna, Canned Corned Beef.

The National Church Weekly Newsletter is on page 27 of the service booklet.



Click on the poster below to see the Concert Program!

Soli Poster 2019





Bible Study: Tuesdays at 10:30 am

Sundays at 9:00 am

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


A warm welcome will greet you at St. Peter's!

St. Peter's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church

500 South Country Road

Bay Shore, NY 11706

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