The Sixth Sunday of Easter


 Rogation Sunday


Click the picture below to see the Service Leaflet for Sunday

May 22 Easter 6 - Rogation 2022


Rogation Blessing 2022 invitation



— Parish Notices for Sunday —

Today is Rogation Sunday. We will conclude our service this morning with a Procession to the Organic Garden and Blessing. Following the service, plan to stay for a parish picnic! Please click to see the new St. Peters Garden Newsletter 2022 revised1.pdf

This Afternoon at 4pm, eVoco Mixed Ensemble
will present their Spring Concert “Messages to Myself” under the direction of Dr. David Fryling. Tickets are available on line or at the Door.

Episcopal Church Women will meet Tuesday, 24 May at 12 Noon in the Parish Hall for the make-up of the special program with Mark Engelhardt on Women Poets and Composers of familiar hymns. Please bring a sandwich for your lunch; tea, coffee, and dessert will be provided. There will also be an important business meeting. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us. All women of the parish are invited. Call Joan Derle for further information (631-499-8234).

We have already entered “Commencement Season” when students are graduating and lives are moving in “upward” directions! We will acknowledge graduations and other significant events in our lives on Sunday, June 5, Pentecost Sunday. Please give or send information to Mark Engelhardt (, including names, events (graduations, new jobs, etc.) and future plans no later than Wednesday, June 1.

The parish website ( has been slightly reorganized and now there is a button for “Outreach Ministries.” The Food Pantry, Organic Farm, and Thrift Shop all have separate pages which will be updated as news comes in for each. Check it out!

Bible Study with Bishop Itty continues on Sundays at 9am and Tuesdays at 10:30am. All are invited!


eVoco Poster 52222


— Goings On Around St. Peter’s —


Island Symphony Orchestra

Spring Concert - May 15, 2022


Spencer Rubin
Winner of the 2021 Island Symphony Orchestra
Young Performers Competition



Island Symphony 15 May 2022 Oboe Solo


Island Symphony 15 May 2022 Oboe Solo



Tom Santorelli - Bee Keeper

Tom Santorelli, our resident Bee Keeper was featured in a Newsday Article:

You may read by clicking HERE.


 Academy Girls 12 Red

Congratulations to Academy Girls 12 Red who practice at St. Peter's for a great season that is not over yet… they earned a bid to USA Volleyball Junior Nationals!!

Dermot PlantingParishioner Dermot McGrath has been working diligently to make our grounds stunningly beautiful this Spring.

Dermot Tulips

Dermot Garden 2022


Welcome To St. Peter’s!



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

Phone: 631-665-0051
Fax: 631-665-0052

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Prayers for the Candidates


The Bishop then says to the congregation

Let us now pray for these persons who are to receive the Sacrament of new birth.


Leader         Deliver them, O Lord, from the way of sin and death.

People              Lord, hear our prayer.

Leader  Open their hearts to your grace and truth.

People  Lord, hear our prayer.

Leader  Fill them with your holy and life-giving Spirit.

People  Lord, hear our prayer.

Leader Keep them in the faith and communion of your holy Church.

People Lord, hear our prayer.

Leader Teach them to love others in the power of the Spirit.

People Lord, hear our prayer.

Leader Send them into the world in witness to your love.

People Lord, hear our prayer.

Leader Bring them to the fullness of your peace and glory.

People Lord, hear our prayer.


The Bishop says

Grant, O Lord, that all who are baptized into the death of Jesus Christ your Son may live in the power of his resurrection and look for him to come again in glory; who lives and reigns now and for ever. Amen.


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