St. Peter’s & St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
70 Pemberton Street
Providence, RI 02908
The Rev. Maryalice Sullivan, Vicar
The Rev. James W. Kelliher, Deacon
Aurora Emdjian, Organist
Bradley Marshall, Sign Language Interpreter
Catherine Calistra, Parish Administrator
Holy Eucharist, celebrated @ 10:00am, Sunday mornings
The church is open for quiet prayer on
Wed. and Fri. between 9am and 2pm
St. Peter’s & St. Andrew’s
All are welcome
Sunday Mass 10:00am
Sign Language is spoken here
Thoughts to Ponder
October 20, 2019
From darkness comes new life
Every day is a new creation,
Filled with the mundane, the wonderful, the expected and the unexpected,
Each day is specially crafted,
A beauty all of its own.
Every day there is mystery, wonder and ah,
Mingled with the breath of life,
With what our eyes see and our ears hear,
With what touches our hearts and fill the corners of our being.
Just watch the caterpillar that walks upon the stick,
Spending it days chomping on the leaves,
When the time is right and enough days have passed-
It spins itself into darkness;
From the darkness new life emerges,
No longer a caterpillar - now a Butterfly,
With wings painted by a master,
The Creator has quietly given another gift.
The same Creator who paints the butterflies,
Moves in the paths of our lives,
Invites us into dances of relationships of friendships,
Into the holiness of each others souls;
God has led us into the Garden of each other,
Woven us together,
A gift given, that will never be taken away,
Ah, for the mystery, wonder and love of God, I am so thankful!
Hear our prayers for those who are wandering or wounded or ill, especially Joann,Geoff, Donna, Tomasina, Lillian, Reba, Karl, Justin, Louise, June, Rossie, Lynn, Anna Mae, Bruce, Michael, Everleigh, Bob, Francis, Mary, Ann, Louis, David, Walter, Brad, Robin, Pat, Betsy, Robert, Laura, Jennifer, Lynn, Bobbie, Mike & Dolores, and Our Homebound: Dot, Helen, Gail and Dawn. The grace of God overflows for us. God’s faith and love abound.
Our Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service will be held on Tuesday, November 26, at 6:30pm. We will follow this service by time of fellowship and who knows maybe even some Apple and Pumpkin pie.
There is a box in the front pew for all donations.
As many of you know, I, Paul Mayben am a representative for Pampered Chef. Pampered Chef is sponsoring these Chemo Blessing Bags to people who are receiving chemo. If you would like to make a $15 donation toward a bag which contain goodies, etc., please see me. The donation may be paid directly to me by check or cash or through Paypal---(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thank you, Paul Mayben
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Children’s Books: We are collecting NEW BOOKs for the neighborhood school.
Diocesan Convention: 229th Diocesan convention is Friday & Saturday, November 8 & 9, at St. Luke’s Church in East Greenwich. Note: Register early to avoid a ticket price increase. Christmas Fair Saturday, November 16, 9 am. -3. All hands-on deck; everyone’s help is needed and appreciated to make this a success.
Bishop’s Visit: Mark your calendar for Sunday, December 15th.