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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

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St. Peter’s & St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Holy Eucharist is celebrated at 10:00am on Sunday
The church is air conditioned
 

Thank you to Jim, (The Rev. James Kelliher) for picking up our check from the Dexter Grant.  We were awarded $1,000.00 dollars to help with the expense for the food pantry.  An even larger thank you to Betty Sloan for writing the grant and her group of faithful people who come and help with the pantry.  We give food out every second and forth Saturday to those in need.   People enter through the parish hall door and an then ushered around to the various tables to choose what groceries they like.  Many weeks we are able to give them meat such as chicken or turkey.  The food pantry is a blessing to us as well as those who come and shop here.  

Our Block Party is only a few weeks away

Many people have already volunteered to help with their “Block Party” on September 7th.  Please see the sign up sheets in church or the parish hall and think and pray about how you can help.  We will have a forty foot fire engine, plus Sparky the dog, face painting, games, Hula hops, music, hot dogs and hamburgers and more.  To make this a success we need all hands on deck!

Back Packs for George West School!

A very large thank you goes out to all who have donated backpacks and supplies.  Our goal was 25 backpacks and I believe by Sunday we will have reached our goal and maybe a bit more!  God is good and we are so blessed to be able to be part of the generosity of our God!

 

The Diocese is offering two lay Safe Church training opportunities this fall.There is also one opportunity for training as a Lay Eucharistic Visitor (taking communion to folks who can't get to church). All teachers, Bishop's Committee members, and staff should attend safe church training every three years. If you are interested in being a lay eucharistic visitor, please chat with the vicar and sign up below for the training.
Southern Rhode Island: Safe Church Training 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 7, at Holy Trinity, Tiverton. Register here.
Northern Rhode Island: Safe Church training 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Lay Eucharistic Visitor* (LEV) training from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, September 28, at Emmanuel, Cumberland. Register here.

 

Presiding Bishop encourages churches to observe 
Healing Day National Bell Ringing
August 25 at 3:00 pm EDT

 


Commemorating 400 years of African American History & Culture

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia Bishop James B. Magness invite Episcopal churches to take part in a national action to remember and honor the first enslaved Africans who landed in English North America in 1619 by tolling their bells for one minute on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm ET.

Deliver those for whom we pray, O God, especially  Geoff, Donna, Tomasina, Lillian, Reba, Karl, Justin, Louise, James, June, Rossie, Lynn, Anna Mae, Bruce, Michael, Everleigh, Bob, Francis, Barbara, Mary, Ann,  Louis, David, Walter, Sabastian, Brad, Robin, Pat, Linda, Betsy, Robert, Laura, Jennifer, Lynn, Bobbie, Mike, and Our Homebound: Dot, Helen, Gail and Dawn. 
 

Christmas in July....it's time to start thinking about our Christmas Fair.  Saturday, November 16 save this date on your calendar.  Shortly we will be having some gathering sessions to begin crafting the fair.

 

Our sign now welcomes all in both Spanish and English.  It is a small step to begin to welcome the community in which we are now living into this holy space.  It is a way of being co-creators with our God to make all things new.  
Please remember to go to the website (www.stpeters-standrews.org) and use the Amazon Smile when you are shopping on-line.