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Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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Sunday

• Holy Communion - 8:30am

• Holy Communion (1st & 3rd Sundays) - 10:30am                         with the Choir, Sunday School and Child Care

• Morning Prayer (2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays) - 10:30am                 with the Choir, Sunday School and Child Care

Sunday, May 19th

Every Sunday we offer an 8:30AM and a 10:30AM service. The 8:30AM service is a Holy Communion Service. It is a "said service" with no music and takes place at the St. Mark's Altar. The 10:30AM service is a Holy Communion service on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month and a Morning Prayer service on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of the month. This Sunday, May 19th will be a Holy Communion Service. We hope you will join us for one of these services.

The full choir will be singing with this week's anthem: "Come, thou Holy Spirit, come" by Gerald Near, the Communion Motet: "Ave verum corpus" by William Byrd, and the C.H. Kitson Communion Mass in D. Sunday School will take place and Child Care will be available.

Coffee Hour will be offered in the Pumpelly room following the 10:30AM service. All are welcome.

Announcements

NINE DAYS OF PRAYER ON ZOOM: As part of the St. Peter’s Nine Days of Prayer, we’ll be offering daily Morning Prayer on Zoom at 6:30AM beginning on Friday, May 10th and ending on Saturday, May 18th. The Zoom Meeting ID is: 837 6018 1434 and the passcode is: 027098.

ANGELS IN TRAINING: This month the Angels in Training will feed the needy at St. Francis Mission on Saturday, May 18th from 11AM to 1PM. Please consider helping for these 2 hours and give back to those less fortunate.

Sunday School Project: On Sunday, May 19th the Sunday School children will be making very special gifts for the moms, grandmas, etc. We hope all of the children will join us during the 10:30AM service. This was rescheduled from Sunday, May 12th.

ATTENTION 2024 GRADUATES: We would like to acknowledge all graduates for the 2023-2024 school year. If you, your child, or even your grandchild will be graduating from high school or college or has already graduated anytime during this past school year, please complete the form that was included in your May Newsletter and return it to the church office. Or you may email your information to Janice Chenot at: office@stpeterschurchalbany.org. The deadline is Sunday, May 19th if you would like it to be included in the June Newsletter.

Children’s Chapel: Children’s Chapel will be held on Sunday, May 26th during the 10:30AM service. Please join Mother Christina in the Sunday School Room on the second floor of the Guild House. We hope you will bring your children to participate in this children’s ministry. Dr. John Davis will be preaching at both the 8:30AM and 10:30AM services on this day.

Learn to Pray - St. Peter’s Prayer School: This adult education course will meet on Sunday, May 26th following the 10:30AM service. This month’s class is: “Prayer Walking”.

MEMORIAL WEEKEND COOKOUT AT THE DAMIEN CENTER: On Memorial Day, May 27th, from 12-4, a team of longtime volunteers and new recruits will host a cookout at the Albany Damien Center, 728 Madison Avenue, Albany (near Washington Park). All are warmly invited - bring your family, bring your friends. A variety of grilled meats and side dishes will be featured, along with music. If you would like to help, we would be especially pleased to have assistance with decorations. If you have a special side dish, we would be glad to have it. If you prefer just to come and have a good time, we hope you will do that. St. Peter’s and its Outreach Committee partner with the Damien Center and other longtime friends of the Center to host a variety of events, all food-related, throughout the year for the members of the Center, all of whom are HIV positive and of limited means. Questions? Please contact Sharon DeBonis, (518)669-5054, or scdebonis@verizon.net.

Welcome to St. Peter's

St. Peter's is an active church with a rich history. With a faithful membership, St. Peter's seeks to worship God, to support the spiritual growth of all parishioners, to reach out to the surrounding community, and to preserve our unique Christian heritage for the benefit of future generations.

St. Peter's has served as an active center of worship for over 300 years. A member of the Diocese of Albany, St. Peter's existed before the formation of the Episcopal Church after the American Revolution. The current St. Peter's Church is the third structure in the parish's history, the first having been built in 1715.

Much of the life of the church takes place in the Guild House adjacent to the church, which houses the church offices, the Sunday school classrooms, the nursery, the choir room, the archives, a large auditorium with full kitchen, the Pumpelly Room parlor for receptions, and upper floor apartments.

Chancel
Stained Glass Ceiling
St. Peter's
St. Peters Stained Glass
The seven-sided Apse
St. Peters
Bell Tower

Video Archive

To view the YouTube Videos for :

* Our Stories of God by Mtr. Christina Hunter

* Service Videos from 2020 and 2021 (during the Pandemic)

* Geoffrey Hoderath's Funeral Service

Please click the link below:

StPetersChurchAlbany.org/video-archive/

 

 

Contact Information

Phone (518) 434-3502
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