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Where do you find the time?

Submitted by Colin Chapman on Thu, 03/30/2017 - 2:17 pm
Posted 2 months ago

Allow me to sum up our Lenten Study book, The Book of Joy: Lasting    Happiness in a Changing World by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, in a tweet. Self-centered living leads to stress, anxiety and depression. The more we think about the others, the more joy we find!

St. Peter's 2017 Chili Cookoff

Submitted by Lee on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:20 pm
Posted 4 months ago
chili

St. Peter’s Fourth Annual Chili Cookoff Contest will be held on Saturday, April 1st, from 4:30 p.m. till 6:30 p.m. at the church located at 3 Peabody Row in Londonderry.  Once again, 25 teams of cooks are expected to face off for bragging rights in this fundraising event.  Net proceeds will go to support St.

2016 CROP Hunger Walk Results

Submitted by Lee on Mon, 10/24/2016 - 8:32 pm
Posted 7 months ago
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The Fifth Annual Greater Manchester/Londonderry CROP Hunger Walk was held on Sunday, October 23rd in Londonderry. Members from three other local churches joined St. Peter's to raise funds for hunger programs in our area and around the world. 53 walkers participated and raised a total of $7,245.

FROM THE INTERIM RECTOR

Submitted by Richard Matthews on Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:06 am
Posted 9 months ago

As my year and a half interim draws to a close and we all look forward with eagerness to Colin’s arrival after Labor Day, I have been reflecting on our time together and what it means to truly be Church.

All too often we think of church in a hierarchical sense … Bishop, Priest, Vestry, People … and I guess in an organizational chart sort of way that is valid. But, what I have seen here at Saint Peter’s is far from that business structure arrangement. We function more like a living organism with a multitude of interacting organs (not the big one in the back of the Nave).

From the Rector July 2016

Submitted by Richard Matthews on Sat, 07/23/2016 - 10:34 am
Posted 11 months ago

Where do we find God? One of our recent Old Testament lessons was a story from Kings about the prophet Elijah. He was frightened and had run off to hide. A voice came to him while he was hiding in a cave and told him to go to a mount and wait for the Lord God to pass by. There was a wind, an earthquake and a fire. But God was not in these spectacular events. God was in a still small voice.