At the end of summer, on the weekend following Labor Day, an annual community tradition takes place on the grounds of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Londonderry NH. The Apple Country Craft Fair is in its 28th year on Sept 10 and 11. Crafters display artwork such as pottery, glass work, hand painted wood, specialty foods, hand made jewelry, textiles, and much more.
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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 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.
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.
5TH ANNUAL GREATER MANCHESTER/LONDONDERRY CROP HUNGER WALK
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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).
Thanks to the efforts and recommendation of the Search Committee, the Vestry has decided to call the Reverend Colin Chapman to be the next full time rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, in Londonderry New Hampshire.