April 4 E-News
Announcements
  • Rebuilding Together / Christmas in April Saturday April 27, 2019 We are especially looking for afternoon volunteers that can help put shingles on a low flat roof but any skill level is appreciated!!! St Peters is again joining with Poolesville area churches to help a needy Poolesville homeowner by performing much needed repairs on their home. We have always had a nice group of St Peters parishioners and again will need volunteers to help. . Come out all day or just a couple hours Saturday April 27 2019. Contact Bernie Mihm Bernie.Mihm@gmail.com
  • New St. Peter's Pictorial Directory We will be preparing a new pictorial directory for St. Peter's. Sharon Crane and Danny Huntington will be taking the pictures beginning on Sunday, April 28th through the end of May. In your 20 minute session we'll gather the information you want in the directory, choose your photo, and have the photos emailed to you. These photo sessions are free of charge. Sign-up at www.stpeterspoolesville.org and click the Sign Up Genius link, or on a paper sign up sheet in the foyer. Contact Danny at dhuntington@rfem.com or (202) 256-5255, and Sharon at scrane@rfem.com or (202) 256-5954 with any questions or to set up an alternate appointment time. Please sign up as soon as you can. It has been several years since we last prepared a directory, and so we are looking forward to the updated directory. In addition to paper copies, there will be an electronic version that will allow us to keep it updated in real time.
  • Decorating the Church for Holy Week  Please join the flower guild to decorate the church for Holy Week as follows:
    Palm Sunday Services: decorating on Saturday, April 13th, starting at 9:00 AM
    Easter Sunday Services: decorating on Saturday, April 20th at 9:00 AM. Please bring any flowering branches and flowers from your yard to decorate the church
    All are welcome. No flower arranging experience is required. 
    Questions? Contact the church office at 301-349-2073
  • There is a sign up sheet for Easter flower memorials on the table in the foyer. Please sign up by today if there is anyone you would like to honor with flowers this Easter. A donation of $20 is suggested.
  • Today is the first Friday of the month which means First Friday is back! We'll have pizza and egg dying. Please RSVP so we know how much to prepare! Join the facebook event or email klongbrake@gmail.com. Join us from 6-7:30!
  •  Mark your calendars now for the the Poolesville Town Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 13th from 12-3 p.m. on the Commons. Children of all ages are invited to hunt for eggs, enjoy a simple lunch and listen to a story. Beth Watt, our St. Peter's liaison, has asked for donation of plastic eggs and egg fillings. Material and monitary donations can be made at the office or on Sunday mornings between now and April 5th. Come join the springtime fun!
  • FAITHBOOKING CLASS Lynn Brau, Poolesville local and Just Lunch volunteer is offer a class on Faithbooking here at St. Peter's. This class is open to both community and church members. Join us on Tuesday nights, May 7th - June 4thfrom 6:30-8:30 for a 5 week opportunity to record ways that you have seen God working in your life.  Each week, some of our time will be spent looking at Scripture (which demands that we record God's good deeds and pass them along to our children) and sharing stories, but most of our time will be spent in quiet reflection. Please sign up on the sheet in the entry by May 3rd. Bring a notebook, pen/pencil and Bible to the class. We'll meet in the Choir Room.
  • Join Rev. Emily for a Lenten study on the Seven Last Words of Christ. Starting on March 17th, we will gather in the library at 9:15 am Sunday mornings to reflect and study Jesus's words from the cross. All are welcome! 
  • Women of Common Humanity on April 
    10th we'll have our last meeting and discuss OT: Ruth, The Faithful Daughter-In-Law; Ruth 1-4 and NT: Phebe, A Deaconess At Cenchrea; Rom 16:1-2
    This study is led by The Reverend Enid Cole, you can reach her at enidocole@gmail.com and 301-655-0043 if you have any questions!
  • The St. Peter's Choir rehearses every Sunday following the 10:30 service in the choir room. We welcome all persons High School age and older to join us. The ability to read music is not a requirement and no previous choir experience is necessary. The only requirements are a love for music and the ability to commit to weekly rehearsal. The Sunday rehearsal time is designed to be ideal for those who cannot commit to a weeknight rehearsal as well as parents who may have children attending Sunday school after the 10:30 service. For more information, please contact Daniel Weatherholt, Director of Music at  dweatherholt@stpeterspoolesville.org
  • St. Peter's Preschool Bible Storytime is back! Please join us Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. for songs, stories, crafts and a snack. This Wednesday is our last meeting for the winter session! Join us in the Children's Chapel, and bring along a friend!
Prayer List
Please Pray for Members and Friends of our Parish: 
Mary White Lok, Sam Hardwick, Chris Rabida, Berry Thompson, Winsome Brown, Thomas Lee II, Jane Bupp

Pray Those in our country's Armed Forces:
Nathan Rolls, Simon Brown, William Stamm, 


In the Diocese: 
Calvary Church, DC
Church of the Atonement, DC
Ministers in our Sunday Services
April 7, 2019 - Fifth Sunday in Lent

8:00 a.m. Service 
Eucharistic Minister -  Steve Horvath
Lectors -  Carol Baxter, William Price
Ushers - Tracey Forfa, Bill Fox

10:30 a.m. Service 
Eucharistic Minister -  Sandy Miller
Lectors -  Katie Longbrake, Alison Romano
Ushers -  Aaron Longbrake, Derek Longbrake
Acolytes - Zac Lawrence and Micah Singh


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Key Contacts
Emily Lloyd, Rector: elloyd@stpeterspoolesville.org
Office Administrator: kyra@stpeterspoolesville.org
Sandy Miller, Senior Warden:  sandyawmiller3@gmail.com
Bruce Kirby, Junior Warden:  bakirby1@comcast.net 
Daniel Weatherholt, Music Director: dweatherholt@stpeterspoolesville.org