S.P.A.C.E - St. Peter's Adult Christian Education
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.
A Casual Coffeehouse gathering in the Parish Hall featuring relevant topics through visual arts, music, videos and guest speakers.We are using the name, "The Well," as a reminder that we draw sustenance from the "Source" of life, which is God. Join in for conversation and coffee.
Sunday mornings from 10:15-10:50 a.m. in St. Peter’s Parish Hall (downstairs)
Topic for Jan. 19 & 26: "Being Beloved and Living as Beloved." Discussion will be based on Henri Nouwen"s book, Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World.
Conversations on Addiction and Recovery
A 3-part series in January and February with presentations by Nancy Mitchell, Dr. Jerry Miller and Bruce Stazza. Each presentation is at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall. All are welcome. The dates are January 21, February 4 and 18, 2020.
What's What in the Old Testament
Explore with Fr. David the basics of the Old Testament Scriptures, including: why they are part of the Christian Bible, how the Church included them as Holy Scriptures, how the Old Testament is organized, different types of literature in Hebrew Scriptures, Middle East geography and its influence on these Scriptures, and the historical context of the book of the Old Testament. Open to all. Click here for schedule and topics.
Tuesday evenings at 7 pm in St. Peter’s Parish Hall beginning on Sept. 17, 2019
Theology and Architecture: Exploring Sacred Space
This series, facilitated by Elizabeth Phillips, is designed to build community with our fellow sisters and brothers in Christ through the hospitality of visiting one another's church home. The series will include church tours of various Christian churches in the Salisbury area, presentations by the respective clergy or lay persons, learning about one another's theology, doctrine and worship over lunch. The series will also explore ways in which various church spaces impact our worship experience and spiritual development. Stay tuned, more to come!
Saturday mornings, TBA
Dealing with Substance Misuse and Abuse
During the month of September (2019), Wicomico County focuses on bringing awareness to substance misuse and abuse with the Wicomico Goes Purple program. Fr. David will be participating in "A Night of Hope" on Sept. 13 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the River Walk amphitheater (or at St. Peter's in the event of rain). this fall, we hope to have an evening program regarding this important and difficult issue that has tragically affected our families and friends.
Tuesday Evenings in the fall: 7:00pm, November 5 through January 14
Parish House Library, Led by the Rector, the Rev. David Michaud.
Want to know more about the Episcopal Church? Have a question you’d like to raise? Come to the Inquirers’ Class this fall. For the schedule of topics, click here.
Completion of this course is a requirement for adult confirmation or reception into the Episcopal Church when the bishop visits St. Peter’s in 2020. Those who wish to be confirmed or received as adults must register in advance so that course materials may be ordered. Contact the Parish Office to register.
Adults who are interested in being baptized must first complete a series of classes of instruction in the faith. A class for adults desiring to be baptized will be held January-April 2020 with Baptism at the Easter Vigil service, Saturday evening, April 11. Those interested are asked to contact the Rector, Father David Michaud, by December 15, 2019 at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-742-5118.
Engage the Word of God through the study and discussion of Scriptures with other believers. Attend a Bible Study group at St. Peter’s Church:
Men’s Wednesday Morning Bible Study
Meets every Wednesday morning in the Parish House Library from 7am to 8am. Uses as text the Lectionary lessons for the day from the Daily Office and for discussion the meditation from Forward Day by Day. New participants and visitors always welcome.
Comforters Monday Morning meeting
The Comforters Group meets in the Parish House Library from 9am to 10am primarily to offer prayers for those in need, but as part of their meeting they also engage in Bible Study. Visitors are welcome. Contact Sally Thrash for more information.
Women’s Saturday Morning Bible Study
The Women’s Bible Study group is on hiatus.