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.
Proverbs 18:15

The Well

A Casual Coffeehouse gathering in the parish library 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 11:15a.m. 

Jan. 26 & Feb.2: "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.

Feb. 9: Discipleship/Spiritual Disciplines: An Introduction

Feb. 16: Absalom Jones, Honoring Black History Month

Feb. 23: Spiritual Disciplines: Howard Thurman

March 1: The Spiritual Journey--Steph Clayville, Deacon Postulant

March 8: Spiritual Testimony on the United Thank Offering --Charlotte Meyer

March 15:  The Spirituality of Women in the Early Church

March 22:  Community rises above the confines of logistics and rests in the assurance of love and commitment regardless of circumstances. 

March 29:  The Spirituality of Chilren & the Intergenerational Community---Joanne Fisher (Diocese of Easton Youth Missioner)

April 5:  Palm/Passion Sunday: Topic TBD

 

Lenten Series:  Christian Mysticism

.Christian Mysticism is an interior experience of the soul drawing into greater union with God. It has been practiced over the centuries by Christian mystics who through contemplation and prayer had visions and experiences of the divine.  In this series the Rev. David Michaud will introduce the Christian approach to mysticism, how it has been experienced through the history of the church and how we might learn about and practice an interior mysticism in our lives, looking at the mystical writings of selected Christian mystics 

Tuesday evenings at 7 pm via conference call:  (425) 436-6355, access code 176936.  Click here for flyer.

CLICK HERE FOR SESSION THREE HANDOUT (MARCH 17)

Lenten Spiritual Saturdays

Come to a Spiritual Saturday offering:

  • February 29 it’s the Lenten Launch Retreat in the church from 10am to 12noon; Click here for flyer.
  • on March 14 we’ll practice spiritual walking in and out of the church at 10am; CANCELLED.
  • and on March 28 at 10am will explore spirituality through Taize Music.

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

 

 

 

 

Inquirer’s Class

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.

 

Adult Baptism

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 davidmichaud07@gmail.com or call 410-742-5118.

Bible Study

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.

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