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“Psalm 100″ – February 23

Psalm100blogOn Sunday, February 23, “Psalm 100″ will enrich our Sunday morning worship service at St. Peter’s UMC with their unique style of musical praise.

This group of singers describes themselves as follows: “Psalm 100 is a co-ed a cappella group on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  We believe that Jesus Christ is the one and only Lord of our lives who brought us salvation by dying for our sins (Acts 5:30-32).  He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life, our Connection through the Holy Spirit to the perfect Father God in heaven (John 14:6).  Every note we sing and every testimony we give is under His will and for His glory.”

We will have one worship service that morning followed by a Fellowship Luncheon; the schedule will be as follows:

Sunday School: 9:30am
Worship Service: 10:30
Fellowship Luncheon: 12 noon.

February 23 is also designated as an “Each One Reach One” Sunday at St. Peter’s UMC where all of our members and regular worshipers are asked to invite a friend, neighbor or co-worker to church.

Come and join us – you will be blessed!

 

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Ash Wednesday Service

AshblogAsh Wednesday is the start of Lent, a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which ends on Holy Saturday (the day before Easter).  St. Peter’s UMC will hold a special Ash Wednesday worship service where believers and seekers can confront their own mortality and confess their sins before God within the community of faith.  As individuals, and as a church family, we will focus on sin and death in the light of God’s redeeming love.  It’s a time where we can be reminded of the mercy and forgiveness proclaimed in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the need we all have for a renewal of our faith.

Join us Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 6:00pm for this deeply meaningful service.

 

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Valentine’s Dinner

driveinsliderThe St. Peter’s Youth are sponsoring their annual Valentine’s Dinner on Saturday, February 15, at 5:30pm.  The theme for this year’s event is a 1950s drive in.  Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy an evening of great entertainment and good food. If you want, you are welcomed to wear your best 50s attire – so feel free to dust off your penny loafers and leather jackets, and press those poodle skirts, and come out for a night of fun and nostalgia!

Saturday, February 15, at 5:30pm

Donations are welcomed and will be used for upcoming youth projects.

The Road to Healing

Hospice of Carteret County is sponsoring a support group to assist individuals who are mourning the loss of a loved one.  This six-week program (February 6-March 13) will meet on Thursdays at 4:30pm in Meeting Room B at Carteret General Hospital.  Space is limited to ten participants, so call 252-808-6402 to register.

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Meet Our Missionaries this Sunday, January 5!

2785_16282_b5d4958122Drs. Lynn and Sharon Fogleman, cross-cultural witnesses for Jesus with the Mission Society in the new country of South Sudan, will be visiting St. Peter’s UMC this Sunday, January 5.  The Foglemans are some of the missionaries who are supported by our church.  They will join us for worship on Sunday morning and will also make a special presentation on their mission work at 6:00pm Sunday evening.  Everyone is welcome to come hear their testimonies about what God is doing through them in South Sudan.

A Prayer for the New Year

I am no longer my own, but thine.
Put me to what thou wilt, rank me with whom thou wilt.
Put me to doing, put me to suffering.
Let me be employed for thee or laid aside for thee, exalted for thee or brought low for thee.
Let me be full, let me be empty.
Let me have all things, let me have nothing.
I freely and heartily yield all things to thy pleasure and disposal.
And now, O glorious and blessed God,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit, thou art mine, and I am thine.
So be it.
And the covenant which I have made on earth, let it be ratified in heaven.
Amen.

- John Wesley’s Covenant Prayer (1780)

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2013 Christmas Parade

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St. Peter’s float received the Mayor’s Award in this year’s Morehead City Christmas Parade.  We praise God for blessing us with a break in the weather both  that morning and that afternoon for our “Follow the Star” evangelism event at the church.  Close to 300 came together to enjoy food and fellowship!  Thank you to everyone who worked so tirelessly to help make this day a great Kingdom day!