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St. Peter’s Weekly News

June 7, 2017

Remembering Our Friends: Mike Smith’s Interment Service in the Memorial Courtyard will take place at 11 A.M. on Saturday. A luncheon will follow in the parish hall. Fr. Bob Sykes’ service will take place at Trinity Church, Ambler on Saturday, June 17.  Visitation will occur at 9 a.m. and the service at 10 a.m. Both men were faithful members of St. Philip-in-the-Fields. Rest eternal, grant to Bob and Mike, O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon them. May their souls and the souls of all the departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Parish Picnic and Outdoor Service: THIS SUNDAY is our annual outdoor service and picnic. We’ll meet for worship under the trees at 10 a.m. in Ft. Washington State Park in Flourtown.  What you need to know: we provide the hamburgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers, rolls, and beverages. You bring side dishes, salads, snacks and desserts; also your softball glove or favorite outdoor game to share. The park provides picnic tables; you might want to bring your favorite outdoor chairs or blankets to sit on. This is a fun day for the whole family to share. Feel free to invite friends, too.

If you cannot join us at the parish picnic and outdoor service at Ft. Washington State Park, there will be a Morning Prayer service held in the church at 10 a.m.

In case of rain on Sunday morning, we will have the Eucharist service at the church and a fun, indoor picnic in the parish hall afterwards.

Directions to Ft. Washington State Park, Mill Road, Flourtown from St. Peter’s Church, Glenside: RIGHT on Easton Road

RIGHT on Jenkintown Road

LEFT on Edge Hill Road

BEAR RIGHT onto Willow Grove Avenue

RIGHT on Church Road / Rt. 73

LEFT on East Mill Road

RIGHT into Ft. Washington State Park

Park in the parking area. You’ll see St. Peter’s tables and people next to the ball field.

Honoring Graduates: We will be honoring graduates of all ages at the annual picnic on Sunday. Please send his/her name and school to Emily at so that they can be included and congratulated for their achievements.

St. Philip’s Visioning Meeting: On Thursday, June 8 at 6p.m. we will hold a meeting at St. Philip-in-the-Felds to further discuss the future use of the buildings.  Canon Wamsley and other members of the Diocesan staff will be present to hear our ideas. A pizza dinner will be provided.  All are welcome to join this conversation. Thanks, Emily+

Summer Schedule June 18-Sept. 3: We will continue our 10 a.m. service throughout the summer with lemonade hour after the service in the parish hall. We will have no education for children & adults and there will be no nursery care.

Summer Fellowship: July 2- September 3 we invite you to bring a dish to share (snacks, sweats, veggies and dip, etc. Lemonade will be provided. We will need volunteers to help with clean up after each fellowship. A sign-up sheet is posted in the kitchen.  Thanks for your help! Eileen Dooley & all fellowship hosts

Summer Storytellers: Beginning June 18 we will have Summer Storytellers available during the 10 AM service for our children. Readers are needed for this fun activity. You are welcome to bring your own, favorite stories to share or choose from the books in the Library.  Please sign up on the education bulletin board. Thank you, Shannon                                                                                                                                                             

Newsletter Deadline:  Please send articles for the July/August issue of The Key to Erin Pugh by June 9th at

Jazz & Joe: is returning to St. Peter’s on Sunday, June 18 at 7p.m.  If you enjoyed Alan Segal and his Jazz Sanctuary when they played for our All Saints Day Service in November or at their concert in January, then you will not want to miss them when they return to St. Peters on this night. All proceeds go to support the Saint Peter’s music ministry.

Calendar Items: Attention all committee/ministry heads, please email Patty at all events/meetings/programs for the September 2017-June 2018 calendar. Please have them to me no later than July 3.  Thank you!

Office Note: Please note that the office is closed every Friday. Patty does not work on Fridays. Emily works from home that day and can be reached on her cell. Thank you!


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