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On Sunday July 7th and July 14th, 2019

Morning Prayer service will be lead by
Colleen Gates at
8:00 am
10:00 am

A Healing Service follows both Sunday services


8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I
(High Altar; Said)

This service is held in the Lady Chapel from the Epiphany through Palm Sunday

10:00 AM Morning Prayer with Holy Eucharist, (Nave Altar)

This service is held in the Parish Hall from the Epiphany through Palm Sunday

Healing Service follows each Sunday Eucharist
A “kids corner” and nursery are available


Evening Prayer 5 – 5:30 pm
Contemplative Prayer 5:30 – 6:30 pm


There will be no 10 am Eucharist until July 25,

there will be morning prayer


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News & Events

July 7, Sunday

Vestry meeting at 11:30 am

Music of the Romantic Era: Chamber Concert at 3 pm
Violinist and Bennington College faculty member Kaori Washiyama and recent Bennington graduate Tony Lu, will perform a program of works from the Romantic era July 7, 3 p.m., at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 200 Pleasant St., Bennington. The concert is co-sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and the Bennington Council of the Arts.
Admission will be by donation ($20 suggested)
The performers will speak briefly about the pieces they will present to provide insights into the context and structure of the program.

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The Reverend Justin Lanier

Father Justin

Fr. Justin began his contemplative formation in St. Benedict’s Trappist Monastery in Colorado studying under the direction of Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O. He holds a Masters of Divinity, from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific (the Episcopal Seminary of the West), Berkeley, California and did his undergraduate work at the University of Delaware studying Philosophy and minoring in Religious Studies and East Asian Studies with a Language (Japanese). During his formation he also entered monastic training at Tofukuji Rinzai Zen Buddhist Monastery under Keido Fukushima Roshi in Kyoto, Japan for what he sometimes calls “contemplative cross-training”.

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