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Worship

Sunday

8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I
(High Altar; Said)
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II
(Nave Altar; Choral)

Healing Service follows each Sunday Eucharist

Wednesdays

Contemplative and Evening Prayer, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Thursdays

10:00 AM Holy Eucharist(Lady Chapel)

The last official “choir Sunday” will be June 15th. The choir members will be taking a well-deserved summer break.
Our new Minister of Music, John Terauds, will be sharing with us his considerable talents on the organ throughout the summer months, and we can look forward to hearing soloists as well. So, be sure to attend services as often as you can and enjoy the musical offerings.
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News & Events

Getting to Know Our New Minister of Music

John Terauds

It’s been a bit more than a month since I moved to Bennington to become the new Minister of Music at St. Peter’s. It’s been a time of learning and discovery. It has also been a happy time, thanks to the warm welcome I have received.
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Monday-Friday

11:30 am to 12:30 pm Lunch Distribution Program

Sunday, July 27

Pastoral Care meeting will be in the Guild Room shortly after Coffee Hour. Everyone is invited to come and become active in this ministry of caring for each other. If you have questions, contact Nancy Bower (447-0119).

Saturday, August 2

Episcopal Fun Day at Rock Point from 1 to 5 pm. You will have a chance to enjoy the many different experiences that our diocesan property at Rock Point offers. There will be the very beautiful views, swimming, nature hikes, lawn games, a barbecue, a pie bake off and more! The 125 acres of beautiful land is located on the shores of Lake Champlain and is just 10 minutes from downtown Burlington. If you have not yet visited Rock Point, this would be an excellent opportunity for you to see and enjoy this beautiful piece of property.

The Fun Day will begin with a barbecue and will end with the 2nd Annual Great Pie Bake Off!! All are welcome to enter. Bring your family and some friends and enjoy a wonderful afternoon. All for a donation of $10 per person! For more information, or if you have questions, contact Charlotte at charlotteblend@gmail.com.

Saturday, August 9th

There will be a clean up party from 8:00 am – 10:00 am, please come and help out. We have a lot of weeding, cutting back trees, and general outside clean up to do. Any questions, please see Dick Bower.

Thursday, August 14

Lunch Bunch will be meeting in the Guild Room after the 10 am Eucharist Service. It is a summer menu – salad, sandwiches, dessert and beverages. Last month we stayed and chatted for a long time. Come and bring a friend. Lunch is usually around 11:00 or 11:15. Call the Church (442-2911) if you need transportation

Friday, August 15

Pot Luck Supper in the Parish Hall from 6 to 8 pm. Please bring a dish to share and enjoy the good food and fellowship. All are welcome!

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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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