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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


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


10:00 AM Holy Eucharist(Lady Chapel)

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News & Events

Sunday, October 26

Pastoral Care meeting following the 10 am Liturgy. All who feel that they are called to pastoral care are invited/encouraged to come to the Guild Room to meet. If you have questions, please contact Nancy Bower (447-0119).

Empty Bowls soup supper tonight at St Peter’s Sunday from 5 to 8 pm.
Cost is $10 at the door for a handmade ceramic bowl and tasty soups from local restaurants. Two of this year’s featured soups are Indian Spinach soup from Spice Root and Lobster Bisque from Thyme Tables. Yumm! Proceeds go to the Greater Bennington Interfaith Community Services’s Kitchen Cupboard and Food ‘n Fuel Fund.
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Wednesday, October 29

Contemplative Prayer in the Church, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Thursday, October 30

The Faithful Folders meet on at 9 am.

Holy Eucharist, Rite II, in the Chapel, 10 am

Choir Practice in Parish Hall, 7 – 8:30 pm

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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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