We come as we are, young and old, dressed as we like, some cradle Episcopalians, others newcomers, some from different traditions or no tradition, as families, as partnered, as individuals, believers, searchers, and skeptics alike. All are welcome.
Services at 9:00am Sundays, June 18 through September 3. Please join us.
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One Service at 9am in the Church
Our summer service schedule continues. Through Labor Day weekend, there will be one Sunday service at 9am in the church. On July 9, we will celebrate Rite Now at 9am in Reynolds Hall to mark the 25th anniversary of our contemporary, contemplative liturgy. Following the service each summer Sunday, we'll gather for Lemonade on the Lawn.
The Third Sunday after Pentecost
We will celebrate the Holy Eucharist (Rite I) at 9am. Our intern, Sandi Albom, will be the preacher. Here are the readings for this week (Year A, Proper 7)
Jeremiah 20:7-13 - Ps. 69:8-20 - Romans 6:1b-11 - Matthew 10:24-39
During the summer season, we will not duplicate the lessons in the summer service leaflet, so you may want to read them ahead of time. Click Lectionary Readings to see the readings for each Sunday. At All Saints' we follow the second track of readings.
Like to read ahead? Here are the readings for next Sunday (Year A, Proper 8), which you can also see by clicking the same link.
Jeremiah 28:5-9 - Ps. 89:1-4, 15-18 - Romans 6:12-23 - Matthew 10:40-42
Prayers for Safe Travels to Juarez
From June 26 to July 3, twenty-four adults and youth will travel to Juarez, Mexico, to spend a week with Pastor Joel and the children of Centro Victoria for a work project, and, as always, plenty of opportunity to play and spend time with the children who live there. Making the journey will be All Saints' parishioners Max Scheinblum, Evan Wagner; Hailey Doherty; Paul Kaufmann, Hayden James, Anna, Ellie, Megan, and Heidi Graff, and Patty Wheeler, along with ConVal and Conant high school students and friends, former Peterborough physician, Annika Brown and her son, Gus, and Heidi Graff's sister, nephew, and friends from New York. Please remember this group in your prayers during their week away.
Clipboards in the Church
Please take a look at the two sign-up sheets in the narthex of the church. The first is a sign-up sheet for the All Saints’ Pot Luck and Pool Party on July 16 (see notice below). The second sign-up is for volunteers to host Lemonade on the Lawn on a summer Sunday following the 9am service. Hosts for Lemonade on the Lawn should plan to bring a gallon of lemonade, three dozen cookies to share with parishioners, and do a simple set-up and take-down of the refreshment table.
Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation - Feeding Hungry Kids During School Summer Break!
A note from Jamie Hamilton: As Phil Suter, our Senior Warden affectionately said after this past Sunday’s sermon, “That will forever be known as your “snack sermon.” In my sermon, I talked about the reality that many of our children in the Peterborough area will go hungry this summer because feeding programs during the school year take a break.
As part of our commitment to the Peterborough Food Pantry, All Saints’ will be providing healthy snacks to fill in the Gap.In May, the Food Pantry fed 666 people, a third of them children and those numbers will rise over the summer. Imagine if all of us bring a snack to church, the impact we can have! Indeed, we can make a difference in the lives of our kids who are our neighbors. A basket for donations with healthy food suggestions is displayed at the back of the church. Click here to see a grocery list of needed items.
Thank you for your continued generosity. We can make a big difference!
Jesus is on the Go!!!
On vacation? At a baseball game? Visiting with a friend by the pool? Take Jesus with you!
Get in on the fun and take All Saints’ with you wherever you go with Jesus on the Go! Snap a picture of bendable, posable Jesus on your adventures together. Post to our Facebook page using the hashtag #allsaintsjesusOTG.
Pick up your very own bendable, posable Jesus action figure this Sunday, June 25th or in the office.
All Saints' Pool Party
Parishioners of All Saints' are cordially invited to a Pot Luck and Pool Party at Andy and Kirsten Peterson's home, 63 Pine Street, Peterborough, on Sunday July 16 from noon to 2pm. Let us know that you plan to attend by signing up and indicating your food or drink contribution on the clipboard at the rear of the church. Join other families and friends for fun and fellowship, and pray for a beautiful day!
Vacation Bible School- This summer, VBS returns July 31st-August 4th, hosted by the Methodist Church, in partnership with volunteers from the Congregational Church and from All Saints'. More information to follow.