You don’t have to walk on water. Trust the One who can. Do not be afraid.
The Church is a place of redemption, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Judgment and condemnation is not our mission. That alone belongs to God. Let weed and wheat grow together.
Read some announcements and updates on our ministry together.
St. Peter’s is an amazing and diverse parish, comprised of individuals and families from many racial and socio-economic backgrounds. For some, this work of justice-seeking and truth-telling will be hard. For others, our work may seem too slow. But we are called to this work together, called to learn to navigate this path of love.
While this season is difficult for each of us in a variety of ways, keeping physical distance is an act of love. We are still loving one another, though we cannot physically embrace.
I am reminded each day how blessed I am to serve this community. Your creativity and support mean so much to me and to our staff in this season of uncertainty. Though we are physically distant, our spiritual connection as the Body of Christ remains strong.
This Easter, in a time of social distancing and global turmoil, Jesus is inviting us to meet him at the beginning. We are being invited to remember when we first met Jesus, when our lives were upended, when we first knew we were loved. Perhaps in going back to the beginning, in remembering where it all started for each of us, then we will be able to share the good news of Easter with our neighbors who need to hear a word of hope.
This world belongs to God, and so do you. As we enter the holiest season of the Church year, may we remember that there is nowhere we can go and nothing we can do that will separate us from God’s love.
Some parishioners have asked about taking communion during this time of physical separation. Learn more about “Spiritual Communion,” an early practice of the Church.
Dear People of St. Peter’s, Just last night our bishops directed all parishes in the Diocese of North Carolina to suspend in-person public worship and other gatherings through May 17 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The situation continues to change daily, and I pray that this will soon come to an end. Of course, …