Honoring Our Veterans: Past & Present

Honoring Our Veterans: Past & Present

Prepared by William T. Henderson for the Veteran’s Day portion of worship at St. Peter’s, November 2002 Eighty-four years ago (97 this year) on November 1918, the guns fell silent in France as the Armistice was signed at 11:00 a.m. in the Western European Time Zone. ...
Parish Nursing—Whole Person Health Care

Parish Nursing—Whole Person Health Care

In the March issue of the newsletter we explored the ways church records reveal health care issues of members and the community and how these records documented the devastation of illnesses such as diphtheria, cholera, typhoid fever, or measles.  A more detailed look...
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord (Psalm 100)

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord (Psalm 100)

 Although St. Peter’s new church on Russell Street was not totally ready for occupancy, the first service was held in that location on the first Sunday in April, 1957.  With the move, attendance increased from around 200 per Sunday to 375 by January, 1958.  Facilities...

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