Please join us for Thankful Thursday on September 3rd at 6:30 pm for a potluck dinner. This week’s theme is “favorite school lunch.” Anything you loved as a kid in the cafeteria or that you brought from home.
Mark your Calendars! The Social Action Ministry is looking for volunteers to help build a local home with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, November 7th. Please contact Karen Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or are interested in volunteering.
Please join us on Thursday, October 8th at 6:30 pm for dinner and a concert with the Russian vocal group LYRA. The group will perform a selection of sacred chants of the Russian Orthodox church and Russian folk songs. Cd’s will be available after the concert for purchase with cash only.
Adult History Class to Study Comparative Religions: Have you ever wondered when the Jewish Sabbath begins? Who are Vishnu and Shiva? What are Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths? What are the Five Pillars of Islam? These questions are more than an academic exercise. Religious belief has been innate to humans everywhere and in every age, from the time of the Neanderthals to the 21st century, and is a major cause of strife today. If you’d like to learn more about this fascinating topic, join our class this fall. See http://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/cultural-literacy-for-religion-everything-the-well-educated-person-should-know.html for more information.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a Design Public Hearing for the I-95/Route 630 Interchange Project and a Citizen Information Meeting for the Route 630 Widening Project on Tuesday September 29th from 5:00- 8:00 pm at Colonial Forge High School. Design schematics will be available and DOT representatives will be on hand to answer questions on both projects.
Join us for worship on Saturday, September 12th for a dedication service for our new outdoor worship space. Benches are available but, you can certainly bring lawn chairs if that is more comfortable.
The Annual Congregation Picnic is on Rally Day, September 13th. Please sign up at the welcome desk to help set up tents on Saturday night after worship, September 12th and to bring a dish for the picnic. Council will provide the meats and drinks. There will be a bounce house and games to enjoy!
There will be a Special Congregational Meeting on Sunday, September 13th after worship. We will hear a short presentation from food pantry, vote on the constitution, and decide which HVAC system is needed for the multipurpose room.
St. Peter’s 7th Annual Camping Trip to Prince William Forest Park is just about a month away. Please join us Sept 25-27 for a weekend of Fun and Fellowship. Softball, Nature Walk, Bike Ride? Outdoor Service Saturday night followed by dinner and a bonfire with S’mores. A time to unplug and connect. Sign up in the narthex or contact Suzanne Dawn for more information.
Thrivent Water Park Event will be held on Saturday, August 22nd from 7-10pm at the Massad Family YMCA, 212 Butler Rd, Fredericksburg. All Thrivent members and their guests are welcome to join us! Tickets will be given out for a free hot dog or nachos, bag of chips, and water. NO PRE-REGISTRATION is required. Contact Tammy Campbell at 540-429-6751 for more information.