Interior Lent PictureWe believe in God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe that God is active in our everyday lives through the Holy Spirit. We believe the Holy Scriptures are the revealed Word of God. Our worship follows the Book of Common Prayer, expressed through the rich Anglican tradition. Through this worship, we acknowledge the holiness of God, we listen to hear God’s words, we offer praise and prayers, and we celebrate through the Holy Eucharist, the act of worship Jesus commanded his disciples to follow.

St. Peter’s is a parish within the Episcopal Church, and strives to teach and live out the beliefs laid out by the Church. Some important tenets of the Episcopal Church include:

  • We believe in amendment of life, the forgiveness of sin, and life everlasting.
  • Lay people exercise a vital role in the governance and ministry of our church.
  • Holy Communion may be received by all baptized Christians, not only members of the Episcopal Church.
  • We uphold the Bible and worship with the Book of Common Prayer.
  • We affirm that committed relationships are lifelong and monogamous. Episcopalians also recognize that there is grace after divorce and do not deny the sacraments to those who have been divorced.
  • We affirm that issues such as birth control are matters of personal informed conscience.
  • We celebrate our unity in Christ while honoring our differences, always putting the work of love before uniformity of opinion.

Our community does not shy away from addressing the tough issues of our day – war, gun control, same sex marriage, immigration and others – and while respecting our differences, and without trying for unanimity of opinion, we try to frame these complex issues from the perspective of our faith.

You are welcome to join us; there is a place for everyone in our community.