About Old St Peters.org
Schedule of Services
What We Believe
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Church Location2910 North Starr Street in Old Town,
MAIL: PO Box 7265
Tacoma WA 98417
PHONE: 253 272-4406.
Our weekly schedule is as follows:All Sundays
10:00 AM Holy Communion
5:00 PM Evening Prayer or Evensong/Compline as appointed
"Fellowship time" follows our morning service and is a time when we enjoy delicious treats, fellowship and each other's company.
Every Sunday provides an opportunity to honor God through charitable donations to FISH Foodbank (to feed the hungry), Pediatric Interim Care Center (care for drugged addicted/affected babies) or Fisher House (in support of injured military personnel and their families.)
Sunday School: takes place partially during the 10 AM service for ages 3 through 6th grade September through May (it is important for the children to be exposed to the whole corporate prayer life for at least part of the year)
Bible Studies: 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM Wednesdays September through May
Special ServicesOn Christmas Eve you are invited to join in a Christmas Carol Sing-a-long at 9:00 PM, followed by Holy Communion;
On Christmas Day St Peter's offers Holy Communion at 10AM;
The Epiphany of Our Lord on January 6th offers an opportunity to celebrate the Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles with Holy communion at noon;
Ash Wednesday allows the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion at noon;
One week before Easter on Palm Sunday there is distribution of palm crosses at both 10:00 AM and 6:30 PM;
Maundy Thursday is just before Easter and marks the day on which Jesus shared his Last Supper with the Apostles and gave them the Mandate to love one another as He loves us. St. Peter's offers noon Holy Communion, followed by the Washing of the Feet which Jesus did to His disciples
Good Friday at noon sees a special worship service and Tolling of the Church Bell
Easter Sunday marks the primary Christian celebration: the Resurrection of Jesus from the grave. Holy Communion is celebrated at 10 AM;
Rogation Sunday is an agricultural celebration held on the fifth Sunday after Easter. Worship Services are at 10AM and 6:30PM, followed by planting of flowers;
Ascension Day is a Thursday 40 days after Easter. St. Peter's offers Holy Communion at noon;
Whitsunday (Pentecost) is the 7th Sunday after Easter and celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit (The Comforter)
Michaelmas Sunday in late September gives opportunity for services at 10:00AM and 6:30PM with special altar decorations of daisies to honor the archangel Michael and all angels;
The Feast of St. Francis of Assisi & Blessing of Animals (the Sunday on or before October 4th): 10:00AM with the Blessing of Animals at 11:00 AM;
No Autumn would be complete without a Harvest Home Festival. Services are at 10:00AM and 6:30PM on the second Sunday in October. On this day the church collects fruit, vegetables, canned goods and packaged goods for those who need them;
All Saints' Day on November 1st provides for noon Holy Communion.
Informal Bible Study Wednesdays at 10:00 AM and 7:00PM
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
The Willing Hands Guild meets on the first Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM for cleaning the church followed by a meeting;
There are also occasional cleaning and yard parties to take care of the parish hall and church yard.
St. Clare's Altar Guild meets as needed.