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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

St. Peters Episcopal Church

Fall a season of color and excitement

Today is the first day of fall and, while it’s not the normal fall weather around here, it’s a signal that we’re about to have those wonderful things that only come with fall: football in nippy weather, the pumpkin patch, colorful leaves falling, et cetera. Some consider it the best of the seasons; we encourage all to take advantage of it in the coming weeks and months. (September 23, 2014, Page 4)

A boy named John

Stevie Little writes a guest column to tell the story of her family’s move to Oxford and life with their special needs child and sibling, John Milton Little. She writes about how Oxford offers so much for those with special needs and thanks those who’ve played key roles in her son’s life and those of others in need. (January 7, 2011, Page 4A)

Oxford-Lafayette County Heritage Foundation

The Oxford-Lafayette County Heritage Foundation’s annual meeting  will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the fellowship hall at St Peter’s Episcopal Church. All members are urged to attend. Prospective new members are welcomed. (October 22, 2010)

Pumpkin Patch Telling

This year the North Mississippi Storytellers Guild will give the community two chances to enjoy one of Oxford’s most popular events, Pumpkin Patch Telling in the pumpkin patch at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. On Friday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m., a telling will be told for the very young and young at heart showcasing the Telling Teens from the Boys and Girls Club. On Sunday, Oct. 24, St. Peter’s Telling and the Telling Teens will engage listeners of all ages with tales and songs to capture the October spirit. The telling is free, but the pumpkins will cost you. (October 15, 2010)

Pumpkin Patch Telling

This year the North Mississippi Storytellers Guild will give the community two chances to enjoy one of Oxford’s most popular events, Pumpkin Patch Telling in the pumpkin patch at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. On Friday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m., a telling will be told for the very young and young at heart showcasing the Telling Teens from the Boys and Girls Club. On Sunday, Oct. 24, St. Peter’s Telling and the Telling Teens will engage listeners of all ages with tales and songs to capture the October spirit. The telling is free, but the pumpkins will cost you. (October 15, 2010)

Blessing of the Animals

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will “commemorate the Feast Day of St. Francis, patron saint of animals, by celebrating and blessing the animals for whom we care at 10 a.m. Oct. 9. We welcome all to bring their ‘properly tethered’ pets for a blessing on the side lawn of our property, near the Pumpkin Patch.” (September 24, 2010)

‘The Welcome Table’

The William Winter Institute For Racial Reconciliation and The Amos Network of Lafayette County are hosting “The Welcome Table – A Conversation on Race” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at St. Peters Episcopal Church. The event is open to all. Those planning to attend should contact Janice F. Carr at 662-380-0662 or e-mail at jfclegal@bellsouth.net.

 (August 22, 2010)

St. Peter’s Rally Day

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church continues celebrating the 150th year of the historic church structure with Rally Day this Sunday. Regular service hours return.  From  10 to 10:55 a.m. prior to the 11 morning service, worshipers and newcomers are encouraged to gather for fellowship, to learn about ministry planned for the coming year and the upcoming Fun in the Country Labor Day fair. Parents will have the opportunity to register children in classes and also receive information about options for adult formation. For more information, call the church office at 234-1269. (August 13, 2010)

‘Blessing of the Backpacks’

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 113 S. 9th St., will host a “Blessing of the Backpacks” on Sunday during the 9 a.m. Eucharist. Refreshments will be served in the parish hall following the service. Bring your backpack to church and receive a blessing before school begins next week. The church is also collecting supplies to support Leap Frog. For a list of supplies needed, visit CYMStPeters.blogspot.com. (July 29, 2010)

Empty Cradles monthly meeting

Empty Cradles, a support group for parents who have lost a child by miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday at 6 p.m. at St.Peter’s Episcopal Church. For more information, please contact Barbara Lowe at 662-801-2166. (March 23, 2010)

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