WELCOME TO SAINT PETER'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

A diverse group of Christian believers, sharing faith journeys along many different paths.

Welcome to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Whoever you are, wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith, you are welcome at St. Peter’s.

We are a diverse group of Christian believers, following the Way of Jesus by many different paths.  We welcome all people and all that you are – your questions, your doubts, your ideas, your passions, your stories, and your experiences – all those things that make you the unique person God has created you to be.  We believe that God invites us to grow spiritually, transforming our lives into ever more loving relationship with one another and all of creation.

As a small parish within the Episcopal Church, we are also a member of the worldwide Anglican Communion.  Our theology, worship, and organizational structures embody aspects of Roman Catholicism, Orthodox Christianity, and Reformed Protestantism, which make us attractive to people from many different religious backgrounds who are seeking a spiritual community. Our worship encompasses ancient and contemporary forms of worship. We invite you to join us on Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. to learn more about our worship, fellowship, and commitment to serving Christ in our neighborhood and the world.

We also invite you on Sundays to our Celtic Eucharist worship at 5:30 p.m. Drawn from the liturgical traditions of Iona and Northumbria, our service combines meditative silence, simplicity of utterance, and faithful commitment to care for the earth. This way of prayer, of opening oneself to God’s love, forgiveness, and hope – to the fullness of God’s presence in our lives – is hundreds of years old but also speaks with immediacy to the yearning of our hearts now.

You can also join us during the week for Morning Prayer or for a contemplative Eucharist on Wednesday mornings.

Sunday Worship Schedule
9:00 a.m. – Choral Eucharist
5:30 p.m.– Celtic Eucharist (with music and chant)

Weekday Worship Schedule
Monday – No worship (rector’s sabbath)
Tuesday – Morning Prayer, 7:00 a.m.
Wednesday – Contemplative Eucharist, 7:00 a.m.
Thursday – Morning Prayer, 7:00 a.m.
Friday – Morning Prayer, 7:00 a.m.
Saturday – Morning Prayer, 7:00 a.m.

A Centering Prayer Group gathers on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, at 8:30 a.m. in the Rector’s Parlor.

Latest News

At Saint Peter's and in our community at large

Ernest Bloch’s Sacred Service at Bowdoin & Camden Opera House

Bowdoin College Chorus & Mozart Mentors Orchestra present Ernest Bloch’s Sacred Service / Avodath Hakodesh with baritone soloist Cantor Scott Sokol on Sunday, May 5 and Monday, May 6.  There is also an opportunity to attend the concert at the Camden Opera House on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. The performances are given in memory of […]

Ongoing Centering Prayer Schedule: 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

  Ongoing Group : A Centering Prayer group meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 8:30 – 9:30  in the reception area outside the Rectors office (second floor of the the office wing)  Newcomers are asked to arrive at 8:15 am for an overview of how the Saturday session functions.  The group observes about 20 minutes […]

Bible Study Opportunities: Tues at 6 p.m. and Tues. at 9 a.m.

Tuesday Evening Bible Study – meets in the Vestry Room at 6:00pm. We are beginning a series of meetings dedicate to reading the scriptures related to sermons by well known preachers.  At the At the end of each session, we will read and practice  “dwelling in the spirit, a form of Lectio Divina, Ignatian contemplation of scripture.  […]

Sunday Evening Meditative Celtic Worship

Looking for an alternative worship service? Join us for our meditative 5:30 Sunday Celtic service, with participants are invited to stay for a communal meal following the service.  Drawn from the liturgical traditions of Iona and Northumbria,  this service combines meditative silence and music, simplicity of utterance, and faithful commitment of care for the earth. This […]

Benefit Concert: for Survivors of Cyclone Idai

To be held Saturday May 4, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Rockland. Donation $15 (0r more), with proceeds to go to the Episcopal Relief and Development Funds. Featuring noted local musicians.

Spring Training: Diocesan Workshop Day Sat. April 27

  Register Now! (click here)Gather with Bishop Lane and Episcopalians from all across the diocese for a day of learning, sharing and growth. With 22 diverse workshops to choose from, you’ll find what you’re looking for.  It will be held at South Parish Church in Augusta. Coffee begins at 8:30, workshops are at 9:30, and […]

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