First Sunday in Advent

This Week at St. Peter’s, December 3-10, 2017:


Sunday, December 3, First Sunday in Advent: 8 a.m. Mass; 10 a.m. Sung Mass; Book of Common Prayer Holy Eucharist, Church School, Coffee Hour, Vestry Meeting. Living Creche Pageant signups – see Pam Dammen or Eliza Kirkpatrick.

Wednesday: 12:15 Holy Communion; 7 p.m. Bible Study

Sunday, December 10, Second Sunday in Advent: 8 a.m. Mass; 10 a.m. Sung Mass; Book of Common Prayer Holy Eucharist. Church School, Coffee Hour. The Living Creche rehearsal after Mass.

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Come worship with us,

Worship the Triune God who is Love,

Worship Him in Ancient Prayer, Soaring Song, in the Timeless Eucharistic Mystery!

We are St. Peter’s Parish of the Anglican Province of Christ the King,

A vibrant community of faith and a part of His Body.

Come and worship Him with us, in the beauty of holiness. Come and see!

Convenient parking: free, on-street and in our own lot. We are walking distance from Rockridge BART, near Highway 24, Broadway exit.

Come visit us!

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Christmas 2017: The Living Creche

Calling all shepherds and angels! The Living Creche Christmas Pageant will be performed during the 10 a.m. Mass on December 17 at St. Peter’s. For flyer, click here: Living Creche 2017 flyer

All ages welcome to participate! Please see Pam Dammen or Eliza Kirkpatrick or email

Please note there will be no 8 a.m. Mass on this Sunday.

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Looking ahead to 2018 – Coming to St. Joseph’s Chapel in Berkeley:

“Elizabeth Woodville Grey, the White Queen: the Wars of the Roses through Her Eyes” 

Witness the events that preceded the birth of the Anglican Church.

Our 45-minute recitation includes video clips from the hit BBC/Starz TV series “The White Queen”. We begin with England after the Hundred Years War and birth of Elizabeth Woodville in 1436 and end with the Houses of York and Lancaster joining to create the House of Tudor and end the Wars of the Roses. Elizabeth Woodville Grey was an ancestral mother to eleven English, Scottish, and French kings and queens, including Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.  She led a life of adversity, bravery, and intrigue.

Cast Members include: Queen Elizabeth – Patsy Ronat; King Edward IV – Gordon Gray “Bud” Warder (a descendant of Elizabeth Woodville Grey); Narrator – Kim Crow; Earl of Warwick & Lord Hastings – Fr. Lawrence Shaddix, Vicar; Production Assistant – Peggy Stevens.

Sunday, January 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m.

 Light refreshments provided; free admission, RSVP requested. Email Peggy –; call or text Bud – 925-998-6603.

Flyer:  The White Queen

St. Joseph of Arimathea Collegiate Chapel, 2543 Durant (corner of Bowditch), Berkeley, 510-841-3083;; (map)

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Bishop Ashman’s Pastoral Letter, September 2017: PASTORAL LETTER SEPTEMBER 2017

St. Peter’s, along with Archbishop Morrison, Bishop Ashman, Bishop Brulc, and Bishop Upham, celebrate the consecration of Suffragan Bishops Peter F. Hansen (DWS) and Blair W. Schultz (DAS) on Saint Matthew’s Day, September 21, 2017, in Tulsa, Oklahoma at All Saints Cathedral. Congratulations! Thanks be to God. For photos visit All Saints Anglican Cathedral.

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The Christus Rex, our APCK newsletter:  ChristusRex-V10-N3 (1)

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St. Peter’s Church School offers classes for ages 3 through 12 and nursery for babies through two years. Come join us as we learn about God’s great love, with inspiring stories and fun activities every Sunday at 10 a.m.

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Upcoming Events:

Sunday, December 3: First Sunday in Advent.

Wednesday, December 6: St. Nicholas, Bishop & Confessor (342 A.D.) (Santa Claus).

Sunday, December 10: The Living Creche (Christmas Pageant) rehearsal, after the 10 a.m. Mass.

Sunday, December 17: The Living Creche (Christmas Pageant), 10 a.m. Note there will be no 8 a.m. Mass this day.

Sunday, December 24: Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas Eve)

Monday, December 25: The Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas Day)

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