Christmas Eve, Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord, Fourth Sunday in Advent

This Week at St. Peter’s, December 24-31, 2017:

Sunday, December 24, Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. Low Mass, Church School, Coffee Hour;  9:30 p.m. Carols and Sung Eucharist.  Note: There will be no 8 a.m. service. Church School & Nursery provided at 10 a.m. Mass.

Monday, December 25, Christmas Day, the Nativity of Our Lord: 10 a.m. Low Mass with Hymns.

Wednesday: 12:15, St. John Low Mass; 7 p.m. Evening Prayer and Bible Study

Thursday: 7 p.m. Holy Innocents Low Mass at St. Joseph’s Chapel in Berkeley (

Sunday, December 31, First Sunday after Christmas:  10 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Church School, Coffee Hour.

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

Thanks to all who participated in our traditional Living Creche Christmas Pageant this last Rose Sunday! Unforgettable and glorious.







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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-N4

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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 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) Low Mass, 10 a.m.; Christmas Eve Mass, 9:30 p.m.

Monday, December 25: The Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas Day), Low Mass with Hymns, 10 a.m.

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