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GRACE & ST PETER’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Welcomes You!

With appropriate cautions in the face of covid-19,
we gather for worship on Sunday mornings
in our historic sanctuary.


Face masks are required inside the church.

Worship is also livestreamed on Zoom and Facebook.

 

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2022
 

SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST


MORNING PRAYER

9:00 am

Officiant and Preacher: Mark Mahaffy
Lector: Drew Collins
Intercessor: Renee janes

THIS SUNDAY WE WILL ANNOUNCE OUR NEW NAME
as we move forward with the merger
between the parishes of Grace and St Peter's
and
St John the Evangelist
formerly of Wallingford

 

 

For information on Sunday School,
and/or to register your child, please contact Allison Batson.

 

 

All are welcome at Dinner for a Dollar our community supper,
from 6:00 to 7:00 pm every Friday.

Meals are distributed on a take-out basis.
Limited sit-down service indoors as announced, depending on health risks
Dinner for a Dollar is also offered on Saturdays, 6:00 to 7:00 pm,
at Hamden Plains United Methodist Church
and on Sundays from 3:00 to 4:00 pm (drive-up or walk-up) at
1935 State Street, Hamden

To download a poster with locations and hours for Dinner for a Dollar,
click this box:

 

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Details and Zoom links for livestreams and videos of our services and other events
continue to be provided to members by email and in our weekly e-News.

If you are in need of prayer, counsel, or other help,
or  would like to know more about Grace & St Peter’s
or be added to our email list,
please contact the church office at 203-248-4338,
or use the “Contact Us” link at the bottom of this page.

Stay in touch:

LINK TO CURRENT and archived e-NEWS

We are a Christian community welcoming and accepting of all people
for worship, praise, fellowship and prayer.
We strive for justice and peace among all people
and respect the dignity of every human being.

 
 
 
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GRACE & ST PETER’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

 

AT THE CROSSROADS

Centerville, Hamden, CT

at the corner of Whitney and Dixwell Avenues, across from Hamden Town Hall


Grace & St Peter’s is a wonderfully kind, generous and welcoming community, worshiping together …  serving our neighbors …  sharing God’s love.

We are now in the process of merging with the congregation of St John the Evangelist, Yalesville. The new merged congregation will make its home in the Grace and St Peter’s building in Hamden.

 
 

WE ARE A CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

... welcoming and accepting of all people  for worship, praise, fellowship and prayer. 

We strive for justice and peace among all people and respect the dignity of every human being.

SERVING OUR NEIGHBORS

At Grace & St Peter’s, we bring the Gospel into the world, giving our time and hearts to doing God’s work.

Every Friday night we host a dinner for the community. We have many regular guests that come to enjoy the great home-cooked meal and friendly conversations.

We also participate in many other outreach ministries in the Hamden-New Haven area.

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SHARING GOD’S LOVE

Our congregation is lively and diverse.  We come together in worship, service and fellowship: to share our lives, to support each other, to learn from each other, and to have fun together!

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THE REVEREND
ROBERT BERGNER,
RECTOR

We are called to love and support each other, to share each other’s joys and sorrows, to pray for one another, to encourage one another and to comfort one another.

We are called to gather together in worship, to sing, to pray, and to hear and reflect on scripture, to break bread
and share the Body of Christ.

We are called to go out into the world,
to serve our neighbors and to share
the good news of God’s love and Christ’s victory over sin and death.

Click here to read Rev. Bob’s blog, “Thoughts from the Center Aisle”


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HISTORY

Grace and St. Peter’s is the product of the merger of two parishes in 1990. St. Peter’s did not exist until 1958, but the history of Grace Church stretches back 200 years before the merger, when our nation was newly independent, the Episcopal Church USA had only recently established its own constitution and structure apart from the Church of England, and the town of Hamden was little more than a dusty crisscrossing of paths in the countryside. 

 
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There is a small parking lot behind the church, and parking is also available on Sundays in the lot behind the DeMatteo building, next door to the church grounds. 
Enter the DeMatteo lot by the driveway right next to the church’s EXIT driveway.

CONTACT US

2927 Dixwell Avenue (P. O. Box 185065)
Hamden, CT  06518


   203-248-4338

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