Chapel on the Green
Trinity Episcopal of New Haven, CT, hosts the outdoor Chapel on the Green every Sunday at 2pm. Regional churches sign up to help with the brief Eucharistic Service and to distribute approximately 200 bagged or hot lunches.
Thank you to all who helped serve on July 30! We made and distributed over 150 bagged lunches. Our next opportunity to serve will be on November 19, 2017. This is a special Thanksgiving-themed meal and is always a great way to contribute. Please consider joining us as we bring a meal and a message of hope to the homeless and needy of New Haven. Contact the church office for more details.
A prayer: Loving God, whose hand is open to satisfy the needs of every living creature: Break down the barriers of ignorance, indifference, and greed, we pray, that the multitudes who hunger and long for shelter may share your bounty; through Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen.
Monroe Food Pantry
Every week St Peters collects donations for the Monroe food pantry. Parishioners may bring canned and dry goods with them to church on Sunday.
Please click here for a list of current needed items.
Covenant to Care
The Covenant to Care – Adopt a Social Worker program allows St Peters to directly meet the needs of impoverished children in our community. We partner with a Department of Children and Families (DCF) social worker, who distributes our gifts to the families in her case load. Opportunities to give throughout the year include Easter Baskets, Back to School Backpacks, Thanksgiving Meal Cards and Christmas Gifts.
We are now collecting backpack donations for kids in need. We have received 22 children’s names and ages from our Covenant to Care social worker. Sign up here or in the Narthex to provide a backpack and school supplies for one or more of these kids. Gift certificates to Walmart for school uniforms (required in Bridgeport) are also welcome. Please bring donations to the church by Sunday, August 27, 2017. Thank you to everyone who has already signed up for a child!
St Peter’s Partnership with Megumeto
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Monroe began a journey in 2013 to support our brothers and sisters in Mozambique. After just one year, we reached out in love to those on the other side of the world, helping them with the tools they needed and asked for: a building to educate their youngest, fresh clean water in the village, and protective mosquito nets for beds. In 2014, we raised funds to help the village of Megumeto build a nursery school to educate their kids, and with grant money helped the Megumeto community build a well for the village.
In 2015, we are supporting a communications proposal for Megumeto and its neighbors. Learn more about how you can contribute to this partnership…
Transitional Housing for Victims of Domestic Violence
St Peter’s Church working with The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport (CCGB) in collaboration with The Center for Family Justice, to make transitional housing available to victims of Domestic Violence.