Here is the sermon for July 5, the 4th in our series “Pentecost and Protest”. The preacher is Ms. Nikki Fernandes, a young adult member of St. Peter’s. Nikki teaches English at VCU, and is the leader of our Intercessory Prayer Group.
A prayer for our country:
Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage: We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will. Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and arrogance, and from every evil way. Defend our liberties, and fashion into one united people the multitudes brought hither out of many kindreds and tongues. Endue with the spirit of wisdom those to whom in thy Name we entrust the authority of government, that there may be justice and peace at home, and that, through obedience to thy law, we may show forth thy praise among the nations of the earth. In the time of prosperity, fill our hearts with thankfulness, and in the day of trouble, suffer not our trust in thee to fail; all which we ask through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Here is the link to the sermon for the 4th Sunday after Pentecost, June 28. The sermon is by Anthony Gaboton, a young adult member of St. Peter’s. It is the 3rd in our series “Pentecost and Protest” featuring young adults from St. Peter’s.
Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration, will be held virtually on Friday, June 19th. More information about the events can be found here. This PDF gives additional information. This is a family event, and there will be life demonstrations and events for all ages.
Richmond Hill is also offering an Zoom event on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. Information and the registration form is here. The panel discussion features St. Peter’s young adult members Nikki Fernandes and Anthony Gabaton.
Here is the link to the sermon for the June 21, the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost. The sermon is given by Diana Vasquez, a member of St. Peter’s, and the Director of Employment Services at re:work Richmond. We are pleased to offer sermons from some of our young African American members during June.
We are excited to offer a series of young adult preachers for the month of June. This Sunday’s sermon is from Jabriel Hasan. Jabriel is a young adult who has grown up at St. Peter’s. He is currently in seminary and in discernment for ordination with the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. Jabriel brings a deep spirituality and a wide range of experiences to his preaching. We hope you’ll enjoy it.
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Though we cannot be together physically we worship together spiritually. Here is the link to the YouTube playlist that will take you to today’s reading of the Gospel (John 14:1-14) and today’s sermon by the Rev. Andrew Terry.