Neighborhood

St. Peter’s is a community hub and a seed of faith works in the East End. Some of our neighborhood partnerships and offshoots include …

Re:work Richmond: Passionate Energy for Change

RE:work RICHMOND is a new employment initiative in the East End that provides a network of resources to help  create pathways for heads of household to find the right living wage career. RE:work seeks out individuals who have the desire and persistence to start the pathway towards meaningful employment. To learn more, visit the Re:work Richmond website.

Neighborhood walks: Hospitality and Exercise

We are a church community that is deeply connected to our neighborhood.  Our weekly “Neighborhood Walks” are a unique way to meet people, enjoy the architecture of the East End, and respond to people’s ideas and needs. Join us at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays to walk a few blocks of the neighborhood and extend St. Peter’s welcoming spirit to our neighbors. Email stpeterschurchhill@gmail.com to learn more and join the walks.

Peter Paul Development Center: Educate the Child. Engage the Family. Empower the Community

Peter Paul is an outreach and community center serving Richmond’s East End. Founded in 1979 by John Coleman who was a local East End resident, parent and activist. It is the oldest community-based agency which continues to serve East End children and families. The P.P.D.C. was housed in the parish hall of St. Peter’s until 2007. After that time, a 5000 square-foot facility was erected across the street from the church. They continue to use St. Peter’s facilities for weekly worship and other programs. To learn more, visit the PPDC website.

Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School: Changing the Trajectory of Young Lives

AJCES is a unique school in the East End.  Begun by several Richmond Episcopal Churches in 2009, AJCES opened with 25 students and 3 teachers. There are currently over 100 students in grades 4-8 with a planned expansion for grades K-8 later this year. Members of St. Peter’s volunteer at the school and the Rev. Andrew Terry provides chapel services throughout the year. To learn more visit the AJCES website.

St. John’s Episcopal Church: Partners in Church Hill

St. Peter’s had its’ beginning as a children’s education ministry of St. John’s Church. Today our relationship centers around Re:work Richmond, joint choir events, and other shared Episcopal ministries in the Church Hill area. Email stpeterschurchhill@gmail.com to learn how to be involved and to get more information.

Your questions answered …

What happens after church on Sunday?

We gather as a family for coffee, food, and fellowship in our parish hall, which is in the building beside the sanctuary. Come join us! Want to sign up to bring food to coffee hour?  Simply sign up on the calendar located in the parish hall next to the kitchen window.