Life’s Connections has seen a 30% increase in families seeking medical services, education, mentoring, and basic supplies. They assist around 1700 families each year right here in our local communities, but to keep up with demand, your help is greatly appreciated. At the end of October, St. Peter’s will be hosting a diaper drive. All sizes are appreciated. Please look for collection baskets in the back of church and near the side entrances until Thanksgiving. Monetary donations or gift cards are also appreciated and can be dropped off at the parish or school offices. Other items are needed as well, including: diaper bags, car seats, bouncy seats, and avent baby bottles, to name a few. At this time, only new items can be accepted. Thank you for your continued support in blessing babies, children, and families in our community.
There is a dumpster next to the Carriage House that we have to put our scrap metal into. It is quite large and if you have any metal you would like to get rid of, please bring it over. The scrap company will pay us for the metal and give the profit to St. Peters Church. Clean up your garage/basement and support your parish, only until space allows. Do not leave it outside the dumpster.
We are seeking donations in order to purchase Christmas Decorations and Poinsettias for the Holidays. Please place your donations in the urn near the back of church. Thank you in advance for your generosity. Blessings to you all.
Some students of the confirmation class are putting on a coat drive. There will be donation boxes in the rectory. The coats and other winter clothing will be donated to people in need in the community. Get rid of those old coats taking up room in your closet! Your donations are greatly appreciated! Thank you!
Would you like a way to make Christmas more meaningful and help those in our community who are struggling to provide gifts for their families this Christmas? Once again, there is a great way to do this at St Peter’s this year. Helping Hands of St Peter’s and St Peter’s School will be working in conjunction with East Troy Community Holiday Help program this Christmas season to assist families in our community who need some help with gifts for their families. There will be a Giving Tree in the front of church starting the weekend of November 16/17 until gift deadline, the weekend of December 7/8. On that tree will be tags for gifts that need to be purchased for families in need. There will be a sign up sheet by the Giving Tree on which you should put your name, phone number, and gift code. The gifts should be wrapped and returned to church no later than Sunday, December 8. It is very important that if you pick a tag, that the tag be affixed to the wrapped gift. Each tag will have a confidential code so that the gifts can be matched with the recipient. Questions can be directed to Diane Hamilton at 262 370 2158.
We, St. Peter’s School children, are helping The Helping Hands of St. Peter’s collect much needed items for families right here in East Troy for the upcoming holiday season. We will be collecting these items from now until December 6, 2019. We have split the items up for grades to sponsor, but feel free to bring any of the items listed. All of the donations will be greatly appreciated by families in our community. Thank you in advance for your help and support.
K4, K5, 1st and 2nd Grade: Children’s underwear--any size!
3rd, 4th and 5th Grade: Children’s pajamas--any size!
6th, 7th and 8th Grade: Children’s socks--any size!
Other items that are in need are:
You can now make a contribution to our church through a mobile app!
To get started, download GivePlus Church for free from the App Store or Google Play. Simply search for “GivePlus Church” to quickly find and download the app today. Then, you can easily make donations directly from your smartphone using your debit/credit card or checking/savings account. You can also choose to donate as a guest or set up an account that allows you to securely and conveniently schedule recurring donations and manage and review your giving history. We hope you enjoy this new way to contribute to our ministry, and thank you for your support.
New Day Women's Clinic in Delavan (formerly Pregnancy Helpline of Walworth County) is in need of donations of Similac Baby Formula powder for a client's new baby. Please bring them to our office in the Community/Town Bank strip mall, down from Ace Hardware. Office hours are Tuesday & Thursday from 8 am to 2 pm, & Friday 8:30 am to 12 Noon. Thank you!
On November 18, 2019 we will be hosting the Second Helpings Meal. We are asking parish members for donations of their
time, talent or treasure. We will need kitchen and dining room help the day of the event (signup in back of church), desserts (sign-up in the back of church), or your monetary donations (boxes at the exits). As always this is a community event that all are invited to attend. The doors open at 4:30 pm at St. James Parish for fellowship with the meal being served at 5:30 pm. Thank you for donating to this parish mission.
Our decorating committee is seeking donations of locally grown corn, squash, gourds or Indian corn to be used for our fall church decorations. Jasmine Larson would love any fall items or you can make a donation to help purchase any additional items she may need. Please contact Jasmine Larson at 262-379-9060 if you can help in any way.