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Mission Statement

St. Peter’s is a thriving urban parish whose members nourish one another in lives of faith, share the love of Christ, and serve the people of this neighborhood and city.

Description

Founded in 1761, St. Peter’s is an active and growing Episcopal parish located at 3rd and Pine Streets in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The original high-backed box pews were frequented by George and Martha Washington, painter Charles Willson Peale, war hero Stephen Decatur, an d Absalom Jones, the first black Episcopal priest. A vibrant community of faith for the past 250 years, St. Peter’s Church sponsors a food cupboard serving more than 180 families a week, an active choral program for children and adults, and numerous fellowship and education groups. Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith, you are welcome at St. Peter’s.

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