Episcopal Diocese of Virginia
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About Us

Regular services at St. Peter's include both Holy Eucharist and Morning Prayer.  The liturgy is generally from the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.  Additional services are provided during the Lenten Season and in preparation for Christmas.  Of the congregation's favorites are the Blessing of the Animals in the fall and the celebration of Lessons and Carols on the Sunday before Christmas. 

The members of St. Peter's are comprised of descendants of old Virginia families, young families with children, and members of an extremely active retirement population.  Parishioners approach parish activities with interest, enthusiasm, and energy.  There are currently close to 75 communicants that regularly and actively participate in church activities.

Many of our members are individually involved in community affairs, through various organizations other than the church. We sponsor Scout troops and make our facilities available to civic organizations such as the Red Cross, Ruritans, and Westmoreland Garden Club

Because our location is rural, we consider "community" to mean anywhere in the Northern Neck, which is a geographical peninsula bounded by the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers and encompasses five counties.  Information about the Northern Neck of Virginia can be found at http://www.northernneck.com, and about Westmoreland County at http://www.westmoreland-county.org