Local Ministries

Agua Fria Food Bank

The Agua Fria Food Bank serves over 45,000 people a year who are in need with food and clothing.

Every month, donated food items can be dropped off. The first and third Saturdays of the month are great family opportunities to learn to serve by collecting food from local Fry's stores and sorting at the food bank. Meet at the church at 8:30AM. For more information, e-mail Jeff Hood.

Family Promise

Members of St. Peter's help support homeless families by providing hospitality, encouragement, and comfort to keep families together while they try to get back into productive life.

Food, quilts, shopping at the thrift store, and general fellowship are shared during each week that the families are guests on our campus approximately 3-4 times a year.

Volunteers and donations are always needed. Contact Lorelei Lange if you would like to participate and share your talents.

New Life Shelter: Cooking For Kids

Every third Wednesday of the month, volunteers help serve dinner to the women and children at the New Life Shelter in Avondale. It's a great chance to interact with the women and play games with the kids. Contact Jaclynn Anderson to help.

Juvenile Justice

After a brief training session, volunteers serve on a Juvenile Probation Community Advisory Board.

The Board meets at St. Peter's on the second and third Fridays of the month to work face-to-face with first time young offenders of minor offenses.

Volunteers help determine appropriate solutions and consequences that provide second chances for many young people who need a little guidance. Contact Della Lelakowski for more information.

ESL Classes

A new ministry is starting at St. Peter's to bring English as a Second Language classes to our campus. Contact Deacon Gay Romack if you would like to help.

Operation Christmas Child

Help us fill a shoebox full of Good News and Great Joy. Small gifts are packaged and sent to boys and girls in more than 150 countries. Receiving the shoebox gift is a tangible expression of God's love. Please e-mail Janet Parks for more information.

Summer Reading Camp

We make reading fun in a camp atmosphere at Estrella Mountain Community College. Volunteers from St. Peter's work with student teachers from EMCC to combine learning and fun for young readers. E-mail Deacon Gay Romack to help out.

Prison Ministry

The mission of St. Peter's Prison Ministry at Perryville Women's Prison is to bring the hope and love of Jesus to the women who are incarcerated, and to empower them to inspire others by walking in Christ's footsteps.

We bring a Saturday morning worship service to one of the units at Perryville. We are also sending birthday cards to the women, and collecting and donating yarn for the outreach ministry of the inmates. The women make baby blankets for local hospitals and the crisis nursery. We also open our thrift store doors for women when they are released from prison with only their "orange" uniform. To help, please contact Jack & Carol Churchill.

Habitat For Humanity

St. Peter's has been involved with Habitat for Humanity builds for many years. If you like to hammer, frame, or feed and encourage, contact David Goodwin.

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St. Peter's Episcopal Church

400 S. Old Litchfield Road
Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340
P: (623) 935-3279
F: (623) 239-3304