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St. Augustine’s Church on Easter Monday. As the the author Matt Kelly suggests, stop by for 10 minutes each day or as often as you can to just to think, relax and/or give thanks. Click here for 13 photos.
Holy Thursday – 7:30 p.m. Good Friday Passion of Our Lord 3 p.m. Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 8 p.m. Easter Sunday Mass 9:30 a.m. All are Welcome!
Palm Sunday Brunch Peru Community Church Fellowship Center, 13 Elm Street, Peru, NY – Sunday, April 9th from 9am – 1pm All you can eat brunch Adults – $8.00; Children (ages 5 – 12) $5.00; Under 5 FREE Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, Bacon, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Hash Browns, Fresh Fruit Salad, Milk, Coffee, Tea […]
The Peru Community Church announces special Holy Week and Easter season services. We welcome everyone – all are warmly invited to join in worship and Church-sponsored events at any time. The Palm Sunday services in the Sanctuary on April 9th at 8 am and 10:30 am, herald the triumphant entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem. The […]
The Peru Community Church invites all to worship, pray and study during this holy season of Lent, which began on Ash Wednesday on March 1 and concludes Easter Sunday on April 16. The Reverend Peggi Eller, Pastor, will be preaching each Sunday in Lent about the churches in the Book of Revelation, and how Jesus’ […]
Vegetable Soup Chicken Breasts & Stuffing Mashed Potatoes/Gravy Cranberry Sauce Corn Cherry Cobbler The cooks are at work. The welcome mat is out. Serving begins at 4:30. Come and enjoy this free, delicious meal.
By John T. Ryan Recalling Christmas 2016 at St. Augustine’s Church, 3035 Main St., Peru, NY 12972. Click here to view 10 photos.
Blue Christmas is a time for those who are sad, grieving, lonely or just looking for a reflective time of worship. Peru Community Church will be holding a Blue Christmas Service, open to everyone, on Thursday, December 22nd at 6:30 pm, in the Chapel of the Fellowship Center. Held the longest night of the year […]
If you find yourself hungry or alone (or both) on Christmas Day, come enjoy a FREE Ham Dinner at the Harkness Methodist Church Hall at the four corners in Harkness, 776 Hallock Hill Road, Peru. The dinner is Open to All, on Sunday December 25 from 2 to 5pm. In addition to warm fellowship, the […]
The Peru Community Church announces its Advent and Christmas events and services. All are welcome and invited to worship and celebrate the coming of Christmas. Services are held at 8 am and 10:30 am, with nursery care provided, and coffee hour following. Sunday school for all ages (pre-school through adults) is at 9:15 am. Services […]
Please Share! Peru – St. Augustine’s Parish Annual Craft Fair, Saturday December 3rd 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Augustine’s Parish Center, 3030 Main St., Peru. Dozens of crafters from all over the North Country , a great bake sale, drawings and even delicious soup and sandwiches for lunch.
The Keeseville-Peru Ecumenical Choir will be performing two concerts to celebrate its 51st anniversary. The first concert will be Saturday, December 17, 2016, at St. Augustine’s Church in Peru, at 7:30pm. The second concert will be Sunday, December 18, 2016, at St. John the Baptist Church in Keeseville at 7:30pm. The choir is directed by […]
On Tuesday, November 22 at 6:30pm, the Peru Community Church along with St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church will be hosting a Community Thanksgiving Worship Service at 6:30pm at the Peru Community Church. This will be a service of celebration for the abundant harvest and the many blessings in the Peru community. Rev. Peggi Eller, Pastor […]
New and exciting things are happening around the church! Pastor Peggi Eller has been with us since July 1, and we are all learning together, sharing ideas, and visioning for the future. We invite you to join in worship Sundays at 8 – 8:40 am (a streamlined, slightly shorter service) or 10:30 -11:30 am (with […]
Popular acoustic musical group Beartracks will perform Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7 pm in the Peru Community Church Fellowship Center, 13 Elm Street, Peru, NY. Tickets are $10 in advance. $12 at the door (if available). Doors open at 6 pm. The Senior/Junior High Youth Group is pleased to host the performance. Proceeds will benefit […]
Annual Pulled Pork Dinner – Saturday October 22nd 5:00 PM-7PM $8.00/$4.00 12 and under $6.00 for Walk of Faith participants $3.00 for Walk of Faith participants 12 and under Menu- pulled pork, corn on the cob, baked beans, rolls, salad and dessert Proceeds to North Country Mission of Hope and The Jamaican Project Sponsored by: Peru Community […]
Peru – St. Vincent’s Tent Sale, 302 Main St., Peru, NY Gently used fall & winter clothing. Large Bag $6.00 Thursday 9/15 – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday 9/16-Sunday 9/18 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Peru Community Church is pleased to announce special celebrations and events over the coming weeks. All are cordially invited to join with us in worship and special events. The Fall/Winter/Spring worship service schedule is now in effect. Worship services are at 8 am and 10:30 am in the sanctuary, Elm and Pleasant Streets, at […]
By John T. Ryan Peru – On July 1, 2016 Reverend Peggi Eller become pastor of the Peru Community Church succeeding Interim Pastor David Svenson (2015-16) and Pastor Robert Svenson (2003-15). Pastor Peggi’s appointment is of historical note in that she is the church’s first female pastor and its first Methodist pastor since 1962. […]
The Harkness United Methodist Church invites one and all to wrap up Summer with a North Country treasure, and great fellowship! Bring your family and meet your friends for a great meal at MICHIGANS FOR MISSION on Sunday August 28th from 11AM to 3PM at the Harkness Church Hall, 776 Hallock Hill Road in Peru. […]
PERU COMMUNITY CHURCH AND ST. AUGUSTINE’S CATHOLIC CHURCH INVITE CHILDREN AGES 3 YEARS TO 6TH GRADE TO EGYPT: JOSEPH’S JOURNEY FROM PRISON TO PALACE A summer bible event called Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace will be hosted at Peru Community Church Fellowship Center, 13 Elm Street, Peru from Monday, August 1st to Friday, […]
The parishioners of St. Augustine and St. Patrick will gather at St. Patrick’s Oratory/Mother Cabrini Shrine this Sunday, July 10, 2016 to celebrate Mass at 10:30 AM followed by the annual parish picnic. Please bring a chair and a dish to share. Hot dogs and hamburgers plus beverages will be provided. In case of rain, […]
The Peru Community Church is pleased to announce special celebrations and events over the coming weeks. All are cordially invited to join with us in worship and special events. The summer worship service schedule is now in effect. Each Sunday, the worship service is at 9 am from now through Labor Day in the sanctuary, […]
PORT HENRY — A pair of local churches came together June 12 to celebrate 50 years of service by Rev. Dr. Kenneth N. Parker, who has served the Moriah community for the last three of those. Source: Moriah churches celebrate Parker’s 50 years of ministry – Sun Community News & Printing
Posted: June 15th, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Community Events, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru/Regional History, Religious News.
Peru – Ethel Dashnaw Stewart, 94, of 6 Holden Avenue, Peru, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the UVM Health Network, CVPH, Plattsburgh. She was born in Peru, on September 15, 1921, the daughter of Albert and Emma (Soulia) Dashnaw. Ethel began formal education in a one-room school house, […]
Posted: June 14th, 2016 under Community Events, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History, Religious News, Town Board News.
The 2016 St. Augustine’s Knights of Columbus Council 7273 Family of the Year – Dwane and Krissie Bast. Award presented by Grand Knight Bill Allan (center)
Spring should be arriving soon, and many people will be thinking about their flower gardens! Why not purchase your plants from the Peru Community Church Ladies Guild who will be selling geraniums, begonias and marigolds, by order only, in May. There will be three colors of geraniums (red, white and pink), and the cost will […]
“After Midnight” – a Patsy Cline experience with Courtney Shayne – is Saturday, April 23, at 6 pm at the Peru Community Church Fellowship Center, 13 Elm Street, Peru. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door; children 12 and under are free. Hailing from the Albany area, Courtney Shayne as Patsy Cline wowed […]
If you’re a Patsy Cline music lover or simply enjoy country music and a good time, you’re sure to enjoy “AFTER MIDNIGHT” with Courtney Shayne at the Peru Community Church Fellowship Center on Saturday, April 23rd at 6 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Peru Community Church Capital Campaign. Courtney Shayne’s beautiful voice and humor thrilled a […]
Photos and Story by Mike Langlois About sixty people from the St. Augustine and Peru Community churches gathered on a chilly Sunday morning to celebrate Easter Sunrise Service at St. Patrick’s Oratory in West Peru, NY. The service celebrants were Pastor Bob Svenson and Father Alan Shnob from the Peru Community Church and St. Augustine Church […]
The Peru Community Church is pleased to announce special Holy Week and Easter services. All services and events are open – all are cordially invited to join with us in worship at any time. The Palm Sunday services on March 20, at 8 am and 10:30 am, herald the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. […]
ALL YOU CAN EAT – Palm Sunday Brunch, Peru Community Church Fellowship Center, 13 Elm Street, Peru, NY March 20, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm Adults – $8.00 Children (ages 5 – 12) $5.00; Under 5 FREE Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, *Bacon, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Hash Browns, *Fresh Fruit Salad, Milk, Coffee, Tea and Assorted Juices […]
Peru – St. Augustine’s Knights of Columbus Council 7273 will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the St. Augustine’s Parish Center. “ALL YOU CAN EAT” spaghetti, salad, Italian bread and a delicious dessert will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 PM for only $7.50 per person, $2.50 for children 6 to […]
Thursday, December 24 Christmas Eve – 4:30 (children’s mass) and 8:00 p.m. masses Friday, December 25 Christmas Day – 9:30 a.m. mass All are welcome! All are welcome!
December 24, 2015 – Story updated to include video of almost all the songs sung at the concert. St. Augustine’s Church was filled to capacity Sunday evening, December 20, 2015 as the the Keeseville-Peru Ecumenical Choir performed its 50th Anniversary Christmas Concert. St. John the Baptist Church in Keeseville was also standing room only for […]
Posted: December 24th, 2015 under Arts and Entertainment, Community Events, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru/Regional History, Religious News.
The song “Prayer of the Children” is in your editor’s opinion the most poignant songs sung by the Keeseville-Peru Ecumenical Choir. Composed by Kurt Bestor, it relates his reaction to the ethnic cleansing and civil war in Yugoslavia in the 1990’s. Having once lived in that war-torn country he was concerned about the country’s children. […]
St. Augustine’s Christmas Schedule Sunday, December 20 – 9:30 a.m Mass Sunday, December 20 – 2 p.m. Penance Service Thursday, December 24 Christmas Eve – 4:30 and 8:00 p.m. Masses Friday, December 25 Christmas Day – 9:30 a.m. Mass January 1, New Year’s Day – 9:30 a.m. Mass All are welcome!
Melissa LaReau with her mother, Shirley LaReau-Kemp, after speaking to parishioners at St. Augustine’s Church, Peru, NY. Photo and Story by Mike Langlois. Psychology researchers describe happiness as a combination of life satisfaction and having more positive emotions than negative emotions. Melissa LaReau believes happiness is following your inner voice and pursuing life’s passions. LaReau, […]
Posted: December 13th, 2015 under Business News, Community Events, Education News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Religious News.
The Peru Community Church is pleased to announce their special Christmas season services. On the fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20th, during the 10:30 am service, the 20-member choir directed by Carol Gallagher will present the Christmas cantata “Appalachian Winter”, accompanied by organist/pianist Dennis Frisbie. Composed in the spirit of folk songs, the Cantata recounts […]
Are those smells of pies and pumpkin rolls baking tempting you already for Thanksgiving? If so, the Ladies Guild of the Peru Community Church will again be offering assistance by selling baked apple pies, unbaked apple pies, pumpkin pies and pumpkin cream cheese rolls. The deadline for ordering any of these delicious treats is Sunday, […]
Harkness Methodist Church Annual Chicken and Biscuit Dinner Harkness Church Hall—481 Hallock Hill Rd, Peru Sunday, October 18th—serving begins at 4:00 p.m. Adults, $9; Seniors, $8; Children 6-12, $5; Preschoolers, free Takeouts available
By John T. Ryan Many of the thousands of people who crowded the St. Augustine’s Parish Center grounds during the September 19-20 Applefest were surprised to find solar panels behind the St. Vincent’s Thrift Store and Roger’s House. If they looked across Main Street behind St. Augustine’s Cemetery they saw a much larger solar panel […]
Posted: September 28th, 2015 under Business News, Community Events, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru/Regional History, Religious News.
Peru – A Pulled Pork Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 11th from noon until 2 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Parish Center. Corn on the cob, baked beans, salad, rolls and a beverage will accompany the pulled pork. The cost is $8 ($6 for Walk of Faith participants). Children 12 and under are $4 […]
The Catholic Community of St. Augustine’s and St. Patrick’s Parish, The Peru Community Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Monica 2598 and Knights of Columbus Council 7273 in Peru, NY will hold its 9th Annual Walk of Faith on Sunday, October 11th at Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine (behind St. Augustine’s Church) in […]
Peru – The 38th Annual St. Augustine’s Applefest will be held on Saturday, September 19th and Sunday September 20th. Saturday’s 11 a.m. parade is followed by live music, a giant craft fair, food, games, rides and a Sunday afternoon chicken BBQ. All the activities take place at St. Augustine’s Parish Center, 3030 Main St. in […]
By John T. Ryan The past several days were undoubtedly memorable for Reverend Dr. Robert Svenson. Last Friday evening the Peru Community Church hosted a Recognition Dinner to honor his service as their pastor. Sunday he delivered his last sermon at the church and Monday he officially retired after forty-two years of ministry. Anyone attending […]
August 29, 2015 – There was a very large turnout at the August 28, 2015 Recognition Dinner for retiring Peru Community Church Pastor Reverend Dr. Robert Svenson. It was a joyous evening as members of the clergy, church members and Reverend “Bob’s” friends thanked him for his service over the past twelve years. The evening […]
The Board of Directors of the Samaritan Family Counseling Center (SFCC) announces that the Center, with offices in Peru and Plattsburgh, will close at the end of August, 2015. The board has taken this action, in part, because of two staff retirements and an additional staff member reducing her hours of availability. The difficulty of […]
Herrmanns’ Royal Lipizzan Stallions will perform in Peru for three shows, August 21-22-23, sponsored by the Peru Community Church. Proceeds will benefit the Church’s upcoming Jamaican Mission trip and also their Capital Fund for needed building repairs. The horses perform “Airs Above the Ground”, a series of spectacular leaps and plunges. Originally bred and trained […]
The Peru Community Church is even more beautiful thanks the shrubs and perennials planted this morning by church members Evelyn and Joe Rinella (L&R) and Nicki LaPlante (Center)
Catholic census underway throughout North Country – Press-Republican: News.
By John T. Ryan Spring Break is a time for many North Country residents to travel south to enjoy the warm of sun. Each year the Peru Community Church Senior High Youth Group also travels, but not quite as far south as most people. The group stops in Washington D.C. where they serve the homeless […]
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Posted: March 22nd, 2015 under Adirondack Region News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History, Religious News.
By John T. Ryan Many North Country residents know Reverend Kenneth Parker as the man who brings loveable miniature donkeys to our parades, nursing homes, hospitals and senior facilities. Members of a Methodist Church and a Presbyterian Church in Moriah know him as their minister. Others have known him as a Naval Reserve Chaplain, a […]
By John T. Ryan Peru – Each Sunday St. Augustine’s parishioners pray that one of their number will respond to God’s call to the religious life. On September 21, 2014 their prayers were answered when the Franciscan Sisters of Renewal of Bronx, New York received Rachel Daly as a candidate for their religious community. Rachel […]