Upcoming Events



The Mighty St. Peter's Lutheran Church

This Weekend: 
For our beloved Elder, Ms. Dorine O'Garro:
Friday, April 27, 4-8pm Wake (at Gilmore Funeral Home, 191st & Linden Blvd))
Saturday, April 28, 9:30 am Funeral (at St. Peter's) 

To All Members and Friends of the St. Peter’s African Village,

 Our 19th  Annual Candle Lighting Ritual and Feast

to honor our ancestors will be held on    

Sunday, May 20th  at 3PM

Donations:  Adults  $35    Children 6-12 years old $10

15 years old and younger  FREE
Please see me for special Family Rates

      Our lead drummer, Bro. Darrin Jones from Baltimore, Md. will direct the St. Peter’s Griot Drummers.   Dr. Molefi Kete Asante  and Dr. Julius Garvey are planning to be with us.     

       After the Candle Lighting Ritual, we will have our Naming Ritual and then our Feast.  If you would like to receive an ancestral name, please let me know by  MAY 1ST. 718-528-1215

  A fee of  $10 will cover the cost of your name plaque and necklace.

       As  life becomes ever more stress-filled, this annual celebration can provide much needed healing of mind, body, and spirit.  I hope to see you on May 20th.


Love,

                                    Rev. Joy P. Clarke and the St. Peter’s African Village