Worship at St. Peter's


  • 8 a.m.: Holy Communion & Homily (A quiet said Service in the Chapel)
  • 9 a.m.: Wee Believers Service (for parents and small children, in the Chapel, September - June)
  • 10 a.m.: Holy Communion & Sermon (Hymns and Choir)
    12 noon: Holy Communion & Healing Prayer (Chapel, September - June)
Summer Sundays
    8 a.m.: Holy Communion & Homily (Church Choir area) 10 a.m.: Holy Communion & Sermon (Church)

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Holy Day Services


  • West Essex Ministerial Association Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
  • The Tuesday before Thanksgiving at 7:30 p.m.
  • For location, please see our News & Media page.

Christmas Eve

  • 4 p.m.: Choral Holy Communion with Children's Sermon
  • 10 p.m.: Choral holy Communion and Sermon: St. Peter's Choir and Brass

Christmas Day

  • 10 a.m.: Holy Eucharist with Hymns

Ash Wednesday

  • 7 a.m.: Ash Wednesday Liturgy & Imposition of Ashes
  • 12 noon: Ash Wednesday Liturgy with Communion and Imposition of Ashes
  • 4 p.m.: Children's Service with Communion and Imposition of Ashes
  • 7:30 p.m.: Holy Communion with Hymns and Imposition of Ashes

Holy Week and Easter

Holy Wednesday

  • 7:30 p.m.: Tenebrae Service in the Chapel

Maundy Thursday

  • 6:30 p.m.: Agape Supper, a simple shared meal
  • 7:30 p.m.: Holy Communion, Foot Washing, Stripping of the Altar

Good Friday

  • 12 Noon: Intergenerational Stations of the Cross (outdoors)
  • 7:30 p.m.: Good Friday Liturgy in the Chapel

Easter Eve and Day

  • 7:30 p.m.: Easter Vigil (Saturday in Chapel)
  • 9 a.m.: Family Holy Communion, Choirs, Children's Talk
  • 10 a.m.: Easter Egg Hunt on Church Grounds
  • 11 a.m.: Choral Eucharist and Sermon, with Choir and Brass

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Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
271 Roseland Avenue
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
Phone: 973.226.6500
Fax: 973.226.5477