Upcoming Respect Life Events

All parishioners are welcome to attend Chet McDoniel’s presentation to the 3rd–8th graders in St. Peter’s gym on Wednesday, April 3, at 9:15 a.m. Chet, who was born without arms and with shortened legs, is an inspirational speaker whose personal stories center around a common theme of leaning on God, and that God is the author of life. He will also touch on an anti-bullying message. Learn more about Chet here. While in Kansas City, Chet will also give an adults only presentation at Nativity Parish in Leawood, Kansas, on Thursday, April 4, at 6 p.m., sponsored by the Vitae Foundation. Click here for more information and links to registration.

Hygiene Drive for Local Charities

The Women of St. Peter’s are collecting hygiene items for women, children, and men to donate to the following charities:Hope House, Rose Brooks, Synergy and Journey to New Life. Please deliver donations of travel-size toiletries, feminine products, wash cloths, and socks to either the Legacy Center or the bin in the back of the Church by April 3.

Volunteers Needed for Funeral Lunch Teams

We are looking for volunteers to join our funeral luncheon ministry. Our goal is to form 12 teams of 8 volunteers who will assist in serving funeral lunches on a rotating basis. We are also looking for volunteers to provide side dishes, casseroles, and desserts. Luncheons are served in the church basement, typically during the day. If you would like to join a team, or occasionally provide food, or both, please contact parish secretary Mary Pfeifer.

Athletic Committee Seeking Track Coaches

The St. Peter’s School Athletic Committee is seeking volunteer track coaches for the upcoming spring season. Weeknight & weekend commitment required in spring with a great group of established coaches and coordinators. Virtus training is required. Please reach out to Peter LaFond at (816) 442-9930 babyfrankproductions@icloud.com and/or Shannon Beecham at (816) 728-2117 shannonbbeecham@gmail.com for more details.

Women of St. Peter’s General Meeting Sunday Mar. 10

All women of the parish (including girls of college age) are invited to attend the WoSTP General Meeting and Brunch in the church basement on March 10 following the 9 a.m. Mass. If you have never attended one of our events, this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy fellowship and a wonderful brunch.

The Nominating Committee will present a slate of officers for vote by the membership. We will also accept nominations from the floor. Please bring toiletries and personal hygiene items for the DCCW’s Hygiene Project (formerly Shoebox Shower). These items will benefit women at local shelters.

If you would like to bring a beverage or dish to the brunch, click here to sign up.

Lenten FunRaiser at Neighborhood Restaurants

The Well, Lew’s, and Charlie Hooper’s will all donate $1 to St. Peter’s School for every fish item ordered during Lent, Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday. Just mention St. Peter’s when ordering. It’s a friendly competition between area schools, and the school with the most money earned will get an additional $250 donation. A big thank you to participating restaurants and the Lewellen family.