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St. Peter's Episcopal Church reaches out to those in need

[From The Star Beacon]

The distribution works like clockwork as people enter St. Peter’s Episcopal Church looking for Christmas dinner fixings and have the opportunity for a blessing prayer as well.

“This is our fourth year,” said Rev Peter Nielsen III of the Christmas dinner event that seeks to help families have a special Christmas meal at home. He said a lot of people work together to make the event possible.

Nielsen said Giant Eagle is very helpful in helping buy the food and makes a substantial donation yearly.

“A lot of people make this happen,” he said.

More than a dozen volunteers hand out food as people walk table-to-table getting everything from pumpkin pie to stuffing.

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