Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Art and culture are thriving on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has provided artistic inspiration for many nationally recognized artists. Richmond Barthe, Dusti Bonge, Walter Anderson, and George Ohr are just a few of the artists who have called...
Gulfport is part of “One Coast”…

Gulfport is part of “One Coast”…

When thinking about Gulfport, it’s important to remember that the city is just one of eleven on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Our Gulfport mayor, Billy Hewes, has championed the idea of the cities along the coast working together more effectively in a spirit of...
Where we live

Where we live

Our church sits near the “front porch” of Gulfport, the beautiful Jones Park and newly renovated harbor. This is just one of the positive developments going on in Gulfport, and along the coast. Home to the Barksdale Pavilion, a new lighthouse, and...
The story is still being written

The story is still being written

The story of St. Peter’s by-the-Sea is still unfolding. From her history, it’s clear the parish has the strength to persevere through many events that challenge the soul. We chose to remain downtown, we have a beautiful church facility that can be a beacon...
Going Home

Going Home

A decision had to be made: to go, or not to go back to the beach front location, and if not to go back, where to go? A survey polled the congregation, revealing that 75% of parishioners wanted to go home. On a cold and damp Saturday in February 2006, parishioners...