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Lent Course - Difference

Lent Course – Difference

The Revd Jonathan Brewster, Revd Nick Devenish and the Revd Jane Maycock are hosting a course during Lent to which all members of the Church of England across the Peninsula are welcome. Difference is a five

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Rembrandt - Simeon

Rembrandt – Simeon in the Temple

Last Sunday was Candlemas and our first United Service at St Peter’s. In his sermon, Jonathan mentions a picture by Rembrandt of Simeon holding the baby Jesus (with Hannah just behind him). Simeon (looking like a

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1961 Church Appeal

Church Weekly Offering Plan 1961

Interesting to read the details of fund-raising scheme undertaken by St Peter’s in the 1961. The aim then, as now, was to spread the burden of giving as wide as possible. If we could persuade many

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United Service 30th Jan 2022

Our First United Service (with bacon!)

On Sunday 30th January we hosted our first United Service. On the fifth Sunday the parishes of Field Broughton with Lindale, Staveley, Hatherthwaite, Finsthwaite and Grange will take it in turns to host the United Service.

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First Parish Mag 1894 featured image

Very First Parish Magazine

Another from the archive! The very first Parish Magazine – celebrating the opening of the new church in 1894. Click on the images below to see a pdf version of teh Magazine pages. You can then

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Coronation - featured image

Coronation Festivities

One from the archive! With the celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee beginning to be thought about, this is a timely reminder of how these things were done in the past. Some of us just about

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Church Flowers Jan 2022

January Church Flowers

As always a massive ‘Thank You’ to those who regularly put in such an effort to decorate the church so beautifully with flowers! (The first picture below, on the left, is actually the pedestal display for

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Arrival of the Magi

Magi’s Arrival

At last the Magi (Three Wise Men) make it to the crib! “A cold coming we had of it,Just the worst time of the yearFor a journey, and such a long journey:The ways deep and the

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The Magi


The Magi are making their way to the crib – you might have expected them to have arrived by today… but this year there is a bit of a delay!… Sunday 2nd January 2022 was when

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Churchyard Carols

On Tuesday 21st we were blessed with another excellent turnout for festive Carols in the Churchyard. It was especially enjoyable to have some of our carols accompanied on the accordion! Some beautiful decants were added by

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Zabava Choir at St Peter's

Christingle and Zabava Choir

In the circumstances, we had a good turnout for our Christingle service. Everybody stayed on for the extra at the end – and what an extra it turned out to be. We were treated to about

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High Newton Carols

On Friday (17th December) the community gathered at the Village Hall in High Newton to sing carols. Mulled cider and other goodies were on offer to. One comment received: “Thanks everyone for making last nights do

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