Magi’s Arrival

Magi’s Arrival Arrival of the Magi

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 weather sharp,The very dead of winter.” (T S Eliot) The poem, written shortly after Eliot’s 1927 conversion to Christianity, […]


Epiphany 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 most churches probably celebrated Epiphany. However, at St Peter’s we decided that we would hold on until the 9th. […]

Churchyard Carols

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 the more accomplished choristers! The ubiquitous mulled Broughton Bank cider was on offer and helped the proceedings go off […]

High Newton Carols

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 such a success. And thanks to Annette for promoting the idea in the first place. Didn’t it go well! […]

Food Bank Thanks

Food Bank Thanks

On Sunday 5th December our food bank donations were taken to St Charles’ Church, Grange-over-Sands. It was nice to get a ‘Thank You’ and to be reassured of the true worth of valuable work. We extend our sincere thanks to those working at the sharp end; those who do all the really hard work to […]

Community Carols

Community Carols

Tuesday evening (14th December) saw our first gathering to sing Christmas carols in our parish community. It was very gratifying to have such a great turn out. About 25 singers assembled. The mulled cider (provided by John Hibbert) went down very well and probably helped us overcome our inhibitions – singing ‘a cappella’ is not […]

A Special Welcome

A Special Welcome Jonathan Brewster's first service at St Peter's

Sunday 7th November was a special day in the recent history of St Peter’s! We were delighted to welcome Rev Jonathan Brewster to officiate at his first service with us. There was a good turn out of 20 for this Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion service. The theme from the readings was ‘discipleship’ – […]

All Souls Service

All Souls Service All Souls Service Oct 2021

For a number of years now at St Peter’s we have added an element to our normal Sunday service which falls nearest to All Sants’ Day. We have created a special moment during the service when members of the congregation can come forward and light a candle in memory of a loved one who has […]

Barry’s Bench

Barry’s Bench Barry's Bench

The plaque has now been affixed to the new memorial bench in the Garden of Remembrance: “In loving memory of Sheila Marie Bowker 1948-1991 Much loved and sorely missed … and beside her again Barry James Bowker 1945-2020 The Big Man of wind and song”. Generations to come will be able to sit for moments […]

Appointment of Vicar

Appointment of Vicar Jonathan Brewster

… at last some good news for us to celebrate “The Bishop of Carlisle has appointed The Revd. Jonathan Brewster, at present Canon Treasurer at St. Paul’s Cathedral, as Mission Community Leader of the Cartmel Peninsula Team Ministry, Interim Team Vicar of Haverthwaite, Finsthwaite, and Staveley in Cartmel, and Associate Priest of Grange-over-Sands and Field Broughton. […]

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