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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 […]

St Peter’s Day 2019

St Peter’s Day 2019 St Peter's Day

Celebrate St Peter’s Day with us The Feast Day of our Patronal Saint is on Saturday 29th June, and we invite you to come and celebrate with us at St Peter’s Field Broughton. There will be organ music – broadcast via speakers so those enjoying the sun outside church can hear it. There will be […]

Corpus Christi 2019

Corpus Christi 2019 Corpus Christi 2019

This Thursday (20th June 2019) at 7pm there will be a service to celebrate Corpus Christi,  ‘the body of Christ’.  This is a very special service without hymns to celebrate the gift of the Eucharist.  ‘Eucharist’ is our celebration of communion,  the word comes from the Greek for ‘thank you’.  Participants sit round a candlelit […]

Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong Invitation to Choral Evensong

An invitation from St Peter’s Finsthwaite As part of our St Peter’s Day celebrations this year, we have been invited to Choral Evensong at St Peter’s Finsthwaite. Usually we alternate a celebratory service each year, but when the day itself (29th June) falls on a Saturday or Sunday we stick to our own Patronal festivities. […]

Easter Sunday Egg Hunt

Easter Sunday Egg Hunt Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Easter Sunday Egg Hunt April 21st is Easter Sunday. At St Peter’s we will celebrate this most important day in the Church’s calendar at our usual Sunday Service time at 9.30 am. After the service there will be coffee / tea and biscuits for the adults, and an Easter egg hunt for the youngsters. With […]

Bells for Notre Dame

Bells for Notre Dame Bell Ringing for Notre Dame - April 18th 2019

Bell Ringing for Notre Dame Bell Ringing for Notre Dame – April 18th 2019 On your behalf, St Peter’s did played its part… From the Westmorland Gazette: Dozens of Anglican churches across Cumbria will take part in a national toll of bells tonight as a mark of solidarity following the devastating fire at Notre Dame […]

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