Category: Festival

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

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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

St George’s Day 2019

St George’s Day 2019 St George's Flag at St Peter's - 2019-04-23

Play Video Flying the flag with pride – for both the Queen’s birthday and for St George’s Day. Saint George’s Day, also known as the Feast of Saint George, is the feast day of Saint George as celebrated by various Christian Churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George […]

Easter Day 2019

Easter Day 2019 st peter's stained glass window

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 the self-imposed Lenten ban […]

Easter Vigil 2019

Easter Vigil 2019 Easter Vigil - Staveley-in-Cartmel - 20th April 2019

Easter Vigil – Saturday 20th April   The Easter Vigil and first Eucharist of Easter will be held at St Mary’s Staveley-in-Cartmel beginning at 8.30pmOn Holy Saturday (Easter Eve), as has been the tradition within the Cartmel Peninsula, we will be hosting the Easter Vigil and first Eucharist of Easter for the Team. This year […]

The Crib

The Crib Crib at St Peter's 2018

The crib will be blessed at our Christingle Service on Sunday 23rd December. At the moment Mary and Joseph are ready and waiting for the birth of Jesus, so the infant will be placed in the manger at our service on Christmas Day. The collection on Christmas Day will go to Derian House Children’s Hospice.

The Magi

The Magi The Magi follow the star and wait on the window sill at the back of the church

The Magi wait patiently on the window sill at the back of the church as they make their journey to visit the baby Jesus at Epiphany. Over the Sundays that lead up to the Feast of Epiphany they will make their way up the church via the window sills on the left hand side… until […]

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