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 to give a little (or rather, as much as felt able!) then our future would be more secure… Click […]
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! […]
After our Christingle service on Sunday 19th December we are delighted to welcome Zabava to St Peter’s! Four members of this Russian A Cappella choir will treat us to about 25 minutes of atmospheric singing. See the video clip below for a sneak preview! We are so pleased that this plan has finally come to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
You are invited to hang a star on the Tree of Light in memory of a loved one. All donation go to Derian House Children’s Hospice in Chorley, Lancashire. (This is also where our collection on Christmas Day will be sent.)