Category: Service

Rembrandt – Simeon in the Temple

Rembrandt – Simeon in the Temple Rembrandt - Simeon

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 cross between Santa Claus and former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams!) is the archetypical wise old man looked up […]

Our First United Service (with bacon!)

Our First United Service (with bacon!) United Service 30th Jan 2022

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. We held firm and did not weaken! Our service was at 9.30am as always! We were worried that this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Communion Online

Communion Online Communion - George Wilson

A big ‘thank you’ to George Wilson Thank you, George, for taking this Holy Communion service for us.If you wish to follow the service you must visit our YouTube channel. Click on the link below to go to our YouTube channel. If you are asked to ‘subscribe’ you can decline and keep clicking.You will eventually […]

Matins Online

Matins Online Matins - Terry Wilcock

A big ‘thank you’ to Terry Wilcock Thank you, Terry, for taking this service of Matins for us.If you wish to follow the service you must visit our YouTube channel. Visit St Peter’s FB YouTube Channel Follow the service Click on the booklet to view / download Follow the service You can download / listen […]

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 […]

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 […]

Appeal from 1954

Appeal from 1954 1954 Appeal to raise £1000

Historic Appeal from 1954 As we launch our ‘pie and a pint for St Peter’ stewardship appeal,it is interesting to read here about the concerted effort to share outthe burden of responsibility throughout the parish. Click on image for better view View pdf version How they went about things in 1954 1954 Appeal to raise […]

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