The latest news from St. Peter's, Sowerby

Mothering Sunday 31 March

Join us for our Mothering Sunday service celebrating mums and all those in a caring, nurturing role in our lives. Following tradition, there will be a small posy of daffodils for all mums/grans/carers etc. But remember to put your clocks forward an hour the evening before….you don’t want to be arriving as the service finishes!

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Our Community Spirits Graveyard Clean-Up

Saturday 9 March 10.00am – “Our Community Spirits” graveyard clean-up. Natalie Rice has started a project to give our graveyard a good tidy up and would love to see others from the village join her and her family in caring for the final resting places of those who may not have family still local to […]

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Thank you!

We had a wonderful time celebrating St Nicholas’s day with our community on Friday 7 December.  It was lovely to welcome the children from Sowerby Village to join in the carol singing at the service.  And Santa stopped by too! Many thanks to all who came along to support the Christmas Fair too, buying from […]

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St Nicholas’ Day Festival

One of our favourite events of the year is nearly here! Friday 7 December sees our annual St Nicholas’ Day Festival, and is the day the Sowerby Village Christmas Lights are switched on. The evening starts at 6.30pm with a Carols & Nativity service in church, during which there will be a collection in aid […]

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Saturday 1 December

We have a very busy weekend ahead in our church community. 9.30am –  it is the first Saturday of the month  which means it is our regular Prayer Breakfast in church. A chance to take a little time out of our busy lives to pause, take a breath, give thanks for all that is good […]

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Remembrance Sunday

The 10.00am service on Sunday 11 November will include our Act of Remembrance, when we will honour all those from our community lost in conflict.  Particularly this year we are marking the centenary of the end of the First World War with a There But Not There memorial.  We Will Remember Them.

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Busy September

As the summer holidays draw to a close, we are preparing for a busy September, starting with the Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival on 1 & 2 September.  This is followed by the Heritage Open Days the following weekend and later in the month we are celebrating our furred and feathered friends with a Pet Service.  […]

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Sunday 19 August

We will be joining with our friends at St Mary’s Cottonstones for their 11.30am service on Sunday 19 August as they celebrate the fest of the Blessed Virgin Mary, their patronal festival. Please note there will be no service at St Peter’s at 10.00am.

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