The latest news from St. Peter's, Sowerby

St Nicholas’s Day Festival

Our annual St Nicholas’s Day Festival takes place on Friday 1 December, starting at 6.30pm. Come along to join in the carol singing, see the village Christmas lights switched on and say hello to Santa, as well as having chance to get some great handmade gifts for Christmas.  See our Events page here for more details.

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Celebrations

This Sunday we will be joined by our friends from St Luke’s Church Norland and St Mary’s Church Cottonstones at our 10am service, where we will be observing Christ the King Sunday, the last Sunday before Advent. We will also be celebrating Revd Jeanette’s 5 year anniversary of being with us and giving thanks for […]

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Remembrance Sunday

Our service this Sunday will begin with the Act of Remembrance as we lay poppy wreaths at our five war memorials commemorating servicemen from our community who have given their lives in the Crimean War, World War One, World War Two and conflicts since. Members of our congregation have recently been researching some of those […]

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All Souls’ Day

November 2nd is All Souls’ Day, a day for remembering our loved ones recently departed to the next life.  We will be marking this with a service at St Peter’s at 6pm on Sunday 5th November and invite you to join us.  This will be a time of music, prayer and quiet reflection, candles will […]

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November Connected magazine

The November issue of Connected magazine is now available free from the back of church.  Please let the editor, Lesley Ennis, have any items for inclusion in the next issue by 15 November. Do feel free to take more than one copy and pass on to neighbours or friends who may like to see what […]

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St Luke’s feast day

St Luke’s feast day is celebrated on 18 October, so this coming Sunday we are joining with our friends at St Luke’s church, Norland, at their patronal festival service at 3.30pm.  There will be no service at St Peter’s on that day.

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Harvest

Yesterday we celebrated our Harvest Festival and gave thanks for all that God and His creation provides for us, and all the good things we have in our lives. Thank you to all who generously donated tinned and packet food and toiletries.  Together with the other churches in our Benefice we will be donating these […]

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Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who came along and supported the MacMillan Coffee Morning and the Ladies Night fundraising events over the last week, and to all those bakers, stallholders and others involved in organising the events.  The Coffee Morning raised £130 for MacMillan, while £102 was raised for church funds at the Ladies Night. Well […]

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Macmillan coffee morning & Ladies Night

September started busy with two community events we always enjoy – the Rushbearing Festival and Heritage Weekend – and it’s going to end busy with two social fundraising events. First up, the Community Café plays host to a Macmillan coffee morning this coming Saturday, 30 September.  Then the following Wednesday, 4 October, is our annual […]

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Heritage Open Weekend

Got a passion for history or an interest in architecture? Perhaps you just enjoy exploring new places? Our Grade 1 listed Georgian church is open for visitors on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September!

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