The latest news from St. Peter's, Sowerby

Dates for September

After an enforced very quiet few months, we turn the calendar to September and there are actually some special events marked on it: Prayer Breakfast Saturday 5th September 9.30am St Peter’s Church Rushbearing Service Sunday 6th September 10.00am There will still be a service at Church, but sadly the Rushbearing Cart will not be making […]

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And we’re back!

We had our first Eucharist (communion) service last Sunday following the re-opening of church for public worship and will be open each Sunday now at our normal time of 10.00am.  We managed to film last week’s service and share it on our Facebook page so if you would like to see how the new post-lockdown […]

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Good News

We are now in a position, following government & Church of England guidance, to open the church buildings for private prayer. Initially, this will be done an appointment only basis, with a designated contact person(s) for each of the 3 churches in the Ryburn Benefice (see poster attached). This is a tentative step forward and […]

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Coronavirus update

Our church buildings have been closed for all services, community groups and fundraising events since the current lockdown restrictions have been in place.  Further to the national easing of some restrictions earlier this week, we are continuing to follow advice given by the Bishop of Leeds and will remain closed for the foreseeable future in […]

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Coronavirus precautions

During the current coronavirus outbreak, we are closely following and taking note of updates from the Diocese of Leeds and the Church of England regarding church services and particularly the Eucharist service.  This is however a rapidly changing situation. For the present, all church services are continuing to go ahead with appropriate precautions in place.  […]

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What’s on in March

There’s lots going on in church and the Community Centre this month, including the following: Thursday 5th 12 noon-1.30pm Lunch Club in the Community Centre Saturday 7th 9.30am Prayer Breakfast in Church Sunday 8th 10am In It Together informal worship Eucharist service in Church Sunday 22nd 10am Mothering Sunday service in Church Saturday 28th 3-5pm […]

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Christmas Services

Crib Service 6.30pm Christmas Eve This is a short service, during which the traditional Nativity story is read in between singing the familiar, well-loved carols. During each hymn, children will be asked to bring the Nativity figures from the back of church to make up our stable scene at the front.   Midnight Mass 11.30pm […]

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St Nicholas Day Festival

One of our favourite events of the year is here! On Friday 6 December we will mark St Nicholas Day with our annual Carol Service & Christmas Fair. Starting at 6.30pm with the service in church, during which we tke a collection for the Children’s Society, and followed at approx 7.30pm with the Christmas Fair […]

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Pet Service & Harvest Festival

October sees two special services to start the month.  On Sunday 6 October we celebrate the love and companionship that our pets bring to our lives with a Pet Blessing Service.  You are welcome to bring your pets along or perhaps a photo in remembrance of a pet you might have lost that was very […]

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What’s on in September

A quiet August is going to give way to a busy September – here’s some dates for your diaries ☑️1 September – new issue of Connected magazine available free at the back of church & in the Community Centre ☑️ Community Cafe open every Saturday morning from 9am in the Community Centre (across the road from […]

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