The latest news from St. Peter's, Sowerby

Sowerby Scorcher 10k run 2018

Entries are now open for the annual Sowerby Scorcher 10k multi-terrain challenge run, to be held on Saturday 19 May.  This popular event is a major fundraiser for St Peter’s church funds.  Click here for more details and to download the entry form.

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Sunday 31st December

Please note there will be no service at St Peter’s this coming Sunday, 31st December. Instead we will be joining with our friends at St Luke’s church Norland for their regular service at 3.30pm. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Christmas Services

There are a variety of services throughout the Ryburn Benefice this Christmas, and we hope the different times and styles will mean there is something to suit everyone.  Here’s what’s happening at St Peter’s: Sunday 24 December 10.00am Eucharist Service – 4th Sunday of Advent 3.30pm  Crib Service – an interactive service for all the […]

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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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