The latest news from St. Peter's, Sowerby

Sowerby Scorcher 2017

The 2017 Sowerby Scorcher 10k multi-terrain challenge run, held on Saturday 20 May, started off in glorious sunshine.  Over 200 runners entered, coming from all around Calderdale and beyond, a record number in the event’s 9th year. Our registration team were kept busy as the queue sometimes went out the door!   The volunteers on […]

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Sowerby Scorcher 10k run

The annual Sowerby Scorcher 10k multi-terrain challenge run is almost upon us once again, taking place this year on Saturday 20 May. This has become a well-established fixture in our church calendar and continues to be a popular and well-supported fundraising event.  For more details about the event and to find out how to enter, please click […]

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Easter Sunday

Celebrating the joy of Easter Sunday, our service started outside church as the new Paschal Candle was lit. The light was shared amongst the congregation and brought into church. The children got involved in the sermon before everyone gathered around the font to renew their baptism vows. During the service the children made Easter baskets  – […]

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Easter services

We invite you to join us as we take the journey from the Palm Sunday entry into Jerusalem to the Cross.

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Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday service 26 March 10.00am Join us as we celebrate Mothering in all its forms and all those who have a caring and nurturing role in our lives.  As is tradition, daffodil posies will be distributed during the service.  Stay a while afterwards for chat and refreshments.

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Welcome Oliver

A lovely spring morning today as we welcomed little Oliver, with his parents, godparents, family and friends, into our church family as we gathered around the font to celebrate Oliver’s baptism.     

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Confirmation

  Just a few photos from last week’s Confirmation service. We were honoured to welcome not just Bishop Jonathan but especially the confirmees and our brothers and sisters in Christ from Luddenden and Todmorden. The Bishop has since written to thank us for the warm and friendly welcome extended to all attending by the St […]

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Sunday 26 February

Please note there will be no 10.00am service this Sunday morning.  This is because we are pleased to host a Calder Valley Deanery confirmation service at 4pm.  We will be welcoming 11 candidates in all, representing churches in Todmorden and Luddenden Foot, and including Edith from our own congregation.        Bishop Jonathan Gibbs, the Bishop of […]

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Allotments

Recently an allotment on the land next to church became vacant so we decided to make it a community plot. Work began yesterday clearing and tidying the area. If you’d like to help with this project, please meet at church next Saturday, 25th, at 10am. We aim to work until 12, then go across the […]

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Sowerby Scorcher 10k run

This year’s Sowerby Scorcher 10k multi-terrain challenge run will take place on Saturday 20 May, starting and finishing at St Peter’s Community Centre, opposite church.  You can enter on the day, but pre-registration is a big help to our planning before the day.  Click here for more details.

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