The latest news from St. Peter's, Sowerby

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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Saturday at the Cafe

As well as the delicious bacon butties and hot brews on offer at the Café in the Community Centre this Saturday, there’s also the opportunity to buy children’s books or handmade greetings cards. To find out more about hiring the Centre or the groups that meet there, click here.

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New Year’s Day

Our friends from St Mary’s Cottonstones will be joining us for our service on Sunday 1 January at 10.00am.  Please join us to begin our New Year and enjoy fellowship together over the usual tea/coffee and cake after the service.

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Christmas Services

We’re looking forward to sharing the joy of Christmas with you all. Please see below for services throughout the Benefice over the Christmas period. Sunday 11 December, St Luke’s Church Norland 3.30pm, Toy Service & Christingle Sunday 18 December, St Mary’s Church Cottonstones 7pm, 9 Lessons & Carols Christmas Eve St Peter’s Church Sowerby 3.30pm […]

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St Nicholas’ Day Festival 2 December

The St Nicholas’s Day Festival is a popular annual event in our church calendar and this year’s event takes place on Friday 2 December. The evening starts with a community Carols & Brass Service in church at 6.30pm, with readings from the nativity story by local schoolchildren. Following the service at approx. 7.30pm, gather outside […]

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All Souls Day

All Souls Service 7.30pm Wednesday 2 November Join us for a quiet, meditative service, with gentle music, prayer and an opportunity to reflect, remember and give thanks for those who have died and rest in our hearts for ever.

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