St Peter's Parish, Belper, Derbyshire

Jesus at the centre transforming our community


To St Peter's Parish in Belper

including St Peter's, St Swithun's and St Mark's

Please browse our website to find out more about us -

you can even look at the Church diary and find out everything that is going on -  just click on the Parish Life link.  

For an interesting report full of pictures about everything that goes on in the Parish please call in to any of the churches and pick up a copy to find out all about us, or click on the link St Peter's Parish pictorial report 2018 at the top of this page.

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Three in One is the parish magazine, published monthly

View the August 2019 issue



            St Peter's                                    St Mark's                                     St Swithun's

St Peter's in Spring

        St Marks
St Swithuns                             



      Parish Weekly News Sheet   18.8.19

(Please click date to download)


           Refugee donations - Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity group are receiving donations of clothes again and virtually anything else that they can sell on EBay, car boot sales or at jumble sales to generate funding. There’s always an urgent need for tents, sleeping bags, blankets etc. Thank you for your support.       Collection point in St Peter's. Thank you again.

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August 16th, 

Days out 20th and 22nd.

This is specifically for the over 60s who may not be able to get away for a holiday but it is open to anyone who enjoys getting together with others for fun, fellowship and food.

It's not too late to book a place with the Parish Office.

   St Peter’s Deep Clean!  We are putting together a working                   party to ‘deep clean’ upstairs and downstairs on                  Saturday 17th August, 11 am–2 pm. 

If you can spare an hour or two please sign up on the sheet in St Peter's west end. Families very welcome!

TOY CLEANING AT ST PETER’S Wednesday 21st August 10 am – 12 pm. Helpers needed please to clean and sort the toys used by Little Church and Sunday Club.

We say goodbye to
Andrew, Carolyn,
Esther, Suzie and Lucy

There will be a whole parish
Holy Communion in St Peter's on
Sunday the 1st September at 10.30 am.

Followed by a Bring and share lunch.
All welcome.
 St Peter’s congregation to bring savouries and St Mark’s and St Swithun’s congregations to bring desserts. Sign up sheets in all churches.

There will be no morning services in St Mark's or St Swithun's.

If you have any financial donations towards a leaving gift
please can you get them to the office
by 23rd August

Prayer and Reflection at St Peter's
7 pm - 8 pm Sunday 1st September

You are invited to a

Parasols and Postcards children's party

       Parasols   postcard pic    

To learn about the wonderful world around and celebrate the end of Summer!

 Want to make crafts, play games and share some lovely food?

Then join us on :

Saturday 7th September   

St Peter’s Church, Belper

2:30-4.00 pm for primary school age children (Reception – Y6)

 £3.00 per child (including crafts and snacks)

 Complete and return the registration form with £3.00 to St Peter’s Church Office by 31st August at the very latest. Places limited to 30, so first come first served.

To download a registration form please click here

September 21st & 22nd

Our Harvest Festivals this year will be scarecrow themed!


Look out for more details from your church on how you/your group can get involved. 

For more info about St Mark's Scarecrow themed

Harvest Festival Weekend click on St Mark's page. 

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Advance notice of a ………..

Harvest Supper + Quiz Night

Saturday 21 September 2019

 in St Peter’s West End.

(you can come to either or both events)

The Harvest Supper will start at 5.30 pm with soup & roll

and/or a ploughman’s at very reasonable prices.

Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be freely available.

Children very welcome.

The Quiz Night will follow at 7.15 pm with free snack food.

No bar but please bring the drink of your choice.

Max 6 people per team (smaller groups very

welcome – we’ll find you some team-mates) £2.50 per person.

Sign up sheets for both events are on the notice board in St Peter’s west end. 

 Tracy Comber/Sue Allen

Wanted! Standard sized shoe boxes for Christmas ‘Shoe Box Appeal’. Please bring to St Peter’s.

Pick up a leaflet from St Peter's west end for more details. 

Shoe Box Appeal


Up to the minute information and pictures can be found on our Facebook page:

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      Click here for our Facebook Page


Enfold e-news

and you may subscribe to ENFOLD 

our parish e-news



Services 18th August

Theme: Be prepared

Readings: Hebrews 11:29-12:2 and Luke 12:49-56

at St Peter’s

9.00 am Formal Morning Worship

10.45 am Holy Communion.Sunday Club


 at St Mark's

10.00 am Cross Roads. Sunday Club

6.30 pm Holy Communion

 at St Swithun’s

11.00 am Morning Worship



 St Peter's

9.00 am Formal Worship

Coffee  10.00 am -10.30  am Coffee

10.45 am Informal Worship (usually with Children's Sunday Club except at the All Together Worship)

  St Mark's 

10.00 am Cross Roads 

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Interactive, informal, friendly worship style.

For the whole family.

(usually with Children's Sunday Club except at the Family Service)

6.30 pm - Formal Service

St Swithun's

10.30 am Coffee

Coffee cups

11.00 am - Morning Worship


Messy Church 

2nd Saturdays   4.00 pm - 6.00 pm including tea


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Silver Eco Church Award for St Peter's Church
Eco Church Award 
Click on the link at the top of this page for more info.

For an interesting report full of pictures about everything that goes on in the Parish please call in to any of the churches and pick up a copy to find out all about us, or click on the link St Peter's Parish pictorial report 2018 at the top of this page.