to St Peter's Parish in Belper
Please browse this 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.
Sunday 21st August - Trinity 10
10.00 am Morning Worship at St Peter's
10.00 am Morning Worship at St Mark's
11.00 am Holy Communion at St Swithun's
Lord of heaven and earth,
as Jesus taught his disciples to be persistent in prayer,
give us patience and courage never to lose hope,
but always to bring our prayers before you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
On-line Worship Services
ne' is the parish magazine
If you would like to give to the work of the Parish, you can do so via Paypal
Giving to the Ukraine
Both of these links below will give access to a Give a little campaign for the Ukraine.
Every Wednesday in Term Time 10 am - 12 noon, St Peter's. For children aged 0-4 years. All parents, grandparents and carers are welcome.
We play, have fun with stories, singing and craft activities and refreshments
Come along and join we invite a donation of £1 per child.
2nd Saturday in the month, St Swithun’s Church from 4-6 pm
4th Saturday in the month, St Mark's Church, 4-6 pm.
Crafts, songs and stories – plus food! Pay what you can.
Families with children of all ages are welcome.
Come and join in the fun!
Coffee Mornings at St Peter’s
10.30 am - 12 pm, 1st Tuesday of the month.
Come along and meet friends old and new. The next one is on 5th September.
Tuesdays(except 1st in month) 10.30am, (come for coffee from 10.15am) at St Peter's.
We’re a friendly, informal, often lively bunch who love to laugh and are eager to find out what God has to share with us through His Word. We use study books to help us and we decide between ourselves which Bible book or theme we want to explore next.
If you’d like more info do speak to Kate or one of the wardens.
Board Games Afternoons, St Peter’s 2nd Monday monthly from 2 pm, next one 12th September.
Come along and
learn how to play Quirkle, play Scrabble or bring along your favourite game.
Tea and biscuits provided. It’ll be fun, see you there!
notice boards are in a sorry state and are desperately in
need of some TLC.
We would like to set up a working party to get this and other jobs done.
Please join the group so that we can create a list of jobs which need doing and work through them.
See David Skelton or Mick Reade
ART EXHIBITION IN SEPTEMBER
at St Swithun's Church
There will be a retrospective exhibition of art works by Angela Thomas (1946-2021) from 19 - 30 September, opening times to be advised.
There will be works from 1958 to 2021 in a very wide range of subjects and media.
Some will be available for sale.
Open the Book - volunteers needed to restart at the Herbert Strutt, Pottery and St John's School. The schools all welcome Open the Book to attend the schools. For more information, please contact email@example.com
The Smiles Foundation’s Response to the War in Ukraine
As the crisis in Ukraine continues with unknown number of tragedies appearing each day, in a strange sort of way, Smiles efforts to support and assist are finding some normality or at least a more regular pattern of activity. To find out more, and to donate, please visit the Smiles website at: https://www.thesmilesfoundation.org/ukraine-refugee-crisis-news-report/ where donations can be made.
St Peter's 200th Anniversary
On October 30th is the Anniversary of laying the Foundation stone by the Duke of Devonshire.
The current Duke and Bishop will be attending a special service at 3pm that day.
Food Bank donations to be given in at St Peter's Church, Morrison's or
one of the three Co-Ops.
Thank you for your continued support of The Hub (food bank) - your generosity has kept us well stocked in these difficult times. If you are able to add to your shopping basket to support us you will find occasional updates on our Facebook page as to which items are most useful or that are we are short of – just click on the link http://facebook.com/hopeforbelper/
Up to the minute information and pictures can be found on our Facebook page
and you may subscribe to ENFOLD our parish e-news
RECYCLING AT ST PETER'S
We can accept Biscuit/Cake wrappers, toothpaste tubes and medicine blister packs.
We cannot accept Crisp Packets or Baby Food Pouches.
The Tetrapak recycling will be open at Cafe 28, the Market Place, Belper. When: From 10am -12:15pm on 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month. Tetrapaks should be washed and flattened (with the lids on please) to be recycled.
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 2021 at the top of this page.