Welcome 

to St Peter's Parish in Belper

including 

          Church without walls          

       Silver Award  St Peter's                            St Mark's                                         St Swithun's 

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

    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.                                              (All regular groups and most events happening in our churches are suspended for the time being)


CORONA VIRUS UPDATE  1.11.2020


Government announcements mean churches will be closed for services from Thursday 5th November for 4 weeks. We will still be online for Sunday services.

The church will remain open for private prayer and funerals.
Together we can beat the virus.

 9.45 am Church without Walls (On-line)

Zoom  Coffee at 11.15 am.  

Join us in a Zoom Meeting Room for natter and nibbles. 
(Go onto Enfold for the link.)


Virtual Sunday Club for young people can be accessed on 

St Peter's Sunday Club link.


 Our churches are open for individual private prayer: 


St Peter’sMonday to Saturday from 10 am - 12 noon, Sunday 12 noon - 4 pm. 


St Mark's - 10 am - 10.45 am on Wednesdays


St Swithun's - 10 am - 12 noon on Wednesdays

    


Three in One is the parish magazine (published monthly)

Please take a look - we can be together even though we are apart.

View the  November 2020 issue 


                

If you would like to give to the work of the Parish, especially during this difficult time,  you can do so via Paypal 

You don't need an account, you can use any card, click on the Paypal logo for a link or QR code for Give a Little 

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Give a Little

 Sunday 29th November 

Theme: Waiting

               Readings: Isaiah 2:1-5 and Luke 12:35-48

  Collect for the First Sunday of Advent

Almighty God, as your kingdom dawns, turn us from the darkness of sin to the light of holiness, that we may be ready to meet you in our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.

9.45 am Church without Walls (On-line)

Zoom  Coffee at 11.15 am.  

Join us in a Zoom Meeting Room for natter and nibbles. 

(Go onto Enfold for the link.)

Virtual Sunday Club for young people can be accessed on St Peter's Sunday Club link

            Apart and together       

On-line Worship Services

Facebook Live Church Without Walls, Sundays 9.45 am

Weekday worship live at 9am on our Facebook page and then on 'Church Without Walls' 

You can link to our Facebook Page for Daily Prayer 'and Worship

Click here to see our 'Church Without Walls' page, a different way of being Community.

Also, remember you may subscribe to our email newsletter ENFOLD

     A range of prayer and worship resources can be found on the Church of England website www.churchofengland.org                            You can also find other local, online services at derby.anglican.org/streams  


                       
ZOOM PARISH BIBLE STUDY 

 A small group meets on Zoom on alternate Thursday Evenings at 7.00 pm. The Link is on Enfold. The session will open at 6.50 pm to give time for chit chat before settling to the study.  The sessions will last about an hour or as the spirit takes us!  We will also discuss what we want to look at next and review meeting frequency. 

We would be pleased to welcome additional members to the group. It is very gentle and we progress together!

  You can click on the Enfold link on this page to join.

We will be looking at Psalms chosen by members of the current group. This Thursday, 12th November, Psalm 44 - A prayer when God is silent, starting at 7.30 pm. If anyone would like to join us they can be assured of a warm welcome. 


  St Mark’s Zoom Home Group

This will be for the three St Mark’s Home Groups combining during Covid restrictions, but new members are welcome.  It will start at 7.30 pm . More information from Charles Beresford (01773 826519 or 07722 855960). 


Parish Weekly News Sheet 

We aren't producing a news sheet at the moment. 

Our regular groups are paused for the time being. 


 RECYCLING at St Peter's is still available subject to social distancing.    Please be aware that your donations to recycling need to be sorted or they will be scrapped.

The church is open Monday -Saturday between 10.00-12.00. Please do not bring things outside these times and don't leave things outside. Please do not leave things outside and please be very careful to only bring us the items that we can send off to be recycled. 

Crisp packets need to be as clean as possible but not wet, they also must be flat, no peanuts, popcorn, pretzels, just crisps.

Biscuit and cake wrappers but no sweets or chocolate.

Baby food pouches any brand and Ella's Kitchen snack wrappers.

Oral care includes toothpaste tubes, plastic tooth brushes, electric toothbrush heads, packaging from these items and dental floss containers and outer packaging.

Thank you to everyone who helps these items not go to landfill.



Christmas Hamper Shopping 1 2020                        Christmas Hamper Shopping 2 2020


Food Bank donations to be delivered to Morrison's or one of the three Co-ops if the churches are shut.  

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/


 Refugee donations (Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity group) is still available subject to social distancing .

Update 22.11.20

We're happy to accept donations for refugees again but ONLY warm coats, sleeping bags, good strong (preferably waterproof) shoes and tents. Please save other items until the New Year. Thank you so much.



                                      

Bohemians 7 Feb 20

POSTPONED until May 2021

St Peter’s are pleased to present The Bohemians in concert. 

Tickets are available from the Parish Office or Derby Live.  Any profits from this concert will go to Belper’s ‘Sacrifice’. 


                        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


 Messy Church is paused for the time being.

               It is usually 2nd Saturdays at St Swithun's     

          4.00 pm - 6.00 pm including tea

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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 2019 at the top of this page.