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to St Peter's Parish in Belper


          Church without walls          

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

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    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.    


Window people logoSunday 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

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             Each weekday Morning Prayer 8.55 am on our Facebook Page                        

Click here to see our 'Church Without Walls' page.

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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  


 St Peter’s is open for anyone to come in to look around or pray

          Monday to Friday from 10 am - 3pm, Saturday 10 - 4pm, Sunday 12 noon - 4 pm. 

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Three in one' is the parish magazine  

View the  August 2022  issue 

   If you would like to give to the work of the Parish,   you can do so via Paypal  Paypal logo 

Ukraine flag  Giving to the Ukraine         

Both of these links below will give access to a Give a little campaign for the Ukraine. 

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 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.

Messy Church 

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  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! 

                  Prams and first shoes 11.3.22                           


    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                 

 Bible Study   

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.                                            

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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! 

Working Party

St Peter's 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


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.

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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 abbyrichards864@yahoo.co.uk 

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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

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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

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and you may subscribe to ENFOLD our parish e-news


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.