Category: Community

Corpus Christi 2019

This Thursday (20th June 2019) at 7pm there will be a service to celebrate Corpus Christi,  ‘the body of Christ’.  This is a very special service without hymns to celebrate the gift of the Eucharist.  ‘Eucharist’ is our celebration of communion,  the word comes from the Greek for ‘thank you’.  Participants sit round a candlelit […]

Choral Evensong

An invitation from St Peter’s Finsthwaite As part of our St Peter’s Day celebrations this year, we have been invited to Choral Evensong at St Peter’s Finsthwaite. Usually we alternate a celebratory service each year, but when the day itself (29th June) falls on a Saturday or Sunday we stick to our own Patronal festivities. […]

St George’s Day 2019

Play Video Flying the flag with pride – for both the Queen’s birthday and for St George’s Day.Saint George’s Day, also known as the Feast of Saint George, is the feast day of Saint George as celebrated by various Christian Churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George is […]

1619 ‘Priceless’ Bible

Many thanks to Sue Dean for sending in this fascinating article about an ancient Bible with very local connections. Sue added a note:The Barrow family had several brothers who emigrated to America, they are related to dad’s side of family,also Mary Long and the Dixons. I think it was once of the Barrow brothers who […]

Swap Books DVD and Jigsaws

A new scheme to ‘swap, exchange or buy’ books, DVDs and jigsaws has been set up for the community and is based in the Lady Chapel in St Peter’s. The sign tells you all you need to know… Do please pay us a visit and take advantage of this community initiative.

Churchyard Mow April 2019

Many thanks to all who turned out to mow and rake in the churchyard on 28th April 2019. As  always special thanks those who provided the rewarding tea for those who toiled through the afternoon – and an even more special thanks for allowing the late arrival(s) who did only a little work, but were […]

Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday 21st April “We’ve found one!” St Peter’s welcomed over 50 worshippers to the Easter Day service on 21st April 2019. This year there were enough youngsters in the congregation to offer still competition for the adults who joined in the traditional Easter egg hunt. It must be admitted that the […]

Easter Garden & Flowers

As always, many thanks to Judith and her team of dedicated arrangers for their efforts in making the church so beautiful for Easter. Our congregation of over 50 on Easter Day were certainly very appreciative. Click on each image to get a better view – especially of the Easter Garden. Have a look too at […]

Easter Day 2019

April 21st is Easter Sunday. At St Peter’s we will celebrate this most important day in the Church’s calendar at our usual Sunday Service time at 9.30 am.After the service there will be coffee / tea and biscuits for the adults, and an Easter egg hunt for the youngsters. With the self-imposed Lenten ban on […]

Bells for Notre Dame

Bell Ringing for Notre Dame Bell Ringing for Notre Dame – April 18th 2019 On your behalf, St Peter’s did played its part… From the Westmorland Gazette: Dozens of Anglican churches across Cumbria will take part in a national toll of bells tonight as a mark of solidarity following the devastating fire at Notre Dame […]

Easter Vigil 2019

Easter Vigil – Saturday 20th April   The Easter Vigil and first Eucharist of Easter will be held at St Mary’s Staveley-in-Cartmel beginning at 8.30pmOn Holy Saturday (Easter Eve), as has been the tradition within the Cartmel Peninsula, we will be hosting the Easter Vigil and first Eucharist of Easter for the Team. This year […]

Stewardship Appeal

Stewardship Appeal Easter 2019 For the cost of ‘a pie and a pint’ each week you could  really help your parish church. (Admittedly that’s a cheap pie!) We are hoping that the equivalent of 25 people will gift £20 per month, or 100 could give £5 per month. This regular extra income will mean we can serve […]

Appeal from 1954

Historic Appeal from 1954 As we launch our ‘pie and a pint for St Peter’ stewardship appeal,it is interesting to read here about the concerted effort to share outthe burden of responsibility throughout the parish.Click on image for better view View pdf version How they went about things in 1954 1954 Appeal to raise £1000 […]

Food Bank March 2019

March 31st was collection for our contributions to the Food Bank appeal. Once again many thanks to Judith for all the work she does in this important aspect to our service to the community. From: https://barrow.foodbank.org.uk/ Barrow Foodbank has been set up by Barrow Churches to respond to the need to help those we know […]

Valentine’s Sunday 2019

17th February – Valentine’s Sunday View Pew Sheet / Service Sheet On 17th February we held our special Valentine’s Sunday service to celebrate God’s Love in the world. The service is a slightly shortened version of Holy Communion with appropriately themed readings. Last Sunday we were delighted to welcome two couples who were married at St Peter’s […]

Angel at St Peter’s

After the success of Cartmel Priory’s Festival of Angels, we are delighted to provide a home for our most locally produced Angel. Many thanks to Dee Cosford for persuading her angel to come and take up residence for a while with us at St Peter’s. With the focus on children in this angel’s mission, she […]

The Tree of Light

You are invited to hang a star on the Tree of Light in memory of a loved one. All donation go to Derian House Children’s Hospice in Chorley, Lancashire. (This is also where our collection on Christmas Day will be sent.)

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