Community involvement

As a church we engage with the local community in many ways. The clergy and our lay members maintain strong links with the business community, the local authorities, and the health, education and voluntary sectors. Our aim is to play an active and positive role alongside others to enrich the life of our town, serving those in particular need and building bridges between groups and individuals who might otherwise have little contact with each other.

We want the people of Harrogate to feel that St Peter’s can be their church and that it does not belong only to those who choose to be regular worshippers with us. We are here to support all those who seek to strengthen the life of our community and, in particular, to highlight spiritual principles which bring healing and hope in a world that is so often broken, and where many people are fearful about the future. Our prayer is that God’s kingdom will come in Harrogate “as it is in heaven” and that we may show the love of Christ in the marketplace and the world of work, as well as in the church.

There is a Community Cafe on Mondays from 12.00noon until 1.30pm serving light food and drinks which is run in partnership with Stonham Homestay, a local charity which aims to prevent homelessness.

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  • The Richard Eaton Singers – Harrogate Music Festival

    As part of Harrogate Music Festival, the Richard Eaton Choir from Edmonton, Canada will be performing at St Peter’s Church at 7:30 pm on Thursday 13th July. The programme will feature many Canadian folk songs as well as sacred and classical music, accompanied by Leanne Regehr on piano and our own John Longstaff on the  [Read the rest…]

  • The San Jose Symphonic Choir

    This choir from Silicon Valley, San Francisco, will sing at St Peter’s Church on Saturday 8th July at 1:00 pm. Their programme includes pieces by Mendelssohn, Bernstein, Rachmaninoff and Earl George. Although this is a free concert, tickets must be booked in advance at the Festival box office 01423 562303 or online at www.harrogateinternationalfestivals.com.

  • The Big Sing – Harrogate Music Festival

    Come and join in The Big Sing, at St Peter’s Church on Saturday 1st July starting at 11 am. This event, which is part of the Harrogate Music Festival, will be led by Armonico Consort, a critically acclaimed choir who have performed at festivals and concert halls all over the UK. Although this is a  [Read the rest…]

  • Candlelit Vigil – 24 May at 7.30pm

    All welcome to join us for a candlelit vigil for Manchester tonight, 24 May from 7.30 – 9.00pm.

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