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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  • Alpha runs here

    Everyone has questions.  We believe that everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view; wherever they are in the world. Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith.  Each session looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation.  Alpha is  [Read the rest…]

  • St Peter’s Christmas Tree Festival

    St Peter’s Christmas Tree Festival – 2nd – 16th December Why not enter a tree in this year’s festive display? It’s free to enter and is open to everyone – individuals, families, clubs, businesses – all are welcome! Please contact the Festival Organisers Sue Dawson (07717 862899) or Louise Knight (07764 493475) with any queries. Entry  [Read the rest…]

  • St Peter’s Church Christmas Fair

    Please come to St Peter’s Church CHRISTMAS FAIR Saturday 25th November 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Christmas cards, gifts and crafts, Tombola, Raffle, Preserves, Cakes, Refreshments

  • Harrogate’s Christmas Lights

    Harrogate’s Christmas Lights The Big Switch-On of the Christmas Lights by Father Christmas and the Mayor of Harrogate is this Thursday 16th November at 6:00pm outside Victoria Shopping Centre; then they will lead a procession to St Peter’s Church for a Carol Service. Daisybeck Studios, the producers of The Yorkshire Vet, are filming a programme Christmas in Harrogate featuring  [Read the rest…]

Current Events

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    Sat 18

    Breakfast Club


    November 18 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
    Sat 18

    Food parcel distribution


    November 18 @ 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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