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.

Our Blog feed

Click on a headline to read the post in full
  • Alpha starts here – Wednesday 10th January

    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…]

  • The Undercroft Group

    A new fellowship group has started meeting in the Undercroft here at St Peter’s on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7:30 pm. For further details please see Bryn or Sue Heapy (07561 889076 or 07540 355305) or email them at [email protected] The next meeting will be Monday, 8th January, in the  [Read the rest…]

  • Bible RefleXions starts this week

    This informal study group meets on Wednesdays during term time  at 9:30 am in the Undercroft. The new term starts with: A Journey into the Old Testament. This week the first session asks: Why read the Old Testament? Everyone is welcome.

  • Vote for St Peter’s Breakfast Club at Asda

    Asda’s green token scheme provides funding for local charities and good causes. St Peter’s Breakfast Club has been nominated by Angela Smith, Community Champion at Asda Harrogate, as one of this month’s charities. Angela also volunteers at St Peter’s and in the past Asda have sponsored Christmas dinner and presents, as well as holding trolley  [Read the rest…]

  • Cleaner/General Assistant needed at St Peter’s Church

    Experienced, part-time Cleaner/General Assistant required for seven hours per week – Tuesdays 2:00 – 6:00pm and Saturdays 3:00 – 6:00pm. In addition to cleaning all areas of the Church and meeting rooms, the role involves moving furniture on a regular basis. Job description and application forms are available from Carole Raw, Parish Administrator, text or telephone  [Read the rest…]

Services

  • Today's Services

    • logo-cofe
    • logo-fairtrade
    • logo-rejesus