Town centre role

sp_156St Peter’s plays an important civic role in the centre of Harrogate has many links with the business, commercial and political life of the town. As well as offering St Peter’s as an imaginative venue for worship and as an exhibition centre, we are pleased to lay on events such as photographic and art exhibitions to draw in visitors and tourists. On the second Thursday of each month between 12 noon and 2pm Amnesty International makes use of the central venue to encourage passers-by to sign letters and postcards to governments around the world. Occasionally we hold services specifically for those attending conferences in the town.

sp_087Part of our town centre work is to help the homeless and marginalised; each morning we offer breakfast and every evening we give away food parcels to all who come for them. In addition, St Peter’s is used by many charities in the town to provide refreshments on Saturdays, thereby raising much-needed funds to support their work.

We keep the doors open every day and encourage everyone to feel at home in the building so that it really can be a church for all.

Our Blog feed

Click on a headline to read the post in full
  • Welcome back, everyone!

    Many of our groups and clubs return this week after their Summer break.  Sunday Club starts next Sunday 10th September.  Bible RefleXions is an informal study group that meets in the Undercroft on Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30 am, this term they are studying Bible Characters, starting with Adam on 6th September.  Lunchtime RefleXions is held  [Read the rest…]

  • A Fundraising Refreshment Day

    To coincide with the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show, there is a St Peter’s Fundraising Refreshment Day to raise funds for our Church on Saturday 16th September from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.   If you are in town on that Saturday, please come in and support this fundraising event in Church.  Thank you so much!

  • A Celebration for Canon Tony Shepherd MBE

    We are holding a celebration evening for Tony Shepherd, retired Vicar of St Peter’s, who was recently awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. It will be held at St Peter’s School in Belford Road on Saturday 23rd September from 7:00 – 10:00 pm, with people bringing food to share.

  • 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…]

Services

  • Today's Services

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