What sort of church are we?

We are a welcoming and eclectic church, drawing from the best of all Christian traditions and seeking to build good relationships and strengthen family and community life. We try to help each person discern his or her individual calling and so express God’s love through the spiritual and practical gifts He has given them.

St Peter's interior during a serviceSt Peter’s church works hard and prayerfully at being a loving community. Everyone is valued and, wherever possible, we are here to help. We recognise that it is often in our weakness that God is able to transform our lives and use us most powerfully.  We strive to be as eco-friendly as possible and have an active Eco Group with a challenging agenda.

More recently through our Animal Welfare group, we are now members of the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals and are recognised by them as an Animal Friendly Church.

We are a very diverse bunch of people from a range of different backgrounds who worship in contrasting ways and for whom St Peter’s provides a spiritual home.  All of us are welcomed here despite coming from differing Christian traditions or indeed from no faith at all. It is this variety which makes our life together both exciting and challenging, but which also makes us continually aware of our dependence on God. There is a place for you!

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  • Vicarage Garden Party

    Sunday 10th June 1:00 – 4:00 pm at St Peter’s Vicarage, 13 Beech Grove, Harrogate. BBQ – Tombolas – Bouncy Castle Ice Cream – Crafts -Afternoon Teas Cakes and Preserves Music provided by Harrogate Harmony Barbershop Chorus Entrance £1:50

  • St Peter’s Breakfast Club receives £200 from ASDA

    On Monday Asda invited Breakfast Club’s Hannah Beck and her deputy, Steve Gibb, to the store to receive a cheque for £200 from their Green Token Giving Programme.  Angela Smith, the Community Champion at the Harrogate store, put our name forward and has organised this rather splendid trolley to collect food donations for us.  She also  [Read the rest…]

  • News from the Annual General Meeting

    We are delighted to announce that Paul Medforth was elected as a Churchwarden – for the first time -alongside Sian Lockwood who was re-elected. We also welcome four returners to the Parochial Church Council (PCC): Rachel Fell, David Fisher, Oliver Longstaff and Stella Pilling.

  • St Peter’s Ladies who Lunch

    The Ladies who Lunch are meeting again at 12:15 pm on Wednesday 23rd May at the Palm Court Café at the bottom of Montpellier Hill. There they serve a good selection of sandwiches, wraps and toasties, as well as home-made cakes and sweets – they also cater for those avoiding gluten, wheat or dairy. If you are  [Read the rest…]

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