St Peter’s now

This is the current layout of St Peter’s church.

Map of the church

Map of the church

  1. The West window, and below, a roundel, showing an angel appearing to St Peter in prison.
  2. Eight stone heads representing Archbishops of Canterbury and York.
  3. The famous Punch cartoon – ‘Who goes there?”
  4. The four corbels representing the Archangels Gabriel, Uriel,Raphael, and Michael.
  5. The ‘golden gates’ – of gilded iron work, given by the Architect of St Peter’s, Mr Hirst.
  6. The organ, – the last one built by the famous organ builder Schultze, which has been greatly enlarged by William Walker.
  7. The reredos which had the outer wings added to form a triptych during the diamond jubilee of the church in 1936.
  8. A window which shows three of the sons of the first Vicar, the Rev. Lundy Foote, who were killed in the first world war.
  9. A stone carving of the devil hiding his face from the carving of Jesus blessing the children.
  10. Two seats made by Thompson “the mouse man”. His signature is a carved mouse. Other examples of his work are the High Altar altar rail and the pews in the Lady Chapel.
  1. An Altar, where we celebrate Holy Communion and kneel to receive the bread and the wine.
  2. The pulpit (made of caenstone onyx) where sermons are preached.
  3. The Lectern, the eagle symbol of St John, where the Bible is read.
  4. The Font, where we baptise people as they begin their Christian life.

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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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