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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  • VIA NOVA vocal ensemble Saturday 4th August

    A ‘Come and Sing’ Workshop 12:00 – 18:30 pm culminating in an informal concert at 5.30 pm with a unique opportunity to explore a rarely-heard masterpiece based around Tchaikovsky’s iconic Vespers. This promises to be an inspiring and enjoyable day of shared music-making that is not to be missed and is a free event for all to enjoy.  [Read the rest…]

  • Rudy of Harrogate – funeral details

    Official update as follows: Rudy’s funeral will take place at 11.40am at Stonefall Crematorium on 4 July.  All are welcome.  For those wishing to simply light a candle or share a memory there will be the opportunity to do so at St Peter’s Church in the town centre anytime from 12.30 – 3.00pm (same day).

  • Helen Harrison’s Parish Walk Challenge

    The Parish Walk is a walking race that takes place on the Isle of Man each year around the Summer Solstice. It is a unique endurance challenge where competitors have 24 hours to complete the 85 mile route which takes in all 17 of the island’s Parishes – only 127 walkers completed the full distance in  [Read the rest…]

  • Please pray for all our new deacons

    Eighteen men and women enter ordained ministry as deacons at two services in Ripon Cathedral on Saturday 30th June led by the Bishop of Leeds, Nick Baines.  Alongside our new Curate, Chris Clayton, two others from the Ripon Episcopal area will be ordained at the 11:00 am service – Tony Carlton, who will serve at  [Read the rest…]

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    Morning Prayer


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    Holy Communion

    July 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    Evening Prayer


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