Baptisms and marriages

If you wish to be baptised, to have your child baptised, or to be married at St Peter’s, the general guidelines regarding eligibility are as follows.

The Church of England operates on a geographic basis and your local parish church has a responsibility for your pastoral care. As part of this it offers the services of Baptism and Marriage.

“Baptism is essentially a welcome into the world church”Baptism is essentially a welcome into the world church, represented by a local church with which you have a relationship. If you live in the parish of St Peter’s the baptism can take place here.  If you do not live in the parish but have a connection with St Peter’s or regularly attend services here then the service can also take place here.  It is important that the baptism takes place in a church community with which you will have the opportunity for a continuing connection.

Marriages can take place at St Peter’s of those who either live in the parish or are on our electoral roll. The electoral roll is our membership list, made up of those who worship here regularly. People can join the electoral roll once they have attended St Peter’s regularly for six months.

If you are still not sure whether you are eligible, or whether you live in the parish, please contact the Parish Office on 01423 568218 or by email.

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  • St Peter’s Church AGM

    The annual general meeting will be held in the church at 7.00pm on Tuesday 25 April.  Hear about developments that have taken place in the past year, and more importantly, our plans for the future.  If you are entered on the church’s Electoral Roll, you are also entitled to vote at the meeting.

  • Art Exhibition 24 April – 1 May

    Studio 6, a small group of amateur artists from Boston Spa will be holding an exhibition of their work in the Glass Foyer at St Peter’s Church.  The exhibition will be open daily from 10.00 until 4.30pm daily. Free entry, all welcome.

  • Tour de Yorkshire – St Peter’s SpecialFundraising Day

    The Tour de Yorkshire arrives in Harrogate on Saturday 29 April for the final stage of the women’s race and the end of the second stage of the men’s race. If you are in town then please come and celebrate ‘All things Yorkshire‘ and help us raise funds for St Peter’s.  We will be serving  [Read the rest…]

  • The Nail – A trilogy for Holy Week

    A dramatised inquisition into who was to blame for the death of Jesus will be performed by St Peter’s Players over three nights shown from Monday 10th to Wednesday 12th April at 7.00pm.  A full performance will be held at 12 noon on Good Friday with musical interludes between each part. Free entry, all welcome.

Current Events

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    Breakfast Club


    April 26 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
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    Food parcel distribution


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    NA Meeting


    April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    The Hour

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