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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    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…]

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    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.

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    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…]

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