Find out more about Compassion UK

On Sunday 21st January we welcome back Clare Nelson, Regional Manager for Compassion UK, an international, Christian, child development organisation that works in some of the world’s poorest countries. She visited St Peter’s this time last year to tell us about the HG1000 campaign – to see 1,000 children lifted out of poverty through child sponsorship in the HG postcode area. This involves committing to a child’s education and welfare, with a monthly donation of £25, by praying for them and through writing letters. Clare asked us to think about sponsoring a child and after her visit around twenty children were sponsored by members of St Peter’s Church. The church project that we are partnering with is in Muhondo, Musanze District in Northern Rwanda. We hope to build on this partnership over the years, perhaps sponsoring more children, funding some kind of development or even taking our Church on a trip to Rwanda!
Clare will be preaching at the 9:30 Family Communion and the 11:00 Choral Matins services

This entry was posted on Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 1:32 pm and is filed under News.

Our Blog feed

Click on a headline to read the post in full
  • 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…]

Current Events

  • Events Calendar

    Thu 19

    Breakfast Club


    July 19 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
    Thu 19
    Thu 19

    Choir


    July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Services

  • Today's Services

    Thu 19

    Morning Prayer

    ,

    July 19 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am
    Thu 19

    Holy Communion


    July 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Thu 19
    Thu 19

    Evening Prayer

    ,

    July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • logo-cofe
    • logo-fairtrade
    • logo-rejesus