Giving

“All things come from you and of your own do we give you.”

Whatever we give – be it in time or money – we do so in response to God’s great gift of himself to us – all we have comes from Him. Giving means taking responsibility for maintaining and developing Christian life at St Peter’s and in the wider world.

The biggest single expense for St Peter’s is the Parish Share, which is used by the diocese to pay the clergy and also to help those churches in very deprived areas as well as those in rural locations with small congregations and beautiful old churches to maintain.  As a thriving church we have a responsibility for helping our “church neighbours”.  If we do not pay our way there will be fewer clergy and as a result churches may have to close.

In the past we have been able to meet our financial commitments, but only with the help of legacies or exceptional donations. As our congregation continues to grow, so too will our Parish Share.

Planned Giving, with the tax recovered from Gift Aid, makes up the largest part  of our income and is the best way to help St Peter’s budget for the future. There are two ways in which you can do this:

•    by a Standing Order to your bank
•    by using the Planned Giving envelopes

If you would like to find out more about Planned Giving, please contact David Fisher (Treasurer) 01423 887507 or Debbie Trantor (Gift Aid Secretary) 01423 872884.

You can also download our Gift Aid Form and Bankers Order.

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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

  • Events Calendar

    Wed 26

    Breakfast Club


    April 26 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
    Wed 26

    Food parcel distribution


    April 26 @ 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
    Wed 26

    NA Meeting


    April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    Cafe RefleXion

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    April 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    Evening Prayer

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    April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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    The Hour

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    April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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