Earley St Peter's Church

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Earley St Peter's Church

Welcome to the Earley St Peter’s website.  St Peter’s is the original Church of England parish in Earley on the eastern side of Reading.


Wall painting St PeterPatronal Festival - Sunday 1st July 2018

This will be a great celebration for our parish as we mark St Peter’s Day, our patron saint’s festival, and welcome our new curate, Phil Price, and his family.  The events are:


8am                       Holy Communion


10am                     Festival Communion for St Peter’s Day


11.10am               Tea and coffee in church

There will be activities for all ages during this time.

12 noon               Buffet Lunch in the Hall

Following the example of a recent Royal Wedding, lunch will be a finger buffet. Please sign the list at the back of church if you will be attending and also fill in the separate list to indicate the food you will be providing.


6.30pm                 Holy Communion – a quiet, said service to end the day


Please keep all the Price family in your prayers as they move to join us and do share worship and fellowship with us on this special day.


Recent Sermons

To read or hear recent sermons, including Philip on "Can Christians ever support war?" and Hannah on "Prayer", click here.

Annual Meetings


Annual Meeting 2018

Our Annual Meetings took place in the Church Hall on Sunday 22nd April 2018.

Ann Sheen and Clive Nunn were elected as our Churchwardens

and 

Judith Bowler, Jenny Carr, Sue Manser, Rosie Rogers and John Weston were elected to membership of the Parochial Church Council

To read the agenda and reports for the Annual Meetings click here.

To read the Clergy Report for 2017 click here.

To read the full Statutory Accounts for 2017 click here.

To read the Summary Accounts & Financial Reports for 2017 click here.

There is also a short report of the meetings in the May issue of  the keys.


Organ Appeal: We need to raise £20,000 to carry out long-overdue work to overhaul our organ and preserve our musical tradition for the future.  We are almost there but Click here for details of how you can help.


For more on our Mission Action Plan - our parish's priorities for the next few years - click here.

You will find much more about us in these pages which we hope will be of interest and whet your appetite to join us in worship and other fellowship activities.

 

We will be pleased to welcome you at any of our services or other events.  On Sundays we normally offer services at 8am, 10am and 6.30pm and full details of these and weekday services are given on the Services page.

The Visiting us page contains links to our weekly news sheet (Life at St Peter's) and the latest edition of our parish magazine (the keys).  Earlier editions of the keys may be found here.


 Go here to learn of some of the significant happenings at St Peter's over the last  year or so.