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.  


Advent and Christmas 2016 at St Peter's


Come and celebrate the wonder and joy of this season

....all most welcome

Sunday 4th December
10am       Bread & Wine an all-age service for Advent*      
6.30pm   Reflective Communion Service

                 a quiet ‘time out’ of stillness and prayer

Sunday 11th December

3pm         Christmas Crafts & Christingle-making in the Hall*           
4pm         Christingle Service a celebration of light*

Sunday 18th December
6.30pm   Nine Lessons and Carols
                  hear the Christmas story with traditional music, readings,    
                 and familiar carols

Saturday 24th December – Christmas Eve
4pm         Crib Service* the Nativity story with colour and carols!
11pm        Carols from the Choir
11.30pm  Midnight Communion

                  celebrate the joy and wonder of Christmas night

Sunday 25th December – Christmas Day
8am         Holy Communion
10am       Festival Communion for Christmas Day*

                 all ages welcome to this Christmas morning celebration

Everyone is most welcome at all services, those marked * are particularly suitable for children.

What difference does Jesus make?  Is the question being posed in our Advent Groups to which all are welcome.  Full details are available in the November edition of the keys along with information about everything else that is happening at St Peter’s between now and Christmas Day.


Cafe cakeSt Peter's Café will be back......

.....on  Friday 9 December in St Peter's Church Hall.

Tea, coffee, home-made cake, 8.45-10.30am.   Come and join us and bring your friends: download your personal reminder.

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

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.