Earley St Peter's Church

Following Jesus Together, Exploring Faith

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.

You can hear some recent sermons, including Philip's talk on 'God and the General Election', by  clicking here. An important letter from our Archbishops on the General Election can be downloaded here.

And coming up at St Peter's.......

We're seeking to appoint our next Director of Music  Click here for details

Thyu Kingdom ComeThy Kingdom Come is an initiative of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to encourage the whole Church of England (and friends in other churches) to pray that people in our land will come to know more about Jesus Christ. At St Peter's there are lots of opportunities to pray in different ways:

Monday 29th MayThy Kingdom Come prayer
9-9.20am Morning Prayer
12-12.15pm Midday Prayer
4-4.30pm Evening Prayer
6-6.30pm Vigil Office

Christ washing Peters feetTuesday 30th May
10.30-11.45am and 7.30-8.45pm
Images of Christ in pre-Raphaelite paintings - Context; conversation and controversy!
talk by Richard Miller and time for reflection afterwards.

Wednesday 31st MaySt Peters Choir Choral Evensong
8-8.30pm Music and Prayer
drop in to our weekly choir rehearsal – time for quiet reflection to beautiful music.

Thursday 1st June
Noon-12.30pm Taizé Prayer
8-8.30pm Taizé Prayer

Friday 2nd June

12.30pm Fellowship Lunch in the Church Hall.  All welcome, but please contact the Parish Office if you wish to come.
“Jesus’s Friends” – an afternoon for all ages
2.30-3.30pm Children’s craft in the Hall, refreshments available for all ages!
3.30-4pm All-Age Service in Church

Saturday 3rd June
Hearing the New Testament From 9am Saturday to 10am Sunday, the whole of the New Testament will be being read in church – drop in at any time to listen!
St Peter’s Café will be running in the Church Hall from 10am to 12noon for coffee, cake, conversation

Sunday 4th June
8-8.40am Holy CommunionBread and Wine
10-11am Bread & Wine - A celebration for all ages
6.30-7.30pm Communion Service with music from the choir

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.