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WELCOME

A very warm welcome is extended to all our regular worshippers and visitors. We hope you enjoy our beautiful church, which has been an integral part of the village of Walpole St. Peter for generations and which is steeped in history.

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Our worship style is fairly traditional and broadly Catholic centred around the Eucharist. We use incense and the priest wears an Alb and Chasuble. Our regular services are as follows:-

SUNDAYS Parish Eucharist 11.00am
WEDNESDAYS Eucharist 10.30am

FIFTH SUNDAY OF THE MONTH - (If applicable)
Joint Eucharist with St Mary's West Walton (Alternating) 10.30am

Please do join us for one of our regular services of worship.

There may be some variations and additions to this. Please check on the Calendar Page for exact details of services for the specific month.

Evensong services are held once a year in each of the following churches Walpole St Peter's Church (September), St Mary's Church West Walton (August) and in the now closed but still consecrated nearby Walpole St Andrew's Church (June).


A VERY WARM WELCOME IS EXTENDED TO ALL TO JOIN US IN OUR WORSHIP

MARCH 2017


APRIL 2017


AGAPE MEAL - MONDAY 10TH APRIL – 6.30PM

As we progress through Holy Week Rev’d Barbara will be hosting an Agape Meal in the church. She will explain more on the day but this is a great opportunity to experience God and share the Christian faith together. Building on the experience of those early Christians, who met often for fellowship, to revel in their relationship with Jesus, to share the Lord’s Supper and to worship God in praise and awe. If you would like to join us in this celebration please contact Barbara on tel:01945 781228 or by email:barbaraburton@btinternet.com You will be very welcome.

The meal will consist of a jacket potato with filling and salad. Tea and coffee will also be available.


LENT COURSE 2017

We are delighted to welcome back our former Parish Priest Neil Batcock this year during Lent. Neil will be giving three talks over the lent season looking at the the themes of Birth, Death and Resurrection in pictures and the music of Handel. Please do join us for what promises to be a very enlightening and interesting programme. The talks will take place in the Walpole Parish Hall at 11am on Wednesdays - 1st, 15th and 29th March.


CONCERT - HERMITAGE ENSEMBLE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX MALE VOICE CHOIR - FRIDAY 24TH MARCH 2017 - 7.30PM

We very much look forward to welcoming the Hermitage Ensemble Male Choir to Walpole St Peter Church. This premier group from St Petersburg will be singing a programme of traditional orthodox and folk music. We do hope you will be able to join us for what promises to be a really exciting and inspiring evening. An occasion not to be missed. Details on how you may obtain a ticket are shown on the poster.


FLOWER FESTIVAL AND FAYRE 2017 - SATURDAY 3RD JUNE TO WEDNESDAY 7TH JUNE

The next open planning meeting for the 2017 Flower Festival and Fayre will be on Monday 27th March 2017 at 7pm in the Anthony Curton School. Please do come along. Everyone is welcome and we very much look forward to your ideas and thoughts, help and participation.


OUR MISSION STATEMENT

We are a gathering of diverse people from all backgrounds, seeking community and guidance through Christian worship and prayer.

We aim to create a space where people can find themselves affirmed, included, challenged, and confident to ask difficult questions.

We are committed to helping the poor, powerless and underprivileged in our own community and beyond.

We aim to support children, parents and all vulnerable members of the community.

We find the love of Christ to be an inspiration to us, and feel called to share this with as many as possible.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Our worship style is traditional Anglican. For Eucharist services the priest wears an Alb and Chasuble.

Evensong services are held once a year in each of the following churches Walpole St Peter's Church (September), St Mary's Church West Walton (August) and in the now closed but still consecrated nearby Walpole St Andrew's Church (June).

The tradition of the church is to have a musical setting for the Sunday Eucharist.

The midweek Eucharist services are held throughout the year at 10.30am (In Lent these are followed by a simple Lent Lunch hosted by individual members of the congregation from both Walpole St Peter's Church and St Mary's West Walton - Information on these is available on the News page).

There is a traditional Carol Service, a celebration of the Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve and a Eucharist Service on Christmas Day. Other special and High Day services take place as appropriate.

Baptisms can be arranged as part of the Sunday Eucharist service and are in place of the sermon or may take place outside the main service.