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Winter Rainbow: An Out-door Exhibition

The St Peter’s Community Outreach Group (COG) has helped to organise an exhibition of art by the children of Preston Street Primary School. The school ran an art competition titled ‘Winter Rainbows’, in which all classes took part. COG was then invited to help the local councillors judge between the finalists. The winner, runners-up, and…

Christmas Services, 2020

Wishing one and all every blessing, peace and joy at this Christmas time. During the Christmas morning service, our Rector, Rev Nick Wills, gave his Christmas message and told the Christmas story using wrapped ‘presents’ left by the congregation on Sunday 20th December. He opened the presents at the beginning of the service, with much…

Carol Service: Sunday 20th December

Our Carol Service for during Covid times can be found here: https://youtu.be/TSJpfwQE39w Everything was recorded in a Covid-safe manner, the traditional readings and well-loved Carols being sung either by individual singers with organ, one recorded each week in church, or by individuals recording themselves at home singing parts to an organ backing track, which were…

Sunday 29th November / Thursday 3rd December: Advent 1

The service for Advent 1 is based around Hebrews 11: 13-16 and Mark 13: 24-37. Rev Sue Whitehouse preaches on these readings and the key themes of Advent. Rev Nick Wills presides. The Sunday service was recorded and uploaded onto YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5EzRtX3tms Christmas Services: For Information about our Christmas Services, please see: http://stpetersedinburgh.org/christmas-services-2020 (Please note to…

Sunday 25th October / Thursday 29th October: Pentecost 21

The service for Pentecost 21 is based around readings from The first letter of Paul to the Thessalonians: 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-8 and Matthew 22: 34-46. Rev Sue Whitehouse, our Associate Priest leads the Sunday service and preaches. It was uploaded onto YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDDw68Eee9M The Organist is Sheila Chisholm, and the hymn during the Communion is sung…

SEA Change Challenge: 18th – 31st October, 2020 (SEA: Sustainable. Ethical. Awareness.)

Did you know that, just because your cleaning product states ‘not tested on animals’, it does not mean that the ingredients inside the cleaning product were not tested on animals. In the UK, many animals, including guinea pigs, rabbits and mice, are used in experiments, which can include having chemicals dripped into their eyes, poured down their…

Sunday 11th October & Thursday 15th October: Harvest Festival

These services are based around readings from Deuteronomy 8: 7-18 & Luke 17: 11-19 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills, presides for these Eucharist services. The Sunday service was recorded and uploaded onto YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNDjfjAz1Ew For those who brought something to our Harvest service, thank you! The donations will be taken to the Basics Bank at the Community…