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Sunday 2nd August: Pentecost 9: with a summary of the Congregational thoughts to the Reflection Questions

This service is based around Genesis 32: 22-31 and Matthew 14: 13-21 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills leads the service (along with lots of different members of our church) and preaches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_NvuROPCzk One of the earliest stop-motion animations (of dolls wrestling) which dates from 1909 is used to accompany the reflection questions. This was sourced…

Giving to St Peter’s

Members of St Peters give generously to support our ministry activities and services, pay for staff, the upkeep of the building, and provide the resources to make church happen. While the information below relates to financial giving, other pages on the website explain the different ways you can get involved and contribute. We would like to…

Open for Private Prayer

We are delighted that the church is open for Private Prayer on: Sundays 26th July & 2nd August: 2.30pm-4pm Wednesdays 29th July & 5th August: 4pm-5.30pm We just ask that: Hand sanitiser is used on entry & exit. physical distancing is kept at all times through guidance given by the volunteers, and following the one-way…

Sunday 26th July: Pentecost 8, with a summary of the Congregational thoughts to the Reflection Questions

This service is based around Romans 8: 26-39 and Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills leads the service (along with lots of different members of our church) and Rev Sue Whitehouse preaches about ‘The Mustard Seed’:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHhYHVFO1hqHLPo4GtFjG_A Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse used with permission. Hymns sung by the Birse family.…

Sunday 19th July: Pentecost 7, with a summary of the Congregational thoughts to the Reflection Questions.

This service is based around Psalm 139: 1-11, 23-24 and Romans 8: 12-25 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills leads the service (along with lots of different members of our church) and preaches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38ddm-u8_kg Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse and Joanna Forbes L’Estrange used with permission. Hymns sung by the Birse family, and St Peter’s…

Sunday 12th July: Pentecost 6, with Congregational thoughts to the Reflection Questions

This service is based around Romans 8: 1-11 and Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23. Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills leads the service (along with lots of different members of our church) and preaches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdLoVE2JBo4 Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse used with permission. Hymns sung by the Birse family and the St Peter’s Choir. Sound editing…

Sunday 5th July, 2020: Pentecost 5, with the Congregational thoughts on the Reflective Questions

This service is based around Romans 7: 15-25a and Matthew 11: 16-19, 25-30. Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills leads the service (along with lots of different members of our church) and our Community Worker, Kristee Boyd, preaches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2w-jcj2qZo Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse used with permission. Hymns sung by the Birse family. Violin: Andrew…

Sunday 28th June: St Peter’s Day: ‘The Rock’, with the Congregational thoughts on the Reflective Questions

This service is based around 1 Peter 2: 19-25 and Matthew 16: 13-19. Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills led the service (along with lots of different members of our church) and preached: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By6Umh0Mn58 Tu es Petrus: Palestrina, sung by the St Peter’s Choir. Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse used with permission. Hymns sung by…

Sunday 21st June, 2020: Pentecost 3: ‘Laments and Dreams’. With the Congregational thoughts on the Reflective Questions.

This service is based around Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 and Romans 6:1b-11. Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills lead the service and Rev Sue Whitehouse preached.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80_4yQYw-Rk Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse used with permission. Hymns sung by the Birse family. CCL Licence 43554 St Peter’s Church. After the sermon on Sunday 21st June, the congregation were…

Sunday 14th June 2020: Pentecost 2

The Service of the Word for Pentecost 2. This service is based around Romans 5: 1-8 and Matthew 9: 35-10:8 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills, leads the service and preaches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8opMOTu1sa4 Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse and Joanna Forbes L’Estrange used with permission. A summary of the Congregational thoughts on the Reflective Questions given…

Sunday 7th June, 2020: Trinity Sunday

The Service of the Word for Trinity Sunday. This service is based around Genesis 1: 1-2:4a and Matthew 28: 16-20 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills, leads the service and preaches, with reflection on the death of George Floyd and how Diversity in Unity is at the heart of the Trinity, and love for all our…

News & Views: June 2020

The June edition of News and Views is now available for download. Please note that to fulfil GDPR criteria, some details have been removed. On page 17, there is a brief summary of a debate recently held by the International Student Café. Attached is the full summary of the debate. If you would like to contact the…

Thank You Janet!

After 10 years of ministry in St Peter’s as Lay Reader, we said farewell and a grateful thank you to Janet McKinnell for all she has contributed to St Peter’s over the past 10 years. She is returning to her main focus of ministry in mentoring Lay Readers over the Diocese of Edinburgh. In the…