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Festival Events

We have been asked to advertise the following events. Please note the different venues! Edinburgh Sacred Arts Festival: In different churches around Edinburgh; 14th-20th August. The 2022 Edinburgh Festival of the Sacred Arts in the Fringe will take place from August 14th-20th. The Festival includes a wide range of events in music, visual art, poetry…

Choral Evensong

From September, Choral Evensong will be held on the last Sunday of the month. The next one will be at 6.30pm on Sunday, 25th September, and all are warmly welcome to this beautiful service! (For those who have found in the past that following the Prayer Book is difficult, a new Liturgy Book for Choral…

Readings, Collect & Year’s Mind for each week.

For those who wish to reflect themselves, this page has the Liturgy Books, Readings, Collect & Year’s Mind for each week. If you would like more information, please email the office, office@stpetersedinburgh.org Liturgy Book for Sunday 10.45am Sunday services during Trinity Sunday 21st August, 2022, Trinity 10 Sunday 14th August, 2022, Trinity 9 Sunday 7th…

St Peter’s Walking Group

The Walking Group is proving to be very popular, and all the walks to date have been much enjoyed by those who attended. If you would like to receive emails with the information about the forthcoming Walking Group walks, or go on them, please email the office for more details! office@stpetersedinburgh.org During August, walks may…

News & Views: July /August 2022

The July /August, 2022, issue of News and Views, our monthly magazine with news and information of services, events, and what is happening in St Peter’s, can be found here: (Please note that to fulfil GDPR, all personal details have been removed.) If you have any questions, please email the office: office@stpetersedinburgh.org Giving to St Peter’s: This pandemic poses…

News & Views: June 2022

The June, 2022, issue of News and Views, our monthly magazine with news and information of services, events, and what is happening in St Peter’s, can be found here: (Please note that to fulfil GDPR, all personal details have been removed.) If you have any questions, please email the office: office@stpetersedinburgh.org Giving to St Peter’s: This pandemic poses a…

Choral Evensong, Sunday 12th June, 6.30pm

Our next Choral Evensong is on Sunday, 12th June at 6.30pm, and all are warmly welcome to this beautiful service! (For those who have found in the past that following the Prayer Book is difficult, a new Liturgy Book for Choral Evensong has been prepared.) Music & Readings Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis: Weelkes (The short…

Ascension Day, Thursday 26th May, 8pm

Ascension Day, 40 days after Easter, is when Christians mark the day that Jesus ascended to heaven, near Jerusalem at the village of Bethany. Our Ascension Day service is being held at 8pm in the beautiful Crichton Collegiate Church, Pathhead. https://www.crichtonchurch.com/ The Clergy and Choir will be leading this service and all are very welcome!…

Community Meal: Saturday 14th May, 5pm

This community meal, funded by Building Bridges and hosted by St Peter’s Episcopal Church, will be prepared by a wonderful local Syrian family. Now that Hadil’s parents, Faten and Huda, have safely arrived from Aleppo, Syria, to live with Hadil’s family here in Edinburgh, this fund-raising event in partnership with Building Bridges, starts at 5pm. …

News & Views: May 2022

The May, 2022, issue of News and Views, our monthly magazine with news and information of services, events, and what is happening in St Peter’s, can be found here: (Please note that to fulfil GDPR, all personal details have been removed.) If you have any questions, please email the office: office@stpetersedinburgh.org Giving to St Peter’s: This pandemic poses a…

News & Views: April 2022

The April, 2022, issue of News and Views, our monthly magazine with news and information of services, events, and what is happening in St Peter’s, can be found here: (Please note that to fulfil GDPR, all personal details have been removed.) If you have any questions, please email the office: office@stpetersedinburgh.org Giving to St Peter’s: This pandemic poses a…

News & Views: March 2022

The March, 2022, issue of News and Views, our monthly magazine with news and information of services, events, and what is happening in St Peter’s, can be found here: (Please note that to fulfil GDPR, all personal details have been removed.) If you have any questions, please email the office: office@stpetersedinburgh.org Giving to St Peter’s: This pandemic poses a…

Free Immigration Advice for Ukrainian Nationals & A Prayer for Peace

In light of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the Immigration Advice Service is offering Ukrainian nationals free immigration advice regarding their options to come to the UK. For anyone affected, all they need to do is visit their website here: https://iasservices.org.uk/visa-concessions-for-ukrainians-in-the-uk/ and fill out the contact form. A member of their team will then be in touch within…

News & Views: February 2022

The February, 2022, issue of News and Views, our monthly magazine with news and information of services, events, and what is happening in St Peter’s, can be found here: (Please note that to fulfil GDPR, all personal details have been removed.) If you have any questions, please email the office: office@stpetersedinburgh.org Giving to St Peter’s: This pandemic poses a…

Carol & Christmas Services, 2021

Some Christmas services were held in the church, and others on Zoom or YouTube. The Carol Service was held on Sunday 19th December on YouTube. The YouTube link to this is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEyvYPWVAnI (As a precaution, the choir had pre-recorded ‘live’ the music in Covid safe conditions, a couple of weeks before the service, just before…

Voice for Life Congratulations!

On Advent Sunday, 28th November, Rev Nick Wills was delighted to present the following Voice for Life Awards to our Junior Choristers: Medal and White Ribbon: Lennox Light Blue Ribbon: Emma Dark Blue Ribbon: Catherine Catherine was also Instituted as Head Chorister. Many congratulations to them all on all their commitment and hard work!

News & Views: December 2021 & January 2022

The December 2021, & January 2022 issue of News and Views, our monthly magazine with news and information of services, events, and what is happening in St Peter’s, can be found here: (Please note that to fulfil GDPR, all personal details have been removed.) If you have any questions, please email the office: office@stpetersedinburgh.org Giving to St Peter’s: This…

2021 Christmas Charity, The Woodland Trust

Our 2021 Christmas Charity was ‘The Woodland Trust, Couldoran Appeal’. In 2019 Woodland Trust Scotland bought a mountain, Ben Shieldaig near to Applecross in the West Highlands, to protect and restore the last fragments of temperate Atlantic rainforest clinging on there. Now unexpectedly Couldoran, the 4,500 estate next door, has come on the market and…

Welcome Event for Syrian Refugees

On Saturday 20th November, 2021, many volunteers came from both from St Peter’s and from Edinburgh City Mission to help with a special event to welcome Syrian Refugees. It was a truly lovely experience, with lots of children playing, delicious halal pizza and the chance to offer a warm welcome to them. During the day,…