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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…

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…

Was Jesus a Feminist?

An International Student Café Debate, held in April 2020 Summarised by Kristee Boyd, Community Development Officer Prior to our current lockdown situation, some of our young adults had the idea of holding a debate on the topic: Was Jesus a Feminist? We were not able to have this debate face-to-face as planned, so we decided…

Easter Day: Sunday 12th April, 2020

Communion Service at 10.45am: We met our new Rector, Rev Nick Wills, who led a special Communion service for Easter Day: https://youtu.be/Y0jmuJO5zyI 11am: The Rt Rev Ian Paton and the Rev Canon Dr Carrie Applegath celebrated the Easter Eucharist from within St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth. (No-one else was present). It is available to watch at…

Holy Saturday: 11th April, 2020

Prepared by The Very Revd Jim Mein, our Interim Pastor, for this service you will see that if you wish, a candle and matches will be required to light a candle during the worship. Although you can read this whenever suits you best, it is for a service that was originally supposed to start at…

Good Friday: 10th April 2020

Our services for Good Friday has been prepared for us by The Very Revd Jim Mein, our Interim Pastor. It is designed to be read between 12 Noon and 3pm, the meditation follows the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life. Each section contains a Hymn, Reflection and a Prayer, followed by some silence. The approximate times…

9th April: Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday, 6pm: The Edinburgh Diocese is joining an online service from the Scottish Episcopal Church at 6pm. The Rt Rev Ian Paton, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, and Rev Canon Dr Carrie Applegarth celebrate a Eucharist from their home in Perth. To connect you to the service: http://www.scotland.anglican.org/broadcast-sunday-worship/  and then click on ‘Our Facebook page’ or ‘Our YouTube’. 

Welcome to Rev Nick Wills!

We are delighted to announce that Rev Nick Wills has already begun at St Peter’s! Due to the Coronavirus situation, the public Institution due on 28th April has been cancelled, but Bishop John has Licensed Nick to start early. On the 28th April, Bishop John will formally Institute Nick via Zoom with only Vestry members…

Toddler Suspended…

The Scottish Episcopal Church has issued guidelines for while COVID-19 is an issue, and all events and services have now been suspended until further notice. We are very sorry to do this, as it’s a real highlight to the week to chat with everyone while making the coffee! Hopefully we will be back up and…

‘Let’s talk … about Mark!’ during Lent

The Scottish Episcopal Church has given guidelines about church groups running during the current COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, this has meant that the rest of the Lent group meetings have had to be cancelled. If however you would like more information about it, please contact the church office. Let’s talk … about Mark!: ‘Mark’s call to…