Upcoming Services and Events – January 2020

  • Sunday 5th January
    • 8:30am Holy Communion (said). Fellowship afterwards.
    • 11:00am Holy Communion with music, a children’s area, but no Sunday School. Fellowship and refreshments afterwards.
  • Thursday 9th January
    • 10:00am Holy Communion (said). Fellowship with refreshments afterwards
  • Sunday 12th January
    • 8:30am Service of the Word (Matins). Fellowship afterwards.
    • 11:00am Holy Communion with music, a children’s area and Sunday School. Fellowship and refreshments afterwards.
  • Thursday 16th January
    • 10:00am Holy Communion (said). Fellowship with refreshments afterwards
  • Sunday 19th January
    • 8:30am Holy Communion (said). Fellowship afterwards.
    • 11:00am Holy Communion with music, a children’s area, Sunday School TBC. Fellowship and refreshments afterwards.
  • Thursday 23rd January
    • 10:00am Holy Communion (said). Fellowship with refreshments afterwards
  • Sunday 26th January
    • 8:30am Service of the Word (Matins). Fellowship afterwards.
    • 11:00am Holy Communion with music, a children’s area, and Sunday School TBC. Fellowship and refreshments afterwards.
  • Thursday 30th January
    • 10:00am Holy Communion (said). Fellowship with refreshments afterwards

During all 11:00am Sunday services, children are very welcome to use the colouring and play activities in the open area at the rear of the church, and their natural noise is NOT a problem.

Recent events and news:

  • In December we celebrated the birth of Jesus in different ways: as Light of the World in our Christingle service, as a difficult time for many in our Blue Christmas service, as an event for all with our join-in Nativity, and with traditional carols and readings in our Midnight and Christmas morning communion services. We also enjoyed the Choir Christmas concert and our Advent coffee morning.
  • In November, we joined with other churches to remember those who have sacrificed their lives for us, looked ahead to Christmas with our craft stall at the Burgh Hall Christmas Market, and interviewed for a new Rector.
  • In October, we celebrated the fruitfulness of God’s creation in our Harvest Festival and collected 39kg of donations for Peebles Food Bank.
  • In September, we welcomed Philippa into the church through baptism, and learned about life in the Holy Land from Rev Kate McDonald, Associate Minister of St Andrews Memorial Church Jerusalem and Tiberias.
  • In August, Afternoon Tea at Anne & Ian Rogers’ garden in Eddleston raised over £700.
  • In July, church members and visitors enjoyed browsing pre-loved women’s and children’s clothes at Dress to Impress, and raised over £1000.
  • In June, we held a day of prayer as part of global movement Thy Kingdom Come.
  • In May, St Peter’s Choir recorded a video as part of SongWave, and we supported Christian Aid week events.
  • In April, we welcomed the missionary family we support to our Easter Week celebrations, and rewired our church.
  • In March we began by welcoming the Bishop to lead worship, and ended by welcoming mums, dads, sons and daughters to our Mothering Sunday celebrations.
  • In February, we held a Lent study course in people’s houses.

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