The Team Rector, the Revd Canon Peter Gilks, has announced that he is to retire in the summer. His last Sunday with us will be July 14th.
The funeral of Ken Mead will take place at St Peter’s at 2.00pm on Monday January 21st, that of Stanley Hailstone at St Peter’s at 2.30pm on Wednesday January 23rd and that of Joan Gibbon at 11.30am on Thursday January 24th.
There was a large attendance at the Christingle service on Christmas Eve and the sum of £504 was collected for the Children’s Society.
The sum of £1090 was collected for the Royal British Legion at the Remembrance Day service in St Peter’s.
Electric storage heaters have been installed in our church hall to keep the chill off and combat the winter damp.
One of our church bells (the tenor bell) has suffered a crack which will take some months to repair. The church clock strikes this bell to make its chime and the strike has had to be disconnected. Click on Trouble in the Bell Tower for the magazine article about this.