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Stop Press – Confirmation at St Peter’s

In a late change of plan, Bishop Christopher (assistant bishop in Leicester Diocese) has agreed to come and lead a service of Confirmation at the Parish Eucharist on […]

Pete Makes his Debut!

Pete the puppet made his debut at our Harvest Thanksgiving service, leading us to think about the need to say ‘Thank you’ for all God’s goodness to us. […]

QuizAid

Representatives of some of our local churches got together to pit their wits against quizmaster Janet, to raise some money for Christian Aid.   After five rounds of […]

The BIG FIVE!

 West Leicester Mission Partnership Safari On 3rd August our intrepid parishioners from the five churches from West Leicester Mission Partnership embarked on their ‘safari’. The route started at […]

Knitters get together

A group of us meet monthly to knit and have a chat. Tea and biscuits also feature! We started by knitting “hats” for Innocent Smoothie drinks. An appeal […]

Helena, New Priest, Celebrates her first Eucharist

The Revd Helena Whittaker was ordained priest on Saturday 29th June, and celebrated her first Eucharist at St Peter’s the following morning. She was supported at both occasions […]

Stunning Flower Festival Wows the Visitors

The St Peter’s Summer Festival this year (15-17 June 2013) was a stunning success (according to vicar Chris Burch). The Kingsway Flower Club put on a beautiful flower […]

Pentecost Party

Pentecost is the season of the Christian year when we celebrate the birthday of the Church. God gave power to the first disciples to preach the good news […]

Our Easter Journey

Remembering the journey Jesus took from his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, through the desolation of betrayal by some of his followers, and the darkness of death on a […]

Forty Years as Verger

Jack Lippett has just celebrated a special anniversary, marking 40 years of service as Verger. And even before he was appointed, he acted as a helper for years […]

Mothering Sunday

The fourth Sunday in Lent is Mothering Sunday – a day to thank God for that special love that mothers show. And, as Roz Burch reminded us, not […]

Sunday School Party

A great time was had by members of our Sunday School at their new year party. Some energetic games created an appetite for the party food! While the […]

Carol Concert

Christmas started in style at St Peter’s as the singing priests’ group Octave (with some extra friends) gave a wonderful concert of carols.(Find more about Octave here). As […]

Community Sings Christmas

Tuesday 4th December brought “Churches Together in South West Leicester” together with school choirs from Caldecote Community Primary and Winstanley Community College.  They made a joyful sound. Christmas […]

Drop-in Christmas Meal

The Wednesday drop-in group decided that a Christmas meal would be a good idea, so we sorted a date that would allow all members that wished to join […]

St Peter’s in the Autumn

Chris Burch writes – I was sent this poem by Brian John Stone, whom I met at Braunstone FoodShare.  What do you think?  Are there any more poets […]

Another Cracking Model Railway Show!

The sixth Braunstone Model Railway Exhibition, on Saturday 3rd November, was the biggest yet in terms of the number of layouts – we managed to cram in 10 […]

Count your blessings…

…was the theme of our Harvest Celebration. We were reminded of all the things that are good in our lives – the love of our friends and family […]

Sport in Braunstone

Sport was the theme of this year’s St Peter’s Festival. The first fixture was a sports quiz at the Shakespeare. Quizmasters Andy and Chris taxed our memories and […]

Foodshare

In response to the difficult times that many families face, the Braunstone Foundation, together with St Peter’s, has launched a Foodshare programme. The major supermarkets have kindly donated […]

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