Archive for October, 2006

Advent Wreath Making

Leicester City Council – Parks Services department present Wreath Making at St Peter’s Church. All Materials are supplied and the cost will be £5.00. To reserve your place […]

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Thanksgiving Sunday – 8th October 2006

On 8th October the annual ‘Thanksgiving’ festival took place at St. Peter’s; this was followed by a special lunch and creative activities in the afternoon. Everyone in the […]

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New to Braunstone

Imagine you have had to leave your home because someone has threatened to kill you and to hurt your children. You have had to leave your house in […]

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Church Field Processions 1948 and 2004

Braunstone had seen itself as a farming village, and throughout the 1940s and 50s St Peter’s would pray for God’s blessing on the crops every Rogation Sunday (usually […]

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Post-Christmas “tea�

A social event for 12th night. Bring and share some food, and someone – perhaps you? – will help to provide the entertainment.

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Good Friday Procession

From Geoff Peet We are not sure when these pictures were taken – we think that it was the late 80s. The priests are Michael Woods and Alan […]

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St Peter’s and “Shaped by God”

God shapes his people like a potter shapes clay (Jeremiah 18). The Bishop of Leicester has pointed out that the Church of England is being shaped – uncomfortably […]

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Hand Avenue – The Great Divide

There was a time when Hand Avenue was a road with a wide swathe of grass, dividing the houses facing each other. Children could play safely from one […]

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Hay Sunday at St Peter’s

Mrs Lippett spreading the hay in church on Hay Sunday 1946 Many years ago there was marsh land between Braunstone and Aylestone villages. The Squire of Aylestone had […]

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The Kimbers

The Revs Geoff and Gill Kimber are working with the Church Mission Society (CMS) in Romania, teaching English and Theology and forming links with the different churches there. […]

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Hope Africa

In 1994 the first free elections were held in South Africa, and the era of Apartheid came to an end. But although political freedom and equality was won, […]

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The Welcome Project

The Welcome Project was started in Leicester in 2002 to offer a Christian response to the needs of asylum seekers and refugees, who a few years ago were […]

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Worship at St Peter’s – What is it like?

If a complete stranger came to the main service at St Peter’s, what would they experience? (In fact, we do get visitors, so this is an important question […]

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Braunstone when I was younger – by Rosemary Bateman

I was born in 1932 in Braunstone Village, in the first house of Newark, which now they call Cressida Place. It was a nice village, not a lot […]

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