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WELCOME

A very warm welcome is extended to all our regular worshippers and visitors. We hope you enjoy our beautiful church, which has been an integral part of the village of Walpole St. Peter for generations and which is steeped in history.

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Our worship style is fairly traditional and broadly Catholic centred around the Eucharist. We use incense and the priest wears an Alb and Chasuble. Our regular services are as follows:-

SUNDAYS Parish Eucharist 11.00am
WEDNESDAYS Eucharist 10.30am

FIFTH SUNDAY OF THE MONTH - (If applicable)
Joint Eucharist with St Mary's West Walton (Alternating) 10.00am

Please do join us for one of our regular services of worship.

There may be some variations and additions to this. Please check on the Calendar Page for exact details of services for the specific month.

Evensong services are generally held once a year in each of the following churches Walpole St Peter's Church (September), St Mary's Church West Walton (August) and in the now closed but still consecrated nearby Walpole St Andrew's Church (June). Please see the noticeboards for further details.


A VERY WARM WELCOME IS EXTENDED TO ALL TO JOIN US IN OUR WORSHIP

DECEMBER 2018

JANUARY 2019


ADVENT COURSE 2018 - MONDAY 26TH NOVEMBER, MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER, MONDAY 10TH DECEMBER, MONDAY 17TH DECEMBER

As once again we begin our preparations for Christmas, there is an opportunity to reflect on the spiritual meaning of Advent and Christmas during our Advent Course. There will be four sessions on the Mondays highlighted above starting at 2pm in the Walpole St Peter Parish Hall. Everybody is very welcome. Please do join us at one or all of these interesting sessions.


ADVENT EVENT & MARKET 2018 - SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER

Once again to mark the start of Advent we held our annual Advent Event and market. The church was decorated and there was the opportunity to watch the lighting of the Christmas tree and to sing some traditional carols.The event proved very successful and was enjoyed by all who came along. Many thanks to everyone who helped put this together.Here are some photos from the day. As a reminder our Spring Market will be held on Saturday 13th April 2019 - More details to follow.









CHRISTMAS LUNCH - SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER - 12.30PM - WALPOLE ST PETER PARISH HALL

We will be holding a traditional Christmas Lunch in the WSP Parish Hall. Please do join us. Details are shown on the poster and should be purchased in advance from Neil Maclean on 01945 588874. Everybody is welcome but numbers are limited. In the past this event has sold out very quickly so please do secure your place by booking well in advance.


CHRISTMAS CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT SERVICE - SUNDAY 16TH DECEMBER - 3.00PM

We hope you will be able to join us for our our traditional carol service on Sunday 16th December. Everyone is welcome. Please do come along and sing your favourite carols in a beautiful candlelit setting.


2019 FLOWER FESTIVAL AND FAYRE - FRIDAY 31ST MAY - MONDAY 3RD JUNE 2019

We are delighted to announce details of our Annual Flower Festival and Fayre in 2019. There have been some changes from previous years. This year the festival will run for four days only from Friday through to Monday. More details are shown on the attached posters and as our plans are finalised and developed we will let you know further. Please do put the dates in your diary. We very much look forward to welcoming everybody once again to this major event in the Walpole St Peter's Church Calendar



OUR MISSION STATEMENT

We are a gathering of diverse people from all backgrounds, seeking community and guidance through Christian worship and prayer.

We aim to create a space where people can find themselves affirmed, included, challenged, and confident to ask difficult questions.

We are committed to helping the poor, powerless and underprivileged in our own community and beyond.

We aim to support children, parents and all vulnerable members of the community.

We find the love of Christ to be an inspiration to us, and feel called to share this with as many as possible.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Our worship style is traditional Anglican. For Eucharist services the priest wears an Alb and Chasuble.

Evensong services are held once a year in each of the following churches Walpole St Peter's Church (September), St Mary's Church West Walton (August) and in the now closed but still consecrated nearby Walpole St Andrew's Church (June).

The tradition of the church is to have a musical setting for the Sunday Eucharist.

The midweek Eucharist services are held throughout the year at 10.30am (In Lent these are followed by a simple Lent Lunch hosted by individual members of the congregation from both Walpole St Peter's Church and St Mary's West Walton - Information on these is available on the Notice Boards.

There is a traditional Carol Service, a celebration of the Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve and a Eucharist Service on Christmas Day. Other special and High Day services take place as appropriate.

Baptisms can be arranged as part of the Sunday Eucharist service and are in place of the sermon or may take place outside the main service.