The Gift Service
On Sunday 4th December, St. Peter’s held the annual gift service in the morning. After the lighting of the second Advent Candle members of the congregation placed their gifts for local children at the front of the church. More than fifty gifts were donated. Later that week the gifts were taken to the Children’s Centre in Pershore. The gifts will be delivered to families in the Evesham area by the area Children’s Centre. This is only possible by combining the help of » Read more
Harvest this year involved more than 1200 people, including the members of Bengeworth Academy and St. Richard’s First School. It was lovely to see so many people in church.
St. Richard’s retiring collection raised £145 for the Ifakara Bread Project. (You can find out more about their work at www.ibpfreebread.com .) » Read more
The confirmation service was a happy occasion, beginning with breakfast at 9.30 am and ending with the Bishop of Dudley leading those who had been confirmed around the church, before enjoying refreshments. The highlight of the service may well have been the moment when the candidates reminded the congregation of their baptism, by flicking water over with a branch of rosemary. » Read more
On Saturday 11th June members of St. Peter’s came together to enjoy a street-party-style tea party, in honour to the Queen’s 90th birthday. We enjoyed delicious food, many cups of tea, a background of royal music and lots of talk. » Read more
John Buxton, chorister
You sometimes hear about someone doing something “man and boy” and John is one such person. On Sunday 10th April 2016 John celebrated singing with St. Peter’s choir for 70 years. Apparently, he volunteered for the choir during Lent but the choir master at the time said it was a hard time to join, because the choir was in the middle of learning music for Palm » Read more