Contact Details:

The Parish Office 

St Peter's Church Hall 

Hopeville Avenue 


CT10 2TR 

Tel: 01843 866061
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Sunday Services


Sunday 19th March– The Third Sunday of Lent

     8.00 am:        Holy Communion (said BCP)

     9.30 am:        Parish Eucharist (CW)

   11.30 am:        Baptism – Alexander Hawkins

     4:00 pm:        Taizé Service

And during the coming week

Monday – Friday:   8.30 am: Morning Prayer in St. James’ Chapel

Monday:                   5.00 pm: Evening Prayer in St. James’ Chapel

                                 1pm – 3pm Easter Cracked (Baptist Church)

Wednesday:          10.00 am: Eucharist (said)

                                 11.30 am Christian Enquirers Course (Vicarage)

                                   2.00 pm: Fabric Committee Meeting (Choir Vestry)

Friday:                  12.00 pm: Funeral for John Garbett.

 Sunday 26th March– The Fourth Sunday of Lent and Mothering Sunday

     8.00 am:        Holy Communion (said BCP)

     9.30 am:        Family Eucharist (CW)

     4:00 pm:        Choral Evensong

And during the coming week

Monday – Friday:   8.30 am: Morning Prayer in St. James’ Chapel

Monday:                   5.00 pm: Evening Prayer in St. James’ Chapel

Tuesday:                  7.00 pm: Choral Concert in Church

Wednesday:          10.00 am: Eucharist (said)

Saturday:               11:45 am: Lent Talk and Lunch at St Andrew’s

Next Sunday 2nd April – The Fifth Sunday of Lent (Passiontide begins)

     8.00 am:          Holy Communion (said BCP)

     9.30 am:          Parish Eucharist (CW)


Notes and Timings on the Services Offered

  The following is illustrative of a typical week, but up to date details are shown above.  

  • Monday – Friday: 8.30 am: Morning Prayer
  • Monday:             5.00 pm: Evening Prayer
  • Wednesday:       10.00 am: Eucharist (said)

Note: The above services, which normally last 15-20 mins, are normally held in the intimacy of the St James’s Chapel in the Church


The 8.00am Holy Communion service includes a short address and lasts for about 35 minutes, following the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer. 

The 9.30 Parish Eucharist is our principal service and is in contemporary language. Hymns and music are led by the choir. The Sunday Club for young people meets during term-time and join the congregation later in the service. There is a sermon preached by one of the ministers. Prayers and readings are led by members of the congregation. The service lasts about a hour and there is a chance to meet over coffee in the Church afterwards.


At 4.00pm on the second and last Sunday evening we have Choral Evensong. As well as hymns the choir sings a mix of contemporary and traditional music. There is a short sermon. The service follows the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer and lasts about 50 minutes. At 4.00pm on the third Sunday we have a Taizé Service. These will change to 6.30 after April 1st

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Morning and evening weekday services last 15 - 20 minutes.



Other special services and occasional variations to the above programme will be advertised in the weekly news sheet and in the Notice Board.