Sermon for Christ the King

Because we kept Safeguarding Sunday as well as Christ the King on November 20th the sermon was quite informative rather than reflective – with information about how Safeguarding Works in our church specifically. We’ll be posting some more information about that here on the blog – but in the meantime Rev Amanda has shared the…

Reverse Advent Calendar 2022

Most Advent Calendars are full of little indulgent treats. Here at St Peter’s, and at other churches and schools in our area, we really enjoy giving something good as well as getting something good. Supporting The Welcome Centre, one of our key charity partners in Huddersfield, we encourage anyone and everyone to join in too….

Remembrance Day Sermons

This is the text for the Sermons preached by the Rev Amanda at the 9am Eucharist and at the Kirklees Civic Remembrance Service on Sunday November 13th 2022. You can watch the whole Civic service or just the sermon here on YouTube. (Sermon is at 30:00) 9am Eucharist – There are some memories so precious…

Serving our Worship

Since we returned to worshipping on site together, and the restrictions required for social distancing have been relaxed, we have been re-building our serving team at St Peter’s. The “servers” are volunteers who robe and participate in our services – in ways that help the rest of us to worship. We asked Pam Czerepaniak, who…

A Diaconal Detour

This is a guest blog from our part-time curate Carol “As some of you will know I have been absent from HPC for a few months. The reason for my absence was so that I could take up a placement with the Mirfield team parish.  God must have had his own plan for all this…

Two Truths in One Land: The Road to Reconciliation

This event is up and coming at the University of Huddersfield’s Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre and would be of interest to anyone who is interested in peace in the Holy Land and finding out more about the lived experience of people in the West Bank. It’s a free event but can be booked on…

Remembrance in Huddersfield

As the civic town centre church in Huddersfield we have the privilege of hosting and participating in the series of events which mark the Remembrance of our communities each year. All are welcome to attend these events, as together we remember the horrific impact of war, as we give thanks to God for those who…

Islamophobia Awareness Month

During November our local mosques of various Islamic traditions and other organisations across our communities here in Huddersfield will be marking Islamophobia Awareness Month. Rev Canon Rachel has been invited by the Huddersfield Council of Mosques, in partnership with Kirklees Council, to be part of a panel of speakers at an event hosted by Huddersfield…