Epiphany – Bringing our Gifts

This is the sermon preached by curate Amanda Ogilvie-Berry on the Feast of the Epiphany Readings: Isaiah 60.1-6. Matthew 2.1-12 Please do read these texts first to get the most out of the reflections below. To view the service visit our YouTube page. The sermon begins at 18mins 45seconds. Today I wonder whether we can…

Christmas is Coming

This year St Peter’s is the right place and right community for you to share the joyful celebration of Christmas. Whether you’re looking for something traditional or atmospheric or fun – HPC has all of this as we celebrate Christmas 2022 and put Christ at the centre of that celebration. Beer and Carols does what…

Sermon for 3rd Sunday before Advent 2022, Canon Rachel

Click here to watch the whole service on our YouTube channel. (Sermon at 25:00) Readings: Luke 20.27-38 and 2 Thessalonians 2.1-5, 13-end. In the name of God, our Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer, Amen. I once heard the vicious rumour – and it is indeed a vicious one quite literally – that because of a law…

Sermon for Trinity 18 – Rev Amanda

Readings: 2 Timothy 3.14-4.5 Luke 18.1-8 When I saw that the Gospel was the persistent widow this morning I confess to inwardly groaning!! I was reminded of a book that I read when I was growing up it was called Rosemary takes to Teaching. In the book a young Christian woman has just finished college…

Epiphany – House Blessing

This Sunday (January 9th) we will be encouraging people to mark the doors of their homes with chalk and ask God’s blessing on them for the year. This is a relatively recent tradition in our corner of the church, but it represents a desire to connect our everyday lives to our faith. When we bless…

Interfaith School Visits

St. Peter’s has had the pleasure of welcoming Huddersfield school children to our Church on a number of occasions in recent weeks. In partnership with Interfaith Kirklees, we have enjoyed discussing aspects of the Christian faith with some lively and inquiring minds. Some photos of the Church, prepared for the children, are included in the…