St Peter’s Church, Formby

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Worship in St Peter’s for Holy Week

Check out the latest update for information on our Holy Week services.

Compline for Holy Week

Each evening at 6.30pm there will be the opportunity to join a Service of Compline through Zoom. 

If you are interested in joining our Zoom Compline congregation, please click the Compline Service Zoom link a few minutes before the service starts at 6.30pm.

You will need to download Zoom if you do not have it already and have your volume turned up.

Please use the link below to open the service sheet for tonight’s Compline.

NB. If you are using the above document, please use your back arrow on your browser software to return to the document after listening to the YouTube videos.

If you are unable to join the Zoom broadcast, you can listen to tonight’s hymns by pressing play button below:

Good Friday and Easter Day

We are planning a live service for Good Friday and Easter Day, we hope you will be able, to continue the walk through Good Friday and on to Easter Day.

Good Friday will take the form of a series of reflections at the Cross – using a number of crosses in the churchyard.  It will start at 2:00, for quiet reflection, before the actual service begins at 2:15. The Good Friday Zoom link is here.

Easter Day will, more or less, be Choral Evensong, starting at 6:30, and the Easter Evensong link is here.

Passion Play – Formby

Although the 2020 Formby Passion Play is unable to take place, you can still watch on YouTube the 2019 Passion Play.

Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, and in line with government and Church of England guidance, all services at St Peter’s are suspended until further notice.

We will continue to pray for you, your families and your friends as well as for all of those impacted by the pandemic globally.

Please look out for others. Ring a friend or neighbour and let us together be a caring community.

We will be adding extra resources to our website e.g. to help guide prayer and worship at home during these extraordinary times, please check back regularly and use the links below as they appear:

St. Peter’s Parish Office

Following guidelines from the Diocese, the Parish Office is now CLOSED to the public until further notice. Please make contact via telephone (01704  871171) or email (office@stpetersformby.co.uk) and we will respond as soon as reasonably possible.

Welcome

Welcome to the website of St. Peter’s Church, Formby.

Whether you’re just browsing or looking for specific information about St. Peter’s, we hope that you find this site both helpful and easy to use.  If you have any feedback, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Welcome to St. Peter's Church

St Peter’s Church or The Ancient Chapelry of Formby, its historic title – lies in the north east quarter of Formby, north of Liverpool, where it has been a centre of Christian worship and service within the community for centuries.

A member of the world-wide Anglican communion, St Peter’s enjoys a rich covenant with the other Christian denominations in the town.

Its liturgies use both Common Worship and the BCP. The services are ordered, thoughtful, innovative and imaginative, and music plays an important part.

Sunday Club

Sunday Club for children.

Children start in church at 10.00am and then move to the Bier House during the Gradual hymn for lots of fun. All children are welcome though it is designed for the younger age group.

St Peter’s “Fishy” Club

After school club for children in Years 3 to 6 of primary school. It is called “The Fishy” reminding us of St Peter’s job as a fisherman.

There is a varied programme including; Bible stories through drama and creative reading, Games, Activity sheets, Craft and Singing.

The Club meets after school during term time in St Peter’s Church Hall, Paradise Lane, on Wednesdays from 3.15pm – 4.10pm .

St Peter’s Church Grave Records

We have recently added new content to our History section of the website detailing the Church Grave records for the Old and New Churchyard.

The information has been compiled from church records and the inscriptions on the tombstones. If you are researching your family history in Formby, you might like to check these records.

Safeguarding

St Peter’s Church takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding.

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at http://www.liverpool.anglican.org/safeguarding.

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