St Peter's Church, Formby

Consecration 275th Anniversary Service

On Sunday 17th July we celebrated the actual 275th Anniversary of the Consecration of the present church building, back in 1747.

We were specially honoured to be joined by the Queen’s Representatives:
Mr Mark Blundell, Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside
Ms Lesley Martin-Wright, High Sheriff of Merseyside

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As well as our regular congregation, we welcomed the flags of the Uniformed Organisations and the ATC at Woodvale.

Bishop of Warrington, Beverley Mason, was the guest preacher, and the Archdeacon, Pete Spiers was also with us.

Among representatives of the local community were:
Bill Esterson, MP
Bill McCann, Chair of Formby Parish Council
Liz Chestnutt, Deanery Lay Chair
Caroline Collins, Diocesan President of the Mothers’ Union
Headteachers of Formby High School and Trinity St Peter’s
Catie Page, Chair of Churches Together in Formby, Hightown and Altcar
Barbara Carter, widow of a former Vicar