Churches to hold tea and prayer drop-ins for Brexit

Churches to hold tea and prayer drop-ins for Brexit

The Church of England has called for communities to join together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point. Churches are encouraged to host informal café-style meetings over the weekend of 30th March to bring together people of all standpoints and encourage open discussion. Backed by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, newly-commissioned […]

Times and Seasons – a reflection from the Dean of Peterborough

Times and Seasons – a reflection from the Dean of Peterborough

Easter is late this year. Busy clergy might think it’s always a bit too close for comfort, but if we have taken seriously the call to use Lent constructively – for disciplined reflection, self-examination and spiritual renewal – we might be longing to embrace that sense of joy that Easter speaks of. And if we […]

Auctioneer Charles Hanson to run ‘Treasure for Treasure’ at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 4th May

Auctioneer Charles Hanson to run ‘Treasure for Treasure’ at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 4th May

Fans of TV antiques shows will love this! TV personality and auctioneer Charles Hanson is coming to Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 4th May to run Treasure for Treasure. At this free event, people are invited to bring and donate unwanted items of jewellery or small, portable antiques. Charles and fellow experts from Hansons Auctioneers will […]

Come and See

Come and See

From Easter until Pentecost, Peterborough Cathedral and The Diocese of Peterborough are working together on a joint mission – ‘Come and See’. It is based around The Word One to One, a resource developed in response to questions from non-believers about God and the Bible. Based on John’s Gospel, it can be used by every […]

Statement from the Bishop of Peterborough

Statement from the Bishop of Peterborough

I was horrified to hear of the shootings at the mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. I stand in sympathy and solidarity with the Muslim community in Peterborough. We will continue to work together for good community relations. On this Muslim day of prayer, may we all commit to pray and work for peace and safety […]

Lent thoughts from Chad Chadwick

Lent thoughts from Chad Chadwick

Here is a Lent reflection from Chad Chadwick, Children and Youth Missioner for The Diocese of Peterborough. Lent 2019 A few weeks ago I took my four year old twins to the National Railway Museum in York. The local schools were not yet on half-term, so the museum was really quiet. Nanny and the twins were fully immersed in […]

Lent resources available for 2019 from The Leprosy Mission

Lent resources available for 2019 from The Leprosy Mission

Heal Nepal is a campaign from The Leprosy Mission to find, heal and cure people affected by leprosy in Nepal. This includes reaching them through outreach teams before they develop permanent disabilities, or caring for them for months at Anandaban Hospital (10 miles outside Kathmandu) while their wounds heal and they undergo life-changing surgery. The Leprosy […]

The 2019 Bishop’s Bible Days begin at Peterborough Cathedral

The 2019 Bishop’s Bible Days begin at Peterborough Cathedral

Over a hundred people packed into Peterborough Cathedral’s North Transept on Saturday (9th March) for the first of two Bishop’s Bible Days for 2019. The theme of the day was ‘The Bible and Mission’, with Bishop Donald giving both a Morning and Afternoon Address. The Morning Address focused on Genesis 12:1–3, and in particular verse […]

LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim

LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim

The Church of England is about to embark on its Lent and Easter campaigns for 2019 – LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim. LentPilgrim is a 40-day discipleship journey looking at The Beatitudes – Jesus’ eight sayings from the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1–10). The course starts on Ash Wednesday (6th March) and will finish 40 days later on […]

A hope for people who are homeless

A hope for people who are homeless

The staff at the diocese office in Peterborough enjoyed a talk from James Hayes, founder of the homeless charity ‘The Garden House’ on 7th February. Based within the grounds of Peterborough Cathedral, The Garden House has been in operation since October 2018, and is already making a huge difference within the city. Patrick Berryman, Assistant […]

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