The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth


Friends of St Peter’s Update for 2021

Good Morning Friends The Glorious 12th of April has arrived as we slowly, but surely, make our way out of lockdown and ease ourselves towards a new normal! It’s high time that I updated you as to what is planned in the coming weeks and months. As I am sure you can understand, everything that […]

Archbishop gives Radio 4 ‘Thought For the Day’ on HRH Prince Philip To set aside your own rights and interests in order to serve others is always difficult, but as we reflect on the life of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh, we are reminded of how much it is possible to achieve when we dedicate our lives to larger causes than ourselves. Prince Philip […]

Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said today:  “I join with the rest of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, and give thanks to God for his extraordinary life of dedicated service. Prince Philip continually demonstrated his unfailing support and unstinting […]

Condolence book for HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, opens online The Church of England has opened an online condolence book following the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. The book is open to any individual or church communities who wish to sign and record a message.  The Government has advised that in order to observe current […]

St Peter’s Churchyard Re-Imagined – a Look Back Over 2020

Introduction The purpose of this short document is to explain how the design for the Project came about and what we have done in 2020 Design Brief Dorset Wildlife Trust who initially granted us £10,000 to help transform the grounds agreed the following parameters with St Peters: Open up the churchyard to create a more […]

Easter Day Festal Communion Service

Easter Sunday Festal Eucharist with a limited number of singers and 2m distancing. Haydn – Little Organ Mass, Wesley – Blessed be the God and Father. And a hymn sung in the churchyard to begin the service. Was wonderful to see the choir and so many of you back today.