The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth


Ascensiontide Service at St Peter’s Church

The Great Fifty Days of Eastertide form a single festival period in which the tone of joy created at the Easter Vigil is sustained through the following seven weeks, and the Church celebrates the gloriously risen Christ. Early Christians gave the name Pentecost to this whole fifty-day span of rejoicing. On the fortieth day there […]

Death of Her Majesty the Queen

Dear friends in Christ,  The whole nation has been saddened by the news just announced of the death of Her Majesty the Queen. We give thanks for her long reign and service and also for the accession of her successor, King Charles. In all of this we are not separated from, but rather know more […]

2022 Air Festival Praise Service – 10am, Sunday 4th September

This service will take place in the Lower Gardens, near the Bandstand. The service will be led by The Reverend Dr Ian Terry, team rector of Bournemouth Town Centre Parish, and we are extremely grateful to The Reverend (Flt Lt) Helene Grant, who is Station Chaplain at RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire, who is travelling down […]

Remembrance Service 2021 and the Choir of St Peter’s

Veterans, young people and the public turned out in their hundreds to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday in Bournemouth. The town held a parade and public service in the Central Gardens on Sunday for the first time in two years. Many participants commented that it was the most well-attended parade and service by veterans […]

Easter Sunday Webcast Service

The Lord is Risen – He is risen indeed, Alleluia! In these strange times, the message of Easter seems more powerful than ever Good morning, and a very happy Easter to you.  “The Lord is Risen!”, we say to each other today – and I can almost hear many of you responding, “He is Risen […]