The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth


Friday Lunchtime Jazz at St Peter’s Church is back!

On Friday 25th June – which is also St Peter’s Gift Day – Parry’s Cafe will be open for business and live Jazz will kick off from 1-2pm with the well known talented duo Sarah Bolter and Stephen Godsall performing. A treat not to be missed after a long year of silence… Social distancing measures […]

Weekly Message from the Rector – Trinity Sunday – 30th May 2021

Dear Friends, We live in ‘in-between’ time, neither totally locked down, nor yet completely free of restrictions, and that liminal place, of neither one thing nor the other, is not the most comfortable place in which to be.  To be sure, we can do all sorts of things, in terms of hospitality, travelling and amenities, […]

New easing of lockdown rules summary Further lockdown restrictions are easing from 17 May The government has announced that step 3 in the roadmap out of lockdown will go ahead on Monday 17 May. Read the changes to rules in full on Here’s a summary of the key changes: Seeing others Groups of up to six people or two households can […]

Mental Health Awareness Week – Sign up to daily podcasts Helping to support good mental health For Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re releasing a series of audiograms from our Have A Go Habit series to support good mental health. These short audio clips will be shared on social media, encouraging people to take positive action to support others’ and their own mental health. Alongside this new format, we will be […]

Message from the Rector – The Sixth Sunday of Easter – 9th May 2021

Dear Friends, Within this next ten days, we welcome one of the Church’s major festivals, Ascension Day (and I shall share Malcom Guite’s poem about The Ascension with you shortly), we also have an annual opportunity to focus on supporting in prayer and finance the worldwide work for justice and peace of Christian Aid (and my video of intercessions […]