Saved by Beauty: Crib Pilgrimage – Christmas Eve

5.00 pm, Christmas Eve, 2015, and the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Wisbech, offered it's annual Crib Pilgrimage Service. The ancient and beautiful Norman church building was heaving with joyful anticipation: a full house - almost 500 people. We joined with families who had gathered in this same sacred space over centuries, to adore the Christ-Child.  The liturgy team has been hard at work and we were ready to welcome and invite our present day families into the mystery of God's lov...
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Wisbech Walking Nativity & BBC Advent Calendar

Following on from our blog describing the first and fabulously successful Wisbech Walking Nativity, during the Wisbech Christmas Fair last Sunday, the group photo of the Walking Nativity has been included in BBC Radio Cambridgeshire's Advent Calendar for 20 December - 4th Sunday of Advent. We are over-joyed!
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Advent Drinks at the Vicarage

Advent 4 and a special after Mass celebration at St Peter's Vicarage Father Paul mixed 'sharpeners' (homemade sloe-gin and prosecco) and his mother Dorothy (visiting from Australia) made her very fruity Australian Christmas punch and plated up her home-made rum-balls. Advent has been such a fantastic time in Wisbech with excellent mission outreach to the community (schools, care-homes, wonderful civic occasions and care for our homeless brothers and sisters in S. Peter's Park. We all ...
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Peters Paper

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 20 2015 This Sunday: 20 Dec 8am Holy Communion. 10am Sung Mass & Sunday School. Hymn Nos. 467, Sheet in hymn book - Long Ago, 136a, 513, 358, 568 THE WEEK AHEAD: Mon 21 Dec 8am Mass. Weds 23 Dec 11am Adoration, Noon Mass. Thurs 24 Dec 9.15am Prayers for Healing. 10am Healing Mass. 5pm Candlelit Family Crib Service. 11.30 Midnight Mass hymn nos 403, 554, 253, 377, 444, 199 Fri 25 Dec 10am Sung Mass & Communion hymn nos. 257, 542, 477, 51, 28...
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Peters Paper

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 13 2015 This Sunday: 13 Dec 8am Holy Communion. 10am Sung Mass & Sunday School. Hymn Nos. 432, 209, 158, 196, 358, 522 11.30 Walking Nativity event with our children around Town Centre 3pm Civic Carol Service. THE WEEK AHEAD: Mon 14 Dec 8am Mass. 2.30pm Christmas Service at Glennfield care home Tues 15 Dec 2.15pm MU Monthly meeting in Meeting room 3.30pm Ramnoth Road School Christingle Service in Church Weds 16 Dec 10.30 Holy Communion Service at ...
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Peters Paper

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 6 2015 This Sunday: 6 Dec 8am Holy Communion. 10am Sung Mass & Sunday School. Hymn Nos. 401, 209, Sheet in front of hymn books, Long Ago, 513, 196, 193 THE WEEK AHEAD: Mon 7 Dec 8am Mass. 2.30-4pm St Peter's Petals flower arranging class in Hall. 7.30pm Ladies Group Carol Service followed by refreshments and fellowship in Hall, all welcome – members please see note below Weds 9 Dec 11am Adoration Noon Mass. Thurs 10 Dec 9.15am Prayers for Healing. ...
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EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2015

Sunday 6th 2.30pm Octavia Hill Service Monday 7th 12 noon "Wisbech Bethlehem" Exhibition Official Opening in Peterborough Cathdral with the children and their parents. Please come along and support this very special event. All are very wellcome. Monday 7th 2.15 pm Peters Petals Flower arranging group, in the church hall. Monday 7th 7.30 pm St. Peters Ladies Group Carol Service followed by refreshments in the church hall. Friday 11th 12 noon - 4 pm Wisbech Grammar School Carol Servi...
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