St Peter's, Dunchurch
NEWS FROM THE VESTRY AND PCC
In the Consistory Court of the Diocese of Coventry at the:
Church of: ST PETER
Parish of: DUNCHURCH
Notice is given that we are applying to the Consistory Court of the diocese for permission to carry out the following:Eco Church award winner
To reserve a space or piece of ground in the churchyard for the purposes of burial in an ordinary earth grave single depth at plot number J17-3 for:
Petitioner: PETER SOMMER
Date this notice was affixed: 02/02/2021.
If you wish to object to any of the works or proposals you should send a letter or email stating the grounds of your objection to the Diocesan Registrar at 8-9 The Quadrant, Coventry, CV1 2EG so that it reaches the registrar no later than 02 March 2021.
A letter/email of objection must include your name and address and state whether you live in the parish and/or your name is entered on the church electoral roll of the parish or any other basis on which you have an interest in this matter. Thank you.
If you'd like to join the rota for coffee, sides-persons and cleaning please get in touch via the contact page. We're always looking for people to join us!
Changes to services during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
We continue to provide online church services for you to join in with at home on Zoom, in addition to services in church for limited numbers. We share our content via our Facebook page.
If you would like to join a prayer meeting via a group phone or video call, please email us so that we can send you further details. We have What'sApp groups so that we can share daily readings, prayer requests, encouragements and testimonies, please email us with your mobile number if you are interested in doing this.
We encourage you to pray for five people and their wellbeing during the ongoing health pandemic. Ideas of how you could do this include:
- using prayer bands (tie 5 knots)
- use the TKC mug 5 times a day
- write the names of 5 people on your bathroom mirror so you remember them when brushing your teeth.
- additional ideas can be found
At this time Rugby Foodbank urgently needs extra donations to support those in need. Find out how you can help.
St Peter's - an eco church
The diocese of Coventry has been awarded the Bronze Eco Diocese Award by A Roche UK. Coventry is only the sixth diocese in England and Wales to receive this award.
St Peter's Church is becoming a more eco-friendly church and we're working towards our eco church bronze award through A Roche UK, a Christian charity ‘caring for God’s earth’. For more information, please speak to Chris Sarson or Jackie Hesketh.
Promoting a Safer Church
Please note that this policy: 'Promoting a Safer Church' is displayed on the church noticeboard.
Junior church - if you would like to join the Junior church team (volunteers don't need to lead the children's sessions but can simply support our leaders, if they wish) please get in touch.
Bell ringers - usually our bell ringers ring for Sunday services and practice on a Wednesday evening. When practice resumes (following the health pandemic restrictions), please contact Mike Bennett, the Tower Captain on: 01788 814304 if you are interested in having a go.
Church Library - St Peter's Church has a small library of books to browse and borrow. Details of the borrowing system are on the blue index box on the bookshelf.