Church News

News from St. Peter’s Church


Vicar:  Rev’d Dr. Rob James Tel:  01594 516671

Curate: Rev’d Joe Knight Tel:  o1594 510165

Church Wardens: Bev Bowles Tel: 01594 516476;

Jane Curtis Tel: 01594 516716

Children and Families Leader:  Aimee Lowe


The Funeral of Don Leach will take place in St Peter’s Church on TUESDAY 6TH NOVEMBER at 11.30am

Choir Practice is on the second and fourth Tuesday in the month .  Please check in the weekly Pew Sheets in the Church.   The next one will be on Tuesday 13th November 6.30pm . For more information best to call Nigel Haig 516545.   

Messy Church  Messy Church is a service designed with families in mind.  We meet once a month, on the second Thursday at 5pm in St Peter’s Church.  We tell a Bible story, sing a few songs, pray and do two or three craft activities related to the story.  The evening finishes with a simple meal together at about 6.00PM.  The next date we meet is Thursday 8th November

Community Cafe in the Armoury Village Hall .  On Saturday, 17th November the coffee/tea will be in aid of Church Funds.  Do come along 10-12.00.

Benefice Prayer Breakfast  Every 1st Saturday in the month .  We no longer meet at The George, Newnham so now meet at The White Hart, Broadoak.  8.30-9.30am. Saturday 1st December

The Bible Course Have you ever wanted to explore the world’s best selling book?  This course takes 8 weeks to help you get to know God’s story, where it came from, who wrote it and why.  Joe Knight is going to facilitate the course, which comes with interactive videos and discussion points and which is made by Bible Society to help small groups get to know the big picture, the key characters and important events in the Bible.  The course is for anyone, whether you know the Bible well or not at all. The course is running now: in Newnham on Wednesday 26th IN THE CHURCH (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.) and in Blakeney at Liz and Martin’s house on Thursday 27th in the evening.   (Manuals will be provided  and cost £4.99 each if you would like to donate!)  Ring Rev Rob on 516671

 NEWNHAM CHRISTMAS MARKET – Thursday 29th November 6-8pm in St Peter’s Church.  Our popular Annual Market with more than 25 stalls, Santa’s Grotto, Mince Pies, Mulled Wine.

Communion If you, or anyone you know, cannot get to church but would like to receive communion at home, please let Rob or one of the churchwardens know.  Rev Rob: 516671; Church wardens: 516716 or 516476

MONDAY CLUB  Each week in the school term, children from St. Peter’s School in year 3 and above can attend Monday Club and is run by Rob and volunteers from St. Peter’s Church.  They hear a Bible Story, have different activities, have a drink and biscuit (!) etc etc.  There are a few spaces at the moment, so do contact Rob or Jean if you want to know more on 516671 or    

 TEENAGERS!  There are leaflets about Teenagers Activities at the back of the Church.  For more information call Rob on 01594 516671 or  on

The Church website on  

NEWNHAM LIVE  Will be back next year – details on

For detailed information on all Services go to Services at St Peter’s or see the Parish Magazine – The Fifteen Bells Parish Magazine – available in the Church or in Newnham Post Office priced 50p.  If you wish to have the magazine delivered to you or have it posted to you monthly, please contact Daphne Haig on 516545.

Bell Restoration

Newnham Bells Appeal – external web site