Church News

News from St. Peter’s Church


Vicar:  Rev’d Dr. Rob James Tel:  01594 516671.  Church Wardens: Bev Bowles Tel: 01594 516476; Jane Curtis Tel: 01594 516716

CHRISTIAN AID collection in Christian Aid week 13th-19th May

The Funeral of Lucy Reeks will be in St Peter’s Church on 1st June at noon.

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 the 22nd May at 6.30pm and then on 12th June.  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 21st June (note that this one only is the 3rd Thursday)

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 2ND June. 

DATE FOR THE DIARY  – OPEN GARDENS IN NEWNHAM on 23rd and 24th June in aid of the work of the Church.  More later!

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

Do take a look at the Church website on  

NEWNHAM LIVE  Will be back this year – details on web site and on the calendar  on this web site.

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