Film Club details for April 2014

Friday evening, 11th April, 7:30pm  ‘The Miracle Maker’ (2007) U Rating This animated feature-length film uses a mix of 3D models and 2D animation to tell the story of Christ through the eyes of a child.  Originally a BBC Wales production, it showcases the voices of some of Britain’s finest actors: Ralph Fiennes as Jesus, Miranda Richardson as Mary Magdalene, Richard E. Grant as John the Baptist and David Thewlis as Judas.  In    ancient Israel young Tamar (voiced by Rebecca Callard) meets Jesus, a carpenter,…

Parish magazine for March 2014

You can download the March 2014 parish magazine in PDF format using the link below. Click here to download. The parish magazine is in Adobe PDF format, if you can’t view the magazine you can download a reader at adobe.com.

Bill’s Letter for March 2014

For the last few years, the March magazine has been published as we begin Lent.  Once again we have an opportunity to use this month as a preparation for the great festival of Easter, with the powerful theme of death and resurrection.  A theme that we see in life around us. We have seen the dismantling of the old church, with the main part of the building coming down very quickly.  I would like to say thank you to those who came to the outdoor…

Film Club details for March 2014

Friday evening, 14th March, 7:30pm  ‘Defence of the Realm’ (1985) PG Rating Gabriel Byrne stars as Nick Mullen, a newspaper reporter for the    London Daily Dispatch who is eager for the big story that will make him a star and make his newspaper famous.  He uncovers what appears to be a simple sleaze story about an MP and despite warnings from his mentor Vernon Bayliss (Denholm Elliott), exposes the story and      becomes a celebrity himself.  Set during the Reagan/Thatcher Cold War period, Nick soon discovers…

News of the old church

This is a very significant month in the life of the community in Stanley.  It is the month when the old church building will begin to be dismantled.  It will be a great loss to the sky line of the village and many people have fond memories of  special occasions celebrated there. We are inviting people to a service to commemorate the building on 9th February at 3pm. Full details can be read here.

Bill’s Letter for February 2014

This is the first letter of 2014, so I would like to begin with wishing you a Happy New Year. This is a very significant month in the life of the community in Stanley.  As you will see elsewhere, it is the month when the old church building will begin to be dismantled.  It will be a great loss to the sky line of the village and many people have fond memories of  special occasions celebrated there. We are inviting people to a service to…

Film Club details for February 2014

  Friday evening, 14th February, 7:30pm  ‘On Golden Pond’ (1982) PG Rating Henry Fonda, in his last film role, is Norman Thayer, a prickly English     professor of 80, holidaying with his wife Ethel (Katherine Hepburn) at their summer house on Golden Pond, New England.  Out of the blue, their daughter Chelsea (Jane Fonda) turns up with her new fiancée Billy Ray (Doug McKeon) and his 12 year old son.  The generation gap is soon highlighted with Norman and Billy clashing frequently and fiercely. However, as…

Christmas 2013

You can find full details of services and events over Christmas on our “Christmas 2013” page. You can find this by either clicking this link or if you visit the web site again just click on the Christmas 2013 link on the menu at the top of this page. We hope to see you over Christmas at St Peter’s!