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Answers to the Christmas Market quiz

By John Cooke - Last updated: Sunday, January 2, 2022

The answers to the Christmas Market quiz are as follows: Warm and cold fronts on a metrological (weather) map Sulva Monkey Atlantic storm names John Napier Fran Kirby, Chelsea Weigh the same Fourbears Bookshop Reading bridge 1923, Caversham bridge 1926, Christchurch bridge 2015 30 Artie Shaw River Chelt The Mainland 21 (6 colour balls and […]

Advent Window Trail

By John Cooke - Last updated: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Twenty five houses split into two mini trails around Caversham will display a special lit-up Advent window depicting part of the nativity story, from 1-25 December. The windows will be lit between 4pm-9pm approximately. This event is run in partnership with Thameside Primary School. For more details, and to leave comments and photos, check out […]

Christmas market returns in Caversham

By John Cooke - Last updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2021

St Peter’s Christmas Market is back. Always well attended before lockdowns, the Market will be held once more, this year, on Saturday, December 4, at St Peter’s Church, Caversham. Supporters will enjoy plenty of stalls and sideshows, wonderful crafts, refreshments, raffle and tombolas — with social distancing encouraged. As a special treat, visitors will have […]

Thank you, Mike

By John Cooke - Last updated: Sunday, June 20, 2021

As the country slowly comes out of lockdown, the St Peter’s congregation were given the opportunity to thank Mike for his leadership and support during the pandemic. This picture showing some of the messages was presented to him at a recent online church forum. Mike expressed his thanks for this and the full texts of […]

Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2021

By John Cooke - Last updated: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The APCM tool place at 10am on Sunday 13 June 2021 on Zoom. APCM Documents Documents prepared for this year’s meeting: Agenda and last year’s minutes Trustees’ Report, financial headline figures and other reports Trustees’ Report and Parish Accounts Reports for other years can be found via the APCM archive.

Christmas Market report

By John Cooke - Last updated: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

In December 2020, volunteers at St Peters ran an online version of the annual Christmas market. The final total raised for the St Peter’s re-ordering fund was £645 – thank you for everyone who took part. If you struggled with the anagram competition, you can read the answers.

Online Covid Christmas Market

By John Cooke - Last updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Here is a small offering of some exciting homegrown products that are available for Christmas. All proceeds will go to the St Peters Reordering Fund. Please place your orders with Caroline Smith at the parish office, ☎ 0118 996 8836 Click on the pictures to see larger versions. Mrs Asquith’s Quince Jelly £2.50 (Large)£1.50 (Small) Jacquie’s […]

Everyone’s invited to be a carol singer this Christmas Eve

By John Cooke - Last updated: Saturday, November 14, 2020

“What will happen at Christmas?” the churches wondered: what could they offer the people of Caversham with all the Covid-19 constraints? Only a few, mostly online, services would be possible. So, Churches Together in Caversham, 13 churches of various denominations, hatched a plan to put Christ not just into Christmas but into every home and […]

Ordination of Andrew Storch

By John Cooke - Last updated: Sunday, September 20, 2020

On the afternoon of Saturday 19 September 2020, our curate Andy Storch was ordained priest in a service at Reading Minster led by Bishop Olivia. The service had been postponed from June, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and restrictions were in place at the service – social distancing, face coverings, and copious amounts of gel! […]

Caversham churches share stories in Voices of Colour

By John Cooke - Last updated: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Members of many church denominations in Caversham joined together on Monday, July 20, via Zoom, to listen to the stories of black, Asian and minority ethnic residents of Caversham in response to recent demonstrations after the death of George Floyd in the USA and other racial attacks and incidents. Bishop Headley Gayle, pastor of the […]