The Parish Church of St Peter, Stockport

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St Peter's was originally established in 1768 by William Wright as a private 'chapel-at-ease' dedicated to Saint Mary. In the 1880s, it was caught in the Catholic Revival movement sweeping the Church of England at the time and owes a great deal of its current appearance to this fact. The apse (i. e. the Chancel, Lady Chapel, Sanctuary and High Altar) were installed and a rather menacing pulpit cut down to size somewhat.

The Church carries on in this tradition and can be seen most vividly in its worship. In the Mass, we encounter God in Word and Sacrament and we offer heart-felt, joyful and reverent worship worthy of the name. Many have been touched by its power and its sincerity and its gentle and mystical nature plays counterpoint to the buzzing city outside.

We are fortunate to be open midweek, with a café and shop open Tuesday to Friday between 11am and 2pm. During these times the Church is also open for private prayer and as a 'quiet space'.

You can be sure of a very warm welcome at St. Peter's, whether you are a lifelong churchgoer or someone who is just interested. Our congregation is as warm as it is varied and interesting! We look forward to seeing you!

"These stones that have echoed their praises are holy, And dear is the ground where their feet have once trod; Yet here they confessed they were strangers and pilgrims, And still they were seeking the city of God."

Do come and join us!

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Rev'd Kenneth Kenrick
St Thomas' Rectory, 25 Heath Road, Cale Green, Stockport, SK2 6JJ
(0161) 483 2483
No email contact is available, please try our website.
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Coffee Morning Concert
On the 2nd Saturday of each month we hold an informal concert with Theatre Organ, Church Organ and Piano. Featuring a number of accomplished musicians. Come and go as you please. FREE admission. Tea/Coffee + Cake £1
Every second Saturday at 10:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Coffee
 
Church Café and Shop (Church Open)
The Church Café and Shop, with competitively priced and high-quality food and books and cards, is open from 11am to 2pm (Tuesday to Friday) throughout the year (except Good Friday and over Christmas and New Year).
Every Tuesday Wednesday Thursday and Friday at 11:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Coffee
 
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Sunday

Sung Mass
Our Sung Mass is the beginning of our week as Christians. Brought together on the day of Resurrection, we renew ourselves in faith and community through prayer, listening to the Word and taking the Sacrament, the great sign and means of grace. Mass is a joyful and musical occasion with traditional and contemporary hymns and excellent organ music. You will be made very welcome! We look forward to seeing you there.
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Coffee Incense

Tuesday

Church Café and Shop (Church Open)
The Church Café and Shop, with competitively priced and high-quality food and books and cards, is open from 11am to 2pm (Tuesday to Friday) throughout the year (except Good Friday and over Christmas and New Year).
Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Coffee

Wednesday

Church Café and Shop (Church Open)
The Church Café and Shop, with competitively priced and high-quality food and books and cards, is open from 11am to 2pm (Tuesday to Friday) throughout the year (except Good Friday and over Christmas and New Year).
Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Coffee

Thursday

Church Café and Shop (Church Open)
The Church Café and Shop, with competitively priced and high-quality food and books and cards, is open from 11am to 2pm (Tuesday to Friday) throughout the year (except Good Friday and over Christmas and New Year).
Every Thursday at 11:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Coffee

Friday

Church Café and Shop (Church Open)
The Church Café and Shop, with competitively priced and high-quality food and books and cards, is open from 11am to 2pm (Tuesday to Friday) throughout the year (except Good Friday and over Christmas and New Year).
Every Friday at 11:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Coffee
Said Mass
Our Friday Said Mass is a quiet and prayerful occasion where we come together to pray, reflect and take the Sacrament of grace to our comfort and joy. All are very welcome.
Every Friday at 1:10 PM for ½ hour
Coffee

Saturday

Coffee Morning Concert
On the 2nd Saturday of each month we hold an informal concert with Theatre Organ, Church Organ and Piano. Featuring a number of accomplished musicians. Come and go as you please. FREE admission. Tea/Coffee + Cake £1
Every second Saturday at 10:00 AM for 3 hours
Family Friendly Coffee
Live Music / Concerts Grade 2* Listed Building Conservation Area Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Wall paintings / art Stained glass Guided Tours Guidebooks / notes Cafe / restaurant Shop Organ Church Open Nurture Courses Back to Church Sunday Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Accessible Car parking Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Toilets Visitor Parking Available
Bookings

The Church Refectory (within the church itself) is available for use and provides a very central and accessible location.

Visit our Church

The Church is open, along with its friendly and good-value Café and Shop, Tuesday to Friday 11am - 2pm and on 2nd Saturday of each month 10am to 1pm Visitors are very welcome!

Nurture Courses

Preparation for Baptism and Confirmation is available. Please feel assured that we will do our utmost to make you feel comfortable, at home and well-prepared.

 
Other information
A Church Near You ID: 12873
Built: Consecrated 1768
Style of worship: Anglo-Catholic
Our Patron: St Peter
Archdeaconry: MACCLESFIELD (592)
Deanery: STOCKPORT (59207)
Benefice: Stockport St Peter (09/238BJ)
Parish Legal Name: St. Peter Stockport (590384 9/384)
CofE Church Info: (609384 9/384)
Short URL: acny.uk/12873/
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The Parish Church of St Peter : St Peter's Square, Petersgate, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 1NZ

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