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Venue: St. Peter's Church, Claughton Way
Time: 11 a.m.-12 noon
Date: Wednesdays, all year round
Little Fishes is a weekly service for pre-school children with their parents and carers. The children meet the fishy team and share in simple hymns, prayers, stories or crafts in church, before moving into the hall for refreshments, toys and chat. If you look after pre-school children, why not come along and join us?
Our Sunday School is in operation on a Sundays in term time and takes place during the 9.30 Parish Communion service. The children join the congregation for communion at the end of the service. Children aged 3 and over are welcome to attend. Sunday School does not take place durin Family Communion Service (2nd Sunday of each month).
St. Peter's Youth Club started in 2002 and meets weekly on Sunday evenings in term time. Membership is open to young people in Year 6 or above and to young people at secondary school who have links with the church.
The Mothers' Union usually meets on the second Wednesday of each month at St. Peter's Church.
The Mothers' Union Prayer
Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who gave marriage to be a source of blessing, we thank you for family life, with all its joys and sorrows. May we know your presence and peace in our homes, fill them with your love and use them to your glory. Bless all who are married and every parent and child. Pour out upon us your Holy Spirit, that we may truly love and serve you. Bless the members of the Mothers' Union throughout the world, unite us in prayer and worship, in love and service, that, strengthened by your grace, we ma y seek to do your will; through Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Amen.
If you would just like to see what bellringing is all about come along to ringing practice held every Tuesday at All Saints 7.45 to 9.00pm For more information on ringing in Hutton contact the Tower Captain, Renee Page-Jones, via the parish office.
There is a long tradition of ringing at All Saints. At the time of the Archdeacon's visit of 1685 he was able to write "five bells in good order".
Two of these bells have survived to the present day. The three dates from 1637, and is inscribed "William Lande made me", and the two was cast in 1655 by Anthony Bartlett. In 1767 the treble and four were either replaced or recast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry and in 1814 the same was done to the tenor. In 1814 a small gallery was erected within the tower posts but this was not popular with the ringers of the day. At the next major overhaul of 1904/5 the wooden frame which contains the bells was replaced by an iron one, and the gallery was removed, making it a ground floor ring once more. In 1979 the bells were rehung and the plain bearings replaced by ball bearings, making the bells easier to ring.
For information on ringing in general go to: http://www.ringingworld.co.uk/ and click on “find out more”
Meets at St. Peter's Hutton throughout the year (except August) This is short mat bowls and proves to be a very happy, enjoyable and interesting Club.
We run three leagues throughout the season: Ladies, Mens and Pairs, and in addition have two knock-out cup competitions and a challenge match between people who attend All Saints' and St. Peter's. There are no age restrictions and we are always looking for new players of any age.
There is a charge per evening which includes tea or coffee.
The Club meets on alternate Tuesdays at St. Peter's Hall at 7.45 p.m.