Outside St Peter's Church


Recent Events: November - December 2014

Christmas Celebrations 2014

Little Fishes
Didcot Hospital



Crib Service

14th December

Unlike most people, twins Austin and Conor Tritton will always be able to remember the date of their Baptism as it took place on the same day as they celebrated their second birthday.

10th December

Two Sheilas, Ena, and Jackie excelled themselves as they produced a full two course Christmas dinner for the fifteen members of the Wednesday Fellowship.

The fellowship meet ten times a year (collected by bus if required) and enjoy coffee, a chat, a communion service and two course home made meal. Anyone interested in joining the group should contact Keith on 01235 862936.

5th December

The choir traded Bach for bargees and Purcell for popadoms as they let their hair down with an end of year celebration meal at a local Indian restaurant.


25th November

After a Holy Communion service in Church, the St John's Guild members held their Christmas party in the hall and were entertained by the Ridgeway Handbell Ringers. These ladies demonstrated their competancy in not only their handbells (produced by the Whitchapel foundry in London) but also chimes and plate bells as used in schools. Ros & Richard were presented with a gift token in recognition of all the sandwiches and cakes that they make for all the St John's Guild meetings. Today they had also made a Christmas cake and fudge and Gingerbread men for all the members.



23rd November

In a special midday service, Ruby-Ann Connolly was baptised. The church welcomed her family and friends to St Peter's on this very special day for her.

15th November

At the monthly Quiz 'n' Chips evening the Choir claimed their third consecutive win with a three point lead over the Heretics (who scored a commendable 125) (See results since 2007). The Magnificent 7 became the fabulous four - and managed to claim the wooden spoon. The charity raffle raised £133 for DAWN - the Didcot, Abingdon and Wantage talking newspaper for the blind and partially sighted.

11th November

An Armistice Day Service was held in the evening, led primarily by members of the 2410 (Didcot) Squadron Air Cadets. Having researched the names on our War Memorial they gave an account of each of those who died in the service of their country. Click here to read

9th November

The 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War was marked by an act of remembrance at the Northbourne war memorial. A colour party was provided by the 2410 (Didcot) Squadron Air Cadets, and a wreath was laid by a representative of the British Legion. Details of the memorial


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