St. Peter-ad-Vincula, Roydon

  • St Peter's Church,
  • High Street,
  • Roydon, Harlow
  • Essex
  • CM19 5LW

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                                            The Lynmore Singers

Visiting choir the Lynmore Singers

Walk with the Cross

Good Friday 

We started the walk outside St Paul's Church in Harlow Town Centre and finished with a short service at BB's café in the Harlow Harvey Centre

We had glorious weather!

The Annual St Peter's Quiz

was on Saturday 9th March.

Palm Sunday Choral Service

at 6.30 pm in St Peter's Church 

Sunday 14th April

Walking for Lent 2019

The dates of all the walks were as follows:

Wednesday 13th March - 9 am

Sunday 17th March -10.45 am

Wednesday 20th March - 9am

Wednesday 27th March- 9am

Wednesday 3rd April - 9am

Wednesday 10th April - 9 am

        We had a walk on Palm Sunday, 14th April with a pub lunch half way.  

     The last Men's Curry Night was on Wednesday 30th January at 7.30 pm in the                                                      Garden of India restaurant in Harlow. 

We had our Church Family Indoor Games Day!

on Saturday 19th January

Board games, jigsaws, card games and refreshments.

  Messy Church logo

St Peter's catering team held a NEW YEAR LUNCH 

on Friday 18th January at 12.30 pm

We celebrated the baptism of Ren Cole Arnold on the 13th January


Thank you to everyone who donated money for the sponsored camp out on 22nd December 2018 

We have raised £2,395 in donations (£2,923.75 in total including Gift Aid) for local charity Streets2Homes.

Thank you!

 Streets2Homes operates a day centre for homeless people, and provides them with housing, employment advice, training sessions, health services, washing facilities, and food and clothing in a safe and friendly environment.

                                            9 lessons and carols

The Jesse Tree 

During each service in advent we decorated the Jesse Tree with symbols that represent a variety of Christians that we can learn about in the Bible.

Isaiah 11:1 “A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots.”

Jesse was the father of King David.

Jesus was a descendant of King David.

The Jesse Tree represents the family tree of Christianity.

                                        Jesse Tree                                                                  

We collected together our shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child during our Fourth Sunday Service on 25th November.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

We had our



Saturday 24th November

we experienced Advent 

and learnt about Christmas in new ways

with a Walk Through Our Advent Calendar




Remembrance Sunday

                                           Remembrance Service and Ceremony

                                                       Remembrance Service and Ceremony

Following the Remembrance service the bell ringing team rang the method Plain Hunt for an hour to commemorate the end of the First World War.

                                                 Ringing for Remembrance

To commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One, the WI have knitted a display of weeping poppies. Amongst the red poppies there are some purple poppies that represent the animals that have been killed in action. Until Remembrance Sunday you can see the display in the entrance of St Peter's.  After Remembrance Sunday the display will then be placed in the Colte chapel.  

        Thanks to Barbara Richmond and her crew who organised this and spent many hours displaying the poppies.



Chris and Yvette's Wedding

     Chris and Yvette's wedding        

       Chris and Yvette's wedding             Chris and Yvette's wedding


                                                            Bishop Stephen's visit

                       Bishop Steven's visit


Pentecost Celebration 2018

                                           Pentecost 2018    

                                               Learning about the Holy Spirit               

We had a BBQ to celebrate the Royal Wedding 

on Saturday 19th May

Messy Church had a Treasure Trail 

on Saturday 21st April 

     Lent Walks 2018

Lent Walk pub lunch

Lent Walk

Lent Walk

Lent Walk

                            Messy Church

                      Saturday 17th February

                  Biblical times    Dress in biblical times                                            Biblical times

Friday 19th January

British Luncheon run by St Peter's Catering team 'CAMEO'

We enjoyed a choice selection of the finest British cuisine - main courses were then followed by delicious desserts and fine wines

Sunday 21st January, 9.30 am - Prayer service for church growth



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Men's Curry Night

 Contact Robert Findlay for more details :

We celebrated St Peter’s Church Family Day at Patsie's house on

  Sunday 16th July 2017

 Enjoying the garden

We enjoyed a delicious lunch as always, provided by the CAMEO team and some brave souls enjoyed using the swimming pool!

Jamie's baptism

Jamie's baptism

Jamie's baptism



St Peter’s Choir have recorded "Storm and Tide" which was commissioned by John Warren in commemoration of the 655 men, women and children lost in the sinking of SS Ceramic in December 1942, and of all those lost in the oceans in war and peace. 


                                     St Peter’s Patronal Family Service

  was on Sunday 25th June 2017

We celebrated our beautiful church and church family in a lively family service.

 It was lovely to see old  (and new!) friends.



                             CAMEO Strawberry Cream Tea

Friday, 26th May 2017 from 2.30 p.m. With Duncan on the piano.



                                            The Easter Trail 2017

                            The Easter Garden


Easter Trail



Lent Walks 2017

                                                 Walking to Hunsdon

                                  Setting off