St Peter’s Church, Beech


Community Spirit and Communication in the Parish of the Resurrection, Alton including St Peter’s Church Beech.

  • Vicar: Rev. Andrew Mickelfield   (88794)
  • Associate Vicar: Rev. David Hinks  (83458)
  • Assistant Priests: Revd Lynn Power 07850232995 Revd. Ian Toombs  (88130)
  • Curate: Chris Bradish 07946428765
  • Church Warden: Peter Sperring  (83687)
  • Contact in Beech: Sarah Neish (565696)

St Peter’s Church and the community of Beech are very much part of the Parish of the Resurrection Alton. You are invited to participate in the many services and events run throughout the year at St Peter’s and within the whole Parish of Beech, Alton and Holybourne.

The Service Pattern (subject to changes) at St Peter’s Church .

  • First Sunday              Morning Worship – 9.15am
    This is a morning service with NO Communion where a charity, individual or organisation in the parish is invited to give a small presentation.
  • Second Sunday         All age Communion – 9.15am
  • Third Sunday            All age Communion – 9.15am
  • Fourth Sunday          Songs of Praise – 5.00pm ( Jan, Feb, Mar 4.00 pm)
    This is an occasion for all to have a good sing interspersed with comment and prayers.  

Fifth Sunday              Altogether service in the Parish (See Parish website for location and time)

Beech Lunch Club:This is an opportunity for all ages to meet, share news and make new friends, whilst enjoying a tasty seasonal home cooked meal on the 2 nd Monday of the Month, 12.30 to 2.00pm in Beech Village Hall.

There is a lot happening in the Parish, exciting, entertaining and informative events are taking place all the time. Please keep an eye on notice Boards, Sunrise (the Parish magazine) and the Parish website.

St Peter’s is an active and busy community whose members regularly worship and assist with cleaning, arranging flowers, reading lessons and prayers on a weekly basis. We are always looking for volunteers, so do please consider this and contact Peter Sperring if you would like to find out more.

We hold District Church Council meetings twice a year (in March and September) to which you are all invited (See the Church Notice Board for more details.)

We look forward to welcoming you as we continually look at refreshing the way we worship and work together as a community.


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The Lunch Club continues on the second Monday of the month. All are welcome to a seasonal meal and colourful flowery table decorations to take away.

On the First Sunday of the Month a member of the Parish is invited to speak on their work and organisation. We have heard about Home Start Weywater, The Beech Garden Club and the work of a School Governor and Parish Councillor. This Year we look forward to hearing from Nick Sorby on The Mental Health Tribunal in February, Stella Charman on the work of Luna Childrens Charity in March and in Anna Aungier on The joy of Books in April. We pray for the work done by these individuals and organisations and outreach in the community and beyond.

Songs of Praise on the Fourth Sunday of the month is a Service of much singing , reflection and readings followed by Prosecco and conversation.

Mothering Sunday 26th March – Songs of Praise 4pm

Easter Services:

9th April Palm Sunday – Communion 9.15 am, 14th April Good Friday – 2pm Last Hour Service, 16th April Easter Day – Communion 9.15 am

We look forward to welcoming you all to any one of these services or events. 

For more information contact: Sarah Neish (Tel: 565696)


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