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)

Easter Services:

Holy Week

Monday, 7,30pm          St Lawrence Church                 Rule of Life Workshop
Tuesday,8pm                Church of the Holy Rood         Compline
Wednesday,8pm          Church of the Holy Rood         Compline
Thursday,8pm              Alton Methodist Church          Maundy Thursday Communion
Friday, 10am                Alton Maltings                            Walk of Witness
Friday,2pm                   All Saints Church                       Interactive Stations of the Cross
Friday,2pm                  St Lawrence Church                   Last Hour Music & Meditation

 Sunday 16th April – Easter Sunday

6am              St Peter’s Church                       Dawn Service

8am              St Lawrence Church                  BCP Traditional Communion
8am              All Saints Church                       CW Traditional Communion
9.15am         St Peter’s Church                       Easter Communion
9.15am         Church of the Holy Rood         Easter Communion
10.30am      St Lawrence Church                  Easter Family Communion
10.30am      All Saints Church                       Easter Traditional Communion

 Sunday 23rd April

8am              St Lawrence Church                  BCP Traditional Communion
9.15am         Church of the Holy Rood         Parish Communion
10.30am      St Lawrence Church                  Parish Communion
10.30am      All Saints Church                       High Mass
5pm              St Peter’s Church                       Songs of Praise

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.

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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