Join our Junior Choir… and then there were Six!


Under the leadership of Evanne Sherringham, our new Junior Choir has begun rehearsing on Fridays for one hour beginning at 4.45 pm in the choir vestry in the Church. We now have six children singing with us, others are most welcome!

Father David Speaks at World Vision Lunch


A large crowd of 120 supporters of World Vision and friends gathered at St Stephen’s Church Hall in East Maitland for the annual Soup and Damper Fundraising Luncheon on Thursday 28th May.  Fr David spoke to the guests about his experiences working alongside World Vision in East Africa in the late 1990s.

Church Packed for St Peter’s Church Choir Festival


St Peter’s was privileged to host over 500 children and parents for the St Peter’s Church Choir Festival on Wednesday 22nd May 2013.  Choirs from Hunter Valley Grammar School, St Joseph’s Primary School, Iona Public School, Telarah Public School, Maitland Christian School and Bolwarra Public School delighted the audience with individual performances and a combined … Continue reading Church Packed for St Peter’s Church Choir Festival

Saint Peter’s Patronal Festival Weekend – Mark Your Diary!


Bishop Peter Stuart , Administrator of the Diocese of Newcastle, will preside and preach at the Vigil Mass at 6 pm on Saturday 22nd June, and Masses at 7.30 am and 9.30 am on Sunday 23rd June. The 9.30 am Sung Mass will include the Sacrament of Confirmation followed by a Parish lunch.

Joyful Hymnfest Celebrates the Ministry of the Bible Society


On Sunday 28th April hundreds of people from many local Christian communities gathered in St Peter’s Church with the combined choir and orchestra for the annual Maitland  Region Hymnfest to celebrate the ministry of the Bible Society.  Coverage in the Maitland Mercury is here.

Synod to Re-convene to Elect Bishop of Newcastle


The Episcopal Election Synod was unable to elect a Bishop when it met in April 2013.  The Synod will meet again, with the possibility of considering candidates again and contemplating new candidates from 13th – 15th September. Yvonne Bell, Kevin Short and Nancy Wright will participate in this Synod with Fr David.

Easter 2013


Coverage of our Easter Services in the Maitland Mercury is available here. Please join us for worship as we continue to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ through the year.