Calling the faithful city back to the faithful God

St. Peter’s Baptist Church is a community of around 300 people of all ages from a wide variety of backgrounds. Together we are discovering how to follow the example and teaching of Jesus in our 21st century world. This means being connected to God with real faith, connected to one another with real love and connected to our inner selves with real honesty.

We know it’s next to impossible to live this kind of life without the encouragement of others so we meet together to celebrate God’s goodness, to discover more from the Bible about authentic Christian living and to pray about things that really matter in life.

On Sundays we usually hold larger gatherings at our church centre on St. Peter’s Drive, however, during the Coronavirus pandemic, all of our meetings are currently online. During the week we meet in a wide range of small groups around the city (currently via Zoom). It’s in these smaller groups that we really get to know one another and discover the strength of journeying through life with friends who pray for us, support us and challenge us to live out our faith every day.

We believe the church also exists to serve the wider community and be good news for society as a whole. That’s why we run the Eden Coffee Shop, Tick Tock Parent and Toddler Groups, Tuesday@2 for retired people and a range of activities for youth and children, as well as maintaining ongoing partnerships with many charitable organisations locally and overseas. Unfortunately we have had to suspend all “in-person” meetings and events during the current National Lockdown, in accordance with Government regulations.

At St. Peter’s Baptist Church we aim to be a welcoming, inclusive and nurturing Christian community, where everyone will feel safe to learn, grow and worship in safety. One way that we do this is by being committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, from harm, abuse and neglect.
We recognise and take seriously our responsibilities by having positive and proactive processes in place. These processes allow everyone to feel safe and maintain standards of best practice for the benefit of everyone in the church. 
St. Peter’s Baptist Church acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice requirements. 
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