St Peter’s Church gets royal title

News  |  February 19, 2012

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, celebrating her Diamond Jubilee, has redesignated St Peter’s Church in St George’s as ‘Their Majesties Chappell’, in honour of the church’s 400th anniversary this year. The first of the Anniversary year’s events will take place on Sunday, March 18th, with a ‘Service to Celebrate the Intituling of St Peter’s as ‘Their Majesties Chappell, ... Read more

St Peter’s Church 400th Christmas

News  |  December 24, 2011

Bermuda’s first church, St. Peter’s in St. George’s, began celebrating its 400th Christmas tonight [Dec.24].Starting at 11pm, the Christmas Eve Candelight Service was held at St. Peter’s, believed to be the oldest continuously used Anglican church in the Western hemisphere.The congregation joined in singing Christmas hymns including ‘O Little Town In Bethlehem,” “Away i... Read more

Students Decorate St. Peter’s Tree

News  |  December 8, 2011

On the eve of celebrating its 400th Christmas, some of the youngest Bermudians this week decorated the tree at Bermuda’s historic St. Peter’s Church.Rev. David Raths called the efforts by students from East End Primary and St. George’s Prep “wonderful”, adding the Christmas tree will be blessed this weekend.“We will be blessing the tree at the beginning of our service this Su... Read more

Digging into the history of St. Peter’s Church

News  |  February 10, 2011

A special Bermuda National Trust archeological dig is set to plumb the secrets of Bermuda's oldest churchyard.The Archaeology Committee of the BNT began surveying the historic churchyard at St. Peter's Church, St. George's on Friday and will continue until August 15 thanks to a grant from the Bank of Bermuda Foundation.The aim of the project is to produce an accurate plan of the property showing ... Read more