St Peter's, Dunchurch

'Worshipping God, sharing the love of Jesus and serving our community'

Welcome to the home page of the parish of St Peter's Dunchurch with 
St Edmund's Thurlaston


The Christian Bookshop re-opens
The Christian Bookshop will re-open on Monday 6 July. It will be open 6 days a week with reduced hours until September (when they hope to resume normal hours). Click here for opening hours

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice to parishioners

All public worship has been suspended until further notice. If you wish to attend our weekly service online, please get in touch. You can also view online church services on the Church of England YouTube channel.


Scam emails
We continue to be targeted by cyber criminals who are sending emails that purport to be from members of our church team. These emails are not from us. If you receive an email that looks suspicious (such as poor spelling or unusual turns of phrase), do not reply to it or click on any links it may contain. Instead please forward it to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS): report@phishing.gov.uk. You can find out how to protect yourself online by visiting the National Cyber Security Centre website.
https://www.stpeters-dunchurch.org/apps/calendar/showEvent?calID=2014101&eventID=275263900&next=showMonth%3fcalID%3d2014101%26year%3d2018%26month%3d6As we mentioned yesterday The Reverend Patricia Townshend will take up the post of vicar of Dunchurch with Thurlaston after she is installed by the Bishop of Coventry at a special service at St Peter's on 29 March 2017. Pat is currently a minister in Cape Province in South Africa. She spent several years with her husband Graham in Zimbabwe where she taught English. Her wish to be ordained forced them to move to South Africa about 9 years ago. She then went on to become ordained two years later. Pat and Graham have two daughters (one of whom lives in Leamington) and a son and has two grandchildren. 
We are really looking forward to welcoming her to our parish and for what God has in store for us all in 2017.

About the Reverend Patricia Townshend

Patricia Townshend took up the post of vicar after she was installed by the Bishop of Coventry at a special service at St Peter's in March 2017. Pat was previously a minister in Cape Town in South Africa. She spent most of her life with her husband Graham in Zimbabwe where she taught for many years. Her wish to be ordained forced them to move to South Africa.  

We are really looking forward to welcoming her to our parish and for what God has in store for us all in 2017.
The Reverend Patricia Townshend took up the post of vicar of Dunchurch with Thurlaston and was installed by the Bishop of Coventry at a special service at St Peter's on 29 March 2017. 
Pat was previously a minister in Cape Province in South Africa. She spent several years with her husband Graham in Zimbabwe where she taught English. Her wish to be ordained forced them to move to South Africa about 9 years ago. She then went on to become ordained two years later. Pat and Graham have two daughters (one of whom lives in Leamington) and a son and has two grandchildren. 

Rev Patricia can be contacted on 01788 461987 or email vicar@stpeters-dunchurch.org

Churchwarden: Kath Fowler, contact: churchwarden@stpeters-dunchurch.org

We hope you enjoy exploring our website. We update it regularly, but if you have any queries please let us know via the contact page. For the latest information and photos from recent events, please see our Facebook page. To book a service or an event in church please email us.

Safeguarding Policy and Procedure - to report a safeguarding concern or allegation, please contact our Safeguarding Officer, Margaret Littlejohn on tel: 01788 522462.

How to find us - Behind The Square in Dunchurch, opposite The Green Man pub.

Bank details - the church bank account sort code is 30-97-17 and account number is 01089602.