Think you know your wines? A fun evening of wine tasting with Simon Evans from the Naked Grape Friday 15th May 2015
Following on from the brief report that I did back in February we have begun to move forward with plans, more reports have come in and some of the surveys have been completed. Members of the PCC had initial meetings … Continued
The initial Stuctural Survey of the walls has been completed and the detailed report is available http://raisestpeters.uk/about/structural-survey-report-march-2015/
At last we can stop looking back at the fire of the 19th June last year, and all of the work that it has taken to remove the bells and clean and secure the building, and start looking towards the … Continued
Work was undertaken to look at ways to include more service details and information about worship in Ropley into this existing web site. In short, it was decided that it would result in a very busy and slightly confusing site. … Continued
If you have been past the church recently you will probably have noticed that the building is in the middle of being cleared, secured and the walls covered for winter. As you can see from the picture (taken earlier in … Continued
As you are probably all aware by now the bells are down, have been taken off to safe storage and are awaiting assessment. This has enabled the committee to get the other work fully costed and started. The scaffolding remained around the … Continued
A detailed sequence of images taken during the bell removal, split into two galleries, has been added. One gallery shows the bell-related images and the other has images taken from the top of the scaffolding that show the level of … Continued
Due to the severe and extensive nature of the damage, there was no remaining physical evidence to assist in determining precisely where the fire originated within the church or its cause.
Our vicar, the Reverend Royston Such, will be retiring at Christmas this year after almost a quarter of a century of service in the parish. Our thoughts and prayers will go with him as he moves on.