Pictured outside the newly built St Peter's Church c1961 where you can still see the scaffolding: Rachel Sylva, The Rt Revd HW Baines, Bishop of Wellington and the Rev Eric Barber.
A story about the final services to take place demolition of the old St Peter's Church to make way for the "new church" soon to be built and a description of what to expect. This was published in the Evening Standard on April 4, 1959.
October 1956 was the start of "Operation Loyalty, the campaign to raise 40,000 pounds (equivalent to $2,222,114.12 in today's money) to build our current St Peter's Church Building. How did the parish of St Peter propose to accomplish this?
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Everlasting God, we thank you for the life and service of Queen Elizabeth.
As we with give you thanks for the past,
we also look to you for the future,
praying for the work and witness of Charles, our new King.
May your truth and justice, harmony and fairness flourish among us;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
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